NBA wrap: Aussie Joe Ingles reaches new heights as Jazz beat Boston

Australia's Joe Ingles has matched his NBA career high with 27 points and added a season-high seven assists to help Utah beat Boston 123-115. Donovan Mitchell added 21 points for Utah, Jae Crowder had 20 and Rudy Gobert finished with 17 points and 15 rebounds. The Jazz won their second straight home game and second straight overall. Breakout performance: Utah […]

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Rejoice, NBA fans: League to televise 2019 All-Star Game draft

The NBA and National Basketball Players Association have reached an agreement to televise the 2019 All-Star Game draft, a person familiar with the decision told USA TODAY Sports. The person requested anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly until the announcement was made official. Starting last season, the top fan vote-getter from each conference selected their All-Star teams – it’s no longer […]

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Why these three NBA coaches are on the hot seat

Being an NBA head coach is a challenging job.  Just ask Tyronn Lue, who — after helping lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to three consecutive Finals and one of the most stunning championships in modern sports history — was let go last week following an 0-6 start.  He was the league's first head coach to be fired during the 2018-19 campaign, and odds are he won't be […]

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Three years after authoring one of the greatest seasons in NBA history, Stephen Curry has somehow gotten better and the league should be terrified

Through nine games, Stephen Curry is on pace to top his 2015-16 MVP season, considered one of the best offensive seasons in NBA history. Curry is scoring more points, more efficiently than ever, and seems to have even more mastery on the offensive end. Few people thought Curry could win another MVP playing alongside Kevin Durant, but his play so […]

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Don’t look now, but NBA teams are scoring like it’s 1985

If you loved that high-scoring era of the NBA three and four decades ago, you’ll love what’s happening now. Consider these results from the first nine days of the season: New Orleans 131, Houston 112. … Utah 123, Sacramento 117. … Memphis 131, Cleveland 123. … New Orleans 149, Sacramento 129. … Golden State 124, Utah 123. … Dallas 140, Minnesota […]

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NBA investigating Lakers-Rockets brawl; specifically, did Rajon Rondo spit on Chris Paul?

The NBA is reviewing video footage of the Rajon Rondo-Chris Paul incident in which punches were thrown by multiple players during Saturday's game. Specifically, the league’s disciplinarians are looking to determine if the Los Angeles Lakers' Rondo spit on the Houston Rockets' Paul. In a game that was getting more and more chippy by the minute, frustration boiled over after […]

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NBA triple-double tracker: 2018-19 season leaders

Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook has averaged a triple-double over each of the last two seasons, the only player in NBA history to do so twice. Can anyone join Westbrook and legend Oscar Robertson in averaging a triple-double over an entire season? Keep up with this year's leaders and track every triple-double of the 2018-19 season. SEASON LEADERBOARD: Nikola […]

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