Who really has a superteam, and who's close to being the next one? We rank the top teams into tiers by star power.
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Rockets GM Daryl Morey is a whiz at statistical analysis. He says he has looked at the numbers and considers LeBron James the best player in the history of the NBA "by a bit of a big margin."
The Undefeated: Chris Paul donates $2.5 million to Wake Forest's basketball program, vows, 'This is home for me'
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Cavs guard Jordan Clarkson is among a trio of NBA players who received a onetime exception by the NBA to compete in the Asian Games. The others are Rockets center Zhou Qi and Mavs forward Ding Yanyuhang.
Carmelo Anthony, whose one season with the Thunder featured career lows nearly across the board, wrote a letter to thank the team and its fans for "genuine support."
Bomani and Pablo react to video of James Harden allegedly grabbing & throwing a women's phone who filmed his entourage fighting, Paxton Lynch being demoted to the Bronco's and much more.
Mike D'Antoni says Carmelo Anthony will be a "better fit" with the Rockets than he was with the Knicks, and he won't have a problem coaching the veteran forward in Houston after their falling out six years ago in New York.
Where do the Rockets stand in the West and NBA title races? Our ESPN Forecast panel unveils its early projections.
Here's how Carmelo Anthony fits in Houston and what type of impact he could make.
Free-agent forward Carmelo Anthony signed his one-year, $2.4 million contract with the Houston Rockets on Monday.
Mark your calendars, because the full NBA schedule has been unveiled. Here are our can't-miss games.
The NBA released its schedule for the 2018-19 season on Friday, with Kawhi Leonard, traded to Toronto in the offseason, scheduled to visit San Antonio in January.
Which newcomers will and won't work out? Our ESPN Forecast panel unveils its picks.
Headlined by rivalries and reunions -- and plenty of LeBron -- the league's opening week, Christmas and MLK Day slates won't disappoint. Our panel breaks down the games we're circling on the NBA calendar.
The Los Angeles Lakers face the Golden State Warriors to highlight the Christmas Day schedule, and LeBron James' home debut as a Laker will be against the Houston Rockets on Oct. 20, the NBA announced in releasing part of its schedule.
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League sources: The Thunder will visit the Rockets on Christmas.
Chris Paul is giving $2.5 million to Wake Forest basketball -- the school's largest donation by a former player. The new men's locker room will be named for him.
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Nice job by Carmelo Anthony, whose foundation partnered with the NBPA and the City of Johannesburg to refurbish a basketball court in White City, Jabavu, Soweto. (Credit: Rae-Vaughn Lucas)
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Houston will create a $1.54M (+$100K) trade exception by sending the expiring contract of Chinanu Onuaku to Dallas. The Mavericks had $2.5M in room to acquire the former second-round pick. The Rockets now have 10 guaranteed contracts and 3 with non/partial, Michael Carter-Williams, Vincent Edwards and Zhou Qi. The luxury tax penalty now stands at $16.6M, a savings of $3.8M. The tax will increase once the roster is filled out.
LeBron James says people should evaluate his new Lakers teammates for their common love of basketball rather than their questionable reputations.