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It’s undetermined how many asterisks will be needed when (if?) a new NBA champion is crowned in an empty gym in October. But the march for a ring – not an Oura ring — begins Thursday (Friday AEST) with the opening of training camps in Disney World.
Aussie star Patty Mills will play in NBA return ... only so he can give away an incredible $1.4 million
San Antonio Spurs guard Patty Mills said Wednesday he will donate his salary from eight upcoming NBA games -- more than $1 million -- to social justice organisations in his homeland.
NBA stars are finding out what it’s like to fly economy.
The only thing that can overshadow this bizarre year in sport is the giant asterisk that will follow any achievement.
Zion Williamson is doing all he can to ensure we see the best of him when the NBA restarts its season.
Philadelphia’s All-Star guard Ben Simmons says he’s at full strength heading into the NBA restart, having used the coronavirus shutdown to recover from injury.
Completing the final three months of the season at the Walt Disney World Resort is set to cost the NBA more $150m ($A216m), according to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst.
The NBA’s New Orleans Pelicans have had three players test positive for COVID-19 while three members of the Denver Nuggets organization also contracted the virus, according to ESPN reports Tuesday.
There are all sorts of frustrations that are expected to come with the NBA’s bubble plan for the season restart in Orlando.
Emoni Bates, the No. 1 ranked player in the class of 2022 and considered by many to be the best high school prospect since LeBron James, announced his verbal commitment to Michigan State.
The pesky teenager didn’t think this through.
Zion Williamson is about to get another chance at opening night.
Australian sharpshooter Ryan Broekhoff is joining Ben Simmons and Brett Brown at the Philadelphia 76ers for their run at the NBA championship.
Australian sharpshooter Ryan Broekhoff is joining Ben Simmons and Brett Brown at the Philadelphia 76ers for their run at the NBA championship.
Free agent J.R Smith is set to link up with LeBron James at the Los Angeles Lakers, two years after the pair lost the 2018 NBA Finals against Golden State Warriors together at Cleveland.
NBA star Nikola Jokic has tested positive for coronavirus in Serbia, delaying his return to the United States in the lead-up to the season restart.
The NBA has settled upon key dates for the upcoming resumption of its coronavirus-halted 2019-20 season, including an October NBA Finals and NBA Draft, according to multiple reports Saturday.
Australian NBA star Ben Simmons hasn’t played a basketball game in around four months, but a new workout video shows he’s lost little of his acrobatic ability and ridiculous skills.
Kobe Bryant flew 45 minutes earlier than originally planned on the day he and eight others died in a helicopter crash in Los Angeles, preliminary findings of an investigation into the incident have revealed.
Kevin Durant has never had a problem with calling Kendrick Perkins out on social media, and that trend continued after Perkins went after Durant’s Nets teammate Kyrie Irving.
Sam Newman has labelled George Floyd as a “crackhead” and a “piece of s***” during an incredible rant about AFL player protests.
Dwight Howard has released a lengthy statement denying that he, Kyrie Irving and other players are trying to stop the resumption of the NBA, although his plans over the return are still unclear.
There’s no basketball to watch these days, but for about a million US dollars (A$1.45m), you might be able to get your hands on a LeBron James rookie card.
Things are getting messy for Kyrie Irving, with the NBPA executive member in the middle of most of the drama involving the league’s restart plan.
The NBA is set to return on July 31 (AEST) but like you have never seen it before.
Two former NBA players aren’t buying Kyrie Irving’s motives, believing the Brooklyn Nets star’s concerns about the league’s restart taking away from the Black Lives Matter movement should be taken with a grain of salt.
Philadelphia 76ers coach Brett Brown expects Ben Simmons will play if the NBA resumes next month in Orlando, but concedes the Australian All-Star might not be 100 per cent fit.
A new player coalition has been formed, led by injured Nets point guard Kyrie Irving, to continue a push to derail the NBA’s Orlando restart because of concerns over taking the spotlight away from the Black Lives Matter movement.
If LeBron James wants the NBA to return, then that’s what will happen. That’s Patrick Beverley’s prediction, no matter what Kyrie Irving, Dwight Howard or anyone else says.
Los Angeles Lakers big man Dwight Howard says the team may have to bid for an NBA championship without him.
Kyrie Irving’s stance against the NBA, which has been shutdown since March because of the coronavirus pandemic, resuming play amid a social justice movement has significant support among his peers.
Seven-foot high-schooler Chet Holmgren, who embarrassed Steph Curry, on NBA track after being named best player
The next big basketball star in the US could well be named Chet.
Kyrie Irving was a very vocal proponent of players not reporting to Orlando when the NBA season resumes because of nationwide unrest centring on social injustice and racism.
While some of us were eating away our boredom in isolation, Nikola Jokic was getting fit.
The NBA players’ union approved the league’s 22-team resumption of the season in Orlando, but safety concerns remain for the players preparing for life in a bubble surrounding Walt Disney World’s ESPN Wide World of Sports complex.
The NBA is scheduled to return next month. So naturally, the Ben Simmons-Joel Embiid conversation has started again.
Ben Simmons looks ready to take over the NBA if his latest upload from the gym is anything to go by.
Apparently, Michael Jordan is pretty good at fishing, too.
Multiple legends of the NBA have had enough with the systemic racism plaguing America and are speaking out.
Most NBA players have to wait until long after they’ve stepped off the court to see if their jersey will be hung up in the rafters.
Kevin Durant confirmed The Post’s report he’s not planning on coming back to the Nets this summer in Orlando.
Michael Jordan said he will donate $100 million ($A144m) to groups fighting for racial equality and social justice amid a wave of protests across the United States.
LeBron James takes his game to another level when the NBA Playoffs come around.
Patty Mills has shown time and again, he’s more than a basketball player.
The average person makes 27 judgments a day, every single one of them can have either a positive or a negative result. It’s a method of survival that we are innately primed to dwell on the negative outcomes far more than the positive.
LeBron James has slammed Fox News host Laura Ingraham over footage of her defending New Orleans Saint quarterback Drew Brees’s right to “have an opinion” when she had previously told the Laker to “shut up and dribble” when he had his say over Donald Trump.
The Philadelphia 76ers are a team everyone expects so much from. When you look at their personnel on paper, it makes sense for them to be heavy contenders in the East and possibly have a place in the Finals. But we have not seen consistency from them. And on the road, they have really, really struggled.
Joe Ingles will make the tough decision to be away from his pregnant wife and two young children for what could be three months as the Utah Jazz pursue an elusive NBA title.
The NBA Board of Governors voted to restart the regular season for the 22 teams in contention for the playoffs in a near-unanimous vote on Thursday afternoon, according to reports.
Australian NBA star Aron Baynes has penned a powerful letter on racism and how he transformed from a “silent bystander” growing up in a white majority small Australian town.
Kobe Bryant’s former trainer has given an insight into what it truly takes to achieve his famed ‘Mamba Mentality’.
It now seems like a formality.
NBA great Stephen Jackson has pledged to support George Floyd’s six-year-old daughter Gianna after her father’s death while in police custody last week.
Only the top 22 teams will resume the interrupted NBA season under a proposal expected to be voted on this week.
Protests are taking place all over the world, but especially in America where the Black Lives Matter movement has dominated the news over the last few days following the death of George Floyd.
Grant Napear was fired by his radio station and resigned as the Sacramento Kings play-by-play announcer Tuesday after his tweet over the weekend saying “All Lives Matter” amid the George Floyd protests was met with backlash.
Enraged San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has sharply criticised the lack of leadership shown by President Donald Trump and called him a “coward” in the wake of week-long protests surrounding the death of George Floyd.
Andrew Bogut has opened up on his shock decision not to re-sign with the Sydney Kings amid the ongoing uncertainty of the coronavirus pandemic, revealing he’s mulling a potential return to the NBA and a possible Olympics appearance in 2021.
Aussie NBA superstar Ben Simmons has doubled down on his criticism of President Donald Trump’s handling of the nationwide unrest gripping the US.
The world already got to see the ultimate competitor side of Michael Jordan in ESPN’s 10-part documentary “The Last Dance,” but one fan shelled out over $25,000 ($A37,800) to see a different side of the GOAT.
NBA star J.R. Smith took action into his own hands, and feet, after a man allegedly smashed his car window during the riots in Los Angeles.
Steve Kerr has revealed the truth behind his training bust-up with Michael Jordan was not as described in The Last Dance.
Maybe you don’t want to Be Like Mike.
It’s been well-documented that Michael Jordan used any edge, perceived or imaginary, to motivate himself as a player.
Australian NBA star Ben Simmons and rising US tennis sensation Coco Gauff have added their voices to those expressing outrage at the death of an unarmed black man in Minnesota who was in police hands.
NBA commissioner Adam Silver told team owners Friday he’s targeting a July 31 return to play, US media reported, although the format for completing the season remains unclear.
If you’re one of the many people who scrubbed the memory of Michael Jordan as a Wizard from your mind, try imagining him wearing a Warriors jersey.
Every Monday for the last five weeks, we’ve all been eagerly logging into our Netflix accounts – or more likely the Netflix account of a friend, family member or ex-partner – to watch the latest installment of ‘The Last Dance’, the story of Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls, arguably the greatest team ever assembled.
Three years later, Jeff Van Gundy can recall his encounter with Rihanna as if it happened yesterday.
The NBA doesn’t want to restart its season without its brightest young star.
Clyde Drexler didn’t need to see “The Last Dance” to understand Michael Jordan any more than he already does.
Michael Jordan’s claim he suffered food poisoning ahead of Game 5 of the 1997 NBA Finals have been slammed by the then-assistant manager of the Pizza Hut in question.
‘Do you understand now?’: LeBron James reignites Colin Kaepernick debate after ‘abusive, inhumane’ death
LeBron James was one of many on Wednesday (AEST) who referenced former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling protests following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
An old magazine has breathed new life into the Bulls’ snitching controversy.
With the NBA season in limbo, and the basketball withdrawals really kicking in, it’s time for an overly raw and unapologetically opinionated review of the 10 best players of the last decade.
NBA hotshot Andre Drummond left an eye-watering $US1000 ($AUD1500) tip for a waitress who cried “tears of happiness”.
Damian Lillard needs a reason to play. Love of the game isn’t enough in the middle of a pandemic.
A portion of ESPN’s 10-part documentary series “The Last Dance” explored the prolonged tension between Michael Jordan and Isiah Thomas, digging into the infamous walk-off game and Thomas curiously being left off the 1992 Olympic Dream Team.
In a weeklong series, The Postis looking at alternate realities in New York sports.
The end of the 1997-98 NBA season saw the door slam shut on the Michael Jordan era in Chicago. The Bulls had won six championships in eight years, but the good times were over.
The Last Dance is over, but critiques of its main character are not.
The Last Dance may be over but for one former AFL coach, it means that everyone in the world knows what he did over 20 years ago.
Charles Barkley celebrated too soon.
The NBA is in talks with The Walt Disney Company on a single-site scenario for a resumption of play in Central Florida in late July, the clearest sign yet that the league believes the season can continue amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The Chicago Bulls were an unstoppable force throughout the 1990s. They conquered everyone in their path as they secured championship after championship and their fans never wanted the ride to end.
Looking back at “The Shot,” Michael Jordan’s game-winning jumper in the clinching game of the Eastern Conference opening round playoff series, Craig Ehlo admits he has regret.
Patrick Ewing has tested positive for coronavirus, and is sharing his diagnosis to raise public awareness.
Long-serving Utah Jazz coach Jerry Sloan died on Saturday (AEDT) due to complications from Parksinson’s disease and Lewy body dementia. He was 78.
There has been mixed feedback about ESPN’s “The Last Dance” documentary about NBA icon Michael Jordan and the ‘90s Chicago Bulls, including from Jordan’s former teammates Horace Grant and Scottie Pippen, who were apparently unhappy with how they were portrayed.
Dennis Rodman has revealed that the world will know “something is wrong” with his pal Kim Jong-un — if the leader’s sister starts getting more face time on TV.
For whatever reason, Luc Longley did not participate in The Last Dance. But that does not mean that he has always been silent on Michael Jordan and his time at the Bulls.
Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James is reportedly hosting “safe” workouts with one or two teammates at a time in anticipation of the restart of the 2019-2020 NBA season.
“The Last Dance” appears to have turned Michael Jordan’s most important teammate against him.
It’s getting easier and easier to see why Sports Illustrated named this iconic Michael Jordan image as the greatest sports photograph ever taken.
The NBA season may be suspended but one basketball fan has put his graphic design skills to work to produce a brilliant series of NBA-Superhero crossover jerseys.
Ben Simmons, Patty Mills and Thon Maker could be heading to Disney World, although Joe Ingles and Matthew Dellavedova may not be returning to the NBA court.
“The Last Dance” was a fun trip back in time. But the docu-series dominated by Michael Jordan’s point of view left out so many details of the 1990s Bulls dynasty.
The many sides of Michael Jordan are on colourful display in new Netflix doco series The Last Dance – but the series doesn’t feature perhaps the most telling moment of his career: the extremely bitter, train wreck of a speech he gave when being inducted into the Basketball Hall Of Fame in 2009.