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Clothing giant H&M has withdrawn from sale a hoodie with the inscription "coolest monkey in the jungle" after an ad featuring a black child triggered racism accusations.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

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.

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.

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.

Trump won't make US college picks as Obama did

2017-02-16 12:30

Donald Trump has rejected ESPN's invitation to fill out a bracket for the national college basketball tournament, something Barack Obama did for 8 years.

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.

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 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.

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.

#DriveByDunkChallenge - the next viral car-video sensation?

2017-07-21 13:39

Remember ‘Ghosting’? The next viral car challenge could see drivers hopping out of their rides, finding a basketball hoop and capturing an epic dunk on camera. Check out #DriveByDunkChallenge.

Lethal Durant's late 3 gives Warriors 3-0 finals lead

2017-06-08 09:58

The lethal Kevin Durant drained a deep three-pointer as the Warriors rallied for 118-113 win over the Cavs to take 3-0 lead in NBA Finals.

LeBron James breaks Michael Jordan's playoff scoring record

2017-05-26 08:44

LeBron James surpassed Michael Jordan for the top spot on the NBA's all-time playoff scoring list as the Cleveland Cavaliers advanced to the NBA finals.

Basketballer 'OK' after eye pops out

2017-01-27 19:02

An American basketball player's eye popped out of its socket after he was poked in the face while going for a rebound during a game in New Zealand.

LeBron James named AP Male Athlete of Year

2016-12-27 20:36

LeBron James ended Cleveland's 52-year championship drought in 2016 and capped his big year by being named AP's Male Athlete of the Year.

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.

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