LeBron puts pen to paper on new Lakers contract

2018-07-10 08:38

LeBron James has signed his new four-year NBA contract worth $154 million with the Los Angeles Lakers.

Warriors rout Cavaliers to complete NBA Finals sweep

2018-06-09 15:44

The Golden State Warriors have captured third third NBA crown in four seasons, routing Cleveland to complete a sweep in the best-of-seven NBA Finals.

Obama and his friends were so competitive during their White House basketball games, he wound up with stitches

2018-05-25 11:24

The games got pretty competitive, not least because Barack Obama would trash talk his opponents after winning. During one game, an adversary accidentally elbowed Obama in the face and he needed 12 stitches.

LeBron, Curry headline all-star USA squad for 2020 Olympics

2018-04-07 15:39

LeBron James and Stephen Curry have been named in a star-studded 35-man squad which will form the basis of the USA basketball team for the 2020 Olympics.

Dominant Westbrook leads Thunder past 76ers

2018-01-29 11:27

Russell Westbrook scored 37 points to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder past the Philadelphia 76ers for an 8th straight NBA win.

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Clothing giant H&M has withdrawn from sale a hoodie with the inscription "coolest monkey in the jungle" after an ad featuring a black child triggered racism accusations.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

Nike vows to fix jerseys after shirts shredded

2017-11-08 10:24

Nike has vowed to fix issues with its NBA jerseys after a string of high-profile incidents which have seen shirts torn to shreds.

No regrets over Trump 'bum' jibe - LeBron

2017-09-26 13:17

LeBron James says he doesn't regret branding President Donald Trump a "bum", accusing the US leader of dividing the nation in his feud with the sports world.

LeBron blasts Trump, calls him 'so-called President'

2017-08-16 07:23

LeBron James swiped at President Donald Trump, calling him the "so-called president" while calling for unity in light of the Charlottesville tragedy.


LeBron James joins Lakers in 4-year, blockbuster deal

2018-07-02 07:15

LeBron James is to join the Los Angeles Lakers in a four-year deal, ending months of frenzied speculation about the NBA superstar's next career move.

WATCH: Durant powers Warriors to brink of NBA crown

2018-06-07 09:37

Defending champion Golden State powered by Kevin Durant moved to the brink of a third NBA title in four seasons by defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Two technologies could transform the way we all watch live sports — here's how close they are to becoming reality

2018-04-26 11:31

IBM’s Michael Ludden and Jaunt’s Mitzi Reugh discussed the future of VR and AR in sports during a panel at the Tribeca Film Festival.

A US basketball player was banned from competing in South Korea because he's too tall

2018-04-06 17:11

Two metre long athlete David Simon is not allowed to compete in the Korean Basketball League as he is too tall to play ball.

King James joins 30 000-point club

2018-01-24 08:30

LeBron James became the youngest player to join the NBA's 30 000-point club reaching the milestone against the San Antonio Spurs.

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.

The Zoo Lake basketball courts got a revamp, and it's awesome

2017-12-10 00:00

The basketball courts at Zoo Lake have always been a popular place for people to shoot hoops for free. Now they’ve been given a spectacular facelift by a global sports brand and a couple of talented local artists. Phumlani S Langa takes a look.

Trump slams NFL for not forcing players to stand

2017-10-18 17:29

US President Donald Trump slammed the National Football League again for not forcing players to stand for the national anthem.

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.

Local NBA fans in for a treat

2017-07-30 07:02

Utah Jazz defender Thabo Sefolosha will represent Team Africa against Team World in the highly anticipated National Basketball Association (NBA) Africa Game 2017 on Saturday.

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