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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.