Jordan tells : Monk interaction was a ‘tap of endearment’

Basketball 12/13/18, 12:03

Hornets owner Michael Jordan says lightly smacking the back of second-year guard Malik Monk's head in closing seconds of Wednesday night's win against the Pistons was a "tap of endearment."Monk and teammate Bismack Biyombo ran from the bench on to the court to celebrate as Jeremy Lamb launched a 22-footer ...

Popular Bulls visit Mexico amid reports of turmoil

Sports 12/12/18, 20:55

Mexican fans have waited a lifetime for the opportunity to watch their favorite team, the Chicago Bulls, in their homeland. But hardly anyone envisioned that they'd get to see the current version of the team that will face the Orlando Magic on Thursday night amid reports of turmoil in the ...

Man convicted of killing Jordan’s dad says trial was unfair

Basketball 12/05/18, 15:38

One of the men convicted of murdering Michael Jordan's father in 1993 argued Wednesday that alibi witnesses and evidence of his innocence weren't given a close enough look during his trial, violating his constitutional rights.A defense attorney for Daniel Green urged a North Carolina judge during oral arguments to allow ...

Man says he will prove he didn’t kill Michael Jordan’s dad

Basketball 12/04/18, 11:20

For more than 25 years, the man identified as the triggerman in the death of Michael Jordan's father has repeatedly declared his innocence in the murder.Now he's going before a judge to lay out evidence he says proves that although he helped dispose of the body, he didn't kill James ...

Michael Jordan returns home, meets with hurricane victims

Basketball 11/20/18, 17:45

Michael Jordan returned to his hometown of Wilmington, North Carolina and met with some hurricane victims who benefited from his $2 million donation.Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan greets people and hands out food for Thanksgiving to members of the community in Wilmington, N.C., Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)Stephanie ...

25 years after spurning NBA Jam, Jordan invests in esports

Basketball 10/25/18, 11:19

A quarter century after being famously excluded from the cult favorite video game NBA Jam, Michael Jordan is investing in esports.Jordan on Thursday was announced as an investor with aXiomatic, a major esports ownership group whose properties include powerhouse franchise Team Liquid.The board at aXiomatic includes Ted Leonsis, owner of ...

Jordan gets another double-double as Mavs top Bulls 115-109

Basketball 10/22/18, 23:23

DeAndre Jordan became the first Dallas player in 24 years to start a season with three straight double-doubles, getting 18 points and 16 rebounds to help the Mavericks beat the Chicago Bulls 115-109 on Monday night.Luka Doncic scored 19 in the 19-year-old's second home game, another win that put the ...

With LeBron gone, Eastern Conference set for a new champion

Basketball 10/11/18, 11:46

The roadblock has been removed. With LeBron James gone, the path to the NBA Finals from the Eastern Conference is open again.Boston, Philadelphia, Toronto and more are hoping to win the race to it.James ruled over the East for eight years, making four straight trips to the finals from Miami ...

Happy and healthy, Steve Clifford takes over in Orlando

Basketball 10/08/18, 13:04

Steve Clifford knew very quickly that he was going into the family business. His father was a teacher and a high school coach in a tiny town in northern Vermont, and when he was a sophomore on his dad's team Clifford was telling his parents that he intended to head ...

Ryan Coogler to produce LeBron James’ ‘Space Jam 2’

Entertainment 09/19/18, 22:19

Black Panther" director Ryan Coogler is joining LeBron James and the "Space Jam 2" team.James' production company SpringHill Entertainment tweeted Wednesday that Coogler will produce the sequel to the 1996 movie that featured Michael Jordan alongside Warner Bros.' animated characters."Random Acts of Flyness" creator Terence Nance will direct James, and ...

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