NBA History

Jimmy Butler Eliminates the Team That Wouldn't Pay Him

The Sixers didn’t want to build around Jimmy Butler, but the Heat did. Now, they’re headed to their second ECF appearance since 2019.

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Nikola Jokic’s Back-to-Back MVPs Will Earn Record Extension

Nikola Jokic set history in his second consecutive MVP campaign. Next, he’s poised to earn the largest contract in NBA history.

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Charlotte Hornets Spending Low, Underperforming in Michael Jordan Era

Michael Jordan may have been the GOAT on the court, but his on-court success hasn’t translated to his ownership of the Charlotte Hornets. They’ve made the postseason just twice since he bought the team in 2010.

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Giannis Tops Kareem As Bucks’ All-Time Leading Scorer

Giannis Antetokounmpo became the Bucks’ all-time leading scorer, and joined Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s company. But that isn’t all — his $39.3M AAV dwarfs Kareem’s $500,000 annual salary with the Bucks.

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Morant’s Grizzlies Surging Despite 2nd-Lowest Payroll

They are only one game back from the 2-seed Warriors — a team spending $61.7 million more than them.

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