NBA.com Ohio Already Campaigning For LeBron James To Stay 2017-08-19T19:14:17.000000000-04:00 It happened in 2010. Cavaliers fans are afraid it will happen again in 2018. Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo out for Eurobasket with knee injury 2017-08-19T14:43:08.000000000-04:00 ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece's basketball federation accused the Milwaukee Bucks and the NBA of hatching a plan to prevent Giannis Antetokounmpo on Saturday from playing in the European championship. Boston Celtics to retire Paul Pierce's jersey 2017-08-18T15:08:26.000000000-04:00 BOSTON -- The Boston Celtics announced today that they will retire Paul Pierce's No. 34 after a mid-season game against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday, Feb. 11, cementing his 15-year Celtics legacy which includes countless accolades, significant milestones, and the 2008 NBA Championship. LeBron James flexes with new Cleveland Cavaliers uniform 2017-08-18T14:09:18.000000000-04:00 The Cleveland Cavaliers unveiled their new uniforms earlier this month as the partnership between the NBA and Nike is set to begin this upcoming season. U.S. men's basketball set to return to action ... without NBA superstars 2017-08-17T14:13:44.000000000-04:00 The jerseys say USA, though that's about all that will be recognizable. Tommy Hawkins, 10-year NBA vet, dies at 80 2017-08-17T08:11:22.000000000-04:00 LOS ANGELES - Tommy Hawkins, the first black basketball player to earn All-America honors at Notre Dame and who played for the Los Angeles Lakers during a 10-year NBA career, died Wednesday. He was 80. Denver Nuggets name Bob Weiss assistant coach, Calvin Booth as assistant GM 2017-08-16T14:30:57.000000000-04:00 DENVER (AP) -- The Denver Nuggets have hired veteran NBA coach Bob Weiss as an assistant on Michael Malone's staff and announced the hiring of Calvin Booth as an assistant general manager. Kawhi Leonard to make first-ever visit to China 2017-08-16T12:34:34.000000000-04:00 BEIJING -- NBA China today announced that NBA Champion and two-time NBA All-Star Kawhi Leonard of the San Antonio Spurs will visit China from Aug. 18 – 24 to support the growth of basketball in the country and coach top youth talent from the region at The NBA Academy Zhejiang. This will be Leona... First trailer for NBA 2K18 released 2017-08-16T12:01:16.000000000-04:00 Free agency is, for the most, part done in the NBA. The same is true for much of player movement (although there's still a chance some superstar trades could happen before training camps open). 30 Teams in 30 Days schedule 2017-08-16T10:11:17.000000000-04:00 Since the Warriors downed the Cavs to take the 2017 NBA title back on June 12, NBA teams have undergone a number of changes over the long summer offseason.