NBA Scoreboard

Auto Update: On

Now

How the McCollum brothers got in TBT

Blazers guard C.J. McCollum jokes that he thought The Basketball Tournament was too good to be true. The semifinals are on ESPN at 5 and 7 p.m. ET.

play1:51

The origins of The Basketball Tournament

Jon Mugar (founder and CEO of TBT) had a goal of a $50,000,000 prize for this event. It's an outrageous number, but this event has already come a long way from its inception.

play2:06

Carmelo doesn't care for your singing

Or at least the singing of his Olympic teammates. When Kyrie Irving and Jimmy Butler channeled their inner Vanessa Carlton, Carmelo Anthony wasn't having it. Melo not impressed

Juan Ocampo/Getty Images

Jalen & Jacoby: LeBron James' special pizza

Behold a pizza order that has to be seen to be believed.

play1:45

Wade already showing leadership

Brian Windhorst explains why Wade said Chicago is Jimmy Butler's team.

play1:11

Monty Williams: 'Quitting is not an option'

Williams discussed his wife's death and his desire to return to coaching with Hannah Storm.

play4:10

USA's interchangeable parts

Mark Schwarz explains the good problem that Team USA faces heading into the Olympics.

play1:36

Wade: This is Jimmy Butler's team

Dwyane Wade wants to avoid all confusion and speculation as he joins the Bulls.

play2:34

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Coach K said he was proud of his hometown of Chicago for giving Thibs such a big ovation before the game.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Butler: "Is it my team? I guess two of the three alphas have said that." He says he's grateful for comments but still not comfortable calling himself the leader of the team.

Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

One key piece to the story: One source close to Monty Williams says he "absolutely" plans to be a head coach again in the NBA down the road.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Jimmy Butler and Coach K address media after Team USA's win over Venezuela.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Cool scene after the game as Venezuelan players and staff line up to take pictures with Kyrie Irving.

Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

USA Basketball assistant coach Monty Williams is expected to join the San Antonio Spurs' staff next season in a TBD role, league sources say

Paul Biancardi @PaulBiancardi

An NBA scout on rankings: "We need to know talent. But hell I want to see if he can stay in front of his man & fight over a ball screen"

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Also in the gym tonight in Queens at The Artest Foundation tournament: NYC high school legend Lenny Cooke. Cooke, who had a legendary showdown against LeBron James at a high school camp, still has a strong crossover.