Rui Hachimura says he gets his height from his Beninese father and his work ethic from his Japanese mother -- a combination that has propelled him to basketball stardom.
Teenage star Zion Williamson is set to be chosen with the top pick in the NBA Draft on Thursday as the New Orleans Pelicans launch their quest to build a team of championship contenders.
Duke University star Zion Williamson was honoured with the Naismith Trophy Player of the Year award on Sunday after a dazzling freshman season in college basketball that is likely to make him the top pick in the NBA draft.
Zion Williamson, the expected top pick in June's NBA Draft, was declared out for Duke University's game at Syracuse on Saturday, three days after his Nike shoe shredded during a game.
Nike was in damage control mode on Thursday after US college basketball star Zion Williamson suffered a knee injury when his shoe shredded during a marquee game attended among others by Barack Obama and Spike Lee.
Jonathan Givony, formerly of Draft Express and now of ESPN, posted an appreciation tweet for Kai Sotto.
The Phoenix Suns didn't have to go far to get Deandre Ayton in the NBA draft, as they made the towering Bahamian teenager their first No. 1 overall pick in franchise history on Thursday.
Joel Embiid was fined with a $10,000 (P500K) after cursing LA Lakers Lonzo Ball’s father, LaVar Ball, in an Instagram video.