NBA Power Rankings, Week 2

The 2022-23 NBA hierarchy already saw a few shake-ups in its first week. The Portland Trail Blazers have taken an early lead on the title for biggest surprise of the season with a 4-0 start. Damian Lillard & Co. have not only won but have notched meaningful victories over Western Conference rivals at the top … Read more

NBA season preview 2022-23 – Contenders, stars and big questions

What will the 2022-23 NBA season be remembered for? Some teams will look very similar, but the landscape of the league is never exactly the same two years in a row. An offseason full of big trades and a handful of star players returning from injury is bound to shake up the NBA standings. Utah’s … Read more

Lowe’s annual League Pass Rankings! Teams 30-11 in watchability and fun (sorry, Jazz fans)

It’s time for our silliest preseason tradition: The 11th (how???) annual League Pass Rankings, a watchability scale to help you avoid wasting time on things like, “Wait, has this team actually ordered its players to tie their shoes together as part of its Lose-A-Rama for Victor Wembanyama campaign?” These are not power rankings! They are … Read more

Cleveland Cavaliers star Donovan Mitchell debuts for his new team, and it simply felt ‘a little different’

10:45 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN PHILADELPHIA — Less than five weeks since being acquired by the Cleveland Cavaliers in a stunning blockbuster of a trade to cap a frenetic offseason in the NBA, Donovan Mitchell made his debut for the Cavaliers Wednesday in Cleveland’s preseason opener. And, after finishing with 16 points on 6-for-9 shooting, … Read more

Tracking 2022-23 NBA City jerseys and other uniform changes

The 2022-23 NBA season might still be a ways off, but that doesn’t mean we can’t start mentally preparing by feasting our eyes upon some swoon-worthy new threads. First introduced in 2016, the City Edition jerseys are updated each year. While some teams have stuck with the same design for multiple seasons, others continually switch … Read more

Cleveland Cavaliers trade 3 first round picks, two swaps for Utah Jazz star Donovan Mitchell

3:41 PM ET ESPN Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print The Cleveland Cavaliers have acquired Utah Jazz star Donovan Mitchell in a trade, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Cleveland will send Utah three unprotected first round picks and two pick swaps as part of the deal, sources said. Source link

Mickey Mantle and Honus Wagner cards, Wayne Gretzky jerseys, Michael Jordan shoes and other record-setting collectibles

The sports memorabilia market has been booming. Jerseys, trading card, shoes, even miscellaneous items have sold for six-figure sums. Another memorabilia record was broken Saturday. A mint condition 1952 Mickey Mantle card was sold by Heritage Auctions for $12.6 million. Anthony Giordano, a New Jersey waste management entrepreneur, originally purchased the card for $50,000 in … Read more

NBA Power Rankings – Where the Nets, Lakers and all 30 teams stand ahead of the 2022-23 season

The 2022 NBA draft is in the rearview mirror, summer league has come and gone and most free agents have inked new deals. LeBron James inked a two-year, $97.1 million extension with the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday ahead of his fifth season with the franchise, which will mark his longest tenure with a team … Read more