LA Lakers split with embattled head coach

2019-04-13 13:25

The Los Angeles Lakers continued their clearout after a disastrous first season by terminating the contract of head coach Luke Walton.

Jordan the GOAT for today's NBA stars: poll

2019-04-09 08:10

Michael Jordan and not LeBron James is the greatest player of all time, according to a survey of NBA players published by The Athletic.

Lakers call time on LeBron James' season

2019-03-31 08:10

LeBron James will sit out the rest of the season of the season, ending his first season with the Los Angeles Lakers.

LeBron misses NBA playoffs for first time in 14 years

2019-03-23 07:30

Legendary NBA superstar LeBron James will miss the playoffs for the first time since 2005 as the Los Angeles Lakers were officially eliminated.

WATCH: LeBron James on free transfer targets for Lakers

2019-03-18 10:52

Post-game comments from LeBron James after his potential game-winning shot was blocked by Mario Hezonja, in the Knicks' win over the Los Angeles Lakers.

WATCH: Nike shares slip after sneaker fail

2019-02-22 08:27

Nike shares fell one day after a sneaker worn by emerging basketball star Zion Williamson split in half 33 seconds into a hotly anticipated game.

'King' James tops NBA Forbes rich list

2019-02-13 07:32

LeBron James remains the top-earning player in the NBA while an increasing number of stars have boosted their income through off-court activities.

Knicks send Latvian Porzingis to Mavericks in multi-player trade

2019-02-01 12:16

Kristaps Porzingis, who hasn't played in almost a year because of injuries, was traded by the last place New York Knicks to the Dallas Mavericks in a multi-player NBA deal.

Curry says moon landing conspiracy comments a joke

2018-12-13 06:27

Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry has walked back his moon-walk scepticism, saying he was joking when he suggested the lunar landings were a hoax.

Warriors named Sports Illustrated's 'Sportsperson of the Year'

2018-12-11 07:15

The all-conquering Golden State Warriors have become only the fourth team in history to be awarded Sports Illustrated's annual "Sportsperson of the Year" award.


Magic Johnson in shock resignation as Lakers' president

2019-04-10 06:40

Magic Johnson has quit as the Los Angeles Lakers' president of basketball operations, citing his desire to return to the simpler life he enjoyed as a wealthy businessman.

LeBron James says 2020 Olympics a 'possibility'

2019-04-02 08:49

LeBron James is a "possibility" for the defending champion US team at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, but says he will skip this year's World Cup in China.

US pizza firm hopes to score with NBA star Shaq

2019-03-23 07:38

American pizza chain Papa John's, struggling since its chairman resigned over a comment maligning black people, named former NBAl star Shaquille O'Neal to its board.

NBA, YouTube unite for Sub-Saharan Africa channel

2019-03-20 19:45

The NBA and YouTube have announced the launch of a channel for sub-Saharan Africa that will broadcast live games every week.

Nike in damage control after basketball star's shoe shreds

2019-02-22 09:49

Nike was in damage control mode after US college basketball star Zion Williamson suffered a knee injury when his shoe shredded during a marquee game.

Durant wins MVP, sparks Team LeBron comeback at NBA All-Star Game

2019-02-18 08:41

Kevin Durant scored 31 points and picked up the MVP award as Team LeBron rallied from a 20-point deficit to outgun Team Giannis in the 2019 NBA All-Star Game.

Basketball coach an unsung hero in Delft

2019-02-09 08:40

Merlin Mosoko has trained dozens of children to play basketball.

James returns from longest injury absence to spark Lakers to victory

2019-02-01 11:50

LeBron James made a triumphant return to the court on Thursday, breathing new life into the floundering Los Angeles Lakers with a 123-120 overtime victory over the Los Angeles Clippers.

Curry's moon theory leaves NASA baffled

2018-12-11 22:17

Golden State Warriors ace Stephen Curry is no stranger to the occasional moon shot.

A basketball player sunk one of the weirdest baskets of the year when he accidentally scored with his head

2018-11-23 21:07

American basketball player Jordan Mickey, who plays as a power forward for BC Khimki in the EuroLeague, went viral because of this freak shot.

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