It's a line taken from the broadcast of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's first game in the NBA on Oct. 18, 1969 — an event approaching its 50th anniversary. Then known as Lew Alcindor, the 7-1 superstar out of UCLA
If you’re a fan of any sport, Stephen A. Smith is basically unavoidable. ESPN will trot Smith out there to shout about the Knicks on First Take in the morning, have him pop up on various ESPN programming
The intense geopolitical controversy surrounding the NBA and China reached the White House on Wednesday, when President Trump mocked Warriors coach and Twitter antagonist Steve Kerr for staying quiet the
Of the 1.4 billion folks in China, NBA officials estimate that 300 million of them play basketball and that 500 million of them watched at least one game from their league that made $8 billion last season.
Alyssa Thomas had 17 points, 11 assists and eight rebounds to help the Connecticut Sun stave off elimination and force a decisive Game 5 of the WNBA Finals with a 90-86 win over the Washington Mystics
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski supported California's "Fair Pay to Play" law that will allow college athletes to profit off their name, image and likeness, and called on the entire sport to embrace change.
The tiny town of Buckhannon, West Virginia is “the farthest thing from the center of the NBA as possible,“ says Tanner McGrew. “The closest NBA team is four hours away. So I didn’t grow up with any expectations
The Atlanta Hawks are hosting the New Orleans Pelicans in a preseason game tonight and while a lot of the attention is on Zion Williamson doing Zion Williamson things, and Lonzo Ball showing off his new
Amid an ongoing backlash from numerous Chinese groups, NBA commissioner Adam Silver stated Monday that he supports “freedom of expression” for Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey. In a new interview with Kyodo
The general manager of the Houston Rockets sought to quell an outcry in China on Sunday night after the support he expressed on Twitter for pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong upset sponsors, media and
The Kansas Jayhawks basketball team kicked off its 2019-20 season with “Late Night in the Phog” on Friday, an evening that was capped by an eyebrow-raising performance by rap legend Snoop Dogg. Snoop delivered