Griner’s Olympic coach calls for compassion as WNBA star released

Brittney Griner’s Olympic coach Dawn Staley called for compassion as the eight-time Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) All-Star was released from Russian detention on Thursday. Staley, who led the United … Read More

Brittney Griner a generational talent on the court

WNBA star Brittney Griner’s 10-month imprisonment in Russia on drug charges came to an end on Thursday, spreading relief and joy across the sports world and beyond. It’s unknown if … Read More

NBA roundup: Los Angeles Lakers stars shine in victory over Milwaukee Bucks

Anthony Davis scored 44 points and LeBron James added 28 as the Los Angeles Lakers won a back-and-forth affair against the host Milwaukee Bucks 133-129 on Friday. It was a … Read More

NBA 2023-24 season to start Oct 24, in-season tournament could reduce schedule to 80 games

The NBA is planning for the inaugural version of its in-season tournament — should it become reality — to begin early next season, according to a memo sent to teams … Read More

NBA 2022-23: LeBron James returns to help Los Angeles Lakers win

Anthony Davis racked up 25 points and 15 rebounds, LeBron James added 21 points in his return after missing five games and the visiting Los Angeles Lakers sprinted away from … Read More

NBA 2022-23: Joel Embiid carries Sixers past Bucks

Joel Embiid had 32 points, 11 rebounds, eight assists and three blocked shots to lift the host Philadelphia 76ers past the Milwaukee Bucks 110-102 on Friday. Philadelphia’s Tyrese Maxey added … Read More

NBA 2022-23: Royce O’Neale triple-double lifts Nets over Blazers

Royce O’Neale capped his first career triple-double by converting the tiebreaking tip-in with 0.7 second remaining as the visiting Brooklyn Nets earned a 109-107 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers … Read More

NBA roundup: Late trey lifts Thunder over Wizards; Curry’s season best performance in vein as Warriors lose to Suns

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander capped a 42-point performance by draining a 3-pointer with 1.9 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter to lift the visiting Oklahoma City Thunder to a 121-120 victory over … Read More