LeBron James is getting a game off after starting the first 36 for the Los Angeles Lakers this season. James is out for Wednesday night's game against the Sacramento Kings. James did not travel with the team after a loss to the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday and is getting a few days away from the team before heading to Atlanta for the 2021 NBA All-Star Game festivities.
Harden was named an All-Star in every season with the Rockets and holds the franchise records for three-point field goals made (2,029), free throws made (5,554) and assists (4,796). The 2018 MVP was traded to the Brooklyn Nets in January after his relationship with the Rockets broke down. "James Harden will always be a Rocket," Fertitta told the Houston Chronicle.
The most striking image of the weekend was when Valencia defender Gabriel Paulista burst into tears and was barely able to speak when it was suggested his side were in a relegation battle after a dismal 3-0 defeat at Getafe. A 10th defeat of the season left the six-times La Liga winners five points above the dropzone and though they have a more talented squad than the other sides competing to avoid relegation, their spirit seems particularly low. Atletico Madrid have been so strong this season partly due to their ability to evolve their style and be more expansive, but when faced with a poor run of results threatening their grip on the title race, they returned to what they know best.
Van Noy's reunion with head coach Brian Flores is over after one season.
The Portuguese forward guided a composed finish past Spezia goalkeeper Ivan Provedel in a 3-0 Serie A win for the Italian champions to mark the 600th league appearance of his career in typical fashion. He has now hit the 20-goal mark in every season since his debut campaign at Real Madrid in 2009-10, with his highest tally coming in 2014-15 when he scored 48 goals in 35 La Liga games for the Spanish club. The 36-year-old is currently two goals clear of Inter Milan's Romelu Lukaku at the summit of the Serie A scoring charts as he targets his first 'capocannoniere' crown in Italy.
The Hawks reportedly hope that assistant coach and Pierce ally Nate McMillan will take on the interim role.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) Jordan Bohannon has one more home game in his Iowa basketball career. Bohannon tied a career high with eight 3-pointers and scored 26 points, and No. 5 Iowa beat Nebraska 102-64 on Thursday night. It was the most points scored and the largest margin of victory in Big Ten play by an Iowa team since a 116-77 win over Northwestern in 1995.
The Knicks ended the first half of their season in style, defeating the Detroit Pistons, 114-104, on Thursday night to take a 19-18 record into the All-Star break.
The two All-Stars on the team with the NBA's best record got taken last.
The Bears are expected to "take their shot" at a trade for Russell Wilson.
ESPN made a huge pitch to reunited Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith but came up short in the battle for the sports talkie.
The Wizards knew Russell Westbrook could rebound, but were amazed to see him win them a game on the glass.
Bradley Beal is one of the hardest-working stars in the NBA today, and it's a trait he's had for most of his basketball career.
With the third overall pick in the 2021 NBA All-Star draft, captain LeBron James landed Steph Curry of the Golden State Warriors.
It was goaltending! It was then. It is now.
It's safe to say Thomas Tuchel has improved Chelsea's defense, as the Blues kept their new boss unbeaten with a 1-0 win over Liverpool at Anfield.
Thomas Morstead will be missed by his New Orleans Saints teammates after being released, following 12 years and a Super Bowl 44 victory.
A report from The Junkies provided details of the NFL investigation into the Washington Football Team that recommended Dan Snyder sell the team.
The Boston Bruins have the salary cap flexibility to make an impactful move before the April 12 trade deadline as the team gears up for another Stanley Cup Playoff run -- perhaps the last with the team's current veteran core.
Although the Golden State Warriors depleted rotation couldn't slow down the red-hot Phoenix Suns, Jordan Poole impressed in his return from the G League bubble.