Healthy and happy: LeBron James, Anthony Davis lead Lakers back to conference finals
After every twist and turn in the soap opera saga of LeBron James’ four seasons alongside Anthony Davis with the Los Angeles Lakers, it's still clear this is a championship-caliber partnership when James and Davis are both healthy.
Grizzlies rout Timberwolves 124-96 to tie series at 1 apiece
Ja Morant scored 23 points and handed out 10 assists as the Memphis Grizzlies looked much more like the team that posted the NBA’s second-best record, routing the Minnesota Timberwolves 124-96 to even up their first-round Western Conference series at 1 apiece.
NBA says All-Star Game will benefit Black colleges, COVID relief
James and Durant were revealed Thursday as the leading fan votegetters in the Western and Eastern Conferences for the All-Star Game, meaning they’ll be captains for the matchup in Atlanta on March 7. James will start for the 17th time, extending his record, and Durant is an All-Star for the 11th time. Only Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (19) and Kobe Bryant (18) have more total All-Star selections than James. The game has been criticized by some of the league’s top players, James included, who voiced concerns about having it during a pandemic. Ad“NBA All-Star in Atlanta will continue our annual tradition of celebrating the game and the greatest players in the world before a global audience,” Silver said.