Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said LeBron James appears to be growing mentally stronger and seems much more effective at tuning out speculation and criticism.
Chris Broussard offers his list of possible MVPs besides LeBron James, including Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant and Rajon Rondo.
Tony Parker scored 27 points and Nicolas Batum added 21 to lead France to an 82-74 victory over Lithuania in the Olympic men's basketball tournament on Thursday.
Bradford Doolittle evaluates the early winners and losers of NBA free agency, then looks at a few teams that are treading water or have incomplete grades based on their moves so far.
Dirk Nowitzki says he's decided that the ongoing NBA lockout would have to bleed into November before he considers signing with a team in a foreign league.
Dirk Nowitzki made four free throws in the last 19 seconds, leading Germany past Turkey 73-67 Friday at the European Championship.
Brothers Marc and Pau Gasol combined for 43 points to lead defending champion Spain past Germany 77-68 Wednesday at the European basketball championship.
Los Angeles Lakers center Pau Gasol scored 20 points for defending champion Spain, which won its second game in two days at the European Championship by beating Portugal 87-73 on Thursday.
Los Angeles Lakers center Pau Gasol scored 29 points to help defending champion Spain beat Poland 83-78 in its opening match at the European Championship.
Our ESPN Insider forecasts the regular-season outcome for the Eastern Conference.
Germany will be without Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki at next month's European Championship in Poland.
LeBron's isn't doing business for kicks, Shaq has more than free-throw woes, the Sixers work out AI's clone, and more.
Webber rumors, Mutombo's hospital, the challenge facing LeBron, D-Wade and Team USA, and much more.
What's a "faloup?" Chris Sheridan gets to the source of Starbury lingo when he takes in Nets-Mavs, followed by Heat-Knicks.
The NBA will be well represented at the European Basketball Championship, led by the host nation with five players.