Jason Collins Announces Retirement From NBA Brooklyn Nets center Jason Collins, the first openly gay player in NBA history, announced his retirement via a first-person essay which will appear in the Nov. 24 issue of Sports Illustrated.
Nov 19 2014, 5:24pm CST
Dirk Nowitzki and LeBron James Favor Reducing 82-Game NBA Schedule Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki and Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James are in favor of reducing the current 82-game NBA schedule. Both feel there's no need to play as many as 82 games during the regular season in order to determine each conference's playoff teams.
Oct 15 2014, 10:14pm CDT
Steve Nash Optimistic About Health for 2014-15 NBA Season Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Nash, who suited up in just 15 games last year due to hamstring and back issues, expressed optimism about his health for the upcoming 2014-15 NBA season to the Los Angeles Daily News on Oct. 4.
Oct 6 2014, 1:26am CDT
Carmelo Anthony Eager to Learn New Triangle Offense New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony told ESPN New York on Sept. 13 he is eager to learn their new triangle offense under new head coach Derek Fisher. Anthony also said he "was angry" at how the Knicks' 2013-14 season turned out.
Sep 17 2014, 4:02am CDT
Kevin Durant Re-Signs With Nike 2013-14 NBA MVP and Oklahoma City Thunder All-Star forward Kevin Durant re-signed with Nike for his shoe endorsements. Under Armour previously dangled an offer which was reported by ESPN to be in the $265 million to $285 million range.
Sep 1 2014, 2:35am CDT
Doc Rivers Gets 5-Year Extension With Los Angeles Clippers The Los Angeles Clippers gave president of basketball operations and head coach Glenn "Doc" Rivers a five-year contract extension on Aug. 27 which runs through the 2018-19 NBA season. It was new Clippers owner Steve Ballmer's first major move since officially purchasing the franchise earlier this month.
Aug 27 2014, 7:36pm CDT
Paul George Switches Jersey Number From 24 to 13 Indiana Pacers All-Star forward Paul George, who suffered a compound fracture injury on Aug. 2 during a Team USA scrimmage game, has switched his NBA jersey number from 24 to 13 in order to go by the nickname "PG-13."
Aug 11 2014, 10:03pm CDT
Kevin Love On Verge of Joining Cleveland Cavaliers The Minnesota Timberwolves have agreed in principle to trade All-Star forward Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers. Should it be made official, Love will join four-time MVP LeBron James.
Aug 7 2014, 6:38pm CDT
Mark Cuban Calls for NBA's Own World Cup Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban criticized the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in the wake of Paul George's leg injury and even called for the NBA and its players to organize their own quadrennial competition.
Aug 5 2014, 8:50pm CDT
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