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3-time NBA champion Livingston retires at 34

[ad_1] Guard Shaun Livingston, who won three NBA championships with the Golden State Warriors during his 15 seasons in the league, announced his retirement Friday.Livingston, who was waived by the Warriors on July 10, made his announcement on Instagram. View this post on Instagram After 15 years in the NBA, I'm excited, sad, fortunate and grateful all in one breath. Hard to put into a caption all of the emotions
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Popovich’s plan stops Giannis and Greece

[ad_1] SHENZHEN, China - Before each game at the FIBA World Cup the entire teams are announced to the crowd, culminating with the head coach. Without fail as Team USA has progressed from Shanghai and now to Southern China, Gregg Popovich has gotten the loudest ovation.Popovich, for better or worse, is maybe the biggest American star here, even if he rejects the concept out of hand. But frankly, the U.S.
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Team USA game plans for Giannis and Greece

[ad_1] SHENZHEN, China - When playing in an international tournament, much of the challenge for Team USA is dealing with all the foreign aspects. From location to opposition to the rules, it's as big of an opponent as anything at the World Cup in China.But now it's the familiar that is the concern.Oh, does Team USA know their next opponent well. Two of his Milwaukee Bucks teammates are on the
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Debating the NBA’s most overrated and underrated teams

[ad_1] The 2019-20 NBA summer forecast debuted Wednesday with our experts' predictions for the standings in each conference and records for all 30 teams.Which teams are most underrated and overrated in the forecast? What were the most surprising results?After an offseason full of player movement, the Milwaukee Bucks (57 wins) and Philadelphia 76ers (55 wins) led the way in these projections. Get the full projections here, with more picks coming
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Who has the best kicks on Team USA?

[ad_1] 10:28 AM ETNick DePaulaESPN With the platform of USA Basketball's road to the FIBA Basketball World Cup in store, several players have looked to turn heads with their patriotic pairs during the team's training camp and early exhibition games.For Kyle Kuzma and P.J. Tucker, it could be their final stretch in Nike sneakers, as both will be among this fall's most sought-after sneaker free agents, with their current swoosh
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Sources — Clips vs. Lakers tops Christmas games

[ad_1] A marquee matchup of two new dynamic duos created this offseason will headline the NBA's Christmas slate this year.The LA Clippers and Los Angeles Lakers will play at Staples Center on Dec. 25, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. The meeting will pit LeBron James and new teammate Anthony Davis against reigning Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard and Paul George.James will likely play in his 14th Christmas game this year and
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Bucks, Clippers top Caesars’ season-win totals

[ad_1] A blockbuster offseason that saw multiple superstars on the move has left the NBA without a consensus title favorite and put some oddsmakers in a conundrum of trying to figure out how the season will unfold.Caesars Sportsbook posted season-win totals for each team Thursday afternoon. Seven teams opened with win totals greater than 50, led by the Milwaukee Bucks at 57. The Bucks won an NBA-best 60 games last
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Korver agrees to one-year contract with Bucks

[ad_1] Free-agent guard Kyle Korver has agreed to a one-year deal with the Milwaukee Bucks, his agent Jeff Schwartz of Excel Sports told ESPN.Korver had a tough decision between the Philadelphia 76ers and Bucks, but his relationship and history with coach Mike Budenholzer played a major factor in the decision.The most pursued player left on the market, Korver has been one of the most accurate 3-point shooters of his generation,