The most anticipated game on the upcoming NBA schedule is clearly happening Feb. 28, because that’s the next time the Rockets and Clippers play. It also will be at Staples Center, in case Chris Paul needs to plan any other covert postgame operations against his former team.
BOSTON — Basketball Hall of Famer Jo Jo White, a two-time NBA champion with the Boston Celtics and an Olympic gold medalist, has died. He was 71.
The Celtics announced his death Tuesday night. No cause was provided.
The team says it is “terribly saddened” by White’s passing, calling him
The Cavaliers might be doomed.
Following their 118-108 loss to the Warriors on Monday night, multiple players voiced their concerns to media outlets about a growing discontent that the Cavs have too many problems to fix to get back to their championship-seeking ways.
The frustrated voices, which included “prominent players,”
After the game is when the games began.
The Clippers beat the Rockets in Los Angeles on Monday in what otherwise would be remembered as an intriguing and heated battle between Chris Paul and his former team, in which a jawing, inactive Austin Rivers got under the Rockets’ skin
Markelle Fultz’s shoulder is allegedly fixed, but his jumper is still broken.
Footage surfaced over the weekend of Fultz, the 76ers’ jeweled No. 1-overall draft pick, trying to nail jump shots at practice, and it looked more like a shot-put heave than a basketball shot.
Fultz, wearing the No. 20
Highly respected Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri is one African immigrant who wishes to prove President Donald Trump wrong.
Ujiri, who moved to the United States from Nigeria in 1993 to play college basketball and later became the first African-born GM in NBA history, set out on Friday to
We found another member of the LaVar Ball fan club.
Spurs coach Gregg Popovich mocked the loudmouth dad for being insignificant, after his remarks criticizing Lakers coach Luke Walton have been met with sharp opposition.
“Whenever anyone says anything about another individual or about the quality of another individual, or
Don’t call off the search for Markelle Fultz’s shooting form.
The 76ers’ No. 1 pick surfaced on the court Thursday for the first time in months, since he was sidelined with a muscular imbalance in his right shoulder, throwing up fadeaway shots during warmups that didn’t offer much relief
JESY Nelson looked glam in a black mesh top as she watched a basketball game with Little Mix bandmate Leigh-Ann last night.
The 26-year-old singer ditched her onstage leotards and looked cooler than ever in her casual outfit as she joined Leigh-Ann Pinnock to watch the NBA game at the O2
The Cavaliers were bad, then they were great and now they’re bad again.
It’s been a weird season for the three-time defending Eastern Conference champions, but a seventh loss in 10 games — and one by 34 points to the shorthanded Raptors — has the Cavaliers searching for answers.
The Lakers likely were not expecting controversy from a guy that wasn’t even on their payroll yet.
Intending to sign free-agent forward Jamil Wilson to a 10-day contract Wednesday, the Lakers balked on the deal a day after Wilson’s name came up in a report linking him to a
KYRIE IRVING will take centre stage at London's O2 Arena on Thursday after stepping out of LeBron James’ shadow last year.
The 25-year-old will be the biggest star on show when the Boston Celtics face the Philadelphia 76ers in the eighth NBA regular-season clash in the UK.
Irving left Cleveland
We are about halfway through the season, and one of the standard NBA storylines has a different feel to it.
For four straight years, DeMar DeRozan and the Raptors have cruised through the regular season, winning between 48 and 56 games and finishing as a top-four team in the
BASKETBALL rolls into London tomorrow night when the Boston Celtics take on the Philadelphia 76ers at the O2 Arena.
Here is SunSport’s definitive preview of the eighth NBA regular-season game to be played in the UK.
The Celtics have been one of the best teams in the NBA this season
Jeff Van Gundy is choosing brethren over Bristol.
Volleying from forceful to furious, the former Knicks coach lashed out at the network that employs him, livid that ESPN would publish a story that quotes LaVar Ball saying Luke Walton has lost the Lakers.
The ESPN NBA analyst joined the ranks
Steve Kerr addressed the elephant in the NBA media room.
The socially aware Warriors coach gave a broader explanation Monday for the most recent LaVar Ball controversy to rock the league, blaming neither ESPN nor other media companies for giving Ball a platform to spew his opinions, but the
PHILADELPHIA — Hall of Famer Julius Erving fell ill at the Philadelphia 76ers’ game Friday night and was taken to a hospital.
There was no immediate update on his condition.
“Philadelphia 76ers legend Julius Erving fell ill at tonight’s game and was taken to a local hospital, where he is
JOEL EMBIID and Ben Simmons proved too hot for Detroit to handle as Philadelphia cruised to a fourth straight win ahead of their trip to London.
Cameroon star Embiid had 23 points and nine rebounds while Simmons added 19 points and nine assists in a 114-78 rout of the
OAKLAND, Calif. — Stephen Curry hoisted his signature tunnel shot, signed a few quick autographs when daughter Riley arrived to greet him and he briefly held his arm around her before turning around to do his all-out hallway sprint as he does night after night. His little girl
Avery Bradley is playing some of his best basketball with a new team, but now is mired in controversy from his past.
The Pistons guard, who was traded to Detroit in July after seven seasons with the Celtics, reached a settlement with a woman who accused him of sexually
Every NBA team is adding another alternate uniform, and the two local teams will highlight some of the best parts of the Big Apple with their “City Edition” threads.
The Knicks will honor the New York City Fire Department. The jersey features an FDNY crest that says “Knicks”
Derrick Rose’s time with the Cavaliers did not get off to a good start, and after deciding to take some time away from the team, there was plenty of speculation about the ex-Knicks point guard’s NBA future.
He wants you to know he has one.
Rose left the Cavs on
DALLAS — American Airlines has apologized to two black professional basketball players who were kicked off a plane in Dallas after a flight attendant accused them of stealing blankets.
Airline spokesman Joshua Freed said Tuesday that Memphis Hustle guard Marquis Teague and forward Trahson Burrell boarded the flight bound
On Dec. 25, 1947, a tradition was born.
For the first time, an NBA game was played on Christmas, with the New York Knicks defeating the Providence Steam Rollers — one of the original 11 teams — 89-75.
Twenty years later, the Christmas slate was broadcast on national television, so
While the NFL gets socked with ratings declines, the NBA is off to its second-most-watched season ever.
ESPN, which has telecast 30 games since the season’s Oct. 17 opener, said Thursday that average viewership has soared 18 percent, to 1.8 million a game, from this point last year.
Lakers guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is serving a jail sentence while still playing basketball.
Caldwell-Pope is currently serving a 25-day jail sentence after he violated his probation, the Los Angeles Times reported. The 24-year-old is serving his sentence at the Seal Beach Police Department Detention Center in Orange County, California,
Kyle Kuzma is doing what Lonzo Ball was supposed to do — just without the fanfare.
The unheralded Lakers rookie wasn’t the prized selection by Los Angeles in the 2017 draft. At pick No. 27, he was considered a stretch, a wait-and-see type who potentially could blossom into a
Isaiah Thomas was finally coming down from a draining playoff run and a busy summer offseason when Celtics general manager Danny Ainge sent his mind spinning again.
Thomas had just pulled into the driveway of his Seattle home in August, after returning from a one-year anniversary celebration with his
Fixing his family life is harder than fixing games.
Former NBA referee Tim Donaghy, who served 13 months in prison on federal charges for betting on games that he officiated, was arrested in Florida on Tuesday, according to TMZ Sports, for threatening a man with a hammer in what
LaVar Ball probably wishes he thought of this idea sooner.
The basketball dad and entrepreneur is embarking on arguably his biggest venture yet, announcing Wednesday he is launching the Junior Basketball Association as an NBA feeder separate from the NCAA. The league will pay nationally ranked players who have