James slams H&M ad of black child wearing 'monkey' hoodie

2018-01-09 13:59

Clothing giant H&M has withdrawn from sale a hoodie with the inscription "coolest monkey in the jungle" after an ad featuring a black child triggered racism accusations.

Lakers to retire two Kobe Bryant numbers

2017-12-18 11:37

The Los Angeles Lakers will retire both of Kobe Bryant's jersey numbers in a lavish ceremony at the Staples Center arena.

Kevin Durant leads Warriors to NBA title

2017-06-13 08:31

Kevin Durant lifted Golden State to near-perfection as the Warriors celebrated their fifth NBA title, defeating Cleveland to win their second NBA Finals in three seasons.

Frustrated LeBron bemoans Cavs organisation

2017-01-25 11:00

LeBron James has vented his frustration with the Cleveland Cavaliers' threadbare playing resources following the team's latest defeat.

Lakers to unveil Shaq statue

2016-12-22 14:07

Shaquille O'Neal will soar at the Staples Centre again when the Los Angeles Lakers unveil a bronze statue of the NBA Hall of Famer next March.

LeBron James steers clear of Trump hotel

2016-12-06 11:55

LeBron James is among a group of Cleveland Cavaliers players who have refused to stay in a hotel affiliated with President-elect Donald Trump.

LeBron James grabs piece of NBA history

2016-11-12 06:54

Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James has grabbed another piece of NBA history, becoming the youngest player ever to score 27 000 points.

Social media, sales add to NBA Finals records

2016-06-22 14:33

Not only did the Cleveland Cavaliers make the greatest comeback in NBA Finals history, they broke viewership, social media and souvenir sales records as well.

Hollywood ending as 60-point Bryant bows out

2016-04-14 09:49

Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant delivered a Hollywood ending as the curtain came down on his glittering 20-year NBA career.

Beckham, Jordon richest retirees in sport

2016-04-01 12:54

NBA legend Michael Jordan and English football superstar David Beckham are the world's richest retired sports stars, according to a Forbes study.


Lakers retire Kobe's two jersey numbers

2017-12-19 11:13

Five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant was hailed as the "greatest" Los Angeles Laker of all by fellow legend Magic Johnson.

Celtics, Cavs seal Irving deal

2017-08-31 21:28

Kyrie Irving's blockbuster move to the Boston Celtics from the Cleveland Cavaliers has been completed.

Racism 'part of America,' James says after vandalism

2017-06-01 10:16

NBA superstar LeBron James took aim at racism in America after police said a racial slur was painted on a gate of the home he owns in Los Angeles.

Heat retire O'Neal's No 32 jersey

2016-12-23 10:30

Shaquille O'Neal fulfilled a promise in 2006 to bring Miami its first NBA championship and the Heat said thank you by retiring his No 32 jersey.

Lakers great Bryant welcomes 3rd daughter

2016-12-22 14:07

Former Los Angeles Lakers great Kobe Bryant and his wife, Vanessa, have shared a first picture of their third daughter on Twitter.

LeBron donates $2.5m to Ali exhibit

2016-11-18 10:20

LeBron James is donating $2.5 million to an exhibit dedicated to Muhammad Ali at the newly opened Smithsonian National Museum of African American History.

James set to ink $100m deal with Cavaliers

2016-08-12 03:36

LeBron James has agreed to a three-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers, which will likely make him the highest paid player in the NBA.

Pistons coach fined for LeBron comments

2016-04-19 12:01

Detroit Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy was fined $25 000 by the NBA after suggesting officials were reluctant to call fouls on Cavaliers star LeBron James.

LeBron to produce movie, inspired by prank

2016-04-07 14:14

Basketball megastar LeBron James will produce his first movie, based on a real-life prank.

LeBron scaling back social media activity

2016-03-23 15:06

LeBron James plans to scale back his social media activity as he prepares for the Cleveland Cavaliers' post-season NBA campaign.

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