NBA players are apparently not easily impressed — even by other NBA players.
James, star playmaker for the reigning NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers, called the idea of an All-Star Game a "slap in the face" to players
NBA: Bojan Bogdanovic helps Jazz beat Mavericks; Paul George, Kawhi Leonard return to spark Clippers
All-stars Paul George and Kawhi Leonard combined for 50 points in their return from the COVID-19 unavailable list as the Los Angeles Clippers routed the Orlando Magic 116-90.
As has been the case with most of the other games that have been postponed, contact tracing was cited as the cause of the Spurs-Pelicans postponement.
NBA season preview: From Lakers getting stronger to Bucks winning free agency, biggest talking points
After the most protracted, and yet abbreviated, season of the NBA comes the shortest season of the league. Here are the biggest talking points:
Doc Rivers' activism was highlighted by the Philadelphia 76ers when they officially named Rivers the 25th coach in franchise history on Saturday.
NBA: Doc Rivers' legacy at the Los Angeles Clippers cannot be measured in statistics, records, or even trophies
In his seven years with the Los Angeles Clippers, Doc Rivers could never take the franchise to the NBA Conference Finals, let alone to a title. But his legacy at the team was far beyond numbers, or titles.
NBA Playoffs: Raptors force Game 7 against Celtics with double-overtime win; Clippers take 3-1 lead over Nuggets
Toronto Raptors and Boston Celtics will play Game 7 on Friday night for a spot in the Eastern Conference finals against Miami.
Paul George scored 32 points, Kawhi Leonard added 23 along with a big late block and the dynamic duo helped the Clippers rally in the fourth quarter for a win over the Nuggets in Game 3 of their Western Conference semifinal series.
NBA: Jamal Murray scores 50 points, Denver Nuggets force Game 7 with Utah Jazz; Los Angeles Clippers eliminate Dallas Mavericks
Denver Nuggets and Utah Jazz will go at it one more time on Tuesday night, with the winner advancing to face the Los Angeles Clippers.
NBA: Players vote for resumption of playoffs a day after season's suspension in wake of Jacob Blake's shooting
The decision followed a day of tumult in the NBA on Wednesday, when the Bucks refused to play their first round game against the Orlando Magic in protest at the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin on Sunday.
Point guard Lowry is the Raptors' veteran leader, the guy who means so much more to them than stats would ever show.
NBA: Reigning champions Toronto Raptors' Nick Nurse voted NBA Coach of the Year for another 50-win season
Nurse, who led Toronto to their first title last year in his rookie season, was a runaway winner, receiving 90 first-place votes from a panel of 100 sportswriters and broadcasters.
Playoff teams will split a record $23,287,266 for making the NBA postseason, a figure that's up about $1.6 million from last year.
As NBA restarts after four-month hiatus, teams, players and coaches grapple with unfamiliar situations in the bubble
When the NBA restarts in the Orlando bubble, it is likely to drag everyone out of their comfort zones in more ways than one.
NBA: Anthony Davis wins All-Star game for Team LeBron with last throw; Kawhi Leonard claims Kobe Bryant MVP award
In the NBA All-Star game LeBron James’ team wore blue jerseys, all with the No. 2 for Gianna Bryant. Giannis Antetokounmpo’s team wore red, every player wearing No. 24 on the back for Kobe Bryant.
NBA: Los Angeles Clippers star Kawhi Leonard to become first San Diego State player to have his jersey retired
Leonard helped lead the Aztecs to national prominence during his two seasons, including reaching their first Sweet 16 and finishing a program-best 34-3 in the 2010-11 season
NBA: Rookie guard Ja Morant powers Grizzlies to sixth straight win; Kawhi Leonard scores season-high 43 points
Rookie guard Ja Morant missed only one of his 11 shots as the Grizzlies extended their longest winning streak since December 2016
NBA: Anthony Davis slams season-high 50 points as Lakers down Timberwolves; Miami Heat remain unbeaten at home
Davis hit a floater with 4:39 remaining to reach 50 points for the fourth time in his career. He was 20 of 29 from the field and made all 10 of his free throws to go along with seven rebounds and six assists.
Giannis Antetokounmpo had 27 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to their 14th straight NBA victory, a 119-91 rout of the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday night.