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Seventeen of the 30 NBA franchises have confirmed they will own NBA 2K League teams and the Draft Pick takes place in New York on April 4.
The league discourages the practice of resting healthy players in an attempt to limit overt "tanking" by teams searching for a top pick in the NBA draft.
The Jordan brand now generates $3.1 billion of annual revenue for Nike.
"It's a huge blow for our team, obviously," Cavs small forward LeBron James told reporters.
Basketball star LeBron James urged the country not to allow itself to be divided along racial lines.
The Celtics have been the surprise story of the season, recovering from losing star player Gordon Hayward five minutes into the campaign to lead the Eastern Conference with a 33-10 record.
Donald Trump “has made it a lot more acceptable for racists to speak their minds,” the 21-year-old NBA forward said.
“Equality is all about understanding our rights, understanding what we stand for and how powerful we are as men, and as women, lack or white or Hispanic,” James said after the Cleveland Cavaliers scored a victory against the Washington Wizards.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar says professional athletes should continue their protests against police brutality in the United States and has rejected the notion that speaking out is in any way unpatriotic.
LiAngelo Ball, 19, has remained suspended and has not played for UCLA, prompting LaVar Ball to announce his son would leave the university and seek to enter the NBA draft next June.
In another tweet, Trump took sole credit for getting LiAngelo Ball out of a long-term prison sentence.
The men and women’s basketball champions declined the invitation, each citing “scheduling conflicts.”
“How can someone in such a big office be so small?” U.S. Representative Adam Schiff wrote in response on Twitter.
“I don’t agree with what he agrees with, so my voice is going to be heard by not doing that,” Kevin Durant told ESPN.
Former members of the women’s basketball team came forward with stories of severe misconduct by coaches and have filed a lawsuit.
At least 12 major sponsors cut ties with the L.A. Clippers following owner’s racism scandal. How much will it cost the team?
L.A. Clippers owner is barred from the organization and from the NBA, and is also fined the maximum amount.
Donald Sterling was allegedly caught on tape demanding that his girlfriend disassociate herself from Blacks. Listen to the shocking recording here.
“I've been waiting and watching for the last few months, wondering when a Division I player would come out, and finally I just said, 'Why not me?'"