After a 19-year-career on the court, that was hindered by injuries in the last three years, Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Nash announced Saturday that he is ready to retire. The 41-year-old Canadian wrote about his decision on The Players’ Tribune website.
Sprite Slam Dunk participants Zach LaVine and Mason Plumlee select their starting five in this year’s celebrity draft.
With the 2015 Sprite Slam Dunk Contest on the horizon, here is a look back at the most memorable photos and videos from the competition over the years.
Even at 14 years old, the All-Star starter knew what he was doing.
The Atlanta Captain Falcons.
“I loved that this wasn’t the stereotypical basketball, drug dealing, shoot ‘em up, something that you would expect a basketball player to come up with,” Chris Webber told BuzzFeed News.
Over the years, photographers for the magazine have captured the greatest moments in sports.
Owner Mikhail Prokhorov’s representatives told BuzzFeed News that, despite reports, “nothing was imminent” when it came to unloading the NBA franchise.
We asked hipsters in Brooklyn to give us their New Year’s resolution. Williamsburg: Keeping it weird.
Have some holiday spirit, because the real Santa made us watch a Knicks game on Christmas.
Witness the first and last time Nicki Minaj was the least interesting part of a freestyle cipher.
The MLS star visited BuzzFeed and spoke about coming out, fellow LGBT athletes, and what leagues need to do differently.
Here’s the BuzzFeed Sports ranking of some of the most retweeted moments in 2014 from athletes in the NFL, NBA, NHL, MLB, and a few others, according to Twitter data.
The Sixers are serving up some terrible ball.
The winners were revealed at the 65th National Book Awards ceremony.
In a heartfelt column for Sports Illustrated, the 35-year-old center announced his intent to retire during Wednesday’s Bucks versus Nets game.
Sports Illustrated reported Tuesday Georgia police confirmed the the Houston Rockets center is under investigation.
The Sacramento Kings’ Omri Casspi fixing teammate DeMarcus Cousins’ headband during a game is the true definition of “hold it down.”
This is a basketball crowd!
How much beer can one buy with $10,000?
Playing in the Australian NBL, American import and former NBA player Josh Childress faced racist abuse on social media following the incident.
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.