Jeremy Lin scored the first 10 points for the Charlotte Hornets as they soundly defeated the Los Angeles Clippers 113-71 in a preseason game in Shanghai’s Mercedes-Benz Arena.
China’s men beat the Philippines 78-67 in the FIBA Asia Championship final before an ecstatic 7,000-strong capacity home crowd in Changsha late on Saturday to secure a place at the 2016 Olympics.
Steve Kerr is stepping aside from his job as coach of the NBA champion Golden State Warriors to focus on his recovery from two back surgeries in the past three months.
Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose underwent surgery Wednesday to repair his fractured left orbital bone after being hit in the face by an elbow in his first NBA pre-season practice.
The NBA has again tweaked its finals format to ease travel demands and give players more rest in the championship series slated to tip off on June 2.
Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant, who underwent three surgeries in six months on his right foot, has been cleared for full participation in the NBA team’s training camp.
Spain won their third European championship in style after a blistering performance by the talismanic Pau Gasol inspired them to an 80-63 win over Lithuania in Sunday’s final.
NBA superstar Kobe Bryant has been medically cleared for all basketball activities when the Los Angeles lakers open training camp this month, US media reported Thursday.
Los Angeles Lakers president Jim Buss hinted the club would be ready to hold discussions about possibly extending Kobe Bryant's NBA career when the star's current contract expires at the end of the 2015-2016 season.
Joel Embiid, who was the third overall pick in the 2014 NBA entry draft, will miss a second straight season after undergoing more foot surgery, the Philadelphia 76ers announced Wednesday.
Shaquille O’Neal weighed into basketball’s great debate on Tuesday when he backed a young Michael Jordan to beat LeBron James one-on-one — but added that both were outshone by the legendary Dr. J.
German sports giant Adidas on Thursday agreed a sponsorship deal with NBA superstar James Harden which was reported to be worth $200 million in a major blow to heavyweight rivals Nike.
LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers will visit the defending champion Golden State Warriors in a Christmas Day rematch of last season’s National Basketball Association final, the league announced on Wednesday.
LeBron James and Steph Curry, opponents in this year’s NBA Finals, were among 34 NBA players named Thursday by USA Basketball as participants in this weekend’s Olympic mini-camp in Las Vegas.
National Basketball Association (NBA) stars played in Africa for the first time Saturday with a stirring final-quarter comeback giving Team World a 101-97 victory over Team Africa in Johannesburg.
Australian guard Matthew Dellavedova, whose gritty play won fans worldwide during the NBA Finals, has re-signed with the Cleveland Cavaliers, the team said Monday.
The NBA will play its sixth regular-season game in London next January 14 when the Toronto Raptors face the Orlando Magic at the O2 Arena, the league announced Wednesday.
Turkish center Enes Kanter will be staying with the Oklahoma City Thunder next season while Italy’s Andrea Bargnani will join the Brooklyn Nets under terms of NBA free agent deals.
Jeremy Lin, the first NBA’s first Chinese-American player, joined the Charlotte Hornets on Monday, saying the Michael Jordan-owned club would allow him to maximize his potential as a player.
Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James says he wants to see the team stockpile more talent in the off-season to prepare for another run at an NBA title next season.