Memphis Grizzlies forward Yuta Watanabe, only the second Japanese player in NBA history, hopes to inspire more young basketball players in his homeland after making a historic weekend debut.
The Golden State Warriors fired a warning to their rivals as the NBA playoffs got under way on Saturday, routing the San Antonio Spurs 113-92 to serve notice they will not be dethroned easily despite Stephen Curry's knee injury.
The Houston Rockets aren't the type of team to rest on their laurels.
A controversial Olympic basketball showdown between the Soviet Union and the US has become the subject of a record-breaking Russian film, as the country's sports are mired in a doping scandal and relations with Washington are at a low…
Stephen Curry scored a season-high 39 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and passed out seven assists before fouling out Sunday as the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors won 118-111 at Brooklyn.
The Golden State Warriors delivered a message Saturday that the defending league champs are back on form with a dominating 135-114 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday.
James Harden produced a triple-double as the Houston Rockets found their offence with a 117-113 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday.
Giannis Antetokounmpo produced a scintillating 40-point masterclass but it was not enough to stop LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers from claiming a thrilling victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday.