Addressing growing fan behavior problem top priority for NBA

High-profile matters with Westbrook, Lowry and others part of growing fan behavior problem in NBA

NBA Commissioner says China fallout caused large…

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says fallout from China controversy has already caused large financial loss

NBA says Chinese wanted Morey's firing; China…

NBA says Chinese asked for Daryl Morey's firing over Hong Kong tweet; Chinese government denies that claim

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The gimmick defense is rare in the NBA, but not unheard of

Whether it's a box-and-one or a triangle-and-two, the gimmick defense is rare -- but not unheard of -- in the NBA

Zion Williamson To Miss SEVERAL Weeks Of NBA…

And another player bites the dust. Seems like the season for injuries and everyone will have to wait a few more weeks before NBa rookie Zion Williamson’s regular-season debut as he goes down with a knee injury just before seasons tip-off

Wizards sign Beal to 2-year, $72 million extension

All-Star guard Bradley Beal agrees on 2-year, $72 million extension with the Washington Wizards

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Soccer star Rapinoe, boxer Shields win…

Soccer star Rapinoe, boxing champ Shields honored as sportswomen of year by Billie Jean King's Women's Sports Foundation

Heat suspend Dion Waiters for season opener over conduct

Heat suspend Dion Waiters for season-opener, saying his conduct was detrimental to the team

China Denies Asking NBA for Daryl Morey to Be…

China Denies Asking NBA for Daryl Morey to Be Fired . A spokesman for China's foreign ministry released a statement regarding the Rockets general manager. . NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Thursday that Chinese officials demanded Morey be fired. . Obviously, we made clear that we were being asked to fire him by the Chinese government, by the parties we dealt with, government and business. , Adam Silver, via 'Time' 100 Health Summit. We said, 'There's no chance that's happening. There's no chance we'll even discipline him.' , Adam Silver, via 'Time' 100 Health Summit. The Chinese government canceled NBA media events and refused to broadcast NBA preseason games . in response to a tweet by Morey in support of protesters in the Hong Kong riots on Oct. 4. . Fight for Freedom. Stand with Hong Kong. , Daryl Morey, via Twitter. Morey has since apologized for his tweet.

APNewsBreak: Liberty to play at Barclays starting…

APNewsBreak: WNBA's New York Liberty to play at Barclays Center next year

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Hawks exercise 2020-21 options on Collins, Young, Huerter

Atlanta Hawks exercise 2020-21 contract options on John Collins, Trae Young, Kevin Huerter

NCAA: College athletes graduating at record high…

Graduation rates for college athletes hit another record, 89 percent, according to statistics released by the NCAA on Monday

Not giving up his shot: Ben Simmons' jumper could lift 76ers

Ben Simmons is now ready to shoot jumper, and send 76ers to new heights

As NBA-China tweet rift continues, James enters…

The Rockets are not engaging in the conversation on LeBron James's criticism of Houston general manager Daryl Morey's tweet in support of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests

Pistons' Rose, Johnson are big names with something to prove

After a big season from Blake Griffin, the Detroit Pistons added a couple more big names with something to prove: Derrick Rose and Joe Johnson

Harden and Westbrook back together to chase title…

James Harden and Russell Westbrook are thrilled to be reunited in Houston and can't wait to prove that they'll work just fine together despite what the critics say

Bucks, 76ers eye East title with Leonard back in the West

Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks were a couple wins from beating Toronto

North Korea holds South Korea to 0-0 in World Cup…

North Korea held South Korea to a 0-0 draw in a World Cup qualifying soccer match played in an empty stadium in Pyongyang

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Fans support Hong Kong, Tibet at Nets' 1st game since China

A group of fans held signs, wore shirts and chanted support for Hong Kong and Tibet in the Brooklyn Nets' first game since returning from China

Kemba Walker returns to UConn for First Night celebration

Former UConn basketball star Kemba Walker returned to campus Friday to get a good look at the next generation of Huskies

The NBA's West race should be incredibly good this season

Wild, and wide-open: The Western Conference race this season should be something to behold