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HOUSTON -- LA Clippers coach Doc Rivers was ejected for arguing with official Tony Brothers at half court on Wednesday while his son, Houston Rockets guard Austin Rivers, laughed and signaled for the officials to give his father a technical foul.As Doc Rivers was walking off the floor to the locker room, Austin Rivers …
MILWAUKEE -- The Bucks have assigned Thanasis Antetokounmpo, the older brother of reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo, to the G League.Milwaukee announced Wednesday that Antetokounmpo and Dragan Bender had been assigned to the Wisconsin Herd.Despite snow storms in the forecast, Giannis Antetokounmpo made the 90-mile drive to the Herd's home game in Oshkosh to watch …
HOUSTON -- Kawhi Leonard will play against the Houston Rockets on Wednesday in the first of a back-to-back set while Paul George is expected to make his LA Clippers debut on Thursday at New Orleans.Clippers head coach Doc Rivers ruled George out before the game against the Rockets but said that the All-Star swingman …
The Los Angeles Lakers will rest star forward Anthony Davis for the second leg of their back-to-back Wednesday night against the Warriors, according to ESPN's Dave McMenamin and reports.The Los Angeles Times first reported the Lakers' decision to rest Davis.Davis has been playing through right shoulder soreness and also took a shot to his …
Amid the ongoing debate about resting players in the NBA, count Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban among those openly willing to support load management."The problem isn't load management, per se," Cuban told reporters in Boston on Monday. "I think teams have to be smarter about when to load manage. I'm all for load management. …
1:21 AM ETEric WoodyardESPN CHICAGO -- In the wake of another blowout loss that dropped them to 2-9, New York Knicks players are continuing to back coach David Fizdale despite his uncertain job status.With team president Steve Mills and general manager Scott Perry looking on Tuesday at the United Center, New York fell to …
PHOENIX -- Anthony Davis had a wrap on his right shoulder before the game and tape around his ribs by the end of it, but neither setback stopped him from putting up 24 points and 12 rebounds in the Los Angeles Lakers' 123-115 win over the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday."He wants to play," said …