How Ja Morant’s block conjured memories of LeBron, Jordan and Russell
Morant’s block will endure in the collective memory because it also melded aspects of other famous blocks.
This NBA season was dragging. Then came Ja Morant and the Splash Brothers.
Ja Morant, Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson are the binge-worthy antidote to an NBA season of blandness.
Klay Thompson doesn’t demand the spotlight. It’s why he’s one of the NBA’s most beloved stars.
What’s so appealing to many about Klay Thompson is that he has never appeared jealous or envious.
As Klay Thompson returns, it feels just like the good old days for the Warriors
The Warriors celebrate "Klay Day" with a feel-good win over the Cavaliers as Klay Thompson returns at last.
Ernie Grunfeld’s son details his family’s journey from the Holocaust to the NBA in new book
In “By the Grace of the Game,” Dan Grunfeld weaves a rich story of darkness and light told largely through basketball.
Wizards, minus their coach and star guard, simply can’t stop the Blazers
With Coach Wes Unseld Jr. and Bradley Beal in protocols, the Wizards run out of answers for Portland, which wasn't at full strength, either.
For Rui Hachimura, a hoops star in two very different countries, time away is a delicate dance
Athletes are opening up about mental health more every day in the United States. Hachimura and the Wizards took a different approach.
Wizards’ Wes Unseld Jr. becomes 16th NBA head coach to enter covid protocols
Assistant coach Pat Delaney will assume head coaching duties when Washington hosts Portland on Saturday.
Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant lead first round of NBA all-star voting
Lakers forward LeBron James, who has served as an all-star captain every year since 2018, fell to fourth overall in the voting.
Kyrie Irving’s return was tantalizing but also a reminder of what the Nets will miss
Kyrie Irving scored 22 points in his season debut, but his partial availability could prove disruptive to the Brooklyn Nets’ title hopes.
Becky Hammon is a coaching trailblazer, but the NBA’s glass ceiling wouldn’t break
Becky Hammon, the longtime San Antonio Spurs assistant, cut short her NBA coaching journey to take a job in the WNBA.
Kyrie Irving will help the Nets win, but this desperate compromise won’t cut it
Part-time Kyrie may help the Nets find a few more wins, but that’s no way to build a champion.
DeMar DeRozan and the Bulls have grabbed the NBA by the horns
The four-time all-star’s seamless integration in Chicago has given the Bulls their most promising playoff outlook in a decade.
Sam Jones, a core member of the great 1960s Celtics, was a great shooter. And a lot more.
The NBA Hall of Famer was a product of the Jim Crow South who became a key part of 10 title teams under legendary coach Red Auerbach.
A ‘grateful’ Kyrie Irving returns to Nets practice after vaccination standoff
The Nets had made the call to let unvaccinated star Kyrie Irving participate as a part-time player, and he practiced for the first time Wednesday after being cleared from the league’s health and safety protocols.
How pro sports leagues are handling the latest coronavirus surge
The NFL, NBA and NHL have all revised their coronavirus policies, and the NHL took things further with a suspension of play for a few days.
Christmas showed just how far LeBron James and the Lakers have to go
The Lakers, losers of five games in a row, are still searching for a way to climb out of the doldrums that have plagued them going as far back as the offseason.
The viewer’s guide to making the most of the NBA’s omicron-ravaged Christmas
The NBA's Christmas Day slate ranked: From a must-see Warriors-Suns matchup to a Hawks-Knicks dud
Omicron is wreaking havoc, but the NBA is determined not to break
The NBA was the first American professional sports league to suspend play in March 2020. Now with more than 100 cases, it's taking a different approach.
Luka Doncic enters coronavirus protocols just days before NBA’s Christmas showcase
Luka Doncic's entry to the NBA's coronavirus protocols could be the latest blow to the NBA's Christmas Day showcase.
Adam Silver says NBA won’t pause season despite outbreaks
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said covid-19 won't cancel its annual Christmas Day showcase.
Covid could turn NBA’s Christmas showcase into a dud
The league will be lucky to get one or two quality contests given that eight of the 10 teams scheduled to play Saturday have players in the health and safety protocols.