Customize ESPN

TOP HEADLINES

RUSS READY FOR YEAR TWO IN L.A.

Why Russell Westbrook is 'all-in' on the Lakers

While his future with the team beyond 2022-23 remains uncertain, the point guard says he isn't "even close to being done."

Ashley Landis/AP Photo

THE START OF A NEW SEASON

NBA media day: Best moments, quotes and updates from around the league

Can the Warriors win back-to-back titles? Is Steph better than Giannis? Here's what players are talking about at NBA media days.

Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports

Curry on the Warriors' expectations as defending champs

1:30

FREE AGENCY 2022

Breaking down the biggest deals, and what matters most during NBA free agency

How are the latest deals impacting the NBA landscape? Kevin Pelton is breaking down the biggest signings, opt-ins and contract extensions.

Layne Murdoch Jr./NBAE via Getty Images

RANKING THE BEST PLAYERS

The final countdown: NBArank's top five players for 2022-23

Giannis, Luka and the Joker battle for the top spot, while Steph is the only American-born player in our top five.

Illustration by ESPN

Is Giannis deserving of the No. 1 spot in ESPN's NBArank?

1:52

CELTICS SUSPEND UDOKA

Who is Joe Mazzulla? His journey to the NBA and what lies ahead for Boston

The 34-year-old takes over for the defending East champs after the Celtics suspended Ime Udoka for the 2022-23 season.

Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

Woj: Questions remain following Celtics' suspension of Ime Udoka

2:16

SARVER TO SELL THE SUNS

Why Robert Sarver's eventual sale doesn't necessarily mean the NBA's problem is solved

Sarver is the third NBA owner in the past eight years to sell a team after racially insensitive behavior came to light. So what happens now?

Mark J. Rebilas/USA TODAY Sports

Mercury need strong leadership more than ever as Sarver prepares to sell teams

We don't yet know whether the Suns or Mercury will be sold together, but the Mercury face an uncertain future.

FANTASY BASKETBALL

Five rookies to draft and nine others to keep an eye on

Andre Snellings breaks down the top rookies in the NBA from a fantasy perspective and gives his players to watch heading into the 2022-23 season.

Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Is drafting Zion worth the risk this season?

After missing all of last NBA season, Zion Williamson is a risky fantasy option heading into 2022-23.

Customize ESPN

Best of ESPN+

Trending Now