Chad Briscoe and his 9-year old son, Jamir, have created a basketball training tool called Ball By Yourself Strap, the world’s first and only basketball training tool that allows players to train 100% of the time without ever chasing after loose balls, focusing on fitness, basketball skill development and safety while creating muscle memory through repetition. […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Spike Lee still has his courtside seat, though the New York Knicks had to tell their superfan to find another way to get there. Lee said he won’t be sitting there the rest of this season, anyway. RELATED: Knicks Say Spike Lee Wasn’t Ejected  The Oscar-winning writer-director told ESPN on Tuesday […]


DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Trey Landers survived one of his hometown’s worst moments. Now he’s contributing to one of its best. A Dayton native, the senior guard has helped lead the University of Dayton basketball team to its best start ever at 26-2 and to No. 4 in the current Associated Press poll, its highest […]


During a high school basketball game Friday in Oklahoma City, the announcer was relieved of his duty at halftime after his inappropriate introduction of the opposing team’s players. After the announcer finished introducing players from the home team Newkirk High School, he was preparing to do the same for visiting Crooked Oak High School when he […]


CHICAGO (AP) — The brothers of Chicago high school basketball star Ben Wilson, who was viewed as the top player in the nation before his murder in 1984, said Thursday they have forgiven the shooter. Anthony Wilson said he was asked if he was crazy for meeting William Moore, the man convicted of gunning down […]

Today’s NBA features a bevy of African-American superstars as the sport has far evolved beyond its predominantly white past. During the 1950-51 season, a quartet of Black players broke the color lines, paving the way for the future of the league. Chuck Cooper (pictured) was the first Black player drafted into the NBA, selected first […]

On January 26, 2020 the world suffered a great loss in the death of Kobe Bryant and his Daughter Gianna. They died in a helicopter accident along with 7 others, including two of Gianna’s teammates. In memory of Kobe, here are some of his top moments. The first time he played in the NBA Allstar […]

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NBA has postponed the Los Angeles Lakers’ next game against the Clippers on Tuesday night after the deaths of retired superstar Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others in a helicopter crash. The league announced the decision in a statement Monday, saying it “was made out of respect for the […]

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career spent entirely with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday. He was 41. His 13-year old daughter, Gianna, who was following in his […]

Delonte West, who played 10 seasons in the NBA for four teams including the Cleveland Cavaliers and Dallas Mavericks as well as stints overseas, was allegedly shown in a video getting beaten up by an unidentified man and talking incoherently in or near Washington, D.C. The video footage first surfaced on social media on Sunday. […]

DETROIT (AP) — John Beilein’s first season as an NBA coach took another turbulent turn because of a comment he made during a film session. Beilein said Thursday he had apologized after using the word “thugs” while reviewing film with his players the previous day., citing unidentified sources, reported that Beilein suggested during a […]

David Stern, the former commissioner of the NBA who oversaw the league for 30 years and was at the helm for the greatest boom period in the sport, has died. He was 77. Stern suffered a brain hemorrhage three weeks ago and had been hospitalized since December 12th. After assuming the role of the commissioner […]