Celtics mystery identity, Wizards love him with new signing and Shams go 1-on-1

This is the digital version of The Bounce.If you want it sooner, start each day with The Bounce delivered to your inbox. Register here. Tina Turner was one of the most incredible musical icons of all time. Rest in power. Do you feel the heat? Does Boston keep its identity? Something very interesting came to … Read more

Carmelo Anthony Retiring After 19 NBA Seasons: His Legacy On and Off the Court

By David Aldridge, Nick Kosmider and Joe Vardon Carmelo Anthony retired from basketball on Monday, wrapping up a career that spanned 19 NBA seasons and included 10 All-Star Game appearances. Anthony announced his retirement in a video posted on social media. Here’s what you need to know: Anthony is ninth in the NBA all the … Read more

Rumors, whispers, Kyrie Irving at Los Angeles Lakers, James Harden future, contract, agreement, salary, latest updates

So after all that, Kyrie Irving could well become a Laker after all? Irving was tied to the Purple and Gold last summer, around that last trade deadline before being traded to the Mavericks, and apparently he could still find his way there, according to ESPN NBA Reporter Brian Windhorst. Who will win it all? … Read more

The Blazers and Hornets sit atop the NBA Draft – and could sway it with big decisions

CHICAGO — While the NBA Draft Lottery was the star of the show this week — with its reveal that the San Antonio Spurs won the right to select Victor Wembanyama — the draft continued in its shadow at Wintrust Arena. Team leaders digested the fallout from the lottery, which created a slew of interesting … Read more

Trade proposals for the Pistons’ fifth pick in the 2023 NBA Draft

It was enough to be among the first 3. The Pistons, the league’s worst team, didn’t ask for much. Would they have liked to receive the No. 1 pick in Tuesday night’s NBA draft lottery and the rights to Victor Wembanyama? Of course. It was the dream. But the organization that just suffered a 17-win … Read more

The Rockets fall to 4th place in the NBA draft: who will they choose? Should they trade?

CHICAGO — Shortly after the conclusion of the NBA Draft 2023 lottery, as league executives and members of the media conversed in a private room at the McCormick Place Convention Center, Rockets general counsel Clay Allen spoke sits quietly in his seat. He couldn’t bring himself to get up and force conversations he didn’t really … Read more

NBA Draft Lottery Results: Spurs Land No. 1 Pick; prospects for pistons and rockets after their fall

By James L. Edwards III, Kelly Iko, Alex Schiffer and Jason Quick The San Antonio Spurs won Tuesday’s NBA Draft lottery, locking out the No. 1 pick in the 2023 draft. Here’s what you need to know: San Antonio had a 14% chance of landing the top pick after finishing the regular season with a … Read more

2023 NBA Draft Lottery: Pistons or rockets can be settled with Victor Wembanyama

CHICAGO — It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Hope is at an all-time high, positive vibes are plentiful, and the bigger picture is in focus. On Tuesday night, teams like the Detroit Pistons, Houston Rockets and San Antonio Spurs will form several prayer circles for Lady Luck, hoping to change their fortunes and … Read more

A snobbish All-NBA survey as Knicks and Warriors stay alive

This is the digital version of The Bounce.If you want it sooner, start each day with The Bounce delivered to your inbox. Register here. I don’t think people realize how ridiculously better the TikTok corgi is than us at picking games. Can the champions pick up another win on the road? The Los Angeles Lakers … Read more