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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Chasity Melvin has been hired by the Charlotte Hornets' G League team, the Greensboro Swarm, as an assistant coach.
Ruled out for tonight's game with the Clippers, Thunder All-Star Russell Westbrook could return to action Sunday against the Kings, ESPN reported on Friday.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- New Washington Wizards center Dwight Howard is sitting out the team's season opener because of a lower-back injury.
DENVER (AP) -- The Denver Nuggets agreed a contract extension with coach Michael Malone, who was in the final season of a four-year deal.
NEW YORK (AP) -- The NBA is getting even more transparent about the calls its officials make.
NEW YORK -- The NBA G League today announced a Select Contract as part of a comprehensive professional path that will be available, beginning with the 2019-20 season, to elite prospects who are eligible to play in the NBA G League but not yet eligible for the NBA. The contracts, which will include robust programmatic opportunities for development, are for elite players who are at least 18 years old and will pay $125,000 for the five-month season.
For the first time in his NBA life, Carmelo Anthony wasn't a part of the starting five for an NBA game. After logging 1,054 consecutive starts in his NBA career, Anthony came off the bench for the Houston Rockets last night against the New Orleans Pelicans. He finished with with nine points on 3-of-10 shooting in 27 minutes in Houston's 131-112 defeat and, afterward, said he knows he has a long road ahead in adjusting to this new role.
Can the New Orleans Pelicans' frontcourt keep up this torrid pace?
METAIRIE, La. (AP) -- The New Orleans Pelicans have claimed guard Tim Frazier off waivers.
DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Pistons honored Aretha Franklin before their season opener Wednesday night by playing a recording of her singing the national anthem.
DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Pistons are without two potential starters for their season opener Wednesday night against the Brooklyn Nets.
PHOENIX – The Phoenix Suns today signed guard and 18-year NBA veteran Jamal Crawford. The Suns have also waived guard Davon Reed.
With their 50th season set to begin, the Denver Nuggets made sure their coach over the past three seasons is staying put.
The 1984 draft class was one of the most celebrated in NBA lore, producing seven All-Stars (Charles Barkley, Michael Jordan, Hakeem Olajuwon, Alvin Robertson, John Stockton, Otis Thorpe and Kevin Willis) and four Hall of Famers (Barkley, Jordan, Olajuwon and Stockton).
This will either make you laugh or haunt your dreams, but here's Kawhi Leonard's laughter synthesized with the old NBA on NBC theme to ring in another NBA season. Enjoy!
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Just like last season, Jimmy Butler and the Minnesota Timberwolves traveled to San Antonio for their opener.