Laureus Awards 2020: Lionel Messi, Lewis Hamilton named Sportsman of Year; Simone Biles is Sportswoman of Year
Mercedes driver Hamilton won his sixth world championship in 2019, with 11 race wins and 17 podium finishes, while Messi was crowned the world’s best player for a record sixth time when he won the Ballon d’Or.
NBA: Anthony Davis' second-half blitz powers Lakers to win over Thunder; Luka Doncic shines in Mavericks' thrashing of Cavaliers
Get yourself up to date with all the happenings of the NBA in our comprehensive wrap of the day's action, including Lakers' win over OKC Thunder and Kawhi Leonard's clutch jumper.
NBA: Dallas Mavericks 40-year-old German legend Dirk Nowitzki calls time on 21-season career in Texas
Mavericks owner Mark Cuban had signaled that the Dallas legend Dirk Nowitzki intended to make an announcement in the days leading up to Tuesday's game
NBA Rundown Week 21: Curtains for LeBron James and LA Lakers; Dirk Nowitzki leaves his mark against the Warriors and more
Bits and bobs from the week that was in the NBA
NBA: Luka Doncic stars as Mavericks rout Warriors 126-91; Hornets stay in playoffs contention with victory over Celtics
Luka Doncic recorded a triple double as the Dallas Mavericks handed the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors their worst loss of the season with a 126-91 blowout on Saturday.
NBA: Vince Carter masters art of ageing gracefully with smooth transition from full-time starter to indispensable squad player
What the NBA’s oldest player Vince Carter can teach the league’s top stars about ageing gracefully in the breakneck speed of the NBA
Dwyane Wade and LeBron James' contrasting week, Trae Young's record and more in this week's NBA rundown.
NBA: Dallas Mavericks veteran Dirk Nowitzki optimistic about playing one more year despite current season looking like farewell tour
Dirk Nowitzki is setting an NBA record with his 21st season with the Mavs, having been tied at 20 seasons with the same club with former Los Angeles Lakers great Kobe Bryant
NBA: Defending champion Devin Booker up against Stephen and Seth Curry, Dirk Nowitzki in All-Star three-point contest
Defending champion Devin Booker will go up against Curry brothers Stephen and Seth as well as NBA veteran Dirk Nowitzki in the All-Star three-point contest.
NBA: Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade, Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki named as special roster additions for All-Star Game
Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade and Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki were named as special roster additions for the 68th NBA All-Star Game.
NBA: German star Dirk Nowitzki says LeBron James can overtake Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as greatest scorer in competition history
Long-time Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki has stated that LeBron James has it in him to overtake Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the NBA's all-time highest scorer.
NBA: DeMar DeRozan leads San Antonio Spurs to victory against LA Lakers; Milwaukee Bucks extend winning run
San Antonio Spurs' DeMar De Rozan led his team to victory over the Los Angeles Lakers, as the Milwaukee Bucks continued their impressive run of form by beating Orlando Magic.
NBA: Dirk Nowitzki hopes 21st season with Dallas Mavericks is start of turnaround after franchise's steady decline
Dirk Nowitzki hasn't won a playoff series since leading the Dallas Mavericks to their only championship in 2011 and has watched the franchise's steady slide to depths not seen since he was the fresh-faced rookie out of Europe 20 years ago.
Dirk Nowitzki, who is entering his 21st season with Dallas Mavericks, will be sidelined for a few weeks after picking up an ankle injury that caused him to miss out on much of pre-season
CJ McCollum scored 27 points and passed off seven assists to lead the Portland Trail Blazers over Oklahoma City 117-106 in an NBA matchup on Tuesday.
Cleveland star LeBron James tied Larry Bird for sixth all time in NBA triple-doubles Thursday as the Cavaliers beat the Los Angeles Lakers 121-112.
James scored Cleveland's last 13 points — and delivered the final dagger with a jump shot from just inside the three-point line with five seconds remaining.
NBA 2017-18: From LeBron James' records to Spurs chasing history, 10 things to look out for in the new season
The offseason was loaded with changes. Carmelo Anthony and Paul George went to Oklahoma City, Gordon Hayward and Irving went to Boston, Isaiah Thomas got sent to Cleveland, Jimmy Butler is now in Minnesota and Paul Millsap calls Denver home.
ING of the Netherlands is upending German tradition with radical online-only accounts and zero-fee offerings, yet thriving in a troubled banking sector.
Terms of the deal, including the length of Nowitzki's contract, were not revealed on Thursday.