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Sources: Rockets hiring Mavs' Silas as new coach
Mavericks assistant Stephen Silas, who has a history of coaching elite guards, will become the next head coach of the Houston Rockets, sources told ESPN.[read more]

Raptors to cooperate in Davis assault probe
The Toronto Raptors say they will cooperate fully with the NBA's investigation of guard Terence Davis following his arrest in New York on charges including assault.[read more]

Source: Wolves, potential top pick LaMelo meet
Projected No. 1 pick LaMelo Ball met with the Minnesota Timberwolves, owners of the top selection in the NBA draft, on Tuesday, a source told ESPN.[read more]

D'Antoni joins Nash's Brooklyn staff as assistant
Mike D'Antoni will be an assistant coach with the Nets, reuniting him with his former MVP point guard, Brooklyn coach Steve Nash.[read more]

Obama details call that helped save NBA season
In an appearance on LeBron James' talk show "The Shop," former President Barack Obama detailed the phone call with Chris Paul and James that helped save the NBA's season in the wake of the shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man, in Kenosha, Wisconsin.[read more]

Sources: NBA fears up to $1B loss with Jan. start
The NBA and NBPA are running short on time to agree on starting the season before Christmas, and the league fears a January start could cost it up to $1 billion in revenue losses next season and beyond, sources told ESPN.[read more]

Jordan team unveils Bubba Wallace's new ride
Michael Jordan's team unveiled Bubba Wallace's new ride and announced a technical partnership with Joe Gibbs Racing and Toyota.[read more]

How does political perception differ from reality in American sports?
There's a complex contrast between a league's image and the politics of the people in charge.[read more]

What the work behind political change looks like for LeBron and star athletes
Here's how athletes have spent the past six months trying to channel the power of their collective voice into political action.[read more]

NBA draft rankings: The 100 best available players
Our experts update their rankings of the 100 best prospects for the 2020 NBA draft.[read more]