Favoritessettings

Ezra Shaw/Getty Images
55mEli Saslow

LeBron the activist vs. LeBron the athlete

LeBron James' outraged response to the horrific shooting of an infant in Cleveland suggested the game's biggest star might become its loudest activist. And then he went silent. Why?

play1:22
AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez
2h

Warriors blow past Blazers in Game 2

The Warriors entered the fourth quarter down 11. Golden State won by 11 points. Simple math tells us all we need to know: The defending champs know how to finish.

play
What was the key to Warriors' comeback? (1:03)
play
Green rattles the rim on forceful slam (0:15)
play
Thompson's splash gives Warriors first lead of the game (0:21)
play
Lowry's half-court heave forces OT, Toronto erupts (0:29)
play
Wade capitalizes on DeRozan's turnover (0:32)
play
Dragic nails falling 3-pointer (0:16)
play0:32
11hESPN Stats & Information

Heat survive the Raptors' shining moment

Kyle Lowry was good for a moment. The Heat's backcourt was better for the other 52 minutes and 59 seconds. Here's a look at how Miami won Game 1.

play
Lillard drills a three at the buzzer (0:24)
play
Green: Klay is an animal (1:22)
play
What happened to the Trail Blazers in Game 2? (1:26)
play
1 Big Thing: Spurs-Thunder ending complete in its failings (2:16)
play
Thunder win on bizarre final sequence (0:59)
play
Metta World Peace shares thoughts on Kobe's farewell tour (1:19)
play
Spurs react to wild, controversial Game 2 finish (1:39)
ESPN
1h

We expected better: Top 25 of unfulfilled potential

ESPN.com presents the top 25 cases of unfulfilled potential in sports history. Some of the athletes who made the list squandered their prodigious talent; others were slowed or stopped by injury. All left us wanting more.

play2:38
AP Photo/Tony Dejak
1d

Thompson demoralizing Hawks on glass ... again

Offense isn't Tristan Thompson's calling card. But just as he did in last season's playoffs against the Hawks, he is giving the Cavaliers extra offensive possessions with his rebounding.

play
Metta World Peace recounts Russell-Young incident (1:55)
play
Windhorst: LeBron's "Space Jam" plans for down the road (0:40)
play
#NBArank best playoff Vines compilation (5:50)

Now

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Pacers president Larry Bird is holding a press conference in an hour, the team announced. The guess here is that he'll address the status of head coach Frank Vogel. If Vogel is let go, it will be interesting to see if Phil Jackson pursues Vogel for the Knicks' vacancy.

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

LeBron James said since he came back to Cleveland he's had thoughts about playing Miami in a playoff series. Says it would be "great" to go against the Heat and in particular against Dwyane Wade.

Jeff Goodman @GoodmanESPN

UNC announces that Kennedy Meeks has withdrawn from NBA Draft process and will return to school next season.

Tom Haberstroh @tomhaberstroh

In the playoffs, Lowry+DeRozan are shooting 11/68 on 3s, for an expected payoff of 0.49 points per shot. A Drummond FT trip? 0.7 points.

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

J.R. Smith is wearing Mo Williams' practice uniform - backwards - at shootaround this morning.

Kyle Lowry's half-court heave forces OT

And the Toronto crowd erupted.

play0:29

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Draft workouts begin today for the Boston Celtics, who own eight picks in June's draft.

LeBron the activist vs. LeBron the athlete

LeBron James' outraged response to the horrific shooting of an infant in Cleveland suggested the game's biggest star might become its loudest activist. Then he went silent. Why? Waiting For LeBron

Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

Draymond dunks on two Trail Blazers

Steph Curry liked what he saw from Draymond Green on this drive.

play0:15

An electrifying minute in Toronto

Kyle Lowry's half-court buzzer beater sent the Raptors to OT just a minute before Justin Smoak's walk-off home run for the Blue Jays.

play0:52

Barnes slips baseline for monster slam

Harrison Barnes beat Ed Davis to the rim on this powerful finish.

play0:16

Iguodala's fancy up-and-under layup

Golden State's Andre Iguodala avoided the block with a beautiful reverse against Portland.

play0:17

The Could-Have-Beens

ESPN presents the top 25 cases of unfulfilled potential in sports history. Some of the athletes who made the list squandered their prodigious talent; others were slowed or stopped by injury. All left us wanting more. Unfulfilled potential

ESPN

Kobe Bryant living that retired life

Even at Disneyland, Kobe was hit with "MVP!" chants.

play0:22

Lowry still puts up shots postgame

After a 3-for-13 shooting night in the Raptors' loss, Kyle Lowry stayed late to put in work in the gym.

play0:22