The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a men's professional basketball league in North America; composed of 30 teams. It is widely considered to be the premier men's professional basketball league in the world. The NBA is an active member of USA Basketball (USAB), which is recognized by FIBA as the national governing body for basketball in the United States. The NBA is one of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada. NBA players are the world's best paid athletes by average annual salary per player.
R.J. Barrett and Zion Williamson are both projected to be taken in the top five of the 2019 NBA draft. Barrett’s high school coach, Kevin Boyle, joins SI Now to discuss why his former player might be..
Knicks owner James Dolan is no stranger to making headlines and on Tuesday he said that New York is still an attractive destination for NBA free agents. SI Now's Madelyn Burke and Amy Campbell discuss..
In Oklahoma City's 98-89 win over the Utah Jazz on Monday night, Thunder guard Russell Westbrook got into a heated verbal exchange with a Utah fan. SI Now's Madelyn Burke and Amy Campbell weigh in on..
After passing Michael Jordan on the NBA's all-time scoring list, LeBron James said that such an accomplishment "ranks right up there at the top with winning a championship." SI Now's Robin Lundberg and..
LeBron James accomplished a major feat on Wednesday, passing Michael Jordan on the NBA's all-time scoring list. James came into the game needing 13 points to pass Jordan. He finished the game with 31..
The main focus of the Boston Celtics' rocky, up-and-down season has been the goings-on of Kyrie Irving. The Celtics appear to have hit a new low, losing five of their last six games and seven of their..
Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 27 points, had eight rebounds and seven assists after missing two games with a sprained right ankle and helped the NBA-leading Milwaukee Bucks to a 116-87 victory over the.. USATODAY.com - Published
Pizza chain Papa John's, trying to recover from a string of high-profile public relations blunders, on Friday named former basketball star Shaquille O'Neal as its newest board member, brand ambassador.. Reuters - Published
Dirk Nowitzki passed Wilt Chamberlain for sixth place on the NBA's career scoring list, but Elfrid Payton had his fifth straight triple-double to help the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Dallas Mavericks.. USATODAY.com - Published
What I'm Hearing: HoopsHype's Alex Kennedy spoke with NBA league executives regarding Zion Williamson and they all felt that despite his large stature, he will still be a force in the NBA.
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Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 22 points, Dirk Nowitzki closed within four points of Wilt Chamberlain on the NBA scoring list and the Dallas Mavericks ended a seven-game losing streak with a 121-116 victory.. USATODAY.com - Published
HOUSTON — In his first season with the Golden State Warriors, DeMarcus Cousins hasn't quite adjusted to the level of scrutiny and interest that comes with playing for the defending back-to-back NBA.. WorldNews - Published