NBA Commissioner Adam Silver sent a memo Thursday night to all 30 teams reiterating the league’s commitment to “providing its employees with a safe and inclusive environment.”

Miriam Tesfamikael, an assistant at Springbrook in Maryland, is one of five women on D.C.-area coaching staffs. “It’s definitely a boys’ club out here,” she said.

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In the wake of a Sports Illustrated expose, Nowitzki says he was “disappointed” in the franchise he has played for since 1998.

Wizards to sign Ramon Sessions to a 10-day contract, bringing in a familiar face

In his second stint with Washington, Sessions should be able to provide point guard depth and allow Tomas Satoransky to spell Bradley Beal at shooting guard at times.

Wizards’ TV ratings on NBC Sports Washington are spiking

Ratings for Wizards games on NBC Sports Washington are up 70 percent from this point last year.

Wizards impressed by ‘reborn’ Cavaliers, but have their own business to address

Bradley Beal must continue steering the ship as the Wizards encounter a tough schedule to end the season.

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver recently suggested seeding the playoffs "one through 16,” regardless of conference, but James, who some feel has benefited form playing in the East, said, “Let's not get too crazy."

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At this point, it's fair to wonder if a potential contract stalemate this summer could mark the end of Leonard's time in San Antonio.

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From the new-look Cavs to tight playoff races, there's sure to be excitement down the stretch.

He's actually a huge fan of the Beautiful Game, so the move isn't all that surprising.

A lengthy Sports Illustrated report painted a picture of “a corporate culture rife with misogyny and predatory sexual behavior."

Commissioner Adam Silver said the fine was for "public statements detrimental to the NBA," and Cuban, who has spoken of tanking in the past, said he "earned" the punishment.

Here are some celebrities who have tried, and failed, to give the anthem some distinctive flair.

Looking for the best of pro basketball’s annual three-day extravaganza? We’ve got you covered.

'Tried my best': Fergie attempts to explain her widely panned national anthem.

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MVP LeBron James and Dunk Contest winner Donovan Mitchell join the NBA itself as winners of the weekend, while Fergie, Kevin Hart and hometown hero Paul George are among those who need improvement

'Clearly I was tongue tied, as the word I purportedly said is not in my vocabulary,' Redick said before issuing a lengthy apology.

Beal entered the showcase with a goal in mind of making one three-pointer. He connected on four in Team LeBron’s 148-145 win.

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Larry Nance Jr. will wear his father’s retired No. 22 with the Cavaliers.

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The Sacramento Kings are looking to bring the NBA All-Star game to California’s capital for the first time.

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The Golden State Warriors have never lost more than 15 games in a season under Steve Kerr.

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Dirk Nowitzki said Wednesday night he was “disgusted” to read about allegations of inappropriate sexual conduct by former team president Terdema Ussery in a Sports Illustrated report that described a hostile workplace for women.

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The Spurs are preparing to play without star forward Kawhi Leonard this season, San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich said.

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