The Memphis Grizzlies will play the Golden State Warriors as part of the NBA roster on Christmas Day

The Memphis Grizzlies are lining up to be part of the NBA’s Christmas Day roster for the first time. I’m Morant He will face the Grizzlies Stephen CurryAnd the Klay Thompson and the rest of the NBA champion Golden State Warriors on Dec. 25 in San Francisco, a source familiar with the league’s schedule plans … Read more

WNBA Promotes Transformative Investment, With Lauren Powell Jobs, Condoleezza Rice and Nike Among New League Owners

LAS VEGAS, NV – JULY 14: WNBA Commissioner Kathy Engelbert (left) fists up with Ally Quigley … [+] #14 in Chicago Sky after winning the 3-point contest during the first inning of the 2021 WNBA All-Star Game at Michelob ULTRA Arena on July 14, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Note to User: User expressly acknowledges … Read more

Sylvia Fowles was enjoying the profession

Welcome to Layup Lines, NBA’s daily newsletter, where we’ll prepare you for information about tonight’s action, from must-sees to stakes. Subscribe here To get him Delivered to your inbox every afternoon What’s good, family. Once again, Sykes is here to introduce another edition of Layup Lines. Today we celebrate Sylvia Fowles. The Minnesota Lynx star … Read more

Aspiring female Yao: 6-10 Han Shuo makes a mark in WNBA, China

NEW YORK (Associated Press) — Han Shuo grew up adoring Yao Ming, fascinated by the 7-foot-6 giant shadow of the Hall of Fame every time he steps onto the NBA stadium. Standing from 6 to 10, Han would like to emulate Yao’s influence – including his impact on sports in China. The New York Post … Read more

Becky Hammon is thriving in his first season as coach of the WNBA for the Aces

NEW YORK (AFP) – When Becky Hammon learned it was time to leave the NBA last winter after working as an assistant coach for the San Antonio Spurs for eight seasons, she faced a tough choice. She had to choose between two WNBA franchises she once played for, both of whom lobbied hard to make … Read more

Russell’s retirement number 6 across the NBA, the first in the league

Bill Russell’s No. 6 jersey has been retired across the NBA, the first in the league. The number worn by the 11-time champion, civil rights activist and person good enough to be honored in the Basketball Hall of Fame as a player and coach was permanently retired by all, the National Basketball Association and the … Read more

Boston Celtics’ Alison Pfister credits WNBA career for paving the way to the NBA

Sports Illustrated and Empower Onyx highlight the diverse journeys of black women across various sports—from veteran athletes to rising stars, coaches, executives, and more—in the series, Elle-evate: 100 Influential Black Women in Sports. Alison Pfister is entering her fourth season as Vice President of Player Development and Organizational Growth at the Boston Celtics. She is … Read more

The NBA should follow the WNBA and make all the NBA teams centerless

The World Basketball Association (WNBA) announced Friday morning that this year’s WNBA teams will be selected independently of positions. This means that if five keepers, strikers or centers prove that they deserve every spot on every team, voters can vote as such. This is an excellent decision from the league – players of all styles, … Read more

NBA offseason scores: scores for each team in the East

It’s been a weird NBA off season. Now in the second week of August, There are still big names and restricted free agents who may change the league’s scope. At the same time, it is not clear whether any of the dominoes will fall or not. So we’ll be handing out some off-season scores, even … Read more

The memo says NBA players must be vaccinated or have medical clearance to play in Canada

5:53 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN The NBA notified teams Monday that players still need to either receive an initial course of a COVID-19 vaccine, or obtain medical clearance from obtaining one, in order to play games in Canada, according to a league memo obtained by ESPN. The memo also states that if players are ineligible … Read more