Scottie Pippen slammed his former friend and Chicago Bulls teammate Michael Jordan

Scottie Pippen seems to have changed his tune while conveniently forgetting that comments he’s made in the past are still available on the internet. Pippen, of course, won six NBA championships alongside Michael Jordan during a glittering career with the Chicago Bulls in the 1990s. He also always called Jordan the greatest basketball player of … Read more

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

Should the Lakers and LeBron make a run on Kyrie Irving?

Cleveland versus Chicago. It looks like a low score Great Lakes battle. But Cleveland columnist Jason Lloyd and Chicago columnist Jon Greenberg have very different opinions on whether the Los Angeles Lakers should try to reunite Kyrie Irving and LeBron James, and they’re racking up the points. Here are their rationales: It won’t be easy, … Read more

LeBron James hints he could retire after WCF loss: ‘I have a lot to think about’

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James said he had “a lot to think about” about his future following the Lakers’ Game 4 loss to the Denver Nuggets on Monday. Here’s what you need to know: James ended his post-game press conference by saying, “I have a lot to think about… Personally, with me moving forward … Read more

Carmelo Anthony retires from the NBA, after 19 years of career, NCAA title, 3 Olympic gold medals

Carmelo Anthony, the star forward who led Syracuse to an NCAA championship in his only college season and spent 19 years in the NBA, announced his retirement Monday. Anthony, who was not in the NBA this season, is retiring as the No. 9 leading scorer in league history. Only LeBron James, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Karl Malone, … Read more

Nuggets advance to first NBA Finals after sweeping Lakers; Jokić named WCF MVP

The Denver Nuggets will advance to the NBA Finals for the first time in franchise history after sweeping the Los Angeles Lakers in the Western Conference Finals on Monday. Here’s what you need to know: Nikola Jokic recorded his eighth triple-double of these playoffs for Denver in the 113-111 victory (30 points, 14 rebounds, 13 … Read more

An all-time stunner from an NBA Finals, and is Joe Mazzulla in the hot seat? More: All-Star Updates

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. If you want to watch a Lakers-Celtics NBA Finals, you better fire up the Hardwood Classics series. Take your brooms Miami forces Boston to abandon Game 3 At some point, people … Read more

How Darvin Ham handles the Lakers’ D’Angelo Russell dilemma and makes adjustments

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — For nearly 20 minutes after the Lakers practice Sunday, first-year coach Darvin Ham made it clear to the assembled reporters that these Western Finals weren’t over yet. Not in his mind, anyway, and maybe even in theirs — damn the Nuggets’ 3-0 seed. They had beaten long odds before, making that … Read more