Dwyane Wade watches son Zaire play again after injury scare

Basketball fans are long used to seeing the likes of LeBron James and Dwyane Wade on the sidelines of their kids' sporting endeavours, so it was no surprise to see Zaire Wade being cheered on by his father at the Basketball Africa League Combine in Paris this past weekend. The BAL Combine, on Jan. 15 and 16, … Continue reading Dwyane Wade watches son Zaire play again after injury scare

Kobe Bryant’s widow wins $16m over crash site pictures

October 19, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant (24) during a stoppage in play against the Utah Jazz during the first half at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports A federal jury awarded $16 million to Vanessa Bryant, widow of Kobe Bryant, in a lawsuit against Los … Continue reading Kobe Bryant’s widow wins $16m over crash site pictures

Mike Fratello wins Lifetime Coaching Achievement Award

Mike Fratello, who followed 16 years as an NBA head coach with a successful career in the broadcast booth, is the winner of the 2022 Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award. It is given annually by the National Basketball Coaches Association, which announced the honor on Sunday. “Mike Fratello’s accomplishments are well documented, both as a coach and … Continue reading Mike Fratello wins Lifetime Coaching Achievement Award

Sacramento Kings to hire Mike Brown as new head coach

Mike Brown, assistant coach to Steve Kerr in the Golden State Warriors, has reached a four-year deal with the Sacramento Kings to become the franchise's new head coach, according to ESPN. Brown and the Kings had a two-day meeting agreeing on the contract. He will finish the ongoing NBA playoffs with the Warriors before taking … Continue reading Sacramento Kings to hire Mike Brown as new head coach

Nikola Jokic wins NBA MVP again

Nikola Jokic of the Denver Nuggets has been named the 2021-22 NBA Most Valuable Player (NBA), ESPN reported on Monday. Jokic has joined Giannis Antetokounmpo to become the second player to win the NBA top award in two straight seasons. Antetokounmpo, who did it right before Jokic, was a finalist of the race together with … Continue reading Nikola Jokic wins NBA MVP again

LeBron James slams Enes Kanter for ‘money over morals’ comment

Enes Kanter passed Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James without exchanging a word during pregame warmups on Friday night, but the Boston Celtics center's sneakers said more than enough. Lebron James and Enes Kanter One of Kanter's sneakers featured James' likeness being crowned by Chinese president Xi Jinping. The other read, "I am informed and … Continue reading LeBron James slams Enes Kanter for ‘money over morals’ comment

$3m AT STAKE: How Adidas and Nike fought ‘dirty’ over Michael Jordan’s son, Marcus

When you’re the son of Michael Jordan and you play basketball, the spotlight is on you whether you want it or not. With that legacy to live up to, a lot is expected when you take the court. Adidas vs Nike With Michael’s longtime, lucrative relationship with Nike, it’s not a surprise that his son would want to … Continue reading $3m AT STAKE: How Adidas and Nike fought ‘dirty’ over Michael Jordan’s son, Marcus

10 Unforgettable quotes from Kobe Bryant

The basketball, and sporting world has lost a giant with the death of legend Kobe Bryant, who perished in a helicopter crash. To remember Bryant, we celebrate his life and rich legacy through his words. Bryant and his daughter Gianna were among nine people killed in the crash in Calabasas, California. Bryant, 41, and Gianna, … Continue reading 10 Unforgettable quotes from Kobe Bryant

Which jerseys are setting records at sports auction?

Historic jerseys from the careers of Michael Jordan, Colin Kaepernick and former U.S. President Barack Obama set sales records at an auction of sports memorabilia this week, Julien’s Auctions said on Friday. The official National Basketball Association jersey given to Jordan on the day he signed with the Chicago Bulls in 1984 sold for $320,000, … Continue reading Which jerseys are setting records at sports auction?

Kobe and daughter Gianna

Kobe Bryant and daughter Gianna buried in a private ceremony

Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna have been laid to eternal rest. Both were buried in a private ceremony on 7 February. Multiple reports confirm the event was held in Corona Del Mar, California. According to ET, a close relative of Bryant’s widow said the secret burial arrangement was for “good reasons.” ‘Vanessa Bryant … Continue reading Kobe Bryant and daughter Gianna buried in a private ceremony

Nike losing millions to honour Kobe Bryant

Nike on Monday suspended the sale of Kobe Bryant merchandise on its online store, multiple outlets reported. According to ESPN, a search for Kobe Bryant on the site takes a user instead to a page with a purple and gold Nike gift card sporting the Los Angeles Lakers logo. A search of the site for … Continue reading Nike losing millions to honour Kobe Bryant

Since Kobe Bryant died

A number of players have been critical of the NBA's decision to play after hearing of Bryant's death. Marc Gasol has said it wasn't the correct time to play and Paul George made his feelings clear. https://twitter.com/Yg_Trece/status/1221519185609744384 Again, there are numerous requests from NBA fans to remove the No.24 from all franchises in the league … Continue reading Since Kobe Bryant died