Basketball

Kobe Bryant: world of sport mourns death of an NBA icon
NBA legend Kobe Bryant spent 20 years with the Los Angeles Lakers
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Kobe Bryant: world of sport mourns death of an NBA icon

Former LA Lakers star and his daughter were killed in a helicopter crash
26 Jan 2020
Chase Center: gold-standard new home for NBA’s Golden State
Golden State Warriors played the LA Lakers in a pre-season game at Chase Center on 5 October
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Chase Center: gold-standard new home for NBA’s Golden State

State-of-the-art basketball and entertainment arena opens in San Francisco
11 Oct 2019
NBA London 2019: how to buy Wizards vs. Knicks tickets
NBA London 2019 Washington Wizards vs. New York Knicks basketball
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NBA London 2019: how to buy Wizards vs. Knicks tickets

The O2 will host the NBA regular-season match on 17 January
19 Oct 2018
LeBron James officially signs with the LA Lakers
LeBron James LA Lakers NBA
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LeBron James officially signs with the LA Lakers

NBA star ‘King’ James arrives in the City of Angels
10 Jul 2018
NBA: LeBron James joins the LA Lakers - reactions
LeBron James Los Angeles Lakers NBA
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NBA: LeBron James joins the LA Lakers - reactions

‘King’ James leaves Cleveland after leading Cavaliers to ‘the promised land’
2 Jul 2018
LeBron James: where will he play next season?
LeBron James NBA free agency Cleveland Cavaliers Lakers 76ers
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LeBron James: where will he play next season?

The NBA’s free agency market opens on 1 July and ‘King James’ is being linked with both the Lakers and the 76ers
15 Jun 2018
NBA 2K League: how the inaugural draft will work
NBA 2K League draft season dates teams players
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NBA 2K League: how the inaugural draft will work

Mavs Gaming will get first pick at the NBA 2K League Draft on 4 April
14 Mar 2018

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Kobe Bryant wins an Oscar - but not everyone is happy
Kobe Bryant The Oscars Dear Basketball
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Kobe Bryant wins an Oscar - but not everyone is happy

Basketball icon’s Academy Award honour criticised as rape allegation resurfaces
5 Mar 2018
Billion dollar club: 30 NBA teams reach milestone valuation
NBA team values Knicks Lakers Forbes rich list
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Billion dollar club: 30 NBA teams reach milestone valuation

Forbes reveals that the New York Knicks are again the highest valued NBA team
8 Feb 2018
NBA want more global matches - but logistics are a problem
NBA Kyrie Irving Ben Simmons Boston Celtics Philadelphia 76ers The O2
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NBA want more global matches - but logistics are a problem

Adam Silver says the NBA would have to amend its season schedules to factor in travel, jet lag and recovery
12 Jan 2018
NBA London Game 2018 guide: 76ers vs. Celtics
76ers v Celtics NBA London 2018 The O2
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NBA London Game 2018 guide: 76ers vs. Celtics

Philadelphia 76ers take on the Boston Celtics at The O2 tonight
11 Jan 2018
NBA 2K League player qualifying event starts on 1 January
NBA 2K18 LeBron James
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NBA 2K League player qualifying event starts on 1 January

Players will try out for a spot in the NBA’s new e-sports league
6 Dec 2017
LeBron James ejected for first time in his NBA career
LeBron James ejected NBA Cleveland Cavaliers Miami Heat
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LeBron James ejected for first time in his NBA career

How basketball fans reacted after the Cleveland star was sent off the court
29 Nov 2017
#CurryChallenge: Stephen Curry tells fans to be ‘respectful’
#CurryChallenge trick shot Stephen Curry
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#CurryChallenge: Stephen Curry tells fans to be ‘respectful’

Has the Golden State Warriors icon started one of the memes of 2017?
21 Nov 2017
Bulls suspend Bobby Portis for breaking teammate’s jaw
Bobby Portis Chicago Bulls
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Bulls suspend Bobby Portis for breaking teammate’s jaw

Basketball player is banned for eight NBA matches after ‘inexcusable’ punch in practice
19 Oct 2017
NBA 2017-18 preview: can anyone stop Golden State?
Steph Curry Golden State Warriors
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NBA 2017-18 preview: can anyone stop Golden State?

Ahead of the new basketball season we pick out the pundit and fan predictions
17 Oct 2017
NBA 2K League: search to find the world’s best players
NBA 2K18 LeBron James
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NBA 2K League: search to find the world’s best players

The NBA is launching its own e-sport league, with 17 teams signed up for year one
4 Oct 2017
LA Lakers to retire both of Kobe Bryant’s shirts
NBA legend Kobe Bryant spent 20 years with the Los Angeles Lakers
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LA Lakers to retire both of Kobe Bryant’s shirts

We pick out five of the most famous retired shirt numbers in sport
14 Sep 2017