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REPORT: Spurs showing "Strong Interest" in Derrick Rose!


REPORT: Chauncey Billups Reportedly Offered 5-Year Contract to Be Cavs' new GM!


ATBNews Hot Off the Press 🖨🔥: Congratulations to Canada's own @melvinejim3 🇨🇦on winning The 2017 Italian League Championship and Finals MVP! Check out the full article (Link in BIO) at by writer @jbyeezy and comment to congratulate the hard working Iowa State product! 👊🏻🏀


REPORT: Cleveland Cavaliers players have reportedly told Chicago Bulls star Jimmy Butler to avoid a trade to the reigning Eastern Conference champions due to the group's uncertain future following the departure of general manager David Griffin this week. On Wednesday, Joe Cowley of the Chicago Sun-Times reported members of the Cavs who previously urged Butler to push for a deal to join the organization are now telling him the opposite. They are worried about an early "unforeseen early breakup" of the star-studded roster.


REPORT: Charlotte is sending Miles Plumlee, Marco Belenelli and 41st pick to Atlanta for Dwight Howard and 31st pick.


REPORT: According to CSN's @VGoodwill, the 35-year-old guard will pick up his player option and return to the Bulls for a second season after signing with his hometown team last off-season.


REPORT: The Los Angeles Lakers will trade Timofey Mozgov and D’Angelo Russell to the Brooklyn Nets for Brook Lopez and the No. 27 overall pick in the 2017 draft on Thursday, according to The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The deal comes just days after Paul George told the Indiana Pacers he would not re-sign after his contract expired in 2018, stating he preferred landing with the Lakers.


REPORT:  Toronto Raptorspresident Masai Ujiri believes the point guard wants to return. "He's been a part of our organization, and he says he wants to come back," Ujiri said Tuesday, per This comes after Bruce Arthur of the Toronto Star reported Lowry had "zero interest" in returning to the team as of mid-May.[ Via BleacherReport ]


REPORT: Kyrie Irving telling other stars he might push for trade if LeBron James leaves Cavaliers. All-Star Kyrie Irving has been contacting some of his former Team USA teammates and letting them know that he might be willing to push for a trade, especially if he feels the Cavs’ run could end quickly with James able to opt out after next season. Through back channels, Chicago would be one of the places that Irving would be interested to play.


REPORT: Joe Cowley of the Chicago Sun-Times reported Tuesday that Chicago Bulls All-Star swingman Jimmy Butler is rumored to be in favor of a potential trade to the Cleveland Cavaliers. Sources told Cowley that Butler has spoken to LeBron James and Kyrie Irving and that indications are Butler may push the Bulls front office to send him to the defending Eastern Conference champs.'s Marc Stein first reported Monday that Cleveland was attempting to put together a deal to pry Butler away from Chicago.


ATBNews Fan Discussion 🤔🏀: What do you think was the deepest draft class in the last 35 years? 1984 (Other Notable Players): Alvin Robertson, Otis Thorpe, Kevin Willis 1996 (Other Notable Players): Marcus Camby, Shareef Abdur-Rahin, Ray Allen, Stephon Marbury, Antoine Walker, Peja Stojakovic, Jermaine O'Neal, Zydrunas Ilgauskas 2003 (Other Notable Players): Chris Kaman, Kirk Hinrich, David West, Josh Howard, Mo Williams, Kyle Korver Other Draft Years!?


Kyle Lowry responds to recent reports of him having "Zero interest" in resigning with the Raptors! 🤔


REPORT: Kyle Lowry reportedly has "zero interest" in returning to the Toronto Raptors. On Monday, Bruce Arthur of the Toronto Star cited multiple league sources who said the free agent "has been grumbling about dissatisfaction with the Raptors for months." Arthur noted other teams were told the zero interest tidbit in May even if Toronto offered him a maximum five-year deal.


REPORT: Paul George Reportedly Tells Pacers He Will Test Free Agency, Prefers Lakers!


REPORT: The Boston Celtics will shake up the top of the 2017 NBA draft by trading the No. 1 overall pick to the Philadelphia 76ers. TNT's David Aldridge first reported the sides agreed to a deal that will send the No. 1 pick to Philadelphia and will be finalized Monday, and the 76ers are expected to take Washington star Markelle Fultz. Boston will receive the 2017 pick and the 2018 pick with protections. The 2019 first-round pick from the Kings would only go to the Celtics if the 2018 pick does not convey.


ATBNews on the Scene for the @niketoronto Crown League Combine top 20 players are out to prove to the GMs that they have what it takes to make their Squad! A lot of talent in the building! CHECK OUR STORY FOR SOME FOOTAGE! at Mattamy Athletic Centre


ATBNews Fan Disussion 🤔🏀: Would the @Warriors have won the 2017 @NBA Championship without Kevin Durant?


@canadabasketballofficial's U16 Men's National Team defeated Venezuela, 80-43, in the final game of the group phase at the 2017 @FIBA U16 Americas Championship. Taryn Todd (Vaughan, ON) had a team-high 13 points, while Luka Sakota (Etobicoke, ON) added 11 points, 5 assists and 4 rebounds to lead a well-balanced Canadian attack. “I thought we played well on the defensive end, but we have to play better offense and get ready for the next game. We’ll have to play good defense (tomorrow) against Puerto Rico’s guards.” – Taryn Todd (Vaughan, ON) UP NEXT Canada will face Puerto Rico on Saturday, June 17 in the semi-finals of the FIBA U16 Americas Championship. The game tips off at 5:45 PM EST.

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