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NBA Finals Game 1: Best reactions to Lakers’ blowout win over Heat

The Los Angeles Lakers headed into Game 1 of the 2020 NBA Finals as huge favorites against the Miami Heat. It's not necessarily that much of a surprise given just how dominant Los Angeles was during the...

Lakers’ LeBron James tops jersey sale list

(Reuters) - Despite being tucked away in a COVID-19 quarantine bubble, Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James remains the most popular player when it comes to jersey sales and social media, the National Basketball Association said on Wednesday.

LOOK: LeBron James buys Beverly Hills mansion for nearly $37 million

It must be nice to be one LeBron James right now. The NBA superstar is looking to win the fourth title of...

NBA Finals odds: Bettors overwhelmingly going with Lakers over Heat in Game 1

The Los Angeles Lakers and Miami Heat are set to do battle in Game 1 of the 2020 NBA Finals in Orlando...

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2020 NBA Finals: 5 keys for Heat to upset the Lakers

The Miami Heat are heading to the NBA Finals. Miami eliminated some of the best teams on a not-so stagnant journey within...

NBA news: Kevin Durant admits he chose to leave the Warriors during season

Early during the 2018-19 NBA season, there was a very public spat between then-teammates Kevin Durant and Draymond Green of the Golden...

NBA Finals Preview: Los Angeles Lakers vs. Miami Heat, Game 1

The Miami Heat and Los Angeles Lakers face off in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. Here are three things to watch for during the series.

Living through ‘bubble’ LeBron’s biggest career challenge so far

By Amy Tennery (Reuters) - The Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James believes living in the NBA's bio-secure bubble has...

Lakers’ LeBron faces former Heat team in NBA Finals

(Reuters) - An unexpected NBA Finals matchup between the LeBron James-led Los Angeles Lakers and Miami Heat begins this week, capping an...

Mavericks owner Cuban assisting homeless former NBA player

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban picked up one of his former players, now homeless, at a local gas station on Monday.

Universal Pictures, LeBron James’ SpringHill sign first-look film deal

(Reuters) - Universal Pictures has entered into a four-year, first-look production deal with the SpringHill Company, the entertainment brand created by NBA...

NBA Rumors: Tyronn Lue, Jeff Van Gundy candidates for Clippers job

The Los Angeles Clippers' shocking decision to move on from longtime head coach Doc Rivers earlier this week could have some wide-ranging...

NBA news: 76ers and Pelicans reach out to Doc Rivers after he was fired by the Clippers

The 2020 NBA Finals between the Los Angeles Lakers and Miami Heat has not even started yet, and we're already looking at...

NBA rumors: Top candidates to replace Doc Rivers as Clippers’ head coach

In absolutely shocking fashion, the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday fired longtime head coach Doc Rivers after seven seasons in that role....

NBA rumors: Kyrie Irving giving leadership advice to Celtics’ star Jayson Tatum?

The Boston Celtics are heading home from the bubble after being eliminated from the NBA Playoffs for the sixth consecutive year. Unfortunately,...

Heat take down Celtics, move on to NBA Finals

Bam Adebayo had a career-high 32 points and 14 rebounds, Tyler Herro came alive with 11 points in the fourth quarter and...

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NBA rumors: Top candidates to replace Doc Rivers as Clippers’ head coach

In absolutely shocking fashion, the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday fired longtime head coach Doc Rivers after seven seasons in that role....

NBA rumors: Kyrie Irving giving leadership advice to Celtics’ star Jayson Tatum?

The Boston Celtics are heading home from the bubble after being eliminated from the NBA Playoffs for the sixth consecutive year. Unfortunately,...

NBA rumors: Most realistic Giannis Antetokounmpo trade scenarios

A lot of the speculation surrounding Giannis, who will be in a contract year during the 2020-21 campaign, has focused on a potential departure from Milwaukee. It makes sense for a number of reasons.

Limited number of attendees to be allowed at NLCS, World Series games

(Reuters) - Major League Baseball fans will be able to attend a game for the first time this season as Globe Life...

NFL postpones Titans game vs. Steelers

The NFL postponed Sunday's Week 4 matchup between the Tennessee Titans and Pittsburgh Steelers due to an outbreak of COVID-19 among Titans...

MLB roundup: Astros, Rays sweep series

Carlos Correa had two hits, including a homer for the go-ahead run, as the Houston Astros completed a two-game sweep of the...

NBA news: Kevin Durant admits he chose to leave the Warriors during season

Early during the 2018-19 NBA season, there was a very public spat between then-teammates Kevin Durant and Draymond Green of the Golden...

NBA rumors: Most realistic Giannis Antetokounmpo trade scenarios

A lot of the speculation surrounding Giannis, who will be in a contract year during the 2020-21 campaign, has focused on a potential departure from Milwaukee. It makes sense for a number of reasons.

Grizzlies G Morant leads all-rookie selections

NBA Rookie of the Year Ja Morant of the Memphis Grizzlies was the leading vote getter for the 2019-20 All-Rookie first team,...

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2020 NBA Finals: Sports world reacts to Heat-Lakers matchup

It was earlier this weekend that the Los Angeles Lakers earned their first NBA Finals appearance in a decade following a brilliant performance from LeBron James in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals against the Denver...

Sports world reacts to Lakers earning first NBA Finals appearance in a decade

The 2020 calendar year will go down as one of the most devastating in the history of the Los Angeles Lakers. It started with the tragic death of the legendary Kobe Bryant in a helicopter accident back...

2020-21 NBA schedule may impact players’ ability to take part in Summer Olympics

It appears that the NBA is moving forward with a plan to postpone the start of the 2020-21 season even further after...

Davis, James power Lakers to verge of NBA Finals

Anthony Davis scored a game-high 34 points, LeBron James added 26 and the Los Angeles Lakers never lost the lead over the...

Kobe Bryant autograph on last game court piece hits auction block

By Alicia Powell (Reuters) - Basketball legend Kobe Bryant's autograph, on a hardwood section of the court where he...

NBA rumors: Most realistic Giannis Antetokounmpo trade scenarios

A lot of the speculation surrounding Giannis, who will be in a contract year during the 2020-21 campaign, has focused on a potential departure from Milwaukee. It makes sense for a number of reasons.

NBA draft Combine, altered for virus, starts Monday

The 2020 NBA Draft Combine will begin Monday and extend into November, following a format change designed to emphasize safety amid the...

NBA rumors: Mike D’Antoni to 76ers rumbles have gotten louder

Once the Philadelphia 76ers fired Brett Brown following yet another disappointing early-playoff exit, some big names appeared as potential candidates to replace...

Three things to watch for during Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals

The Miami Heat and Boston Celtics face off in a crucial Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals. Here are three to watch for during tonight's game.

NBA news: Bulls hit a home run with the hire of Bill Donovan as head coach

It shouldn't have come as too much of a surprise that the Chicago Bulls fired head coach Jim Boylen after two substandard...

Silver says NBA participation at Tokyo Olympics may be limited

(Reuters) - NBA participation at the Tokyo Olympics may be limited as the league's next season, which has been pushed back due...

NFL ratings destroyed Lakers-Nuggets NBA Playoff game on Sunday

There's been a lot of talk surrounding NFL ratings at the early stage of the 2020 season. A lot of that has...

NBA rumors: Mike D’Antoni, Billy Donovan emerging in 76ers’ coaching search

After the Philadelphia 76ers fired Brett Brown, they immediately launched a coaching search that everyone knew would attract headlines and draw in...

NBA world reacts to Anthony Davis’ stunning game winner

The Los Angeles Lakers found themselves down 103-102 late in Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals against the Denver Nuggets Sunday...

Celtics’ Hayward won’t leave bubble for baby’s birth

Before the NBA restarted the season in July, Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward told the team he planned to leave the bubble...

LeBron James miffed by most valuable player voting totals

(Reuters) - Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James said he...

NBA rumors: Steve Nash has interesting take on Kevin Durant’s role with the Nets

The Brooklyn Nets' decision to hire Hall of Fame guard Steve Nash to be their new head coach was made with both...

Former NBA star Ty Lawson ‘banned for life’ from Chinese Basketball Association

Former NBA and North Carolina Tar Heels star Ty Lawson has been banned from the Chinese Basketball Association over a series of...

Eastern Conference finals: Boston Celtics look to avoid 3-0 series deficit

Boston looks to prevent a three game deficit in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals. Here's everything you need to know.

Fanatics chairman ups stake in 76ers, Devils

Fanatics chairman Michael Rubin has increased his ownership stake in the Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Devils through the purchase of other...

Giannis Antetokounmpo ready to play for new NBA team?

Giannis Antetokounmpo is coming off consecutive seasons as the NBA MVP, but winning a championship is far and away his top priority....

Bucks’ Antetokounmpo named most valuable player for second straight year

(Reuters) - Milwaukee Bucks power forward Giannis Antetokounmpo was named the NBA's Most Valuable Player (MVP) for the second straight year on...

Heat seize 2-0 series lead over Celtics with second-half surge

Goran Dragic scored a game-high 25 points, Bam Adebayo had 15 of his 21 during a furious third-quarter comeback, and the Miami...

Three things to watch for during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals

The Miami Heat and Boston Celtics square off in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals. Here are three things to watch for tonight.

LeBron, Giannis unanimously selected to All-NBA First Team

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James and Milwaukee Bucks forward...

NFL ratings compared to the NBA Playoffs tell us a story

A lot has been made about the decrease in those watching NFL games during the first week of the 2020 season.