Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry is taking a wait-and-see attitude about the NBA's future with China while Charles Barkley is ripping NBA critics and more Hong Kong supporters protest at NBA pre-season games.
NBA officials announced a new partnership deal with sports bookmaker William Hill on Wednesday, making the England-based firm an authorized sports betting operator of the league in the United States.
Two-time reigning NBA scoring champion James Harden and fellow Houston Rockets guard Russell Westbrook said Friday they want to play for the United States at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
The Tokyo 2020 Olympics basketball suddenly looks wide open after reigning champions the United States suffered their worst World Cup, Spain triumphed and Argentina surprised.
New York Yankees great Mariano Rivera added another honour to his resume on Monday, receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom from Donald Trump at a White House ceremony.
Outgoing champions the United States won their final match on Saturday at the Basketball World Cup -- but it was still their worst finishing place in the tournament's history.
Spain's Marc Gasol is one victory away from a rare feat -- winning the NBA crown and a Basketball World Cup in the same year.
NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo was unable to save Greece as holders the United States reached the Basketball World Cup quarter-finals with a 69-53 win on Saturday.