Basketball

A Russian court ruled Tuesday to reject Brittney Griner’s appeal of her drug conviction and uphold her 9 year sentence. A decision was made to recalculate her sentence to include her pre-trial detention which means Griner will still have to serve at least 8 years in Russian prison.

The NBA has suspended and handed down a $10 million fine to Phoenix Suns and Phoenix Mercury owner Robert Sarver for “workplace misconduct and organizational deficiencies” after a league investigation.

Julius Erving feels that the NBA should not retire Kobe's jersey number like they just did for Bill Russell's #6 jersey because there is no comparison between the two.  

L.A. Clippers guard John Wall says he considered taking his own life during the last three years after dealing with a torn Achilles and family deaths during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Judge Anna Sotnikova of the Khimki city court has sentenced WNBA star Brittney Griner to 9 years in a Russian court.

Bill Russell, 11-time NBA champion with the Boston Celtics, has passed away naturally at the age of 88.

Charlotte Hornets forward Montrezl Harrell has been charged with trafficking less than five pounds of marijuana, which is a Class D felony, punishable by up to five years in prison and a fine of up to $10,000.

According to an indictment unsealed on Thursday, eighteen former NBA players have been indicted on charges of allegedly defrauding a health care plan of millions of dollars that served current and former players. US Attorney for the Southern District of New York Audrey Strauss said at a press conference Thursday that the FBI had arrested 16 […]

According to sources, Ben Simmons  wants a trade out of Philadelphia and told management that he has no plans to participate in training camp and will not wear an NBA uniform again until he is moved to a new team. Simmons has four years and $147 million left on his max contract — including $33 […]

Former Celtics star Paul Pierce was fired in April after a video he posted on Instagram Live showed him gambling and smoking with some friends in the presence of twerking strippers in the middle of a pandemic. Pierce sat down with Sports Illustrated to speak on his upcoming Hall of Fame induction and revealed that he hated that […]

Rajon Rondo is planning to sign a one-year, $2.6 million deal with the LA Lakers today once he clears waivers, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Rondo  agreed to a contract buyout with the Grizzlies on Saturday to still make his full $7.5 million salary this season between the buyout and his new deal with the […]

The Milwaukee Bucks won their first NBA championship in 50 years as their superstar guided the way with 50 points in a win Tuesday night after losing the 1st two games to the Phoenix Suns. Giannis Antetokounmpo, who had 14 rebounds and five blocked shots, was unanimously named the series MVP as his teammate Khris Middleton […]