‘He’s Mr. Warrior’: What three all-time greats are saying about Steph Curry’s latest feat

Nick Friedell is the Chicago Bulls beat reporter for ESPN Chicago. Friedell is a graduate of the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University and joined ESPNChicago.com for its launch in April 2009. Even Stephen Curry can’t believe he’s on the verge of surpassing a record held by

Jayson Tatum leads Boston Celtics huge second half run to topple Denver Nuggets

Jayson Tatum had 28 points and 10 rebounds, Jaylen Brown finished with 20 points and eight rebounds and the visiting Boston Celtics rallied to beat the Denver Nuggets 105-87 on Sunday. Updated NBA standings WATCH: Sunday night’s best plays and performances Sunday night’s NBA results Boston Celtics 105 – 87

Depleted Lakers earn ‘best win of year’ vs. Nets

Lakers and NBA reporter for ESPN. Covered the Lakers and NBA for ESPNLosAngeles.com from 2009-14, the Cavaliers from 2014-18 for ESPN.com and the NBA for NBA.com from 2005-09. It was a potential NBA finals preview, albeit with superstars on both sides sidelined with injuries. But nevertheless, Los Angeles Lakers guard

Sources: A-Rod, Lore nearing deal to buy Wolves

Former major league slugger Alex Rodriguez and billionaire Marc Lore are finalizing a deal to purchase the Minnesota Timberwolves from majority owner Glen Taylor, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski on Saturday. The purchase price in the deal is expected to be in the $1.5 billion range, sources said. Taylor will

Durant: ‘How good can I be’ after movie ending?

Brooklyn Nets star Kevin Durant is no longer driven by championships. After all, he has won two. Instead, he says it’s the desire to be at his best that fuels him. “I wasn’t expecting to be a happy human being from a title,” Durant told ESPN’s Rachel Nichols in an

‘Point Zion’ lauded for ‘tremendous’ efforts in win

NEW ORLEANS — The New Orleans Pelicans’ experiments with Zion Williamson as their primary ball handler this season have mostly been relegated to him getting a rebound and pushing it up or the team going with it off of dead balls and free throws. But Friday night against the Philadelphia

NCAA tourney ref who collapsed had blood clot

Covers college basketball Joined ESPN.com in 2011 Graduate of Minnesota State University, Mankato The referee who collapsed during Gonzaga’s matchup against USC in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament had a blood clot in his lung, The Indianapolis Star reported Friday. Bert Smith told the publication the fall might have saved

Another NBA star joins NBL ownership

The NBL’s business connections with some of the NBA’s biggest stars has continued, with Milwaukee Bucks two-time All-Star Khris Middleton joining the ownership group of the Brisbane Bullets. Middleton will link with an already impressive ownership group led by the Bullets’ majority owner and ex-NBA player Kevin Martin and the