NBA stars could miss Tokyo Olympics, says chief Adam Silver

The NBA’s best players could miss the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics if the 2020-21 season begins in January. A December start was suggested for the delayed campaign, but NBA commissioner Adam Silver believes it might now be the new year. A…

Giannis Antetokounmpo: Milwaukee Bucks star wins MVP award for 2019-20

Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo has been named the NBA’s Most Valuable Player for the second successive season. He becomes only the third player, after Michael Jordan and Hakeem Olajuwon, to earn the MVP and Defensive Player of the Year…

Celtics dethrone defending champion Raptors in hard-fought Game 7 win

It took every bit of seven games, but Jayson Tatum and the Boston Celtics are headed to the Eastern Conference finals. And they dethroned the NBA champions to get there. Tatum scored 29 points, Jaylen Brown had 21 and the…

Kawhi Leonard’s one-finger block on Jamal Murray amazes Clippers teammates

Future Hall of Famer Kawhi Leonard keeps finding way to impress the NBA world – and that is not limited just to those watching from the couch. With less than two minutes left in Monday night’s game against the Nuggets,…

LeBron James’ moment of truth that nearly crashed NBA bubble

With the NBA season hanging by a thread, LeBron James was put on the spot. Following the surprise postponement of Wednesday’s game between the Bucks and Magic — sparking a wave of postponements across sports in support of the social…

Cliff Robinson, former NBA All-Star, dead at 53

Cliff Robinson, a former star at UConn who played 18 seasons in the NBA, died at the age of 53, his alma mater announced Saturday. The cause of death was not immediately known. The 6-foot-10 forward/center played at UConn from…

NHL, NBA to return Saturday as leagues reschedule after protests over Jacob Blake shooting

The professional sports schedule ws busier Friday after a string of postponements the past two days, but it won’t be back to normal just yet. The NBA announced Friday it will resume its playoffs on Saturday after three days without…

UFC fighter Colby Covington slams LeBron James and NBA players over boycott

Colby Covington has blasted LeBron James and NBA players over their decision to boycott games in protest of the shooting of Jacob Blake. The UFC star took exception with basketball players pushing for reform after Blake, 29, was shot several…

Michael Jordan Nike sneakers reach record price at auction

A pair of Michael Jordan’s game-worn sneakers sold for $860,000 ($US615k), Christie’s auction house has announced in a sale that’s shattered the previous NBA sneaker merchandise price set earlier this year. The sneakers were a pair of Air Jordan 1…

Nets plan on getting Jarrett Allen reinforcements for NBA restart

The Nets only have a dozen healthy players they can count on as they prepare to head to Orlando, and just one legitimate big man after their frontcourt got decimated by injuries and coronavirus. But it sounds like they are…

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