Iman Shumpert last played in the league during the 2020-21 season for the Brooklyn Nets.
Joe Lacob will have you believe it's "very unfair" that the Warriors have to pay escalating taxes in order to keep a championship team together.
The NBA has begun an investigation into the New York Knicks for alleged tampering regarding free agent pickup Jalen Brunson, sources told Yahoo Sports.
Bill Russell never had to find his voice as an activist. Len Elmore, who played 10 seasons in the NBA and is a senior lecturer at Columbia University where he’s taught on athlete activism and social justice in sports, called Russell’s social contributions “immortal.” “He showed many of us in the game how to be,” Elmore said.
Russell was unapologetically Black, forward thinking and operated under no delusions about where he played or the country he lived in.
Bill Russell hated autographs. If he was out dining and got approached by someone asking for his signature, Russell’s usual response was to instead ask the person to join him at the table to have a conversation about life. Russell, the greatest winner in the history of team sports, died Sunday at 88.
Current and former NBA players, celebrities, and many fans took to social media to share their memories of the legendary Bill Russell.
Bill Russell, a dominating center who won a record 11 NBA crowns as cornerstone of a Boston Celtics dynasty, overcame racism to become the league's first Black superstar and civil rights activist.
The trailblazing NBA star who is often hailed as one of the most prolific basketball players won five league MVP awards during his career.
NBA great Bill Russell, the cornerstone of a Boston Celtics dynasty that won 11 titles and a powerful voice for social justice, has died at the age of 88, his family said Sunday.
The most prolific winner in NBA history, Russell marched with Martin Luther King Jr., stood with Muhammad Ali and received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama. The centerpiece of the Boston Celtics dynasty that won 11 championships in 13 years, Russell earned his last two NBA titles as a player-coach — the first Black coach in any major U.S. sport. Russell died Sunday at the age of 88, with his wife, Jeannine, at his side, his family said in a statement posted on social media.
Former NBA player Josh Childress made more than $60 million in his career and was able to avoid the financial problems others face.
Paolo Banchero was dropped after teammate Michael Savarino plead guilty to a DWI charge earlier this week.
The Philadelphia 76ers are being investigated by the NBA for possible tampering in offseason free-agency moves involving James Harden, P.J. Tucker and Danuel House, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Friday night. Harden signed a deal worth slightly over $68 million, paying him about $33 million this season with a $35 million player option for the 2023-24 season. Harden had a $47.4 million option for this coming season that he declined last month, saying he wanted to give the 76ers flexibility to improve their roster and compete for a championship.