Jaylen Brown, Boston Celtics set to ‘put our best foot forward’ under interim coach Joe Mazzulla

4:19 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN CANTON, Mass. — In the wake of the suspension of Boston Celtics coach Ime Udoka for the entire 2022-23 NBA season for violations of team rules, interim coach Joe Mazzulla said Monday that his goal is to simply continue building upon what allowed the Celtics to reach the NBA Finals … Read more

Phoenix Suns in shock as Robert Sarver saga hangs over team entering season

PHOENIX — The Suns are moving on to a new chapter with owner Robert Sarver planning to sell the team, but the mood at media day revealed a team still in shock. Sarver announced his intentions last week following the results of an NBA investigation. The details of the report, which confirmed Sarver had a … Read more

The Ime Udoka NBA ‘Cheating’ Scandal Has Exposed the Shallowness of Sports Media

The only thing we know for sure is that Celtics coach Ime Udoka has received a one-year suspension from the organization for reasons relating to a sexual relationship he had with another Celtics employee. We now know he got busted when the employee’s husband overheard a private conversation on a Ring camera, and we might … Read more

Warriors’ Stephen Curry says he spoke with Adam Silver about Robert Sarver discipline, calls impending Suns sale ‘exactly what should have happened’

9:18 PM ET Kendra AndrewsESPN SAN FRANCISCO — Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry, speaking publicly on the Robert Sarver matter for the first time on Sunday, said he had private conversations with commissioner Adam Silver regarding the punishment handed down by the league to the embattled Phoenix Suns and Mercury owner. “(I) got (Silver’s) … Read more

Golden State Warriors veteran forward Andre Iguodala returning for 19th NBA season

1:04 PM ET Kendra AndrewsESPN Andre Iguodala will return to play his 19th season in the NBA with the Golden State Warriors, the veteran announced on his “Point Forward” podcast Friday morning. His return fill’s the team’s 14th roster spot heading into training camp. According to Iguodala, this will be his final season. “I’m going … Read more

NBArank 2022 – Ranking the best players for 2022-23, from 5 to 1

NBArank is back for its 12th season counting down the best players in the league. Where are MVP candidates such as Giannis Antetokounmpo, Luka Doncic, Joel Embiid and Nikola Jokic? What about rookies and young stars ready to take the leap into the upper tier of NBA players? To get the final NBArank prediction, we … Read more

Boston Celtics suspend coach Ime Udoka for 2022-23 season, effective immediately

The Boston Celtics have suspended coach Ime Udoka for the 2022-23 season, the team announced Thursday night. The team cited violations of team policies in its announcement. Sources previously told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski that Udoka had an intimate relationship with a female member of the franchise’s staff. The suspension is effective immediately, and a decision … Read more

Golden State Warriors want to keep ‘all of those guys,’ GM Bob Myers says as trio of contract decisions loom

5:12 PM ET Kendra AndrewsESPN SAN FRANCISCO — The Golden State Warriors have several key players entering, or coming up on, contract seasons, but as it stands there’s no clear indication whether those extensions will be agreed upon any time soon. Jordan Poole has until Oct. 17 to come to a rookie extension deal but … Read more

NBArank 2022 – Ranking the best players for 2022-23, from 10 to 6

NBArank is back for its 12th season counting down the best players in the league. Where are MVP candidates such as Giannis Antetokounmpo, Luka Doncic, Joel Embiid and Nikola Jokic? What about rookies and young stars ready to take the leap into the upper tier of NBA players? Where is LeBron James, who is entering … Read more

Boston Celtics coach Ime Udoka facing disciplinary action for relationship with member of franchise’s staff

Boston Celtics coach Ime Udoka is facing disciplinary action expected to include a significant suspension for his role in a consensual, intimate relationship with a woman who is a member of the franchise’s staff, sources told ESPN on Wednesday night. The relationship was considered a violation of the organization’s guidelines, and a decision on the … Read more