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NBA superstar LeBron James' tweet about policeman who shot teen sparks uproar on US right-wing
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NBA superstar LeBron James' tweet about policeman who shot teen sparks uproar on US right-wing

LeBron James took down his tweet hours later, explaining his post was "being used to create more hate". Conservative pundits accused him of racism and irresponsible behaviour over the tweet which was about the shooting of 16-year-old Ma'Khia Bryant by a policeman.

NBA: New Orleans Pelicans say some staff, players have received COVID-19 vaccine
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NBA: New Orleans Pelicans say some staff, players have received COVID-19 vaccine

On Tuesday, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards encouraged anyone 16 years or older with medical conditions that put them at a higher risk of contracting coronavirus, including asthma, hypertension and being overweight, to get vaccinated.

NBA: Even the trade deadline has a different feel in coronavirus pandemic-dominated year
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NBA: Even the trade deadline has a different feel in coronavirus pandemic-dominated year

As the NBA trade deadline approaches this year, there will be buyers. What’s unclear is how many teams will be willing sellers by 25 March.

NBA: For Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James a few days' break comes at the right time
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NBA: For Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James a few days' break comes at the right time

Since the NBA’s restart bubble that saved last season opened last July, no player has logged more minutes, scored more points, handed out more assists, made more shots, taken more shots or finished off more fast breaks than LeBron James.

NBA: Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James out with ankle sprain as NBA All-Star Game looms
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NBA: Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James out with ankle sprain as NBA All-Star Game looms

LeBron James will stay in Los Angeles for treatment and miss his first game of the 2020-21 season on Wednesday when the Lakers play at Sacramento.

NBA: Utah Jazz thump defending champions Lakers; Lu Dort shines in Oklahoma City Thunder's win
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NBA: Utah Jazz thump defending champions Lakers; Lu Dort shines in Oklahoma City Thunder's win

The Western Conference-leading Jazz made 22 three-pointers to the Lakers' eight, pulling away in the second quarter as they improved to 26-6.

NBA: As All-Star break approaches, Eastern Conference has a standings logjam to deal with
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NBA: As All-Star break approaches, Eastern Conference has a standings logjam to deal with

This is a bizarre season for the NBA in a bizarre time for the world. There is, however, one constant. The Eastern Conference standings are a mess.

Kobe Bryant death: Pilot of crashed chopper got disoriented flying in clouds, finds probe
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Kobe Bryant death: Pilot of crashed chopper got disoriented flying in clouds, finds probe

The pilot of the helicopter that crashed last year, killing Kobe Bryant and seven other passengers, made a key error by flying through thick clouds that ended up disorienting him, US safety officials said.

Kobe Bryant helicopter crash: Federal safety officials to name likely cause of crash
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Kobe Bryant helicopter crash: Federal safety officials to name likely cause of crash

On Tuesday, federal safety officials are expected to announce the long-awaited probable cause of the crash that unleashed worldwide grief for Kobe Bryant, launched several lawsuits and prompted state and federal legislation.

NBA: Miami Heat confident turnaround will come after slump due to injuries, coronavirus
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NBA: Miami Heat confident turnaround will come after slump due to injuries, coronavirus

Miami Heat, the reigning Eastern Conference champions are 6-12, with their roster decimated by injuries and coronavirus-related issues.

WNBA: LA Lakers star LeBron James teases Atlanta Dream bid over owner Kelly Loeffler backlash
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WNBA: LA Lakers star LeBron James teases Atlanta Dream bid over owner Kelly Loeffler backlash

WNBA's Atlanta Dream co-owner Kelly Loeffler, the Republican politician who lost her US Senate run-off election in Georgia on Tuesday, is deeply unpopular amongst Dream players after voicing opposition to the Black Lives Matter movement last year.

NBA season preview: From Lakers getting stronger to Bucks winning free agency, biggest talking points
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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:

Year in Review 2020, Biggest Sports Stories: NBA legend Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash
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Year in Review 2020, Biggest Sports Stories: NBA legend Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash

NBA legend Kobe Bryant had been flying with his 13-year-old daughter Gianna in a helicopter when it crashed, killing them and seven others in January.

NBA: Bloodied Giannis Antetokounmpo, emotional Karl-Anthony Towns back on court for preseason
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NBA: Bloodied Giannis Antetokounmpo, emotional Karl-Anthony Towns back on court for preseason

Franchises are fine-tuning their rosters as veterans work on their roles and rookies seek to show they can contribute with the new NBA season less than two weeks away.

NBA's offseason sprint in hectic year continues with start of frantic free agency window
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NBA's offseason sprint in hectic year continues with start of frantic free agency window

More than 100 other NBA players are unrestricted free agents; another 75 or so can be restricted free agents. What promises to be a chaotic NBA free-agent window opens on Friday.

NBA Finals: Los Angeles Lakers prove a point after winning 17th Championship
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NBA Finals: Los Angeles Lakers prove a point after winning 17th Championship

LA Lakers ― a team spearheaded by the second-best player, and the second-best defensive player over the regular season, coached by the fifth-best man manager in the league; and pieced together by the seventh-best GM ― were crowned the best team in the NBA on Monday.

NBA Finals: Jimmy Butler impacts Miami Heat’s victory over LA Lakers with near-perfect game
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NBA Finals: Jimmy Butler impacts Miami Heat’s victory over LA Lakers with near-perfect game

47:11 minutes. 35 points. 12 rebounds. 11 assists. Five steals. Miami Heat's Jimmy Butler did everything in Game 5 of the NBA Finals to prevent the Lakers from winning their 17th Championship.

NBA Finals: Rajon Rondo, a champ in Boston, on brink of getting a championship ring with LA Lakers
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NBA Finals: Rajon Rondo, a champ in Boston, on brink of getting a championship ring with LA Lakers

Rajon Rondo helped the Boston Celtics win their 17th NBA championship. He’s on the brink of being part of title No 17 for the Lakers as well.

NBA: As US Presidential elections draw closer, players, coaches and teams urge everyone to vote
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NBA: As US Presidential elections draw closer, players, coaches and teams urge everyone to vote

“We’ve got to get people to vote,” Doc Rivers, now the coach of the Philadelphia 76ers, said during these playoffs when he was coaching the Los Angeles Clippers.

Super 'Stunday': Making sense of the night where not much made sense
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Super 'Stunday': Making sense of the night where not much made sense

Most nights, sport is an unwavering, unflinching meritocracy. But, every once in a while, you really need help understanding sport.