NBA says Chinese wanted Morey’s firing; China denies claim

World 10/18/19, 08:34

The rift between the NBA and China appeared to widen again Friday, as the fallout over Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey's tweet in support of anti-government protesters in Hong Kong continued. A day after NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Chinese ...

NBA postpones media sessions in Shanghai amid China rift

U.S. 10/09/19, 19:10

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver told the Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday that the league is still expecting them to play as scheduled this week, even while the rift between the league and Chinese officials continued in ways ...

APNewsBreak: CBS Sports signs multiyear deal with WNBA

Sports 04/22/19, 11:13

The WNBA is nearly doubling its national TV exposure with a multiyear deal with CBS Sports.CBS Sports Network will broadcast 40 WNBA games beginning next month when the season opens. The Minnesota Lynx vs. the Chicago Sky on May 25 ...

Shorter season? Shorter games? Silver ponders NBA format

Sports 04/12/19, 18:49

Commissioner Adam Silver mentioned shorter games or a shorter season as ways the NBA could make its future product better for players and fans.Silver again talked Friday about the possibility of altering the 82-game schedule, either as a way to ...

Dwyane Wade says college basketball needs a makeover

Sports 03/26/19, 14:51

Dwyane Wade says it's time college basketball got a makeover.Wade sits down with PodcastOne Sports Now to talk about the NCAA Tournament and the memories he has of his Final Four run with Marquette in 2003. The conversation with guest ...

Raptors, Rockets to play in Japan next preseason

Sports 03/04/19, 21:00

Toronto and Houston will play a pair of preseason games in Japan next season.The NBA announced Monday night that the Raptors and Rockets will play on Oct. 8 and Oct. 10 at the Saitama Super Arena.The NBA played 12 regular-season ...

Update: Curry, Mourning, Rice, Bogues feted as legends

Basketball 02/17/19, 11:48

The Latest on All-Star Weekend. (all times local)11:45 a.m.Dell Curry, Muggsy Bogues, Alonzo Mourning and Glen Rice were honorees at the 20th annual NBA Legends Brunch.The brunch is a tradition on the morning of the All-Star game. About 2,000 people ...

NBA adds Wade, Nowitzki to All-Star player pool

Sports 02/01/19, 13:01

Dwyane Wade and Dirk Nowitzki are going to the All-Star Game one more time, added Friday to the player pool by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver.Wade and Nowitzki will be drafted by team captains LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo in a ...

WNBA looks for new president, profitability in 2019

Sports 12/28/18, 14:45

As 2018 comes to a close, the WNBA is at a crossroads.The play on the court has never been better, with Breanna Stewart and Sue Bird leading the Seattle Storm to a championship. Most of the playoff positions weren't decided ...

Shining moment: Cavaliers awarded 2022 NBA All-Star Game

Basketball 11/01/18, 19:07

The NBA's spotlight faded from Cleveland last summer. It will shine brilliantly again in four years.After numerous "passionate" discussions between the team and league, Commissioner Adam Silver announced Thursday that the Cavaliers will host the 2022 All-Star Game at Quicken ...

Column: A glimpse of the NBA’s future in Las Vegas

Basketball 10/11/18, 03:14

There was LeBron James, still somewhat of a startling sight in purple and gold. And there were Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors, still very much the champions of basketball for now and the foreseeable future.Playing each ...

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