Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Tag: NBA

Utah Jazz, Mitchell Back Russell Westbrook, Permanently...

NBA star Russell Westbrook will play in Utah again one day. When he does, a fan who allegedly made racial taunts against him will...

Better than Mike? LeBron Overwhelmed After Passing...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — From the very first day LeBron James picked up a basketball, he wanted to be like Mike. James and his closest...

J. Cole and Meek Mill to Headline...

NEW YORK (AP) — Rapper J. Cole will headline the halftime show at the NBA All-Star Game. The seven-time Grammy Award nominee will return to...

Hardaway: ‘Jealousy’ From Other College Coaches Over...

**University of Memphis Coach Hardaway Says Other College Coaches 'Jealous' Over His Staff's NBA Background MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Penny Hardaway says the NBA background of...

Agent: Anthony Davis Tells New Orleans That...

Anthony Davis wants out of New Orleans. And the NBA might soon see a blockbuster trade to come together. The five-time All-Star has told the Pelicans...

NBA Suspends Ingram, Rondo, Paul in Lakers-Rockets...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lakers teammates Brandon Ingram and Rajon Rondo and Chris Paul of the Rockets were suspended without pay Sunday for an...

Indiana Fever’s Cappie Pondexter Says Pay Difference...

WNBA player Cappie Pondexter revealed she barely makes a six-figure salary compared to her male counterparts in the NBA, who rake in millions every...

NBA Player J.R. Smith Charged With Breaking...

NEW YORK (AP) — NBA player J.R. Smith is facing charges he broke the cellphone of a fan who tried to take video of...

‘Change Can Be Uncomfortable’ NBA Teams Unite...

https://twitter.com/SacramentoKings/status/978033647868461056 The Sacramento Kings and Boston Celtics were competitors once the buzzer sounded at Sunday's game, but the NBA teams joined forces to deliver a...

NBA Proposes Going In Business With High...

In wake of the NCAA pay-for-play college basketball scandal, the National Basketball Association has proposed an alternative that'll allow it to strengthen relationships with...

Lebron James Fires Back Once More at...

https://twitter.com/BenGolliver/status/964966724842876928 Lebron James fired back once more at Fox News host Laura Ingraham after she told the NBA star to "shut up and dribble." Although the...

NBA Leads All Pro Leagues In Race,...

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A diversity report shows the NBA "significantly ahead" again in professional sports in racial and gender hiring practices. The league received...

Whites Cheer Black Athletes and Loathe Them...

In 2016, USA Today asked Baltimore Orioles’ center fielder Adam Jones why no Black baseball players mimicked football player Colin Kaepernick’s protest of the...

Kobe Bryant’s Record-Setting Finale Puts a Smile...

Kobe Bryant's last game managed to put a smile on Kanye West's face as the L.A. Lakers player scored 60 points to win the...

Thabo Sefolosha, Former Atlanta Hawks Player, Files...

Thabo Sefolosha, who played for the NBA's Atlanta Hawks, filed a civil suit against the New York City Police Department and New York City after...

College Athletics Is Selling Young Black Men...

As the nation gears up for March Madness, a recent news report says college athletics is failing young Black men. The Associated Press reports that...

Twitter Reacts to Kobe Bryant’s Retirement Announcement

For the last two years, Lakers legend and five-time champion Kobe Bryant has been plagued with injuries to his back, legs and knees. In...

Lamar Odom Found Unconscious at Nevada Brothel

Lamar Odom is currently hospitalized after he became unconscious at a Nevada brothel. The former Los Angeles Lakers basketball player was found on Oct. 13 laying...

If Black NBA Players Can Fly to...

A billionaire has sent a group of NBA players to Israel on his private plane to fight the economic boycott against that country, even...

NBA and NBPA Announce Full Rosters for...

JOHANNESBURG — The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) announced today the full rosters for the first NBA game...

Former NBA Star Latrell Sprewell Living Very...

Former NBA star Latrell Sprewell is the latest professional athlete to run into post-career financial problems. Several websites are reporting the retired basketball...