Leroux: Myles Turner’s unusual deal could be a win-win for him and the Pacers

Myles Turner and the Indiana Pacers have agreed to a renegotiation-and-extension that adds two new seasons and nearly $60 million to his contract. Since the renegotiation-and-extension occurs rarely in the NBA (the last one was Robert Covington and the 76ers in November 2017) and Turner’s name has loomed large in trade deadline discussions, it’s worth … Read more

NBA All-Star Game 2023: Who our voters picked for East and West starters and why

Starting an All-Star Game is one of the biggest individual honors NBA players can garner in their careers. And, if our voter ballots below are correct, we might have a couple of first-timers when starters are revealed tonight. Four writers at The Athletic who participated in the media vote — Joe Vardon, Josh Robbins, Sam … Read more

FanDuel Daily Fantasy Basketball Helper: Tuesday 1/24/23

Since it’s much simpler to predict than baseball or football, daily fantasy basketball would get plenty of votes as the best sport to play on FanDuel. Players usually stick to the same minutes and produce at roughly the same rate. Sounds easy, right? As a result, NBA daily fantasy is highly reliant on a player’s … Read more

After Steph Curry’s shoulder injury, what’s next for the struggling Warriors?

INDIANAPOLIS — About 30 minutes after the Warriors dropped to 2-13 on the road, Steph Curry sat at his Indianapolis locker with his left arm dangling by his side in an immobile position. The training staff wrapped a huge ice pack around the top and back side of his injured shoulder. An already shaky state … Read more

As NBA free agency 2022 begins, here are the top 25 available players

The thing about 2022 free agency is that we’ve already had an awful lot of action considering we haven’t even hit the “free agency” part of the program yet. Player transactions are going back and forth despite that in the form of player trades and contract extensions, even though nobody can agree to a deal … Read more

Nets, Kyrie Irving at an impasse; latest on Miles Bridges; NBA Draft notes

With the NBA Draft three days away and free agency around the corner, trade conversations, signings and pursuits for all 30 teams have begun in earnest. Across the league, major free agents – and potential free agents – are being monitored: Chicago’s Zach LaVine, Washington’s Bradley Beal, Philadelphia’s James Harden, Phoenix’s Deandre Ayton, Charlotte’s Miles … Read more

Nets, Kyrie Irving at an impasse; latest on Miles Bridges; NBA Draft notes

With the NBA Draft three days away and free agency around the corner, trade conversations, signings and pursuits for all 30 teams have begun in earnest. Across the league, major free agents – and potential free agents – are being monitored: Chicago’s Zach LaVine, Washington’s Bradley Beal, Philadelphia’s James Harden, Phoenix’s Deandre Ayton, Charlotte’s Miles … Read more