Month: October 2019

5:02 PM ET EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Barring any setbacks, Los Angeles Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma will make his season debut on Friday against the Dallas Mavericks. After participating on Wednesday in a practice with the South Bay Lakers, the Lakers’ G-League affiliate, Kuzma went through his first practice with his Lakers teammates on Thursday
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7:47 AM ET Indiana Pacers center Myles Turner is expected to miss Friday’s game against the Cleveland Cavaliers because of a sprained right ankle. Turner, 23, suffered the injury in the first quarter of Wednesday’s victory over the Nets in Brooklyn and did not return to the contest. The Pacers have not provided a specific
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Star centers Joel Embiid and Karl-Anthony Towns got into an old-fashioned brawl rarely seen in the NBA these days. Now the question is what kind of punishment they’ll face. The on-court action between the Philadelphia 76ers and Minnesota Timberwolves took a backseat Wednesday night, as star centers Joel Embiid and Karl-Anthony Towns stole the show
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After two catastrophic seasons with the New York Knicks, Joakim Noah is experiencing an unexpected resurgence with the Memphis Grizzlies. There is a stench that emanates from the New York Knicks. It’s the decay of former lottery picks on their last legs in the league. It’s the has-been stars failing even to post empty numbers.
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12:14 AM ET SAN FRANCISCO — Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry left Wednesday’s game against the Phoenix Suns after suffering an injury in the area of his left wrist. The play happened with 8:31 left in the third quarter when Curry drove to the rim and collided with Suns big man Aron Baynes, who
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3:28 PM ET SAN FRANCISCO — Golden State Warriors big man Willie Cauley-Stein and veteran swingman Alec Burks will make their respective season debuts on Wednesday night against the Phoenix Suns. Cauley-Stein, who signed with the team over the summer, missed all of training camp and the first three regular-season games after injuring his left
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1:35 PM ET ESPN News Services HOUSTON — A Houston Rockets fan has been charged with assault after allegedly punching a New Orleans Pelicans coach at the end of a game between the teams. Prosecutors charged Manuel Garcia with misdemeanor assault for allegedly punching Pelicans assistant coach Joe Boylan in the face Saturday. Garcia’s girlfriend
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1:09 AM ET HOUSTON — Russell Westbrook, dressed in shiny black pants and a sleeveless NASCAR T-shirt, stopped by the visitors locker room on the way out of the Toyota Center on Monday night. Westbrook chatted with former teammates such as Steven Adams and Andre Roberson, as well as some staffers he knew well from
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