NBA star LeBron James has broken a new record, by agreeing to a two-year contract extension for US$ 97 million for the 2024-25 season, Klutch Sports CEO Rich Paul was quoted by ESPN on Wednesday.
NBA legend Kobe Bryant died on Sunday when a helicopter crashed and burst into flames in foggy conditions in suburban Los Angeles, killing all nine people on board and plunging the sports world into mourning.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday urged the NBA to stand up to China, wading into a row as Beijing pressures the basketball league after a team official expressed support for demonstrations in Hong Kong.
Chinese state media on Wednesday accused the U.S. National Basketball Association (NBA) of endorsing violence and peddling a secessionist pipe dream in an escalating row over comments by a team official in support of protests in Hong Kong.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and some two million other fans cheered the NBA champion Toronto Raptors on Monday in a victory celebration that united the nation, but the party was marred by a shooting that seriously wounded two people.
Emmanuel ”Manu” Ginóbili would have been happy to retire quietly without his team retiring his jersey, but San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said the humble Argentine has no choice but to accept with the same passion he gave to the game.