2023 NBA trade grades: How did Lakers, Wizards do in Rui Hachimura deal?

NBA trade season is here! The deadline is Feb. 9, but we’re already seeing teams kick around and even pull off deals.  On Monday, the Lakers and Wizards reportedly connected…

Terquavion Smith, an NBA prospect and NC State star, day-to-day after scary fall

College Basketball 55 mins ago North Carolina State guard Terquavion Smith is day-to-day after a scary fall led to him being wheeled off the court on a stretcher in Saturday’s…

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander Brings His Friends on Ride to NBA Stardom

In his spare time, Gilgeous-Alexander would hoop with Montoya and Castillanes at their Filipino basketball league — the start of a basketball odyssey. Gilgeous-Alexander spent his sophomore year at Sir…

NBA Media Day highlights: Nets’ Durant, Irving ready to move forward

After a summer of discontent that saw superstar Kevin Durant demand a trade and Kyrie Irving waffle about re-signing, the Brooklyn Nets held their Media Day on Monday and addressed…

After Robert Sarver investigation, LeBron James adamant NBA ‘definitely got this wrong’

LeBron James detailed his disappointment with the NBA’s punishment of Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver, writing “our league definitely got this wrong” in a series of social media posts Wednesday.…

NBA odds: Paolo Banchero new favorite to win Rookie of the Year

Now that Oklahoma City Thunder’s Chet Holmgren will miss his entire rookie season with a foot injury, Paolo Banchero of the Orlando Magic has emerged as the new favorite to…

Lakers-Mavs, Grizz-Warriors headline reported NBA Christmas games

The games for the biggest day of the NBA’s regular-season calendar are reportedly set.  On Christmas Day, the defending champion Golden State Warriors will play host to the Memphis Grizzlies,…

Bill Russell’s No. 6 to be retired across NBA following legend’s death last month

The NBA will honor 11-time champion and all-time great Bill Russell by retiring his No. 6 for all 30 teams, making him the first player to receive such an honor.…

NBA racial and gender report card shows improvement on an already strong record

Editor’s note: Richard Lapchick is a human rights activist, pioneer for racial equality, expert on sports issues, scholar and author. The NBA received an A+ for racial hiring practices and…

Barack Obama Pays Tribute To NBA Legend And Civil Rights Activist Bill Russell

Former President Obama paid tribute to civil rights activist and NBA legend Bill Russell who passed away at age 88. Obama said: Bill Russell’s basketball career and accomplishments will never…