The NBA was the first major domestic sports league to shut down operations because of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
A year ago, Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others boarded a Sikorsky S-76B helicopter at John Wayne Airport in Orange …
Less than two years removed from his NBA playing career, Kobe Bryant held court at an April 2018 forum on the USC campus that drew a standing-room-only crowd of about 2,000 people to Bovard Auditorium.
What’s better than having these three great players on the same team? Oh, I don’t know, a ham sandwich?
He was an executive of a sports league. He seemed old to me, but I was young then, just starting out in a business in which women were rare and their presence was generally unwelcome.
Caris LeVert was sleeping as part of his usual pregame nap when his phone started going off.
NBA blockbusters don’t occur in vacuums, but they do leave a wake that ripples throughout the league, including, in this case, all the way to the Biscayne Bay shores of AmericanAirlines Arena.
It’s hard to find another Big 3 in NBA history more explosive, more talented, more poised to win an NBA championship than the one the Nets just assembled.
The NBA and the NBPA, the union that represents the league’s players, have agreed to a new set of health and safety protocols over the next two weeks to help the league navigate through a wave of game postponements because of positive COVID-19 tests and contact tracing. The NBA has postponed four games since Sunday due to the increased positive tests and contact tracing. The league is ...
A wave of activism in sports, fueled in part by the Memorial Day killing of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis, dominated a good part of our summer and fall — forcing leagues to reckon with athletes who had seen enough and were not content to "stick to sports."
Word is that Marvin Bagley Jr. is LaVar Ball all over again. No. That wouldn’t be fair to Ball. Bagley Jr. is worse.
The NBA doesn’t have a formal threshold for canceling games or suspending the season, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said on a conference call Monday, although returning to a bubble situation could be a possibility. The league launches its regular season Tuesday during a critical time in the pandemic with caseloads in Los Angeles and other NBA cities spiking. Silver’s wide-ranging interview ...
Kevin Durant didn't want to bug anybody. He just wanted to keep to himself, and appreciate the outpouring of support he'd already received.
Wilson Chandler didn't leave the NBA to play in China for nothing. He went looking for peace and balance.
LOS ANGELES — For weeks since the NBA and its players association agreed on a Dec. 22 start date for a 72-game regular season, the league held its draft and free agency against the backdrop of the unknown, with teams unclear exactly how they would play and travel amid a global pandemic without the protections of the "bubble" that helped restart last season.
Full disclosure — assigning grades to a draft that just happened is typically foolish. Today's reaches are tomorrow's steals, and today's sure…
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The NBA's Board of Governors will hold a meeting Thursday while players around the league continue discussions on what's rapidly considered an inevitability — a Dec. 22 start to the 2020-21 season.
The NBA and the National Basketball Players Assn. entered another week of negotiations on when and how to start the 2020-21 season with the im…
It never felt real to LeBron James until the team bus rolled up to the Gran Destino hotel. Before then, it all seemed so lofty, so unlikely - a plan built on a house of cards that could fall apart with the slightest of breezes.
Lonzo Ball. Brandon Ingram. Josh Hart. The No. 4 pick. First-round picks that stretch into the middle of the decade. The Los Angeles Lakers traded a lot - some would say their future - for Anthony Davis.
ORLANDO, Fla. - Good morning from the NBA's bubble, where the player who just had one of only three 40-point triple-doubles in NBA Finals history is charging $20 for a cup of coffee out of his hotel room.