'Super Spreader' NBA players test positive for coronavirus

2020-03-20 07:04

Two members of the LA Lakers have tested positive for the new coronavirus as the Phily 76ers also confirmed that three of their players had contracted the disease.

Gobert apologises for 'embarrassing, inexcusable' virus gaffe

2020-03-13 08:17

Utah Jazz star Rudy Gobert apologised for potentially exposing people to the coronavirus, a day after news of his infection prompted the NBA to suspend the season.

WATCH | Tearful Michael Jordan commemorates 'little brother' Kobe Bryant

2020-02-25 06:41

A tearful Michael Jordan on Monday remembered his "little brother" Kobe Bryant at a star-filled memorial in Los Angeles.

Kobe tributes abound at NBA All-Star Game in Chicago

2020-02-14 07:37

Tributes to the late Kobe Bryant, the Los Angeles Lakers legend who died last month in a helicopter crash, will play a major role in Sunday's 69th NBA All-Star Game.

Kobe Bryant and daughter buried in private ceremony

2020-02-13 06:52

Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna were buried last week near their family home in Newport Beach, California, in a private ceremony, according to death certificates.

Kobe Bryant's LA memorial set for February 24 - report

2020-02-07 06:57

Los Angeles will host a public memorial on February 24 at the Staples Centre for NBA icon Kobe Bryant and eight others killed last month in a helicopter crash.

Lakers owner speaks out for first time since Kobe's death

2020-01-31 07:52

Jeanie Buss, the controlling owner and president of the Los Angeles Lakers, made her first public comments since Kobe Bryant's death.

PICTURE | LeBron James inks tribute to Kobe Bryant with mamba snake tattoo

2020-01-31 07:15

Los Angeles Lakers superstars LeBron James and Anthony Davis have made personal and permanent tributes to Kobe Bryant.

Kobe Bryant's wife speaks out for first time since NBA legend's death

2020-01-30 06:21

Vanessa Bryant spoke out for the first time since her husband Kobe Bryant and daughter Gianna were killed in a horrific helicopter crash.

WATCH | Swimsuit ski fan pays Kobe tribute at World Cup finish line

2020-01-29 09:21

A young woman almost brought chaos to a World Cup skiing event on Wednesday as she paid tribute to basketball start Kobe Bryant.


Durant among Brooklyn Nets players diagnosed with Covid-19

2020-03-18 06:59

Kevin Durant is reportedly among four Brooklyn Nets players who have tested positive for the new coronavirus and are in isolation.

NBA shut down, fans shut out as coronavirus hits US sport

2020-03-12 07:02

Sport across the United States and Canada was gripped by coronavirus fears on Wednesday, with the NBA suspending its season.

Team LeBron outguns Team Giannis in NBA All-Star Game

2020-02-17 07:47

Kawhi Leonard stole the show on the floor and Hall of Famer Magic Johnson took centre stage in an emotional pre-game ceremony.

Snoop Dogg apologises for attacking TV anchor over Bryant story

2020-02-13 13:16

Rapper Snoop Dogg has apologised for an obscenity-laced tirade in which he appeared to threaten a CBS news anchor over an interview about late NBA star Kobe Bryant.

CBS denounces threats against anchor over Kobe Bryant story

2020-02-10 06:52

The president of CBS News on Sunday denounced as "reprehensible" a comment by famed rapper Snoop Dogg that appeared to threaten a news anchor.

James picks Gianna Bryant's number for All-Star Game

2020-02-04 06:18

The NBA's two All-Star teams will wear jersey numbers honoring the memory of Kobe Bryant and daughter Gianna.

Lakers try to refocus on basketball after Bryant's death

2020-01-31 07:44

The Los Angeles Lakers, shattered by the death of franchise icon Kobe Bryant, are trying to wrench their attention back to their pursuit of an NBA title.

Grieving Lakers return to training after Bryant's death

2020-01-30 08:32

The Los Angeles Lakers, reeling from the death of team icon Kobe Bryant, "want to represent what Kobe was about".

Petition to make Kobe Bryant new NBA logo passes 2.5 million

2020-01-29 13:03

A petition to make Kobe Bryant the new NBA logo has become the first petition of 2020 on change.org to pass a million signatures.

'Hard to keep going' as injured Durant mourns for Kobe

2020-01-29 07:36

Injured NBA superstar Kevin Durant of the Brooklyn Nets says it's "hard to keep going right now" as he mourns the death of Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant.

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