Because it’s more than basketball.
The announcement comes the same day that Turner Broadcasting inked a deal with the NBA for more than $1 billion per year for television rights to games. Turner had previously initiated voluntary buyouts to cut its workforce.
NBA player Jeff Taylor was arrested twice on Thursday in Michigan on domestic assault charges and destruction of a building. The Hornets are investigating.
“My theory is that the black crowd scared away the whites…”
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Before selling the L.A. franchise to Steve Ballmer on Tuesday, the scandal-plagued magnate had the worst winning percentage of any active NBA owner (excluding newbies).
NBA player Greg Oden was arrested early Thursday in Lawrence, Ind., for allegedly punching his ex-girlfriend, the Indianapolis Star reports.
Becky Hammon, who played for the San Antonio Stars, announced her retirement in July.
James announced his decision on Sports Illustrated’s website on Friday. “My relationship with Northeast Ohio is bigger than basketball. I didn’t realize that four years ago. I do now.”
People do weird things when they want to win.
Isaiah Austin, you are the real MVP.
The number one overall pick. The number one overall suit.
Exceptional human beings on and off the field, rink, court, track, and green.
Why trash talk on the court when you can just trash talk on Twitter?
California tribe Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation made a “significant investment” to air this video during prime time.
[Insert joke about too much heat for the Heat.]
Five years after his retirement, one of the greatest shot-blockers in NBA history is as visible as ever, thanks to a trademark finger-wag that helped him become an icon and clear a path for the league’s globalization.
Kobe Bryant and Kobe beef have more in common than you’d think.
Sterling will take the NBA to court over its efforts to wrest control of the L.A. Clippers away from him.
ESPN reports Shelly Sterling is now the controlling owner of the team.
The Dallas Mavericks owner addressed bigotry in the wake of disgraced Clippers owner Donald Sterling’s racist comments. Cuban revealed some prejudices of his own, leading to an apology.
Australian singer Amethyst Amelia is bossing the USA. Onya Iggy!
The Pacers were built, not bought.
The league believes Clippers owner Donald Sterling has “engaged in conduct that has damaged and continues to damage the NBA and its teams.”
The WNBA is estimated to pay a total of $10.3 million in salaries, or roughly 1/3 of Kobe Bryant’s current salary.