Oklahoma City won for the first time since the departure of star forward Kevin Durant by winning 92-89 at Barcelona on Wednesday.
The Philadelphia 76ers finally had some good news as they deal with the bad news of Ben Simmons' injury.
Life without Kevin Durant began for the Oklahoma City Thunder with a 142-137 overtime loss to Real Madrid in its first preseason game in Spain on Monday.
Asia's growing fascination with three-on-three basketball, the game's half-court version which is already hugely popular in streets and backyards the world over, has given the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) fresh hope that it can get the sport into the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
The first statement of the NBA preseason was made by the Toronto Raptors, one that came even before Kevin Durant made his unofficial debut with the Golden State Warriors.
Maya Moore scored 26 points and the defending WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx beat the Phoenix Mercury 96-86 on Friday to take a 2-0 lead in the best-of-5 WNBA semifinals.
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.