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After LeBron/AD and Kawhi/Paul George, which NBA duo is ‘next’? | The Jump

Rachel Nichols, Jorge Sedano and Tim MacMahon discuss NBA duos — particularly which younger one is “next” after pairs like LeBron James and Anthony Davis on the Los Angeles Lakers or Kawhi Leonard and Paul George on the LA Clippers. Mentioned are Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis of the Dallas Mavericks, Nikola Jokic and Jamal Continue Reading…

Nikola Jokic drops 37 points | Nuggets vs. Blazers Game 1 | 2019 NBA Playoff Highlights

The Denver Nuggets beat the Portland Trail Blazers 121-113 in Game 1 of the Western Conference Semifinals. Nikola Jokic drops 37 points to lead the Nuggets to a 1-0 series lead as Damian Lillard’s 39 points were not enough. Jamal Murray adds 23 points while Enes Kanter chips in 26 points for Portland. ✔ Subscribe Continue Reading…

NBA needs to stop punishing players for protecting teammates – Scottie Pippen | The Jump

Rachel Nichols, Zach Lowe and Scottie Pippen of The Jump react to the suspension of Denver Nuggets big man Nikola Jokic for leaving the bench during the Derrick Favors-Mason Plumlee scuffle from Jazz vs. Nuggets, which brought back memories of Portland Trail Blazers CJ McCollum’s suspension in 2017 preseason and, most famously, the suspensions of Continue Reading…

Russell Westbrook is changing his game, and Chauncey Billups is impressed | NBA Countdown

Michelle Beadle, Paul Pierce and Chauncey Billups of NBA Countdown discuss a trio of topics from around the league: (0:00) LaMarcus Aldridge scoring 56 points in Spurs vs. Thunder and whether San Antonio can go deep into the 2019 NBA playoffs; (1:45) Russell Westbrook putting up a 24-assist triple-double for OKC vs. San Antonio and Continue Reading…

Nikola Jokic should be in the NBA MVP conversation – Tracy McGrady | The Jump

Rachel Nichols, Brian Windhorst and Tracy McGrady discuss Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic’s spectacular season and whether he should win 2019 NBA MVP. McGrady thinks he should be in the conversation, but is not quite there to win it. They also break down Brooklyn Nets center Jarrett Allen’s block on Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron Continue Reading…

Kevin Durant, Paul George, DeAndre Jordan headline busy start of NBA free agency | ESPN

NBA free agency got off and running, even before the midnight eastern start time, with Kevin Durant staying with the Warriors and Paul George with the Thunder. Chris Paul and Nikola Jokic got big deals of their own and DeAndre Jordan finally lands with the Mavericks. ✔ Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔ Subscribe Continue Reading…