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Embiid plans return regardless of Sixers' record
Sixers superstar and reigning MVP Joel Embiid says he is aiming to return this season, regardless of what the team's record is when he's available to play.[read more]

Injury-hit Knicks feel 'urgency' after rough patch
Knicks forward Josh Hart said he and his teammates are doing all they can with what they have available to them as the slumping team deals with a rash of injuries.[read more]

Pollard looks to future after close call with death
A day after being released from the hospital following a heart transplant, Scot Pollard told The Associated Press that he is going to campaign for organ donation in the future.[read more]

Source: Lakers agree to 2-way deal with F/C Giles
The Lakers are fortifying their ailing frontcourt with Harry Giles III, who has agreed to a two-way contract with the team, a source confirmed to ESPN.[read more]

Raptors' Barnes out indefinitely with hand fracture
The Raptors say Scottie Barnes fractured the third metacarpal bone in left hand Friday night against Golden State and is out indefinitely.[read more]

Westbrook fractures hand in Clips' win vs. Wizards
Russell Westbrook fractured his left hand in the first half against the Wizards on Friday night.[read more]

Harden gifts entire Clippers staff new Vol 8s
The LA Clippers' coaching staff and De'Aaron Fox were among the highlights of Week 18 kicks in the NBA.[read more]

Curry family to welcome new addition
The Curry family is expanding. Stephen and Ayesha Curry announced they're expecting another child.[read more]

Allen Iverson becomes the newest player to receive a statue from the Philadelphia 76ers
Allen Iverson joins Charles Barkley, Julius Irving in receiving a statue at the 76ers' Legends Walk.[read more]

LeBron's path to 40,000 points: The baskets that defined his journey
LeBron James is about to become the first player to score 40,000 career regular-season points. The King and the many witnesses to his 21-year journey tell us how he got there.[read more]