All-stars Paul and Young as well as the Bulls' Zach LaVine are reportedly expected to compete in the televised event.

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An ESPN tournament, in lieu of any actual games, somehow had the master of the "Sky Hook" falling out early to Shaquille O'Neal. It's time to set the record straight on a legend.

Karnisovas will leave the Denver Nuggets to oversee a rebuilding effort in Chicago.


Pickup basketball players, quarantined during an outbreak, have lost their courts and community

Farrukh Saleem relied on his weekly runs of basketball to let loose from the stress and demands of grown-up life. Amid the coronavirus outbreak he, and others like him, have lost their regular games.

The Wizards are staying connected, even as they keep a distance

The Wizards and Monumental Basketball have provided physical, mental and spiritual resources to keep the team together during the coronavirus outbreak.

Don’t expect John Wall on the court this season, even if the NBA can return

John Wall suffered an Achilles' injury in January 2019 and, despite the extended break in the 2019-20 campaign, he will not return if the NBA does this season.

  • Perspective

Players such as LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo are at the forefront of the league's new era of positionless basketball.

The three-time all-star continues to provide financial assistance to the Philadelphia region during the coronavirus pandemic.

The NBA icons are officially headed to Springfield, Mass., and the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

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After years of mounting fan frustration and losses, Chicago looks into starting over with a new lead decision-maker.

The first shot, the last shot and everything in between.

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Included in the price were tickets to the final NBA game played by the Lakers great, who died in a helicopter crash along with his daughter and seven others.

“The Last Dance” will fill the programming void created by the novel coronavirus pandemic.

  • Analysis

The threat of the novel coronavirus delayed the Tokyo Olympics, raising possible scheduling conflicts that could complicate USA Basketball's plans.

The NBA great distanced himself from the now-imprisoned former private zoo owner, while sports stars and fans had fun with the hit Netflix series.

Anthony and Dwyane Wade recounted the scary incident, which took place while snorkeling in the Bahamas, during an Instagram Live chat. Anthony said it still has him “sweating right now thinking about that.”

The Madison Square Garden chairman, who is displaying “little to no symptoms," is the first NBA owner confirmed to have contracted the virus.

The Utah Department of Health declared all Jazz players and staff clear of covid-19 after two weeks in isolation.

  • Perspective

Minnesota's NBA team has yet to have a player or staff member test positive for the coronavirus, but all-star center Karl-Anthony Towns's mother is in a medically induced coma after contracting it.

"I just don’t know how we can imagine a sporting event without fans," the Lakers star said while addressing what a return to NBA action amid the coronavirus pandemic might entail.

The three-time NBA champ and the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases took to social media Thursday in hopes of reaching a younger demographic.

The cameraman filmed the Jazz locker room during a game on March 7, before Utah’s players tested positive for the coronavirus.

Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns revealed that his mother, Jacqueline Cruz, is in a medically induced coma after contracting the novel coronavirus.

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Few vocations require more missed time with loved ones than big league and major college sports

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The struggling Chicago Bulls hired Denver Nuggets general manager Arturas Karnisovas to run their basketball operation, a person familiar with the situation said Thursday night

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NBA players will receive their full checks when the next payday for most of them arrives on April 15 despite no games having been played for more than a month at that point, the league told teams in a memo on Thursday

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The Los Angeles Clippers are getting together for workouts while the NBA season is suspended — via video conference calls

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Kevin Garnett recently found out that he’s going into the Basketball Hall of Fame later this year

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