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.

Rapidly improving Tomas Satoransky welcomes addition of another point guard to Wizards

After another impressive outing in win over Cavaliers, the Wizards starting point guard in John Wall's absence says he's looking forward to arrival of Ramon Sessions.

Wizards pick up where they left off at break with a win at Cleveland

Washington puts five players in double figures and holds off Cavaliers, 110-103.

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.

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.

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'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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Jason Terry speaks with such polish and passion about basketball he could be mistaken for a coach or TV analyst.

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Draymond Green wants the Golden State Warriors to be rolling into the playoffs again this spring.

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Russell Westbrook had a harder time trying to figure out the official score sheet than getting free for a 3-pointer at the buzzer.

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Bradley Beal scored 18 points, Kelly Oubre Jr. added 17 and tried to untie the sneakers of one of Cleveland’s new players, and the Washington Wizards withstood a late assault by LeBron James to beat the new-look Cavaliers 110-103 on Thursday night.

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Ben Simmons couldn’t recall winning a game from the free throw line at any level before Thursday night.

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