Latest NBA Finals News

1 icon, 6 shoes, $8 million: An auction of Michael Jordan's championship sneakers sets a record

Feb. 03, 2024 18:41 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A collection of sneakers that superstar Michael Jordan wore as he and the Chicago Bulls won six NBA championships has fetched $8 million at auction, setting a new record for game-worn sneakers, Sotheby's said. The six Air Jordan shoes — one apiece from the last...

Clippers sign 2-time NBA Finals MVP Leonard to a 3-year extension worth $152.3 million per AP source

Jan. 11, 2024 02:06 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With the Los Angeles Clippers compiling one of their best rosters ever, Kawhi Leonard wanted to make sure the focus was on the quest for a first NBA Finals appearance in franchise history rather than his future. So Leonard signed a three-year contract extension...

As inaugural In-Season Tournament draws to a close, Adam Silver looks ahead to possible tweaks

Dec. 09, 2023 20:43 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver seemed more than satisfied by the way the inaugural In-Season Tournament went this season, though noted that it's only natural to expect some tweaks to the format before next year. Silver, speaking Saturday before the Indiana Pacers and...

Haliburton and Pacers to meet James and the Lakers for the NBA's In-Season Tournament title

Dec. 08, 2023 11:52 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tyrese Haliburton can change his own narrative on Saturday night. And LeBron James gets a chance to add yet another prize to his legacy. It's a game that doesn't count in the standings — but still has a ton of money, a trophy, medals and bragging rights on the...

LeBron James scores 30 points, Lakers rout Pelicans 133-89 to reach tournament final

Dec. 08, 2023 01:22 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — LeBron James scored 30 points in less than three quarters and the Los Angeles Lakers steamrolled the New Orleans Pelicans 133-89 on Thursday night to reach the championship game in the NBA In-Season Tournament. The Lakers will play the surprising Indiana Pacers on...

Pacers beat Bucks 128-119 to advance to face Lakers in NBA In-Season Tournament final

Dec. 08, 2023 01:01 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tyrese Haliburton hit his third 3-pointer with less than a minute left, pounded his chest, and looked down at his wrist to let everyone know one thing: “It’s our time!” Haliburton had 27 points and 15 assists and the Indiana Pacers beat the Milwaukee Bucks...