Can the Lakers find their rhythm? Can the Nets win without Kyrie? Can the Bulls keep winning? We break down where all 30 teams stand after the first week of the season.
— Karl-Anthony Towns scored 15 of his 25 points for Minnesota in the first quarter, before fouling out in frustration and being forced to watch the Timberwolves hang on for a 96-89 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday night.
— Anthony Edwards energized the first full-size home crowd of his nascent career with 29 points in 31 minutes for the Minnesota Timberwolves, who cruised to a 124-106 victory over the Houston Rockets to start the season on Wednesday night.
Get ready for a new NBA season with rankings, projections, breakout picks and everything you need to know about all 30 teams.
From highlight potential to court design to blooper frequency to coaches making funny faces, we present teams 30 to 11 in ESPN's annual NBA League Pass Rankings.
LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Benny the Bull and Lil Penny highlight hoop fans' stroll down 'NBA Lane'
The NBA's 75th anniversary tips off with a star-studded nod to its rich history
Where do the Bucks, Nets, Lakers and every contender stand? We're breaking down all 30 teams as training camps begin this week, less than one month from the start of the 2021-22 NBA season.
Gersson Rosas was fired as the Timberwolves' president of basketball operations, with sources saying the team came to the decision after learning more about Rosas' relationships within the organization.
Zach talks to Bobby Marks about Ben Simmons, Damian Lillard, and the temporary death of NBA free agency. Then Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic helps preview the Timberwolves under pressure.
Our countdown of the league's best players is back for its 11th season. Which players made the cut? Here's a look at Nos. 100-51.
Are the Lakers locks for the No. 1 seed? Are the Clippers headed for the play-in? Our NBA Summer Forecast continues with win-loss projections for every West team.
Which players are likely to make us ask why they weren't drafted higher? Mike Schmitz identifies five who have star potential.
Restricted free-agent forward Jarred Vanderbilt has agreed to stay with the Minnesota Timberwolves on a new three-year, $13.8 million contract, agent Kevin Bradbury of Rep1 Sports told ESPN.
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Restricted free agent F Jarred Vanderbilt has agreed to stay with the Minnesota Timberwolves on a new three-year, $13.8 million deal, his agent Kevin Bradbury of @Rep1Basketball tells ESPN.
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In case you missed it, the Lakers made some moves. But are LeBron & Co. any closer to a title? Kevin Pelton grades L.A.'s batch of deals and the offseasons of all 15 West teams.