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Sources: Phil won’t attend Bryant ceremony

4:23 AM ET "I'm not going to keep them in the locker room to watch tape of the first half," Warriors coach Steve Kerr said of his team being in attendance for Kobe Bryant's jersey retirement ceremony at half...
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Source: IT4’s debut not before Warriors tilt

11:42 PM ET WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A source close to Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Isaiah Thomas told ESPN that his camp has ruled out a return before Christmas, taking Tuesday's road game against the Milwaukee...
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Who had the best sneakers of Week 9?

9:31 AM ET Nick DePaulaESPN Kyrie Irving debuted the fourth signature shoe of his evolving Nike series, filled with personal touches and motivational nuances. The tributes seen on his last shoe to his late ...
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Heat F Johnson (ankle bursitis) out 7-10 days

2:48 PM ET Miami Heat forward James Johnson will miss at least the next 7-to-10 days after an MRI on his injured right ankle revealed bursitis, the team announced. Johnson will not travel with the Heat for roa...
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Kobe Bryant is finally ready to say goodbye

7:34 AM ET EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- He would peek up while sprinting out of the Staples Center tunnel for warm-ups, and again as the anthem played, and again, and again, throughout the game. "All the time," Kobe ...
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Beasley upstages Melo’s return to New York

Knicks top Thunder in Melo's return to MSG (2:07) Michael Beasley records a game-high 30 points to lead New York past former Knick Carmelo Anthony and the Thunder 111-96. (2:07) 4:01 AM ET NEW YORK -- With Ca...
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Spoelstra passes Riley as Heat’s wins leader

2:30 AM ET ESPN news services Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra became the franchise's all-time wins leader, earning his 455th victory after the team beat the Clippers 90-85 on Saturday night. Spoelstra passed...
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Harden expecting to play through pain in knee

Harden admits he was 'pretty close' to not playing (0:39) James Harden says that he plans on playing through the pain for an extended period of time, knowing that it "can't get worse." (0:39) 12:50 AM ET HOUS...
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LeBron: Level of play doesn’t reflect my age

11:44 PM ET CLEVELAND -- As Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James continues racking up numbers in another potential MVP season, the future Hall of Famer acknowledges that he is playing for something more than ...