Canceled NBA season would increase pressure on Clippers as Kawhi Leonard, Paul George close in on free agency

After the biggest summer in franchise history, in which they pulled off a stunning coup by landing both Kawhi Leonard and Paul George, all the Clippers needed was time — time to build chemistry, time for their players to get healthy, time for Doc Rivers to figure out the right Read more

NBA Sneaker King Power Rankings: Kawhi Leonard keeps showing off new signature; P.J. Tucker remains at the top

The NBA All-Star break has come and gone, signaling the final stretch before the season winds down. This is the time when elite teams pull away from the mediocre pack and distance themselves as the playoffs near. It works that way for the league’s biggest sneakerheads, too. From this point Read more

LeBron James says last play of All-Star Game was designed to recreate Kawhi Leonard’s epic playoff game-winner

This past weekend, NBA fans were finally given what they’ve wanted for years — an ultra-competitive NBA All-Star Game with future Hall of Famers battling each other like it was Game 7 of the NBA Finals. Well, it turns out that the game could have ended exactly like a Game Read more

NBA Star Index: Zion Williamson’s historic start continues; Kawhi Leonard quietly having career season

Welcome back to the NBA Star Index — a weekly gauge of the players who are most controlling the buzz in and around the league. Reminder: Inclusion on this list isn’t necessarily a good thing. It simply means that you’re capturing the NBA world’s attention. Also, this is not a ranking. The Read more

NBA All-Star Weekend winners, results: Kawhi Leonard earns MVP honors, Derrick Jones Jr. wins Dunk Contest

This season gave us arguably the greatest All-Star Weekend in NBA history. The NBA All-Star Celebrity Game kicked off the festivities Friday. ESPN commentators Stephen A. Smith and Michael Wilbon coached the two sides, but the game’s biggest names were on the court. Common, Quavo, Chance the Rapper and even Read more

2020 NBA All-Star Game Sneaker Rankings: Kawhi Leonard debuts signature shoe; LeBron James shows off new kicks

The NBA All-Star Game is where the league’s biggest stars show off their shoe game. And that’s exactly what they did Sunday night. The exhibition did not disappoint in terms of sneaker heat. We saw the Adidas Yeezy basketball shoe during a game for the first time, Kawhi Leonard debuted Read more