Ex-Blazer McLemore faces 1st-degree rape charge

Former NBA guard Ben McLemore faces sex crime charges stemming from allegations that he sexually assaulted a woman in 2021 when he was playing for the Trail Blazers.


Judge: Morant can claim self-defense in lawsuit

A judge ruled that the Grizzlies' Ja Morant has fairly invoked self-defense in a lawsuit filed by a then-17-year-old, who Morant punched during an altercation at a pickup basketball game at his home in Memphis.


Two billionaire mortgage giants have brought their beef to the NBA

When Mat Ishbia purchased the Suns in February 2023, it brought the mortgage world's fiercest rivalry -- a yearslong feud between billionaire lending giants that has been filled with public vitriol -- to the NBA.


Fired Wolves employee given supervised release

An ex-Timberwolves employee is out of jail on a supervised release after being arrested on a felony burglary charge for allegedly stealing "strategic NBA information" from a team executive, according to a court filing Thursday obtained by ESPN.


Wolves analyst charged with stealing info, fired

A Timberwolves analyst has been fired after being arrested on a felony burglary charge for allegedly stealing "strategic NBA information" from a team executive.


Judge won't dismiss suit against Dwight Howard

A Georgia judge declined to dismiss a lawsuit against former NBA star Dwight Howard that alleges sexual assault, emotional distress and false imprisonment.


The teetering Warriors dynasty: 'They were going to try and have it all, and it backfired'

The whispers of a dynasty in peril first emerged after the 2019 NBA Finals, leading to a dramatic pivot. Then, three years later, a shocking title run changed everything. The team faced a reckoning then -- and faces one now.


Dolan, Weinstein accused of sexual assault in suit

A Tennessee woman filed a federal lawsuit accusing Knicks and Rangers governor James Dolan, in part, of pressuring her into unwanted sex nearly a decade ago.


Howard says man's suit due to 'unrequited love'

Former NBA star Dwight Howard, in a filing obtained by ESPN, again claimed his encounter with Stephen Harper was consensual, calling Harper's allegations of sexual assault and battery "frivolous."


Raptors fire back at Knicks, hint at countersuit

In a blistering court filing Monday night obtained by ESPN, the Raptors fired back at the most recent claims made by the Knicks in the ongoing lawsuit between the two teams concerning the alleged theft of thousands of confidential files.