Pistons’ Kid Cunningham on shin surgery: ‘I don’t regret it at all’

PARIS – For the first time in what seems like a long time, Kid Cunningham feels part of the Detroit Pistons again. The 2021 No. 1 pick has been forced into the background over the past month. He’s been laid away, working in silence and trying to come back bigger and better after season-ending surgery … Read more

NBA Trade Deadline: What Shams Hears About Jacob Boltel, John Collins, Fred VanVleet & More

There’s less than a month left before the Feb. 9 NBA trade deadline, and with team executives ramping up conversations, notable names for this year’s market are starting to emerge. John Collins of Atlanta and Jay Crowder of Phoenix remain on the trading block, and discussions surrounding both are expected to continue to heat up … Read more

Why do NBA stars score so many points? Understanding the league’s scoring boom

If you’ve noticed the sharp rise in the signing of NBA stars lately, you’re not the only one. Two-time NBA defending champion Nikola Jokic sees it, too. Sometimes the Denver Nuggets need a 44-point three-pointer from Jokic, as he did against the Phoenix Suns on Christmas. On Thursday night, Jokić took notice when Utah Jazz … Read more