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Utah Jazz to trade Bojan Bogdanovic to Detroit Pistons for Kelly Olynyk, Saben Lee, sources say

Bogdanovic becomes the third high-profile player traded away this offseason by the Jazz, who also parted with All-Stars Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell in separate blockbusters signaling the franchise’s rebuild. The 6-foot-7 Bogdanovic, who averaged 18.1 points per game last season, now joins a young Pistons team that features Cade Cunningham, the No. 1 overall […]

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2022-23 fantasy basketball points league rankings

Choose your league size, customize the scoring and set the rules you want to follow in order to create the fantasy basketball league you want to play in. Create your custom league for free! With a growing crop of young talent around the NBA and a number of star veterans still atop their game, the […]

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NBA offseason survey: What coaches, scouts and execs are watching ahead of 2022-23

For the first time in three years, the NBA offseason is back to normal. After the turmoil and upheaval of the past two-plus years, which forced the league to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, the NBA is in the middle of a much-needed quiet stretch ahead of next month’s training camps. But a return to the […]

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NBA Power Rankings: Where the Nets, Lakers and all 30 teams stand ahead of the 2022-23 season

Several other vets around the league signed extensions, including Philadelphia 76ers guard James Harden, Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard and Washington Wizards point guard Bradley Beal, as well as Chicago Bulls guard Zach LaVine. The 2022 NBA All-Stars Devin Booker, Karl-Anthony Towns and reigning MVP Nikola Jokic all signed supermax extensions to remain […]

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NBA ‘all-in’ tiers: Which teams are going all-in on immediate success and which are looking to the future?

“I came to take this team to the Finals,” Gobert said during his introductory news conference in July. As Timberwolves coach Chris Finch added, “It’s the perfect fit at the perfect time.” In other words, the Timberwolves have gone all-in. So, what does it mean to be “all-in” in today’s NBA? And is there more […]

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Fantasy basketball: These players increased their fantasy value most during NBA Summer League

Not necessarily. While there are many other factors besides pure summer league production to consider when evaluating a player’s fantasy basketball prospects, performance in Vegas does give some valuable insight. By looking at not just what a player did in Vegas, but also how he did it, and combining that with the fit, opportunity and […]

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Jaden Ivey, Cade Cunningham and the ‘restoration’ of the Detroit Pistons franchise

The Pistons win the opening tip, and guard Killian Hayes, the No. 7 pick in the 2020 NBA draft, dribbles the ball up the floor. From his left, Jaden Ivey, this year’s No. 5 pick, dashes around a screen, with the Blazers’ summer league defense helplessly trailing behind. Ivey catches the bounce pass and blasts […]

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NBA summer league 2022: Biggest surprises and disappointments so far in Las Vegas

The 2022 Las Vegas summer league has officially been underway for a week, with plenty of highlights. Several members of the 2022 rookie class debuted in the desert, including No. 1 overall pick Paolo Banchero and No. 3 overall pick Jabari Smith Jr. The top picks have battled it out, including one matchup between the […]

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NBA summer league 2022: Paolo Banchero, Jaden Ivey and the rookies who’ve shined in Las Vegas

The Magic won 91-77 in the first meeting between two of the NBA’s most anticipated rookies, with Banchero notching 17 points, 4 rebounds and 6 assists. Smith had a quieter night in his Rockets debut, finishing with 10 points, 7 rebounds and 3 assists. No. 5 overall pick Jaden Ivey made his debut with the […]

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Fantasy basketball: Keep your eye on these NBA rookies next season

ESPN Fantasy expert André Snellings highlights the newly drafted players he has his sights on, starting with some unsurprising names from the top of the draft. Paolo Banchero, PF, Orlando Magic: Banchero gives the Magic a strong offensive option from the power forward position. Banchero is a scorer first, and is able to create shots […]

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