But Michael Jordan’s cliche-ridden tweets make us wish he’d stayed off social media.
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Ohio’s Cedar Point amusement park is partnering with the LeBron James Family Foundation instead of renaming a roller coaster for the basketball superstar.
Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin throws down some slam poetry in three new Vizio’s ads, delivering artistic poems on very serious subjects — a bobblehead, a mouthguard and of course tearaway pants.
Former UNLV men’s basketball forward Khem Birch signed with the Miami Heat, the team announced Sunday. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
Kyrie Irving made all six 3-pointers and scored 26 points, and the U.S. repeated as world champion for the first time by crushing Serbia 129-92 on Sunday in the Basketball World Cup.
The Atlanta Hawks have released an open letter of apology to the team, fans and city of Atlanta, saying the organization “did not do the right thing” to correct racially inflammatory words and innuendos.
Under fire for making racially charged comments about a player, Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry took an indefinite leave of absence Friday.
The United States breezed into the basketball World Cup final after a commanding performance by the holders who beat Lithuania 96-68 in a one-sided contest on Thursday.
Los Angeles Lakers player Jeremy Lin has pulled a few pranks on his mom recently, but this time he turned the tricks on some fans at a wax museum — and even pranked his mom, and uncle, again.
Indiana Pacers forward Paul George apologized Thursday for insensitive remarks made via Twitter in reaction to the NFL announcing the indefinite suspension of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice.
Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert happened to be in the right place at the right time on Monday when an Indianapolis Metropolitan police officer was caught paying it forward.
The team, which was recently sold for a record $2 billion, will work out twice a day at UNLV’s Mendenhall Center from Sept. 30 to Oct. 4. The practices will be closed to the public.
Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry will be disciplined by the team for reading aloud at a June meeting a racist comment from a player’s background report.
Atlanta Hawks controlling owner Bruce Levenson announced that he is selling his share of the team after he admitted to writing an e-mail two years ago that contained racially-insensitive remarks about fans.
The NCAA has determined that UConn women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma committed a secondary rules violation when he made a phone call congratulating Little League pitching star Mo’ne Davis last month, the school announced Thursday.
Reigning National Basketball Association MVP Kevin Durant has signed a new shoe deal with sports apparel retailer Nike, spurning a deal from rival Under Armor that reportedly was worth as much as $285 million over 10 years.
Doc Rivers is staying with the Los Angeles Clippers for another five years. In Steve Ballmer’s first big move since taking over as the team’s new owner last week, he has locked in Rivers through the 2019 season.
The NBA is expanding the area that must be clear behind the basket and cutting the number of photographers along the baseline in an effort to improve player safety.
The Ball Up all-stars concluded their season at Cox Pavilion on Saturday night. What they do is play street ball — what some of us old-timers once called playground basketball.
Findlay Prep senior forward Horace Spencer, who was a top recruiting priority for UNLV, made an oral commitment to Auburn on Sunday morning.
Kevin Love is finally teaming up with LeBron James. The Minnesota Timberwolves, Cleveland Cavaliers and Philadelphia 76ers completed a delayed blockbuster trade Saturday that’s been talked about for months and on hold for 30 days.
Sports apparel retailer Under Armour is looking to lure NBA most valuable player Kevin Durant away from rival Nike in a deal worth as much as $285 million over 10 years, ESPN.com reported on Thursday.
Sweating, clapping and shouting until he was nearly hoarse, Steve Ballmer introduced himself to Los Angeles Clippers fans at a rally on Monday celebrating his new ownership of the NBA team.