Celtics legend, Hall of Famer Sam Jones dies at 88

Sat, 01 Jan 2022 - 10:28 GMT

Boston Celtics legend Sam Jones, a Hall of Fame member and 10-time NBA champion, has died at age 88.

Irving's vaccination stance looms large over NBA season

Mon, 18 Oct 2021 - 12:18 GMT

The loaded Nets roster includes Kevin Durant and James Harden but the team will be at a disadvantage without sharp-shooting point guard Irving.

Irving 'being true' to himself by not getting vaccinated

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 - 11:42 GMT

NBA players who are not vaccinated will have to comply with a long list of restrictions to take part in the upcoming season.

LeBron, Davis lead Lakers charge in Game 2 win over Heat

Sat, 03 Oct 2020 - 01:46 GMT

LeBron James took another step toward his fourth championship title on Friday, as the dominant Los Angeles Lakers clinched Game 2 over the Miami Heat.

Jordan memorabilia soars in value amid 'Last Dance' nostalgia

Sun, 17 May 2020 - 09:59 GMT

The immense global success of the documentary "The Last Dance" amid the coronavirus lockdown has boosted sales of collectibles related to NBA icon Michael Jordan, some of which are trading in the hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Beyonce kicks off LA memorial for Kobe Bryant and daughter

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 - 09:31 GMT

Beyonce kicked off a star-studded memorial ceremony in Los Angeles on Monday for basketball great Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna who died along with seven others in a helicopter crash last month.

James, Durant, Curry in US basketball Olympic pool

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 - 07:36 GMT

LeBron James and injured superstars Steph Curry and Kevin Durant were named on Monday in a 44-strong pool of players in contention for spots on the United States Olympic basketball team.

Weather conditions scrutinized as probe into Kobe Bryant's fatal helicopter crash opens

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 - 08:17 GMT

Overcast skies and fog reported at the scene of the helicopter wreck that killed Los Angeles basketball great Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others figured prominently on Monday in the first full day of federal aviation experts’ crash investigation.

Kobe Bryant's death leaves sports world stunned

Mon, 27 Jan 2020 - 08:06 GMT

The sporting world was plunged into mourning on Sunday as news of Kobe Bryant’s death in a helicopter crash spread leaving the rich and famous, presidents, Hall of Famers and ordinary fans stunned.

Ex-basketball star Kobe Bryant dead in helicopter crash

Sun, 26 Jan 2020 - 08:24 GMT

Retired basketball star Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, on Sunday morning.

Sixers dominate Raptors to take 2-1 series lead

Fri, 03 May 2019 - 03:40 GMT

Joel Embiid finished with 33 points as the Philadelphia 76ers routed the Toronto Raptors 116-95 on Thursday to seize a 2-1 lead in their NBA second-round playoff series.

Durant nets 50 as Warriors advance to NBA second round

Sat, 27 Apr 2019 - 11:00 GMT

Kevin Durant scored a playoff career high 50 points as the Golden State Warriors blasted their way into the second round of the NBA playoffs by clobbering the Los Angeles Clippers 129-110 on Friday.

American John Salley arrives in Cairo for 3-day visit

Mon, 25 Mar 2019 - 09:30 GMT

The American star will give a speech at the Creativity Industry Forum held from March 26-27.

Lakers' James eliminated from NBA postseason picture

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 - 12:53 GMT

Legendary superstar LeBron James will miss the NBA playoffs for the first time since 2005 as the Los Angeles Lakers were officially eliminated with a 111-106 loss to the Brooklyn Nets.

Durant ankle injury not believed to be serious

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 - 03:20 GMT

Durant left late in the Warriors' loss to the Phoenix Suns on Sunday night with an apparent right ankle injury.

Harden's 42 points help lift Rockets past Celtics

Tue, 05 Mar 2019 - 01:00 GMT

Harden scored 42 points before fouling out and the Houston Rockets extended their winning streak to five games.

Fresh off Spurs' buyout, Gasol signs with Bucks

Mon, 04 Mar 2019 - 11:04 GMT

Gasol spent nearly three seasons with the San Antonio Spurs before agreeing to terms on a buyout on Friday.

Walker scores 37 as Hornets beat Bulls

Sun, 03 Feb 2019 - 01:56 GMT

Walker erupted for 37 points, 10 assists and six rebounds, and the Charlotte Hornets dominated the fourth quarter for a 125-118 victory.

Basketball-Matter of time for Paris regular-season game - NBA

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 - 05:52 GMT

Paris and Berlin are in the running to join London and host a regular-season NBA fixture as the American basketball league looks to continue its expansion in Europe.

Lakers guard Rondo out for a month

Sun, 30 Dec 2018 - 02:10 GMT

Los Angeles Lakers veteran guard Rajon Rondo will be out of the lineup for a month after undergoing surgery on his right hand, the NBA team announced Friday.