The defending champion Golden State Warriors are the favorites to win the NBA championship once again when the 2018-19 NBA season gets underway. Having acquired All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins this offseason has made the Warriors a more daunting...
by: Rob Mahoney July 16, 2018 — Sports Illustrated 16 Jul
From a talent acquisition standpoint, this has been a better offseason for the Wizards than most years—but do any of their recent additions get them closer to where they want to be?
by: Kurt Helin — NBC Sports: Pro Basketball Talk 16 Jul
Brandon Ingram stopped by as well.
by: NBC Sports Boston Staff — NBC Sports Boston 14 Jul
Sure, LeBron James has left the East for the bright lights of LA, but what other changes are in store for the Celtics' rivals in the conference? Let's take a look.
by: Tim Bontemps — Washington Post 13 Jul
Washington added athleticism and shipped off Marcin Gortat. For the Wizards to be relevant, Wall needs to perform like he did two years ago.
by: Zach Rosen — NBA 18 Jul
In what has been a busy NBA offseason already, the Wizards added center Dwight Howard to their list of transactions. Howard, who was bought out by the Nets after a June trade from the Hornets, joins free agent Jeff Green, draft picks Troy Brown Jr. and...
National Basketball Players Association executive director Michele Roberts responds to criticism for not smoothing cap - CBSSports.com
by: Chris Barnewall — CBS Sports 9 Jul
The salary cap spiked, but is that really why teams can't compete
by: KEVIN DRAPER — NY Times 9 Jul
Amid pundits and fans saying the 2016 spike in N.B.A. compensation led to a lopsided league, Roberts defended the players’ union’s position.
by: Tim Bontemps — Washington Post 7 Jul
Judging by production and the cost of adding the veteran, Washington’s pending acquistion makes sense. But Howard’s tendency toward dysfunction could undermine the whole thing.
NBA free agency 2018: Lakers' plan for LeBron James, the 76ers’ summer and other questions around the league - CBSSports.com
by: James Herbert — CBS Sports 6 Jul
Also: What's up in Washington? Where will Kevin Love go? How will the little cap space left be used?
Celtics and Sixers not ready to part with top players for Kawhi Leonard, report says | NBC Sports Washington
by: Chase Hughes — NBC Sports Washington 6 Jul
It sounds like both Boston and Philly are far away from a potential trade for Kawhi Leonard.
by: Jeff Zillgitt, USA TODAY — USA Today 5 Jul
One decision made by the NBPA in the summer of 2016 appears to have had a profound impact on the league's future.