LeBron James Responds to Critics Accusing Dwyane Wade of Nepotism After Son Zaire Is Signed to NBA Team’s G League Affiliate

LeBron James Responds to Critics Accusing Dwyane Wade of Nepotism After Son Zaire Is Signed to NBA Team’s G League Affiliate Los Angeles Lakers LeBron James came to the defense of one of his best friends from the basketball arena. One of his ‘Banana Boat Crew’ members (Comprised of former Miami Heat Dwyane Wade, Los… Continue reading LeBron James Responds to Critics Accusing Dwyane Wade of Nepotism After Son Zaire Is Signed to NBA Team’s G League Affiliate

NBA Announces Exclusive Partnership with Cryptocurrency Platform Coinbase

Cryptocurrency is coming to the NBA! Coinbase Global, Inc. and the National Basketball Association (NBA) have announced that they have collaborated for a multi-year partnership that will make Coinbase the exclusive cryptocurrency platform partner of the NBA, Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA), NBA G League, NBA 2K League and USA Basketball. As the new NBA… Continue reading NBA Announces Exclusive Partnership with Cryptocurrency Platform Coinbase

NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley: ‘The Only People Who Are Not Vaccinated Are Just A–holes’

NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley: ‘The Only People Who Are Not Vaccinated Are Just A–holes’ Former National Basketball Association (NBA) player and current TNT sports announcer Charles Barkley has never been one to mince words and it doesn’t seem like that fiery personality is losing any of that spark any time soon. The Basketball… Continue reading NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley: ‘The Only People Who Are Not Vaccinated Are Just A–holes’

Los Angeles Lakers LeBron James Becomes First Active NBA Player to Earn $1 Billion

Los Angeles Lakers LeBron James Becomes First Active NBA Player to Earn $1 Billion It was reported just 2 weeks ago that Los Angeles Lakers’ centerpiece basketball player, LeBron James will likely claim the title of a billionaire by the end of the year. No one realized that the timetable was off by approximately 5… Continue reading Los Angeles Lakers LeBron James Becomes First Active NBA Player to Earn $1 Billion

LeBron James Is The Most Hated Player In The NBA

LeBron James Is The Most Hated Player In The NBA Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James didn’t end the season in the way that he hoped or anticipated after losing in the first round of the playoffs after taking the title last season. You’d think he can just rest while absorbing the bruises of a… Continue reading LeBron James Is The Most Hated Player In The NBA

Soul Legend Gladys Knight Will Sing the National Anthem at the NBA All-Star Game in Atlanta

Soul Legend Gladys Knight Will Sing the National Anthem at the NBA All-Star Game in Atlanta With the NBA All-Star game right around the corner, the National Basketball Association (NBA) has announced that legendary soul singer and seven-time GRAMMY Award-winner Gladys Knight will be performing the United States national anthem at its annual showcase. Just… Continue reading Soul Legend Gladys Knight Will Sing the National Anthem at the NBA All-Star Game in Atlanta

Hennessy Becomes the ‘Official Spirit of the NBA’ Worldwide

Hennessy Becomes the ‘Official Spirit of the NBA’ Worldwide The world’s best-selling cognac, Hennessy, and the National Basketball Association (NBA) have announced that they have a global expansion of their partnership, making Hennessy the “Official Spirit of the NBA” worldwide. “We are honored by the distinction as the first global spirit partner in the NBA’s… Continue reading Hennessy Becomes the ‘Official Spirit of the NBA’ Worldwide

2021 NBA All-Star Game Being Held on March 7 in Atlanta Includes Initiatives That Support HBCUs and COVID-19 Equity Efforts

As the league prepares for next month’s annual midseason exhibition game, the National Basketball Association (NBA) has announced that the NBA All-Star 2021 will be held on Sunday, March 7 at State Farm Arena in Atlanta, home of the Atlanta Hawks. The All-Star game will begin on-court action at 6:30 p.m. ET on TNT. With… Continue reading 2021 NBA All-Star Game Being Held on March 7 in Atlanta Includes Initiatives That Support HBCUs and COVID-19 Equity Efforts

Vince Carter Wins 2019-20 NBA Sportsmanship Award

NBA players have selected Vince Carter as the recipient of the 2019-20 NBA Sportsmanship Award, the NBA announced today. Carter, who spent the 2019-20 season with the Atlanta Hawks, announced his retirement from the NBA in June after playing a league-record 22 seasons.  He receives the Joe Dumars Trophy as the winner of the NBA… Continue reading Vince Carter Wins 2019-20 NBA Sportsmanship Award

ESPN Signs Vince Carter to Multi-Year Deal

ESPN Signs Vince Carter ESPN announced it has signed eight-time NBA All Star and Olympic gold medalist Vince Carter to a multi-year contract. The 2000 NBA Slam Dunk contest champion will serve as an NBA and college basketball analyst, appearing on pillar ESPN studio shows including NBA Countdown, The Jump, Get Up, First Take and… Continue reading ESPN Signs Vince Carter to Multi-Year Deal

NBA Launches NBA Foundation to Support Black Communities

The NBA Board of Governors announced today that it will contribute $300 million in initial funding to establish the first-ever NBA Foundation dedicated to creating greater economic empowerment in the Black community. The Foundation is being launched in partnership with the National Basketball Players Association. Over the next 10 years, the 30 NBA team owners… Continue reading NBA Launches NBA Foundation to Support Black Communities

BIG3 Challenges NBA In Efforts To Support Their Players And Fight For Real Social Change

We read with great interest your Official Release yesterday regarding social justice efforts.  We applaud the NBA for helping to bring issues regarding inclusion and inequality to the fore, and we would like to respond to the NBA, WNBA, players, coaches, and owners. At BIG3, these are issues that we have strived to address from… Continue reading BIG3 Challenges NBA In Efforts To Support Their Players And Fight For Real Social Change

NBA and NBPA Advance Talks on Social Justice Efforts

Yesterday, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, NBA Deputy Commissioner and Chief Operating Officer Mark Tatum, NBA Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer Oris Stuart and other league officials met with NBPA Executive Director Michele Roberts, NBPA President Chris Paul, NBPA First Vice President Andre Iguodala and several players to further advance the league’s collective response to the… Continue reading NBA and NBPA Advance Talks on Social Justice Efforts

LeBron James’ ‘The Decision’ Explored in New Episode of ‘Backstory’

Ten years ago, ESPN aired The Decision, a controversial live prime time special in which NBA free agent LeBron James announced he would leave his hometown Cleveland Cavaliers and join forces with Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh and the Miami Heat. The criticism of James and ESPN was immediate, harsh and widespread. The behind-the-scenes developments that… Continue reading LeBron James’ ‘The Decision’ Explored in New Episode of ‘Backstory’

NBA Partners with Microsoft

The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Microsoft Corp. on Thursday announced a new multiyear alliance, which will transform the way fans experience the NBA. As part of this collaboration, Microsoft will become the Official Artificial Intelligence Partner and an Official Cloud and Laptop Partner for the NBA, Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA), NBA G League, and… Continue reading NBA Partners with Microsoft