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In Trail Blazers debut, Carmelo nets 10 in loss
In just under 24 minutes, Carmelo Anthony finished 4-of-14 from the floor, with 10 points, in his long-awaited return, as his Portland Trail Blazers fell to the New Orleans Pelicans 115-104 on Tuesday night.[read more]

Rice Jr. pleads not guilty to injuring with intent
Glen Rice Jr. pleaded not guilty to a single charge of injuring with intent when he appeared in an Auckland court on Wednesday. Rice was released on bail and is to appear in court again in February.[read more]

Right now, the Blazers and Carmelo Anthony need each other
The arrangement between Carmelo Anthony and Portland isn't flawless, but time and circumstances make it logical.[read more]

Sources: Aussies to bring back 76ers' Brown
Australia plans to bring back the Sixers' Brett Brown as coach of its national team for the 2020 Games. His team could include Sixers All-Star Ben Simmons.[read more]

How one NBA exec stole tens of millions from the Sacramento Kings
How did an executive in one of the league's smallest markets steal tens of millions of dollars -- and get away with it for years?[read more]

George's latest clutch 3 helps down former team
Paul George continues to reverse the old narrative that he isn't clutch -- this time against his former team -- as the All-Star swingman buried a go-ahead 3 with 25.9 seconds remaining to help the Clippers take down the Thunder on Monday.[read more]

Westbrook: Don't normalize Harden's greatness
James Harden has upped his scoring average and improved his true shooting percentage to begin the season.[read more]

Giannis Antetokounmpo wants to be 'one of the best players to ever play'
The reigning MVP was inspired by Bulls legends as he led his team to a win in Chicago on Monday.[read more]

The Knicks, load management and the RJ Barrett controversy
We look at big minutes for young players and the NBA's top pick-six artists.[read more]

Lakers bring in Chappelle for 'peek' at greatness
Dave Chappelle visited the Lakers as the latest guest speaker in general manager Rob Pelinka's "Genius Talks" series.[read more]