Basketball world-governing body FIBA and the NBA will launch a new 12-team African professional league in 2020, announcing Saturday the first NBA collaboration on a league outside North America. The Basketball Africa League (BAL) was unveiled at Charl…
Modern technology is an incredible thing. As the NBA kicks off the 2019 All-Star festivities in Charlotte, North Carolina, this weekend, league commissioner Adam Silver had some fun in showing off the "jersey of the future": Just like that, t…
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver on Saturday announced the launch of the Basketball Africa League, a 12-team competition consisting of teams across the continent. The league, which will begin play in 2020, will feature squads from Angola, Egypt, Kenya, Mor…
The biggest surprise of the happened 24 hours before tipoff: Anthony Davis not only showed up prepared to play, he came prepared to answer questions. No other play in Charlotte is more under siege than Davis, whose career remains in limbo following a m…
Want a new basketball jersey? In the future, it may be as simple as pushing a button. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver showed off a concept for the “NBA jersey of the future” that does just that. Silver, who was speaking at the NBA’s All-Star Technology Summit demoed the futuristic tech, which
Milwaukee Bucks star and MVP candidate Giannis Antetokounmpo has confirmed he will play for Greece at the FIBA Basketball World Cup. Giannis Antetokounmpo has confirmed he intends to play for Greece at this year’s FIBA Basketball World Cup. Greece has already secured their qualification for the 32
The NBA and FIBA are bringing a pro league to Africa, set to begin play in January
The Latest on NBA All-Star Weekend (all times local): 12:50 p.m. The NBA is bringing a pro league to Africa. The Basketball Africa League, a collaboration between the NBA and the sport’s global governing body FIBA, was announced Saturday. The initial plan is for the 12-team league to begin play in
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on NBA All-Star Weekend (all times local): 12:10 p.m. LeBron James says he has kept a close eye on what freshman sensation Zion Williamson is doing at Duke and believes “it’s great for the game.” Williamson, a 6-foot-7, 285-pounder, has become a national
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on NBA All-Star Weekend (all times local): 11:35 a.m. The Curry brothers have levied a wager for their head-to-head competition in Saturday night’s NBA 3-point contest: Whoever loses must buy tickets for the entire Curry family anytime they play against each other
NBA, FIBA bringing pro league to Africa, commissioner says it’s an ‘important next step in our continued development of the game’
Atlanta forward John Collins says his favorite dunker is Hawks teammate Vince Carter
Heading into the All-Star break, Los Angeles Lakers’ forward Kyle Kuzma wasn’t taking too kindly to all criticism his team was facing, following a woeful turn of events on the trade market and open court. His response to all the haters: “I want people to talk about me, good or bad,”
Current and former NBA and WNBA players rolled up their sleeves to help around the Charlotte community during this years NBA Cares All-Star Day of Service.
Kurucs, unlike Porzingis, was unheralded coming out of the draft and fell to the second round (40th overall). He sat near the end of Brooklyn’s bench until January, and then took off through February as the Nets catapulted into playoff contention.