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Recent Head Coaches Add More Diversity to NBA
July 1, 2021
Recently, three NBA head coaching jobs went to African Americans. Jason Kidd is to lead the Dallas Mavericks, Ime Udoka will coach the Boston Celtics and Chauncey Billups will be at the helm of the Portland Trailblazers. ... read more »
Boston’s Smart Suspended
April 28, 2021
Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart has been suspended one game without pay for directing threatening language toward a game official, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations. ... read more »
SoCal Legends: Paul Pierce
April 1, 2021
Paul Pierce, also known as “The Truth,” built a prominent basketball career by matching his talent with a strong work ethic. Born in Oakland and raised in Inglewood, CA, Pierce took an interest to basketball from watching the Showtime Lakers battle the Boston Celtics in the NBA Finals. ... read more »
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NBA Great Don Chaney Opens Up About his Journey With ATTR-CM
January 21, 2021
Heart-related issues are a huge threat to African Americans, it can sometimes give people an array of unlikely symptoms. Having an irregular heartbeat along with carpel tunnel and fatigue might be a rare disease called transthyretin amyloid cardiomyopathy or ATTR-CM. ... read more »
Boston Celtics Hall of Famer K.C. Jones dies at 88
December 29, 2020
Basketball Hall of Famer K.C. Jones, an Olympic gold medalist and two-time NCAA champion who won eight straight NBA titles during the Celtics’ Bill Russell era and then coached the Boston teams with Larry Bird, Kevin McHale and Robert Parish to two more championships in the 1980s, has died. He was 88. ... read more »
NBA Unveils Game and National Television Schedules For First Half of 2020-21 Season
December 5, 2020
 The NBA today released its game schedule and broadcast schedules for TNT, ESPN, ABC, NBA TV and ESPN Radio for the First Half of the 2020-21 regular season (Dec. 22, 2020 – March 4, 2021), detailing the only place you can find the most drama, the biggest stars and thrilling game action.  ... read more »
Hall of Fame Basketball Coach, John Thompson II Dies At 78
September 3, 2020
“Don’t let eight pounds of air be the sum total of your existence,” the words of the legendary basketball coach, John Thompson II are etched in the lobby of Georgetown University’s McDonough Arena, where his legacy as the first Black coach to lead a team to the NCAA men’s basketball championship will forever be cemented in history.   ... read more »
NBA Announces Team Rosters for Season Restart
July 20, 2020
The NBA announced today the restart rosters for the 22 teams participating in the resumption of the 2019-20 season at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. ... read more »
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Five-Time NBA Champion Brian Shaw Named Head Coach of New NBA G League Team
June 11, 2020
Brian Shaw, a five-time NBA champion with nearly 30 years of experience as an NBA player and coach, has been named head coach of the new NBA G League team featuring elite youth prospects, it was announced today by NBA G League President Shareef Abdur-Rahim.   ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Uchenna Ndigwe
February 20, 2020
The day of King/Drew Medical Magnet basketball player Uchenna Ndigwe’s senior night game was eventful. As he prepared for his final in-season home game as a high school student, he had to help the school run their 11th annual career day. ... read more »
City of Angels: NBA Icon Kobe Bryant and Daughter Gianna Among Nine Victims in Fatal Helicopter Accident
January 29, 2020
The Los Angeles area, nation and world mourns the loss of NBA icon Kobe Bean Bryant, 41, and his basketball prodigy daughter Gianna Maria Onore, 13. They were two of nine people who passed away in a helicopter accident on Sunday. ... read more / view gallery »
Patrick Beverley Leads Clippers Over Celtics in Overtime
November 21, 2019
The Los Angeles Clippers revved up their defensive effort in the final minutes to defeat the Boston Celtics 107-104 in overtime. Both the Celtics and the Clippers fought hard throughout the matchup, leading to 18 lead changes and seven ties. ... read more / watch video »
Kings’ Buddy Hield Fined
November 19, 2019
Sacramento Kings guard Buddy Hield has been fined $25,000 for kicking the game ball into the spectator stands, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations. ... read more »
Boston’s Smart Fined
November 8, 2019
Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart has been fined $15,000 for public criticism of the officiating, it was announced by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.  ... read more »
Boston’s Marcus Smart Fined
March 28, 2019
Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart has been fined $50,000 for forcefully shoving Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid to the floor, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations. ... read more »
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