Sixers guard Ben Simmons gets suspended, Joel Embiid puts him on full blast

Odd man out.Illustration: AP For those who saw clips from the Philadelphia 76ers practice on Monday, it would have been reasonable to draw the conclusion that guard/forward Ben Simmons didn’t […]

Steve Nash needs to be put out of his misery with Brooklyn Nets

Two head coaches who need to goImage: Getty (Getty Images) The Brooklyn Nets might as well hand head coach Steve Nash his walking papers now. The level of respect the […]

Brittney Griner, detained in Russia, was the MVP of the WNBA’s All-Star Weekend

Both All-Star squads played the second half wearing Brittney Griner’s No. 42 in solidarity.Photo: Getty Images CHICAGO — Some things are impossible to ignore. With four circles placed on the […]

Chet Holmgren, Paolo Banchero and James Wiseman are ones to watch at NBA Summer League

Image: AP Players who were added to NBA rosters two weeks ago take the court to play against young NBA talent, and people who are still desperately clutching their professional […]

Sabrino Ionescu a bright spot for NY basketball

The best point guard in NYC.Image: Getty Images New Yorkers are always lamenting the Knicks’ lack of a great point guard, bemoaning the franchise’s inability to find an orchestrator worthy […]

LeBron James, Michael Jordan, and Jayland Walker share a similar experience

LeBron James and Michael Jordan.Image: AP LeBron James and Michael Jordan approach basketball and life in starkly different ways. Jordan had to be convinced into consistently sharing the ball with […]

Is Kyrie Irving finally getting a dose of reality?

Kyrie IrvingPhoto: Getty Images The drama we saw at the beginning of free agency in Brooklyn seems to have subsided a bit and been pushed to the backburner for the […]

Los Angeles Lakers should trade for Brooklyn Net Kyrie Irving

Kyrie Irving (r.)Photo: Getty Images LOS ANGELES — After completing one of the worst trades in franchise history just last year, the Lakers have a chance to make things right […]

Knicks get hit with tampering charges after signing Jalen Brunson

Jalen Brunson was a key part of the Dallas Mavericks’ postseason run.Image: Getty Images The free-agent frenzy has come and gone again in the NBA, and it’s the same old […]

Lakers owner Jeannie Buss causes stir on social media

Jeanie BussPhoto: Getty Images Jeanie Buss came out of nowhere with a tweet that left social media buzzing over the weekend. She isn’t very active on the platform, tweeting at […]