Iman Shumpert no longer cares what anyone says about him, good or bad. He's not listening to trade rumors anymore, and when talk of his future comes up, he shrugs it off.
The Oklahoma City Thunder said the star forward Kevin Durant had successful surgery to address a bone fracture in his right foot and would be out at least six weeks.
Gordon Hayward scored 16 points to lead a balanced offense and the Utah Jazz beat the Los Angeles Lakers 119-86 in a preseason game Thursday night.
The N.B.A.’s Board of Governors approved several modifications to the league’s instant replay system.
Goran Dragic scored 20 points to help the Phoenix Suns beat the short-handed San Antonio Spurs 121-90 on Thursday night in an exhibition game.
Jimmy Butler hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to cap a 20-point fourth quarter and the Chicago Bulls rallied from a 21-point deficit with 11 minutes to play to beat the Atlanta Hawks 85-84 on Thursday night in an exhibition game.
The Bucks have joined the list of professional sports teams that have sought public financing to build arenas or stadiums, even as Milwaukee’s schools and recreation centers face money problems.
Anthony Davis had 28 points and eight rebounds to lead the New Orleans Pelicans to a 120-86 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder in a preseason game Thursday night.
James Michael McAdoo scored 16 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter and the Warriors rallied to beat the Nuggets 104-101 on Thursday night for their fourth straight victory.
Jared Sullinger had 21 points and Avery Bradley added 20 — all in the first half — to help the Boston Celtics beat the Philadelphia 76ers 111-91 in an exhibition game Thursday night.
There was very little Shumping for joy last season, and very little smiling. Iman Shumpert spent much of the 2013-14 campaign struggling with his game and nagging injuries while facing persistent trade rumors.
The Knicks forward said Thursday that he’s been soaking in a wine bath – which is said to aid recovery by boosting circulations – for six to eight months.
Aside from the fact that no other team could offer him more dough, Carmelo Anthony reiterated a common talking point in his decision to re-sign with the Knicks this summer: The appeal of winning a title here was greater than winning somewhere else, he said at a charity event in Manhattan on Thursday.