Serena Williams, Kobe Bryant and others react to Micheal Brown decision
Serena Williams, Kobe Bryant and others react to Micheal Brown decision

Crime, in whichever form it comes, disturbs everybody. Sporting mega-stars included. When a United States jury failed to indict police officer Darren Wilson over the infamous shooting of black teen, Micheal Brown in Ferguson, the likes of Serena Williams and Kobe Bryant chose to join the thousands of protesters and criticize the decision which carries a cynicism more negating than the crime itself.

NBA's first openly gay player retires at 35
NBA's first openly gay player retires at 35

Jason Collins, who became the National Basketball Association`s first openly gay player, retired aged 35 Wednesday but vowed he would continue the fight to make US sports more tolerant.

Trailblazer Jason Collins, first openly gay NBA player, retires
Trailblazer Jason Collins, first openly gay NBA player, retires

Jason Collins, the first openly gay player in the four major North American team sports, announced his retirement from the National Basketball Association on Wednesday.

Carmel Anthony reaches milestone in Knicks win over Hornets
Carmel Anthony reaches milestone in Knicks win over Hornets

Carmelo Anthony became the 40th player in National Basketball Association history to score 20,000 points, leading the New York Knicks to a 96-93 win over Charlotte on Sunday.

LeBron James's Cavs help bring focus back to the hardwood
LeBron James's Cavs help bring focus back to the hardwood

After a tumultuous offseason that forced the National Basketball Association to confront the delicate issue of race, the league will usher in a new season starting next week that could prove to be one of the best in years.

Reggie Williams joins Miami Heat

National Basketball Association (NBA) side Miami Heat has signed guard Reggie Williams.

Charlotte to bid for NBA All-Star game

The Charlotte Hornets and the Charlotte Sports Foundation will bid for hosting the National Basketball Association (NBA) All-Star Weekend in 2017 or 2018.

LeBron James` Cleveland to battle Miami in Brazil

LeBron James will play his first game against his former team when the Cleveland Cavaliers travel to Brazil in October for the NBA`s second ever exhibition game in South America.

Spurs hire league`s first full-time female assistant coach

The reigning National Basketball Association champion San Antonio Spurs named long-time WNBA star Becky Hammon as the first full-time female assistant coach in league history on Tuesday.

Udonis Haslem re-signs with Miami Heat

The Miami Heat have re-signed veteran forward Udonis Haslem, who is the club`s all-time leader in rebounds.

Indian-origin athlete to be part of NBA

Sim Bhullar has become the first player of Indian-origin ever to be part of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Bucks reportedly land Kidd as coach

The NBA`S Milwaukee Bucks have reached a deal with Brooklyn to make Jason Kidd their next coach, ending Kidd`s tenure with the Nets after just one season, US media reported Monday.

Thomas to promote basketball in India

National Basketball Association (NBA) point guard Isaiah Thomas of the Sacramento Kings arrived in Mumbai on Friday for a week-long tour to promote the game of basketball and to enhance NBA`s fan base in the country.

Miami Heat to take on San Antonio Spurs in NBA Finals

Two-time defending champions Miami Heat will square off against the San Antonio Spurs in the summit clash of the National Basketball Association Finals to decide the Larry O`Brien Championship Trophy here.

NBA moves on Clippers sale, Sterling sues for $1 billion

The National Basketball Association said on Friday that it has reached an agreement with the estranged wife of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling to sell the team, opening a new chapter for the franchise after 33 years under Sterling.

NBA discusses Sterling`s response to forced sale of Clippers

The National Basketball Association said Wednesday its finance committee had discussed a response from Donald Sterling about orders to sell his pro basketball team for making racist remarks, and a vote remained scheduled for next week.

Sterling says NBA ban, forced sale is illegal - LA Times

Donald Sterling, banned from owning a pro basketball team for inflammatory remarks he made about African Americans, called the National Basketball Association`s action illegal because it was based on a "lover`s quarrel" that was "illegally recorded."

Donald Sterling hands control of L.A. Clippers to wife: Source

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, banned from the NBA for racist remarks, has handed controlling interest in his team to his wife, the co-owner, and she is negotiating with the league to sell the club, a source with knowledge of the situation said on Friday.

NBA commissioner signals willingness for deal with Clippers owner

National Basketball Association Commissioner Adam Silver said on Tuesday he would prefer to let Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling sell his team "on a reasonable timetable" rather than proceed with trying to forcibly terminate his ownership.

Sterling threatens to sue, won`t pay fine: Report

Embattled owner Donald Sterling, who was banned for life from the National Basketball Association, is threatening to sue the league, Sports Illustrated reported Thursday.