Coach Cheryl Reeve and the Minnesota Lynx were not leaving any doubt: nearly two weeks between games was beneficial for the defending WNBA champions.
Nick Young took a long look around the Los Angeles Lakers' bustling practice gym Monday, surveying the large gathering of cameras, reporters and teammates with a sardonic smile.
Puyuan's Chen Chien-en, center, makes a throw over Taiwan Beer's Chiu Chin-lung during a 2016 Taiwan Strait basketball tournament game in Hualien on Sunday, Sept. 25. Puyuan defeated Taiwan Beer 89-87.
Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Garnett is calling time on his NBA career after 21 seasons, posting a video on Instagram saying "farewell" and "thank you" to fans who have backed him since 1995.
NBA players are being urged to reach out to league and union officials to try and come up with ways to create "positive change" in communities around the country, a move that comes in response to protests in other sports about racial oppression and other social matters.
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame will soon welcome two of the sport's game-changing stars -- one big and one small.
NBA superstar Stephen Curry mesmerized fans with his signature warm-up drill and half-court shots during a fan meeting at a packed Xinzhuang stadium in New Taipei on Tuesday , promising local fans he would be back soon.
Maya Moore scored 24 points, including 4 of 5 from the 3-point range, to help the defending champion Minnesota Lynx beat the Connecticut Sun 93-79 on Sunday night.
Elena Delle Donne scored 34 points in the first game after helping the United States win an Olympic gold medal, leading the Chicago Sky to a 90-82 win over the Atlanta Dream in the WNBA on Friday.
Yi Jianlian, who is fresh off an appearance with the Chinese national team at the Rio Olympics, has signed a contract with the Los Angeles Lakers, the NBA team announced on Monday.