LeBron James, #23, Los Angeles Lakers. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images) LeBron James took to Twitter to salute rapper Killer Mike for his speech about the Atlanta anti-racism protests on Friday night. Anti-racism protests are sweeping the nation following the murder of George Floyd at the hands of a police officer earlier this week in
Stephen Jackson, #5, (Photo by Ron Jenkins/BIG3/Getty Images) Retired NBA veteran Stephen Jackson was a close friend of George Floyd. He’s working to make sure all the officers involved are held accountable. Being an NBA player doesn’t protect anyone from police violence, racial profiling and racial abuse, a fact that has been, unfortunately, made clear
NBA, Adam Silver, (Photo by Brian Ach/Getty Images for TIME 100 Health Summit ) After a hiatus of more than two months, the NBA has reportedly set July 31 as a target date for resuming their season. On March 11, when Rudy Gobert’s positive coronavirus test was announced and the NBA season was formally suspended,
LeBron James, #23, Los Angeles Lakers (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images) The NBA is ramping up their efforts to try and restart the 2019-20 season and all options are on the table, even The Goblet of Fire. Adam Silver rose to his feet. On either side of him stood Michele Roberts and Mark Tatum both
CHICAGO, IL – MARCH 20: Basketball star Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls talks to the press 20 March after practice at the Berto Center in Deerfield, Illinois. Jordan reiterated that he has returned to basketball because of his love for the game. (COLOR KEY: Microphone (L) is red) AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read
Who would win a March Madness-style tournament if all active NBA players were grouped based solely on the first letter of their first names? People love hypothetical scenarios based on arbitrary parameters. It’s why horoscopes are so popular. The same holds true for sports – especially during a pandemic with no actual sports happening. So many
Chicago, Las Vegas among 10 hub cities being considered by NHL by Brad Berreman BARCELONA, SPAIN – JULY 25: Basketball stars Michael Jordan (L) and Earvin “Magic” Johnson clown for the media 25 July during a press conference for the U.S. Olympic “Dream Team.” The team is strongly favored to win the gold. (Photo credit
Photo by Catherine Steenkeste/Getty Images VICE TV has a new documentary “One Man and his Shoes” looking at Air Jordan sneakers and their rise to fame. Michael Jordan wanted to wear Adidas when he entered the NBA in 1984. Adidas had no money for Jordan, only willing to give the young man out of North
CARDIFF, UNITED KINGDOM – OCTOBER 28: A bookshelf full of multicoloured books on October 28, 2018 in Cardiff, United Kingdom. (Photo by Matthew Horwood/Getty Images) The wall behind your desk has become a statement to the world about who you are. Here’s how to build a basketball bookcase to impress hoopheads in your Zoom meetings.
Empty seats (Photo by Friso Gentsch/Pool via Getty Images ) New order will allow foreign-born athletes to enter U.S. The sports world seems to slowly be coming together again and a new order from the acting U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf will allow athletes living outside the U.S to enter the states, even
LAKE BUENA VISTA, FLORIDA – MARCH 23: A general view of the ESPN Wide World of Sports entrance outside of Champion stadium before a spring training game between the Atlanta Braves and the New York Mets on March 23, 2019 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. (Photo by Julio Aguilar/Getty Images) The NBA confirms they are
BB_80919_TR_00109.RAF Matt Barnes was brought to tears thinking about Kobe Bryant as he watched The Last Dance seeing similarities between Michael Jordan and Kobe. Matt Barnes never got to play with or against Michael Jordan. His 14-year career in the NBA started just after Jordan retired for the final, final time from the Washington Wizards.
UEFA President confident Champions League will finish this summer by Allison Cary Michigan’s Jim Harbaugh has no problem coaching without fans in stands by Mark Powell BOSTON, MA – NOVEMBER 28: Former Boston Celtics player Paul Pierce smiles before The Sports Museums 17th running of The Tradition sports awards ceremony at TD Garden in Boston
Damian Lillard #0 of the Portland Trail Blazers reacts to a referees call (Photo by Alika Jenner/Getty Images) Nobody wants to admit it, but Stephen A. Smith isn’t always wrong. Can you win a title if so-and-so is your best player? Can you win one if he’s your second-best player, assuming your best isn’t LeBron
Photo credit should read JEFF HAYNES/AFP via Getty Images A Utah man claiming he delivered the infamous ‘Flu Game’ pizza says Michael Jordan is blaming the wrong people for getting sick. If you cross Michael Jordan, you get crossed over. Sliced and diced. Flensed for your pelt. And now that His Airness knows the name
Stephen Curry, #30, Golden State Warriors, (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) Regardless of whether the 2019-20 NBA season can resume at some point, which teams should be far better next season than they were this year? It remains unclear whether the NBA will be able to resume its 2019-20 season in the wake of
Michael Jordan was the most compelling avatar for a certain professional basketball mentality. But it’s not the only way to be, and kindness can be just as powerful. I didn’t watch a single episode of the Michael Jordan documentary. At one point, I turned it on briefly only to hear Phil Jackson in the middle
“The Last Dance” has us feeling nostalgic about a few memorable NBA teams from the ’90s that would be worthy of their own documentaries. On Sunday evening, the greatest gift to the sports world that held us together during this period of quarantine came to a satisfying conclusion. The Last Dance, an epic 10-part docuseries focused
Photo credit should read DAN LIPPITT/AFP via Getty Images ESPN’s “The Last Dance” will conclude with episodes 9 and 10 this Sunday night. Michael Jordan’s ‘competition’ problem has been underlined and the stories continue to come out. Antione Walker had a gambling problem. It was part of the reason he filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy
Enes Kanter, #11, Boston Celtics, (Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images) Enes Kanter is spending his quarantine planning for a career after basketball. Apparently that career is going to be as a professional wrestler with WWE. The world around us is changing rapidly and it’s forcing everyone to think deeply about their present and their future.