In an interview with Sportico on Tuesday, Silver said that vaccinating players was “something we’re particularly focused on” as the league attempts to complete a condensed 72-game season during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, noting that vaccinating high-profile Black players when “public health officials ultimately determine on balance that it was […]

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press Published 5:11 a.m. ET Nov. 18, 2020 Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide New York — The 2020-21 NBA schedule will feature a play-in tournament and an NBA Finals that could run all the way until July 22 — keeping some players from competing […]

FILE – Oklahoma City Thunder guard Dennis Schroder (17) drives past Phoenix Suns guard Ricky Rubio (11) as Suns center Deandre Ayton (22) and Thunder center Nerlens Noel (9) watch during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Phoenix, in this Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, file photo. Teams […]

Lakers guard Danny Green bounced down the hallway that led to the team’s locker room, the start of a long night of partying after the team won the 2020 NBA championship Sunday. “Free. We’re free,” he said, his voice echoing off the walls. “Freedom. I’m f— free.” The NBA leaves […]

Los Angeles Lakers celebrate their win against the Miami Heat during the second half in Game 4 of basketball’s NBA Finals Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Mark J. Terrill AP LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James got back to his hotel suite […]

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — LeBron James’ popularity, even in his 17th season, cannot be argued. The NBA released jersey-sales and social media data Wednesday, with the Los Angeles Lakers’ star forward atop both lists. James had the top-selling jersey, measured by online sales through the NBA Store, for […]