Boston Celtics great Bill Russell, 11-time NBA champion, dies at 88

Bill Russell, the cornerstone of the Boston Celtics dynasty that won eight straight titles and 11 overall during his career, died Sunday. The Hall of Famer was 88. Russell died “peacefully” with his wife, Jeannine, at his side, a statement posted on social media read. Arrangements for his memorial service will be announced soon, according … Read more

Healthy James Harden Vows Return to ‘Top of My Game’ With 76ers – NBC Chicago

What to know James Harden is vowing a return to his high-scoring form after battling a lingering hamstring injury that created a rare doubt for the three-time NBA scoring champion over the last two seasons. Harden says he’s healthy again and eager to chase the first championship of his 13-year career. He declined his $47.4 … Read more

Where the Race for the Top Two Seeds Stands – NBC Chicago

Where the Summer League Final race stands entering Friday originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington The 2022 NBA Summer League Final matchup is nearly set. Seven contests are on the docket for Friday to close out the initial slate of games in Las Vegas. Once all of those matchups are decided, the two teams at … Read more

Here’s Everything You Need to Know About the 2022 NBA Summer League – NBC Chicago

Here’s everything you need to know about the 2022 NBA Summer League originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago The NBA offseason is proving to be anything but dull. In the less than three weeks since the Golden State Warriors won their seventh NBA Championship, some of the splashiest stars heard their names called at the … Read more

Clippers to host Trail Blazers for NBA preseason game at Seattle’s Climate Pledge Arena in October

article A graphic for the NBA preseason game between the Los Angeles Clippers and Portland Trail Blazers set to be held at Climate Pledge Arena on October 3. (photo by Curtis Crabtree / FOX 13 Seattle) SEATTLE – The Los Angeles Clippers and Portland Trail Blazers will play an NBA preseason game at Climate Pledge … Read more

Quin Snyder Steps Down After Eight Seasons With Utah Jazz – NBC Chicago

Quin Snyder steps down after eight seasons with Jazz originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea The first big domino of the Utah Jazz’s offseason has fallen. Head coach Quin Snyder stepped down from his position, the team announced on Sunday. “I am incredibly grateful to have spent the last eight years with such a respected … Read more

Single-Game Record Holders for Points, Rebounds and More – NBC New York

NBA Finals: Single-game record holders for points, rebounds and more originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston The Boston Celtics and Golden State Warriors are all over the NBA Finals record books. Boston is tied with the Los Angeles Lakers for the most championships, while Golden State has a chance to break a tie with the … Read more

Who Picks Which Jerseys NBA Teams Wear Each Game? – NBC Chicago

Who picks which jerseys NBA teams wear each game? Originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston The days of home and away jerseys in the NBA are done, at least in a nominal sense. The NBA norm used to be white jerseys for the home team and team-color jerseys for the road team. These days, each … Read more

Jimmy Butler Forces Game 7 With 47-Point Outburst – NBC Boston

Celtics-Heat takeaways: Jimmy Butler forces Game 7 with 47-point outburst originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston Celtics fans were hoping to celebrate an Eastern Conference championship Friday night at TD Garden, but the Miami Heat had other plans. The Heat staved off elimination with a hard-fought 111-103 victory in Game 6, sending the series back … Read more

Chris Paul Deserves ‘the Ben Simmons Slander’ After Game 7 Loss – NBC Chicago

Patrick Beverley: Chris Paul deserves ‘the Ben Simmons slander’ after Game 7 loss originally appeared on NBC Sports Philadelphia The Phoenix Suns exited the 2022 NBA Playoffs in stunning fashion. After blowing 2-0 and 3-2 series leads, the Suns put up just 27 first-half points en route to a historically bad 123-90 Game 7 loss … Read more