NBA.com Report: Giannis Antetokounmpo volunteered to save Jason Kidd's job 2018-01-23T11:50:25.000000000-05:00 In a last-ditch effort, Giannis Antetokounmpo reportedly offered any and all of his power to help Jason Kidd keep his head coaching job with Milwaukee. 2017-18 NBA Trade Tracker 2018-01-23T10:34:59.000000000-05:00 Keep track of all the trades during the 2017-18 season. Kobe Bryant's animated film among 2018 Oscar nominees 2018-01-23T10:34:15.000000000-05:00 Kobe Bryant essentially wrapped up his 2017 by seeing the Los Angeles Lakers retire both his No. 8 and No. 24 jerseys in an epic ceremony. As 2018 begins, he could add another honor to his burgeoning post-playing career: an Academy Award. New Orleans Pelicans center DeMarcus Cousins joins elite company after historic triple-double 2018-01-23T07:46:18.000000000-05:00 DeMarcus Cousins' dominance on the court is unquestioned. It's a big reason why he was voted in as a starter for the 2018 NBA All-Star game. Milwaukee Bucks fire coach Jason Kidd 2018-01-23T07:11:10.000000000-05:00 MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Seeking change amid midseason struggles, the Milwaukee Bucks fired coach Jason Kidd on Monday after a slide that left a team with designs on challenging the NBA's best in eighth place in the Eastern Conference. Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan would not trade Kemba Walker for 'anything but an All-Star player' 2018-01-23T00:37:27.000000000-05:00 Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan will listen to offers for point guard Kemba Walker. If the proposed deal does not include an All-Star player in return, however, expect him to hang up the phone. Report: Several Cleveland Cavaliers challenge Kevin Love over illness-caused departure, missed practice 2018-01-22T22:25:49.000000000-05:00 All is not well in Cleveland. This is not news, especially after the Cavaliers gave up a whopping 148 points in Saturday's loss to Oklahoma City. They are 4-10 over their last 14 games, tied for the third-worst mark in the league over that span. 2018 Mtn Dew Kickstart Rising Stars 2018-01-22T08:43:53.000000000-05:00 What: Mtn Dew Kickstart Rising Stars 67th NBA All-Star Game 2018-01-22T08:43:07.000000000-05:00 What: 67th NBA All-Star Game Reports: San Antonio Spurs demote Tony Parker from starting lineup 2018-01-22T07:06:05.000000000-05:00 It's the end of an era in San Antonio.