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.
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.