Fantasy basketball roundtable: Biggest early-season surprises, draft-day redos and best preseason hunches
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Fantasy basketball roundtable: Biggest early-season surprises, draft-day redos and best preseason hunches

Although we are only two weeks into fantasy basketball season, it is already easy to spot some draft-day hits or misses. Our fantasy experts, Eric
UConn Huskies' Paige Bueckers tops AP's preseason All-America team
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UConn Huskies' Paige Bueckers tops AP's preseason All-America team

Paige Bueckers was a pioneer as a freshman, and she is ready for a great sophomore season. The Huskies' sensational guard from UConn was the latest
Gonzaga's Drew Timme tops AP preseason All-America men's basketball team as unanimous pick
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Gonzaga's Drew Timme tops AP preseason All-America men's basketball team as unanimous pick

Drew Timme could have gone to the NBA, after leading Gonzaga to last season's national championship game. He would likely have been drafted, and had
South Carolina Gamecocks atop AP preseason women's college basketball poll again; UConn Huskies No. 2
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South Carolina Gamecocks atop AP preseason women's college basketball poll again; UConn Huskies No. 2

Dawn Staley of South Carolina is back at No. The Associated Press Top 25 Women's Basketball Poll ranked 1 The Gamecocks are now the preseason
Gonzaga Bulldogs No. 1 in AP preseason men's college basketball Top 25; UCLA Bruins No. 2
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Gonzaga Bulldogs No. 1 in AP preseason men's college basketball Top 25; UCLA Bruins No. 2

Gonzaga held the No. The No. 1 ranking was held by Gonzaga throughout the last season, before falling just short of becoming college basketball's
Ben Simmons eligible to rejoin Philadelphia 76ers, won't play in preseason finale
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Ben Simmons eligible to rejoin Philadelphia 76ers, won't play in preseason finale

The team announced that Ben Simmons, who passed safety and health protocols, is now eligible to play for the Philadelphia 76ers in Friday's
Boston Celtics' Marcus Smart suspended for preseason finale
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Boston Celtics' Marcus Smart suspended for preseason finale

Marcus Smart, the Boston Celtics guard, was suspended by the Heat for Friday's preseason finale in Miami. Smart missed the team's flight from
Los Angeles Lakers debut LeBron James-Anthony Davis-Russell Westbrook combo in preseason loss to Golden State Warriors
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Los Angeles Lakers debut LeBron James-Anthony Davis-Russell Westbrook combo in preseason loss to Golden State Warriors

LOS ANGELES -- Tuesday's loss to the Golden State Warriors saw the debut of the Lakers' new Big Three. Although Russell Westbrook's, LeBron James'
Los Angeles Lakers' Talen Horton-Tucker to have thumb surgery to repair torn ligaments
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Los Angeles Lakers' Talen Horton-Tucker to have thumb surgery to repair torn ligaments

LOS ANGELES -- Sources told ESPN that Talen Horton Tucker, Lakers guard, will have surgery to repair the torn ligaments of his right thumb.
Kyrie Irving returns to practice as coach Steve Nash acknowledges Brooklyn Nets will face games without him
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Kyrie Irving returns to practice as coach Steve Nash acknowledges Brooklyn Nets will face games without him

Kyrie Irving practiced Sunday again, but the Brooklyn Nets seem to be coming to terms with the fact that their starting point guard won't play in