VanVleet’s exit, Siakam trade rumors intensify Raptors’ struggles

Give the Raptors credit for this much: In a league where it’s not uncommon for players to air their grievances publicly, Toronto’s NBA team hid its internal strife very well this past season. Of course, they couldn’t hide the terrible on-court chemistry that was obvious to anyone tuning in. Even team president Masai Ujiri couldn’t … Read more

Pascal Siakam trade destinations

The Toronto Raptors may finally be ready to make a big change to their roster. At last year’s trade deadline, they listened to offers for all of their top players, but ultimately didn’t move any of them. Things backfired for them as they missed the playoffs and lost Peace VanVleet to the Houston Rockets in … Read more

Analysis: The Wemby show is on and the opening night was a circus

LAS VEGAS (AP) – The final numbers for Victor Wembanyama in his summer league debut: nine points on 2-for-13 shooting, eight rebounds, five blocked shots, three assists. Not on the stat sheet: countless photos and videos taken on phones, the few dozen times he clapped for teammates, and all the autographs a very friendly San … Read more

USA Basketball unveils the 12-man roster for this summer’s World Cup in the Philippines

LAS VEGAS (AP) – Grant Hill began working on the USA Basketball roster for this summer’s World Cup many months ago, long before the first invitations were extended. The result, he hopes, will make it all worth the effort. USA Basketball formally unveiled the 12-player world championship roster Thursday, with no changes to the group … Read more

Twins Amen and Ausar Thompson should be taken in the top-10 of the NBA draft

For all things The Thompson twins part — middle name, appetite for burgers, dynamic basketball skill sets — matching suits on draft night won’t be one of them. Amen and Ausar Thompson dress for success in their own unique style as they prepare to go their separate ways for the first time. The 6-foot-7 guards … Read more

Live Updates | The NBA draft has Villanova’s Cam Whitmore falling to Houston at No. 20

Live Updates |  The NBA draft has Villanova's Cam Whitmore falling to Houston at No. 20

NEW YORK (AP) — Follow the developments from Thursday’s NBA draft at the Barclays Center: ___ Cam Whitmore waited and waited and waited. And more than two hours after the NBA draft started, his name was finally called. Whitmore went to Houston with the number 20 on Thursday night. He was projected as a lottery … Read more

Grizzlies suspend Ja Morant after another gun video surfaces on social media

Grizzlies suspend Ja Morant after another gun video surfaces on social media

Yes Morant was suspended by the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday after he appeared to hold a gun in another social media video streamed live on Instagram, the latest in a series of troubling incidents involving the two-time All-Star guard. This is the second time in less than three months that Morant has been seen on … Read more