National Basketball Association

North American professional sports league

The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a men's professional basketball league in North America; composed of 30 teams. It is widely considered to be the premier men's professional basketball league in the world. The NBA is an active member of USA Basketball (USAB), which is recognized by FIBA as the national governing body for basketball in the United States. The NBA is one of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada. NBA players are the world's best paid athletes by average annual salary per player.

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What I'm Hearing: HoopsHype's Alex Kennedy spoke with NBA league executives regarding Zion Williamson and they all felt that despite his large stature, he will..
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There's still some good, old-fashioned hate in the NBA
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A look at some of the best dunk photos taken during the 2018-19 NBA season.
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One photo from each day of the 2018-19 NBA season.
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After 11 seasons with the Cavaliers, LeBron James signed a four-year, $154 million contract with the Lakers before the 2018-19 NBA season.
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For the first time, an NBA season has seen 11 players score 50 points in a game
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Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 22 points, Dirk Nowitzki closed within four points of Wilt Chamberlain on the NBA scoring list and the Dallas Mavericks ended a..
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Showcasing all of the NBA's off-the-court happenings, from celebrities sitting courtside to mascots throwing down dunks off trampolines.
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NBA players show off their flair with an array of wild shoes.
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Only care about the last ten minutes of a game? The NBA has a new offer for you: 10 minutes of game time for 99 cents.
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It's his character and not just his skill set and size that proves he's a future star.
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NBA to begin offering a 10-minute viewing pass for online customers for 99 cents
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HOUSTON β€” In his first season with the Golden State Warriors, DeMarcus Cousins hasn't quite adjusted to the level of scrutiny and interest that comes with..
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What I'm Hearing: HoopsHype's Alex Kennedy spoke with a couple of NBA executives who explained to him how the Milwaukee Bucks are pushing all the right buttons..
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As the Lakers face the probability of another missed NBA postseason, the summer takes on heightened intensity. Who will L.A. bring into the fold?
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The last time LeBron James missed the NBA playoffs, "The Office" aired its pilot episode and Maroon 5 was considered new.
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A day after NBA star Russell Westbrook directed vulgar comments toward two fans, the Utah Jazz responded by banning one of the fans from their arena
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NBA fines Westbrook for incident during Jazz-Thunder game, while Utah bans fan involved from all future events
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NBA suspends Serge Ibaka for 3 games, Marquese Chriss 1 game for fight
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A video showed the N.B.A. star saying he would beat up the fan and his wife. Westbrook said the fan had told him to β€œget down on my knees like you used to.”
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Westbrook said the fan told him to, "get down on your knees like you're used to" –– a comment he considered "racial"
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Lou Williams scored 34 points and became the NBA's career leader in points off the bench as the Los Angeles Clippers defeated the Boston Celtics 140-115 Monday..
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The five-time LPGA Tour champion said yes to Jonnie West, a Warriors executive and son of NBA legend Jerry West.
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Ja Morant, a projected NBA draft lottery pick, scored 36 points to help carry Murray State past Belmont in the OVC final and into the NCAA tournament.
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While it doesn’t seem like a huge difference, extending the NBA court width-wise by four feet would create more space and improve the flow of the game.
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Keep up with this year's leaders and track every triple-double of the 2018-19 NBA season.
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