NBA star LeBron James fined $15,000 for obscene gesture

Basketball 11/28/21, 02:55

The NBA fined LeBron James $15,000 for an obscene gesture and warned the Lakers superstar about using vulgar language. James made the gesture after scoring a late shot in Los Angeles' 124-116 overtime victory over Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night. "Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James has been fined $15,000 for making ...

NBA legend defends Rittenhouse, accuses critics of racism and profiteering

Basketball 11/24/21, 17:13

A former sporting celebrity believes an acquitted Kenosha shooter did nothing wrong. Kwame Brown believes accused gunman Kyle Rittenhouse only opened fire in self-defense. The former Philadelphia 76ers star accused black elites and white progressives of exploiting the young man's actions for political and financial gain. "[Progressives think,] 'We want to make ...

LeBron James ejected for punching Pistons’ Isaiah Stewart in the face

Basketball 11/22/21, 15:01

During the Los Angeles Lakers-Detroit Pistons contest Sunday evening, November 21, LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers was ejected from a game after punching Detroit Pistons power forward Isaiah Stewart in the face.In the third quarter of Sunday night's game at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, James was immediately ...

Biden should prioritize human rights at Beijing talks says NBA champion

Basketball 11/17/21, 14:59

An award-winning basketballer urged Joe Biden to pressure China to stop abusing human rights on Nov. 15. Enes Kanter wants the president to "stop playing games" with Beijing. The Boston Celtics center wants the Democrat to slam Chinese leader Xi Jinping's mistreatment of Taiwan, Hong Kong, Tibetan buddhists, and Uighur native ...

Undeterred: NBA player doubles down on genocide allegations against CCP

News 10/23/21, 16:29

After Boston Celtics player Enes Kanter lambasted the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) for violating the human rights of Tibetans on Wednesday, the CCP canceled NBA television broadcasts in the Asian country. On Friday, the player doubled down on his criticism of the regime's genocide against Uighurs and other ethnic and ...

18 former NBA players charged in $4M health care fraud scheme

Basketball 10/08/21, 02:43

The United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York said Thursday, Oct. 7, that eighteen former NBA players have been charged with cheating the league's Health and Welfare Benefit Plan of over $4 million. The former players include Terrence Williams, the "lynchpin" of the operation, as well as ...

NBA rejects Andrew Wiggins religious exemption for COVID-19 vaccine

Basketball 09/26/21, 17:57

On September 24, a northern Californian athlete was barred from competitive basketball matches on his home court for being unvaccinated. The National Basketball Association (NBA) recently denied Andrew Wiggins's request for a COVID-19 vaccine exemption based on religious grounds. "NBA has reviewed and denied Andrew Wiggins's request for religious exemption from the ...