Kevin Durant, Austin Rivers, and Michael Carter-Williams all ganged up on UFC fighter Colby Covington after he called out the Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James after his TKO victory against Tyron Woodley.
The NBA has been committed in promoting social justice right before the season restart.
Brooklyn Nets superstar Kyrie Irving decided not to return in the 2019-2020 NBA season as a way to protest against racial discrimination that led to death of Black-American George Floyd.
Jalen Green made waves with his unconventional decision to skip college just to enter the NBA G-League instead.
NBA players will receive their full paychecks on April 15, US media reported Thursday, but salaries could be reduced as the league remains shut down amid the coronavirus pandemic.
NBA players and referees will wear a commemorative black band on their uniforms for the remainder of the season and playoffs as a tribute to former commissioner David Stern, who died Wednesday.
The United States failed to sparkle as they launched their bid for a third World Cup title in a row with an 88-67 victory over the Czech Republic on Sunday in Shanghai.
The United States' biggest stars may be absent but a number of NBA players are still converging on China for the Basketball World Cup.