Basketball

The Washington Wizards found a willing partner for their rebuilding effort in the Orlando Magic. The 2009 Eastern Conference champions acquired Gilbert Arenas from the Wizards in exchange for Rashard Lewis. The Magic also got back forward Hedo Turkoglu, Jason Richardson and Early Clark sending Vince Carter, Marcin Gortat and Mickeal Pietrus to Phoenix. Magic […]

The Lebron James tour of spurned teams continued on Friday night when he and the Miami Heat touched down at Madison Square Garden to play the New York Knicks in a heavily hyped showdown. Like LeBron’s return to Cleveland earlier in the month, he heard boos from the Garden crowd. And like his return to […]

President Barack Obama received 12 stitches Friday after being inadvertently hit with an opposing player’s elbow in the lip while playing basketball with friends and family, according to White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs. The stitches were administered by the White House Medical Unit. The medical procedure was done in the doctor’s office located on […]

Los Angeles — In an interview with Yahoo Sports, Kobe Bryant credited Michael Jackson with giving him the discipline and work ethic that has allowed him to become the world championship basketball player he is today: “It sounds weird, I guess, but it’s true: I was really mentored by the preparation of Michael Jackson,” Bryant […]

In Jackson, Mississippi, Murrah High School basketball coach, Marlon Dorsey is being sued by three former players who claimed that he physically and verbally abused them. Dorsey has admitted that he paddled the boys and is on administrative leave. There is video of Dorsey paddling a player after he missed a play. RELATED STORIES VIDEO: […]

So I’ve been playing NBA 2K11 on the old Xbox 360 and to be honest with you, the game has lots of surprises. The predominant theme of the game centers around Michael Jordan mostly – and his career over the years. For me personally, this was the main reason to check the game out. It’s […]

I can remember growing up mixed there was no basketball player I could relate too. All the Black kids would be Michael Jordan and all the white kids would be Larry Bird. It wasn’t till the nineties when Jason Kidd was drafted. Today there are several biracial players in the NBA. In fact there are […]

John Strickland, also known as “The Franchise” or “Strick” a legend on NYC basketball courts such as the Rucker has died at 38, according to the New York Post. The sad news was spread all over Facebook and Twitter by different members of the city’s streetball community, by which Strickland is revered. They shared stories […]

Kye Alums, formerly known Kay Kay Alums will be the first publicly transgendered college athlete to play Division 1. She will start for the George Washington University woman’s team. Outsports reports: For the last 20 years, Kay-Kay Allums had appeared to the world as female. She was born with the anatomy that other women have. […]

Celtics guard Delonte West may be cut by the Boston Celtics after a fist fight with teammate, Von Wafer. Hoops World reports. During a three-on-three game with Avery Bradley, Luke Harangody, Semih Erden and assistant coach Tyronn Lue, West began fouling Wafer each time the reserve guard touched the ball. West was increasingly physical to […]

A cheerleader who was sexually assaulted by a classmate was kicked off her cheer leading team when she refused to yell his name while he was taking freethrows for her school’s basketball team. Ms. Magazine Reports: High school football star Rakheem Bolton and two others were indicted for sexual assault of a child–identified only as […]

Allen Iverson will sign a two year deal to play Basketball for the Turkish team, Besiktas according to Yahoo Sports. There was previous speculation that Iverson would join Stephon Marbury in China, but Iverson is expected to sign with Beskitas and begin playing there by October 29th. RELATED STORIES Allen Iverson Says He’s “Going Through […]