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

The questions that will determine the Golden State Warriors’ repeat title run

8:00 AM ET Kendra AndrewsESPN The Golden State Warriors had a certain glow as they entered training camp four weeks ago. It’s a glow you have after spending the summer celebrating a championship and preparing to defend it the next season. Klay Thompson was seen dancing on his boat. Stephen Curry had his jersey retired … Read more

16 carats?! Secret trap doors? Everything you need to know about the Warriors’ championship rings

10:00 PM ET Kendra AndrewsESPN SAN FRANCISCO — As the Golden State Warriors wrapped up their Western Conference finals series against the Dallas Mavericks, stamping their ticket back to the NBA Finals, a man by the name of Jason Arasheben started receiving text messages from a few Warriors players. The texts were simple — and … Read more

NBA Opening Night live highlights, reactions and takeaways

The NBA is back! The 2022-23 season tips off with a doubleheader. First up, the Philadelphia 76ers take on the Boston Celtics in an early clash of Eastern Conference contenders. The Celtics are the defending conference champs, while the Sixers are looking to end a Finals drought that has lasted more than two decades. Out … 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

Warriors GM on ’23-24 tax

7:08 PM ET Kendra AndrewsESPN SAN FRANCISCO — For the past two years, the Golden State Warriors have been vocal about their desire to bridge their current success with future success. And over the weekend, they put that into action, signing Jordan Poole and Andrew Wiggins to contract extensions. The Warriors signed Poole to a … Read more

Lowe’s League Pass Rankings – The top 10 must-watch teams this season

Here we go: The top 10 in our 2022-2023 League Pass Rankings! We revealed Nos. 30-11 on Tuesday, and you can read about the rankings formula there. 10. DALLAS MAVERICKS (35) Look at this soul-snatcher: That is the smile of someone who knows he has you. The Mavs’ offense is one-dimensional — Luka Doncic walks … Read more

Draymond Green taking time away from Warriors after punch

2:19 PM ET Kendra AndrewsESPN SAN FRANCISCO — Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green offered a public apology and announced he will step away from the team indefinitely after an altercation on Wednesday between him and Jordan Poole. “I’m going to continue to stay away, as I’ve been away, and continue to do work on … Read more

Warriors ‘aggressively investigating’ leak of practice scuffle video

3:47 PM ET Ramona Shelburne Close ESPN Senior Writer Senior writer for Spent seven years at the Los Angeles Daily News Adrian Wojnarowski Close Senior NBA Insider Host of The Woj Pod Joined ESPN in 2017 The Golden State Warriors are taking “every legal course of action” to discover how video of Draymond Green … Read more

Warriors’ Draymond Green apologizes for fighting Jordan Poole

4:46 PM ET Kendra AndrewsESPN SAN FRANCISCO — Draymond Green apologized to the Golden State Warriors on Thursday morning for an altercation with Jordan Poole the day before, general manager Bob Myers said. Green subsequently left the training facilities and is not expected back until Saturday. The Warriors are still in the process of disciplining … Read more