Does Michael Carter-Williams need to shoot 3s to become an elite point guard? David Thorpe on the recently traded rookie of the year.
Kevin Arnovitz discusses Larry Sanders and the quest to find an active player to be the face of mental health in the NBA.
After a decade of false starts and half-baked ambition, the Milwaukee Bucks suddenly have new priorities. A season after crashing and burning to a franchise-worst 15-67 record and five months after the arrival of new owners Wes Edens and Marc Lasry, the Bucks opened camp with the league’s youngest team, a new coaching staff led by Jason Kidd, and all the optimism and glass-half-full-ness that come with it.
Jabari Parker drops by TrueHoop TV to chat about the city of Milwaukee, his Mount Rushmore of role players and why his alma mater of Duke is the team everyone loves to hate.
There’s something for everyone at Las Vegas Summer League. For the prized rookies in the 2014 draft class, it’s a chance to get their feet wet.
"I didn't build my business trying to be mediocre, and I don't think anyone should."With those words just a month after assuming control, new Milwaukee Bucks co-owner Marc Lasry sent a message to long-suffering Bucks fans that was both clear and meaningful: Longtime owner Herb Kohl’s aversion to a bottom-up rebuild was now officially dead, and “competitive” was no longer an acceptable level of long-term ambition.
The end is nigh. Or so it seems. Reports about Kevin Love’s uncertain future with the Minnesota Timberwolves are coming out left and right. Every team in the league is positioning itself to capture the star power on the market right now.
Who do the Sixers dream of drafting? What about the Bucks, Magic and Celtics? And have the Lakers already identified their man? We ask Chad Ford.
David Thorpe on why the young Buck, Giannis Antetokounmpo, is not just infectiously likable, but also has MVP-grade potential.
The four NCAA freshmen who define the top of 2014 NBA draft -- Joel Embiid, Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker and Julius Randle -- have each faced recent challenges.
ESPN Insider Chad Ford predicts an "epic trade deadline" because of this NBA season's strange set of circumstances where many teams are tanking, and thus are willing to part with talented players.
Can we still call it the Andrew Wiggins draft, even if a lot of teams would draft Joel Embiid higher? Chad Ford on forecasting one of the best drafts in a long time.
In Forbes' 2014 ranking of team values, the NBA is said to have become a "global money machine," with almost every team making money and franchises like the Knicks, Lakers and Bulls worth more than a billion dollars each.
Would an injured Kobe Bryant help or hurt the Lakers' chances of a top pick? Can the Pelicans lose enough games to get into the top five so they won't have to give the 76ers their 2014 draft pick?