Basketball

At least four NBA players, including Boston Celtics’ Marcus Smart, recovering from novel coronavirus (COVID-19) diagnoses will donate their blood to help develop an experimental treatment aiming...

Cuban's hope that the season could avoid a complete derailment most likely stemmed from a Wednesday afternoon conference call conducted by the N.B.A. with owners and high-ranking representatives from...

Dwyane Wade has some thoughts about his son’s playing time. On Tuesday, the former NBA star, 38, gave a brief jab at his son Zaire‘s high school basketball coach in reference to the Sierra...

LOS ANGELES — The Lakers might have more Olympians than All-Stars. LeBron James and Anthony Davis were among 44 finalists to play on the U.S. men’s basketball team for the 2020 Olympics in...

This is one bananas story.  During a qualifying match Saturday, Elliot Benchetrit of France asked a ball girl to peel a banana for him between games. When the chair umpire called out Benchetrit for...

David Stern, who ran the N.B.A. for 30 years as its commissioner, had emergency surgery on Thursday after a sudden brain hemorrhage, the league announced in a statement. According to a spokesman for the...

Want more basketball in your inbox? Sign up for Marc Stein’s weekly N.B.A. newsletter here. Carmelo Anthony, who has not played in the N.B.A. since November 2018, officially joined the Portland Trail...

Of the five point guards selected among the first nine picks of the 2017 N.B.A. draft, two are on the current Knicks team coached by David Fizdale. Unfortunately for him, neither is named De’Aaron Fox. Excellence...

After an off-season in which it seemed like the N.B.A. never took a break, The New York Times talked to a few of the league’s stars about some of the other important things in their lives — anything...

It has been six years since a team other than the Golden State Warriors won the Western Conference, and eight since a team other than the Warriors or the San Antonio Spurs won it, but that appears almost...

Calling Basketball Wives an obsession is a bit of an understatement. Both ratings and social media prove that viewers can’t get enough of the VH1 series, even close to a decade after its debut. With...

I got off a plane Sunday afternoon and checked my phone and saw a statement from the N.B.A. apologizing to China for something that Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey had tweeted. What line, I...