NBA’s City Edition jerseys for 2022-23 are out. Here are some of their backstories

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The NBA released its newest slate of City Edition jerseys, the ones teams will wear for the 2022-23 season. These uniforms, from jersey to shorts, usually carry some kind of thematic tie to the franchise’s home city. The Athletic spoke to Jesse Alvarez, Nike’s product director of men’s basketball, to get a sense of how … Read more

Suns’ Deandre Ayton says he hasn’t spoken to coach Monty Williams since Game 7 benching

Suns' Deandre Ayton says he hasn't spoken to coach Monty Williams since Game 7 benching

Phoenix Suns center Deandre Ayton said he hasn’t spoken with head coach Monty Williams since he was benched during a stunning Game 7 loss to the Dallas Mavericks in May. Ayton had a tense summer with the Suns, signing a four-year, $133 million offer sheet with the Indiana Pacers before Phoenix matched using his restricted … Read more

Warriors’ Stephen Curry says he spoke with Adam Silver about Robert Sarver discipline, calls impending Suns sale ‘exactly what should have happened’

Warriors' Stephen Curry says he spoke with Adam Silver about Robert Sarver discipline, calls impending Suns sale 'exactly what should have happened'

9:18 PM ET Kendra AndrewsESPN SAN FRANCISCO — Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry, speaking publicly on the Robert Sarver matter for the first time on Sunday, said he had private conversations with commissioner Adam Silver regarding the punishment handed down by the league to the embattled Phoenix Suns and Mercury owner . “(I) got … Read more

NBArank 2022 – Ranking the best players for 2022-23, from 10 to 6

NBArank 2022 - Ranking the best players for 2022-23, from 10 to 6

NBArank is back for its 12th season counting down the best players in the league. Where are MVP candidates such as Giannis Antetokounmpo, Luka Doncic, Joel Embiid and Nikola Jokic? What about rookies and young stars ready to take the leap into the upper tier of NBA players? Where is LeBron James, who is entering … Read more

Robert Sarver says he’s starting process to sell NBA’s Phoenix Suns, WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury

Robert Sarver says he's starting process to sell NBA's Phoenix Suns, WNBA's Phoenix Mercury

Owner Robert Sarver on Wednesday announced that he has begun the process to sell both the NBA’s Phoenix Suns and WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury franchises. “As a man of faith, I believe in atonement and the path to forgiveness,” Sarver said in a statement Wednesday. “I expected that the commissioner’s one-year suspension would provide the time … Read more

Draymond Green says NBA owners should vote whether Robert Sarver should be out as Phoenix Suns owner

Draymond Green says NBA owners should vote whether Robert Sarver should be out as Phoenix Suns owner

Golden State Warriors All-Star forward Draymond Green called on NBA owners to hold a vote to terminate Robert Sarver’s position as owner of the Phoenix Suns. “I’m asking that there be a vote,” Green said on “The Draymond Green Show” podcast, which was published Tuesday. The league’s rules require a vote of three-quarters of the … Read more

Where things stand on Kevin Durant and Donovan Mitchell trade talks with a month until camp: Shams Inside Pass

Where things stand on Kevin Durant and Donovan Mitchell trade talks with a month until camp: Shams Inside Pass

It’s been two weeks since Kevin Durant reiterated his trade request to Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai in a face-to-face meeting and informed Tsai that he needs to choose between his 12-time All-Star player or head coach Steve Nash and general manager Sean Marks. It added a new dynamic to the biggest storyline of the … Read more

Phoenix Suns, coach Monty Williams agree to long-term extension, sources say

Phoenix Suns, coach Monty Williams agree to long-term extension, sources say

The Phoenix Suns and Monty Williams, the NBA’s reigning coach of the year, have agreed on a long-term contract extension, sources told ESPN on Saturday. Williams, who was voted the National Basketball Coach’s Association’s coach of the year in consecutive seasons, had two years left on his original five-year deal, and now moves under contract … Read more