• Summer rewind: Detroit Pistons

    Detroit achieved its goal of surrounding Andre Drummond with some talent off the bench.

    Bobby Marks
  • Sources: Thunder trade for frontcourt help

    The Denver Nuggets traded forward/center Joffrey Lauvergne to the Oklahoma City Thunder for two future second-round picks, league sources told The Vertical. The Nuggets were backloaded with frontcourt players, and the return of starter Wilson Chandler from hip surgery and the emergence of Juan…

    Adrian Wojnarowski
  • Summer rewind: San Antonio Spurs

    The Spurs created cap space to get veteran Pau Gasol, but they will have some youth as well.

    Bobby Marks
  • Vertical vid: The D’Antoni Effect

    The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski sat down with Rockets executive VP of basketball operations Gersson Rosas to talk about the impact of James Harden’s extension, and how new coach Mike D’Antoni plans to build around the superstar.

    Adrian Wojnarowski
  • Vertical Pod with JJ Redick: Blake Griffin

    The All-Star opens up about a Clippers season that didn't go as planned.

    Yahoo Sports
  • OKC coach Billy Donovan on Russell Westbrook: 'He wants to win at the highest level'

    Donovan discusses Westbrook's role and what makes him special on The Vertical Pod with Woj.

    Yahoo Sports
  • 76ers, Jazz complete salary-based trade

    The Jazz plan to waive Kendall Marshall. In a deal constructed around salary-cap maneuvering, the Philadelphia 76ers sent guard Kendall Marshall to the Utah Jazz for center Tibor Pleiss, two second-round picks and cash. The Jazz plan to waive Marshall before his $2 million contract becomes…

    Adrian Wojnarowski
  • Summer rewind: New Orleans Pelicans

    The Pelicans got some help in the draft and added a lot of versatile parts, but will it all help?

    Bobby Marks
  • Summer rewind: Boston Celtics

    Boston got Al Horford in free agency while protecting its assets and keeping its flexibility.

    Bobby Marks
  • Vertical vid: The Hawks' fresh direction

    Atlanta general manager Wes Wilcox discusses why Dwight Howard is the right fit for the Hawks.

    By Chris Mannix
  • Summer rewind: Dallas Mavericks

    The Mavericks and Dirk Nowitzki were the beneficiaries of Golden State's major splash.

    Bobby Marks
  • Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix

    The Vertical's Michael Lee discusses Team USA, its future and the impact of Carmelo Anthony.

    Yahoo Sports
  • Kicks fix: Derrick Rose's next chapter

    Derrick Rose is excited to start his Knicks career. Just after Derrick Rose was traded in late June to the New York Knicks, closing the book on an eight-year run in Chicago for the hometown kid and former MVP, his product managers at adidas began to create updated versions of his new adidas D Rose…

    Nick DePaula
  • Summer rewind: Toronto Raptors

    The Raptors kept DeMar DeRozan, but they will likely face another tight cap situation next summer.

    Bobby Marks
  • Vertical Pod with JJ Redick: Ben Winston

    Redick talks basketball and life with “The Late Late Show with James Corden” executive producer.

    Yahoo Sports
  • KD on Team USA experience: 'It was therapy for me'

    A carefree Kevin Durant hoisted the American flag above his head and glided across the court, like a kid discovering the joy in flying a kite, after carrying the U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team to a rapturous romp of Serbia. During an emotional summer in which he left behind his first…

    Michael Lee
  • As Team USA wins another gold, Jerry Colangelo urges rest of world to 'get their act together and compete'

    The gold medals were already dangling around the necks of 12 players who had only a month to come together and maintain United States basketball supremacy when USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo came around the podium, avoiding the glare of lime green sneakers, to present some extra swag. …

    Michael Lee