Steph Curry 'Definitely' Expects to Return to Warriors by Spring. Curry spoke to reporters on Monday about his hope to return to the court this season. "I definitely expect to be ready to play. I don't know when, but at some point in early spring. It's just a matter of the rehab process." - Steph Curry, via statement. Curry broke his left hand and had surgery on Nov. 1. The Warriors said Curry would be out for at least three months before being re-evaluated. Curry said on Monday that he would have another procedure in December to remove pins from his hand. Golden State is currently in last place in the Western Conference with a 2-8 record. Warriors coach Steve Kerr previously revealed that Klay Thompson will likely miss the entire season. while he recovers from a torn ACL suffered during the 2019 NBA Finals. Draymond Green returned on Monday night after missing five games with a torn ligament in his left hand
Jrue Holiday scored 36 points and stole the ball from Paul George three times in the final minutes to spoil George’s season debut and lead the New Orleans Pelicans to a 132-127 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers
Giannis Antetokounmpo had 38 points and 15 rebounds, Eric Bledsoe added a season-high 31 points and eight assists and the Milwaukee Bucks countered another historic night by Chicago rookie Coby White to defeat the Bulls 124-115 on Thursday
San Antonio Spurs Retire Tony Parker's No. 9 Jersey. The ceremony took place on Monday night after the Spurs game against the Memphis Grizzlies. San Antonio selected Parker with the 28th overall pick in the 2001 NBA draft. The French point guard played for the Spurs for 17 seasons. He won four NBA titles with the Spurs, including the 2007 NBA Finals MVP. "Thanks for all those years. It was a crazy ride." - Tony Parker, via statement. "If somebody has exhibited a long career of excellence on the field, on the court and at the same time done it with class ... a jersey retirement will naturally follow." - Gregg Popovich, Spurs coach, via statement. "It doesn't happen very often. But when it does happen, that individual was very special. And that was certainly Tony." - Gregg Popovich, via statement. Fans in attendance were given black T-shirts that said, "Merci Tony."
There are a few things Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns can't live without when he hits the road. From his Xbox One to his Louis Vuitton cologne, the NBA star breaks down all of his travel essentials.
LeBron James had 23 points and 12 assists in three quarters, Kyle Kuzma added 22 points while starting for Anthony Davis, and the Los Angeles Lakers rolled past the hobbled Golden State Warriors 120-94
James Harden scored 47 points and the Houston Rockets outlasted the Clippers 102-93 in a wild game that saw Los Angeles coach Doc Rivers ejected in the fourth quarter
Clippers Fined $50,000 for 'Inconsistent' Statements About Kawhi Leonard's Health. Leonard sat out Wednesday night's game with a knee injury against the Milwaukee Bucks. but he returned on Thursday in the Clippers win against the Portland Trailblazers. Clippers coach Doc Rivers' comments before Wednesday's game resulted in the fine. He feels great. But he feels great because of what we've been doing, and we're just going to continue to do it. There's no concern here. , Doc Rivers, via statement. I think Kawhi made a statement that he's never felt better. It's our job to make sure he stays that way. , Doc Rivers, via statement. Leonard sided with his coach regarding the NBA's decision about the fine. I'm disappointed. He's my coach and I'm on his side. I'm not a doctor, but we're going to do what's best for me to be healthy so I can play basketball games. , Kawhi Leonard, via statement. Leonard scored 27 points and had 13 rebounds in the Clippers 107-101 win on Thursday
Lou Williams scored 21 points, Kawhi Leonard just missed a triple-double in his first game against his former team and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the defending NBA champion Toronto Raptors 98-88
Kemba Walker scored 25 points and the Celtics overcame 44 points from Bradley Beal to beat the Washington Wizards 140-133, Boston’s ninth straight victory
Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry says he "definitely" plans to return this season from his broken left hand and is hoping to be back on the court at "some point in early spring."