Opinion | NBA play-offs start without LeBron James for first time since 2005

Lakers star and Warriors last run signals ushering in of new era for league

13 Apr 2019 - 8:46PM
Filipinos dream of NBA glory for 2.16m, 16-year-old high school star Sotto

Fans send prayers and good wishes as the Ateneo Blue Eaglets star looks to Europe to help him enter the NBA draft in 2021 or 2022

Fans send prayers and good wishes as the Ateneo Blue Eaglets star looks to Europe to help him enter the NBA draft in 2021 or 2022

26 Mar 2019 - 6:03PM
Filipinos dream of NBA glory for 2.16m, 16-year-old high school star Sotto
Kobe Bryant superfan from China returns NBA star’s stolen high school shirt

Harbin native Liu Zhe pays US$2,000 for shirt before realising it was snatched in 2017 break-in, but happily sends it back to Lower Merion High School in Pennsylvania

Harbin native Liu Zhe pays US$2,000 for shirt before realising it was snatched in 2017 break-in, but happily sends it back to Lower Merion High School in Pennsylvania

14 Mar 2019 - 6:31PM
Kobe Bryant superfan from China returns NBA star’s stolen high school shirt
NBA to offer content across all Alibaba platforms

The NBA has seen success in China since it opened its first office outside of North America in 1992 in Hong Kong

The NBA has seen success in China since it opened its first office outside of North America in 1992 in Hong Kong

7 Mar 2019 - 7:14PM
NBA to offer content across all Alibaba platforms
Golden State Warriors e-sports team draft first woman NBA 2K professional
  • Evans will be paid between US$33,000 and US$37,000, plus benefits and team housing
  • Evans will be paid between US$33,000 and US$37,000, plus benefits and team housing
6 Mar 2019 - 11:40AM
Golden State Warriors e-sports team draft first woman NBA 2K professional
NBA eases off dress code and opens up sponsorship

The NBA has let loose when it comes to its style guidelines, allowing its players more freedom to express themselves on the court

28 Feb 2019 - 10:26AM
Jordan Clarkson tells Gilas Pilipinas ‘see you in China’, but will Fiba let him play?

The Cleveland Cavaliers star posts an Instagram message congratulating his national teammates after they qualified for the World Cup

The Cleveland Cavaliers star posts an Instagram message congratulating his national teammates after they qualified for the World Cup

27 Feb 2019 - 5:49AM
Jordan Clarkson tells Gilas Pilipinas ‘see you in China’, but will Fiba let him play?
Gilas Pilipinas fans want Clarkson for World Cup but Fiba rules may dash their hopes

Supporters are dreaming of a Clarkson-Andray Blatche combination after their team pip Lebanon for the final Asian spot in the China finals

Supporters are dreaming of a Clarkson-Andray Blatche combination after their team pip Lebanon for the final Asian spot in the China finals

26 Feb 2019 - 1:20PM
Gilas Pilipinas fans want Clarkson for World Cup but Fiba rules may dash their hopes
Fallen NBA star Lamar Odom’s Philippine rebound

Four years ago, he was found comatose from a near-fatal drug overdose in a Nevada brothel. Now he’s playing for the Mighty Sports Philippines travelling team.

Four years ago, he was found comatose from a near-fatal drug overdose in a Nevada brothel. Now he’s playing for the Mighty Sports Philippines travelling team.

15 Feb 2019 - 3:16PM
Fallen NBA star Lamar Odom’s Philippine rebound
Opinion | ‘I used to run from it’: Jeremy Lin now relishes role of representing Asia

Taiwanese-American NBA star opens up on struggling with pressure of being Asian role model, but Toronto Raptors guard is now proudly embracing his status in a city and franchise that is a perfect fit

Taiwanese-American NBA star opens up on struggling with pressure of being Asian role model, but Toronto Raptors guard is now proudly embracing his status in a city and franchise that is a perfect fit

17 Feb 2019 - 2:11PM
‘I used to run from it’: Jeremy Lin now relishes role of representing Asia
Opinion | Yao Ming wants China to learn from NBA – starting with the fans
  • American-style fan experience a glaring omission in Chinese game, something NBA legend knows all too well as he speaks at All-Star Weekend in Qingdao
  • American-style fan experience a glaring omission in Chinese game, something NBA legend knows all too well as he speaks at All-Star Weekend in Qingdao
19 Jan 2019 - 8:01AM
Yao Ming wants China to learn from NBA – starting with the fans
Jeremy Lin philosophical despite struggles with his shot

Veteran guard continues encouraging run with 16 points for Atlanta Hawks in Brooklyn, saying ‘it’s not about makes or misses, it’s the quality of the shot’

Veteran guard continues encouraging run with 16 points for Atlanta Hawks in Brooklyn, saying ‘it’s not about makes or misses, it’s the quality of the shot’

10 Jan 2019 - 1:01PM
Jeremy Lin philosophical despite struggles with his shot
Kanter blames ‘lunatic’ Erdogan as he skips London game, fearing for his life

Turkish NBA star and Erdogan critic says he can’t ‘do my job’ because of ‘one maniac’, believing he could ‘get killed there easy’ if he travels to the UK

Turkish NBA star and Erdogan critic says he can’t ‘do my job’ because of ‘one maniac’, believing he could ‘get killed there easy’ if he travels to the UK

5 Jan 2019 - 5:09PM
Kanter blames ‘lunatic’ Erdogan as he skips London game, fearing for his life
LeBron faces MRI on injury as Lakers rout Warriors

Los Angeles regroup without star for 127-101 win over defending champions, with James to await results of scan after pulling his groin in third quarter

Los Angeles regroup without star for 127-101 win over defending champions, with James to await results of scan after pulling his groin in third quarter

26 Dec 2018 - 1:32PM
LeBron faces MRI on injury as Lakers rout Warriors
NBA star LeBron James sorry for ‘Jewish money’ social media post
  • Former ESPN analyst Darren Rovell calls out the Los Angeles Lakers star for his post, with the player saying he often quotes lyrics from his favourite songs
  • Former ESPN analyst Darren Rovell calls out the Los Angeles Lakers star for his post, with the player saying he often quotes lyrics from his favourite songs
25 Dec 2018 - 4:23PM
NBA star LeBron James sorry for ‘Jewish money’ social media post
LeBron James: NFL owners old white men with slave mentality

Lakers star praises approach of NBA commissioner Adam Silver, and feels NFL owners prioritise short-term results over long-term success of individual players

Lakers star praises approach of NBA commissioner Adam Silver, and feels NFL owners prioritise short-term results over long-term success of individual players

22 Dec 2018 - 10:51PM
LeBron James: NFL owners old white men with slave mentality
Gilas Pilipinas can make most of Iran turmoil in Fiba World Cup qualifier

Philippines hope to bounce back from their shock loss to Kazakhstan as Iran struggle with a player rebellion led by star Hamed Haddadi

Philippines hope to bounce back from their shock loss to Kazakhstan as Iran struggle with a player rebellion led by star Hamed Haddadi

2 Dec 2018 - 6:06PM
Gilas Pilipinas can make most of Iran turmoil in Fiba World Cup qualifier
Gilas Pilipinas fall to Kazakhstan in Fiba World Cup qualifier
  • Philippines share third place with Japan in group F after their fourth defeat of the campaign with only the top three from each pool and the best fourth team advancing to the finals
  • Philippines share third place with Japan in group F after their fourth defeat of the campaign with only the top three from each pool and the best fourth team advancing to the finals
30 Nov 2018 - 10:19PM
Gilas Pilipinas fall to Kazakhstan in Fiba World Cup qualifier
15 Oct 2018 - 1:37PM
Who’s got the best sneakers heading into the 2018-19 NBA season?
2 Oct 2018 - 12:29PM
Youngest Ball brother, LaMelo, sparks brawl in Lithuania