The Chicago Bulls have not made it to the Playoffs for the fourth time in five years.
Social activism, political topics 'unavoidable' but NBA fans understand, says commissioner Adam Silver
Silver told Sports Illustrated in a story released Thursday that the NBA had to take such actions as having messages on the back of player jerseys or "Black Lives Matter" written on the court for all NBA games in the Orlando COVID-19 restart bubble.
The sneakers were a pair of Air Jordan 1 Highs that the NBA megastar wore during a 1985 exhibition match in Italy when he dunked the ball so hard it shattered the glass backboard.
NBA: For first time in 23 seasons, San Antonio Spurs miss playoffs; Portland Trail Blazers, Memphis Grizzlies advance to play-in tournament
Spurs were officially ousted when Memphis beat Milwaukee, and Phoenix completed an undefeated eight-game run in the NBA's restart bubble with a victory over Dallas.
The full list of NBA Playoff matchups won't be known until at least Saturday, when the West play-in series begins with Portland, Memphis, Phoenix and San Antonio bidding for those two spots.
NBA: With Portland Trail Blazers' Playoffs hopes still dangling by a thread, motivated Damian Lillard finds hot streak
Lillard topped a 51-point performance on Sunday by offering a 61-point performance on Tuesday, doing all that with the Blazers’ postseason fate still not secure.
The NBA fined Green $50,000 on Sunday for violating the league’s anti-tampering rule with his comments about Booker, the Phoenix Suns’ star guard.
Should he win, LeBron James would join Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (a six-time winner), Michael Jordan and Bill Russell as the NBA’s only five-time MVPs
Brooklyn Nets and Orlando Magic clinched the last two remaining East spots Friday, meaning no play-in series — a new wrinkle added to the rules of the NBA's season restart — will be needed on that half of the bracket.
NBA: Giannis Antetokounmpo helps Milwaukee Bucks beat Miami Heat, clinch top seed in Eastern Conference
The Bucks, who won their only NBA title in 1971, could face Miami in the second round of the playoffs with Toronto, Boston, Indiana and Philadelphia threats as well. But Milwaukee's star forward sees the Bucks' main worry as playing to their potential.
Trump said he turns away when he sees NBA players kneel during the anthem, although players have said the move is to protest police brutality and social injustice, and is not an insult to the flag, military or nation.
Of the 343 NBA players tested since results were last announced 29 July, none has been confirmed positive.
The Filter Koffee Podcast: Akshay Manwani on the importance of crediting lyricists and the evolution of the NBA in India
In this episode of The Filter Koffee Podcast, Akshay Manwani talks about the importance of crediting a lyricist, his passion for Nasir Hussain’s art and the evolution of the NBA in India.
The Heat said only that Butler, who scored 22 points in Miami’s restart-opening win over Denver on Saturday, had an excused absence.
NBA: Kyle Lowry scores 33 points to lead Toronto Raptors to 11th straight win over Los Angeles Lakers
Kyle Lowry had 33 points, 14 rebounds and OG Anunoby scored 23 points as Toronto Raptors maintained their winning streak against Los Angeles Lakers since the 2014-2015 season.
Harden, who had 23 points in the first quarter, passed Calvin Murphy to become the second-leading scorer in franchise history behind Hakeem Olajuwon.
Jonathan Isaac became the first player to not kneel when he stood before he and the Orlando Magic played the Brooklyn Nets.
LeBron James had 16 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists to help the Lakers move 6 1/2 games ahead of the Clippers in the West with seven games remaining.
NBA: Zion Williamson starts, but doesn't finish, for New Orleans Pelicans in 104-106 loss to Utah Jazz
Zion Williamson scored 13 points in about 15 minutes, using spin moves and explosive drives to hit contested, leaning layups.
Thibodeau was hired Thursday, returning to the team he helped lead to the NBA Finals as an assistant.