ESPN NBA News ESPN NBA NewsBulls waive Asik, may owe him $14.3 million October 21, 2018Center Omer Asik, who never played for Chicago after he was ruled out indefinitely with inflammatory arthritis in September, was waived by the Bulls on Sunday. The Bulls will owe Asik $14.3 million unless a team claims him off waivers.Scrum erupts late in Rockets-Lakers game October 21, 2018Chris Paul, Rajon Rondo and Brandon Ingram were ejected from Saturday's game between the Lakers and Rockets in the fourth quarter after a multiplayer fight erupted.The numbers agree -- Melo and the Rockets are an odd fit October 21, 2018Last season's Rockets reached the precipice using coach Mike D'Antoni's radical commitment to efficiency. Enter Carmelo Anthony, one of the NBA's least efficient stars.Melo relives last major scuffle 12 years ago October 21, 2018Rockets forward Carmelo Anthony has played in games involving the past two major on-court altercations in the NBA, including one 12 years ago, when he played for the Denver Nuggets.LeBron's L.A. coronation interrupted by the reality of conflict and challenges October 21, 2018For two hours, Staples Center looked like the NBA at the peak of its cultural power. Then it was hijacked by fisticuffs.Inside the rise and new challenges of LeBron's offensive powers October 21, 2018Kirk Goldsberry goes inside LeBron's journey to offensive greatness and what it means for this new test with the Lakers.Thrust into the spotlight, Boston's Jayson Tatum is ready for prime time October 21, 2018At 19, he was carrying a city's hopes on his shoulders and a baby boy in his arms. It wasn't all to script -- but a star has been born in Boston.Dennis Smith and Luka Doncic show Dallas a sign of the future October 21, 2018The Mavericks stared down a 15-point deficit in their home opener and came out on top, led by their last two lottery picks.0-2 Bulls lament late-game execution vs. Pistons October 21, 2018The Bulls are 0-2 on the young season, and Saturday night's defeat left them lamenting missed opportunities and poor cohesion late against the Pistons.Kyrie says he once considered joining Knicks October 21, 2018Kyrie Irving said that before he committed to re-signing with the Celtics, he strongly considered the Knicks as a potential destination.