Kyle Korver, the veteran N.B.A. player, said he was embarrassed by some of his thoughts about race in the past and uncomfortable about the contradictions of being a white player in a largely black sport. And in an essay in The Players Tribune he strongly urged action to …read more
Several anonymous NBA players were polled and asked who was the most overrated player and one of their responses is surprising.
The Athletic's Same Amick conducted a poll and asked 127 players random questions - one question being who was the most overrated player in the NBA.
Well, the top two …read more
It took a heartfelt display of career reflection and nostalgic chants of "M-V-P" for Dirk Nowitzki to finally say aloud what the basketball world has assumed all season.
"As you might expect," Nowitzki told the sold-out Dallas crowd, "this was my last home game."
Just like that, the best player …read more
Magic Johnson lingered behind a crowd of reporters surrounding Luke Walton during the Lakers coach's pregame news conference Tuesday at Staples Center.
When Walton finished speaking, reporters began to shuffle around. Johnson didn't move at first. Then he pushed through the throng of reporters as a member of the Lakers …read more
Dwyane Wade made sure his final game in "Wade County" -- the place he has spent the vast majority of the past 16 years and, in doing so, has become the most beloved athlete in this city's history -- was one fitting of the occasion.
After going through an emotional pregame ceremony …read more
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