The Clippers are competing about as well as one could expect from an eight seed against the Warriors, but they're winning in one important category: Proving to be a superb future free-agent destination.
The MVP race argument between James Harden and Giannis Antetokounmpo is nearing its boiling point as both players have ramped up their campaigns with the regular season winding down. The Open Floor podcast makes the case for both candidates.
The Hawks have built an entertaining culture around first-year head coach Lloyd Pierce and rookie Trae Young. With Atlanta on the rise, Adam Silver and the NBA league office should be rooting for the city to land potential No. 1 pick and Duke superstar Zion Williamson.
With the 2019 NBA draft class taking shape with Zion Williamson leading the way, Sports Illustrated's The Front Office takes a glimpse into the future and analyzes the best prospects in the 2020 class.
The 2018-19 season was a messy one for stars across the NBA, with LeBron, Kyrie and Kevin Durant all getting in on the action. With plenty of players to choose from, we zero in on the player who had the messiest year in the league.
When he decided to come back for one final season with Miami, Dwyane Wade said he wanted to make an impact. At age 37, all he’s done is keep the surprising Heat in the playoff hunt, outdunk his younger teammates and stun the champs—a fitting run from one of the NBA’s grittiest all-time greats.
Coaching against Giannis Antetokounmpo is hard. But so is coaching him. How do you maximize the talents of a player with tools no one has seen before? If you’re Mike Budenholzer, you take your principles and double down on them. Then you watch the W’s pile up.
Unlike many of his foreign-born predecessors, Mavericks rookie Luka Dončić arrived in the NBA with an extensive résumé. The league is finding out that the skills that allowed him to dominate overseas definitely translate to the NBA.
Garrett Temple reacts when faced with an obstacle. It's ingrained in him. From a father who integrated the LSU basketball team to a grandfather who challenged Louisiana's segregation laws, he comes from a long line of family members who did the same.
Shaquille O'Neal recently heaped some serious praise on Giannis Antetokounmpo, stating on "The Big Podcast With Shaq" that the Bucks' star is "better than me at 24." Will Antetokounmpo end his career as a better player than O'Neal? SI Now's Robin Lundberg and Amy Campbell weigh in.
The Anthony Davis saga drags on and every night the Pelicans have to decide between sitting him and taking a $100,000 fine from the NBA, or playing him and risking an injury that craters his trade value.