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By Associated Press
Basketball Hall of Famer Dikembe Mutombo is undergoing treatment in Atlanta for a brain tumor, the NBA announced Saturday.
By Tim Reynolds, Associated Press
Top WNBA players are finding other places to compete this winter, not wanting to go back to Russia after the arrest and conviction of Brittney Griner on drug possession charges and the country's invasion of Ukraine.
By Doug Feinberg, Associated Press
A Hall of Famer, five-time Most Valuable Player and 12-time All-Star, Russell in 1980 was voted the greatest player in the NBA history by basketball writers. He remains the sport’s most prolific winner and an archetype of selflessness who won…
By Jimmy Golen, Associated Press
After a two-year absence from the playoffs the Golden State Warriors are back on top of the NBA. With their fourth title in the last eight years, they are staking a new claim on the reach and influence of their…
By Larry Neumeister, Tim Reynolds, Associated Press
Eighteen former NBA players were charged Thursday with pocketing about $2.5 million illegally by defrauding the league's health and welfare benefit plan in a scam that authorities said involved claiming fictitious medical and dental expenses.
By Aamer Madhani, Associated Press
President Joe Biden has honored the 2020 WNBA champions Seattle Storm at the White House. In doing so, he celebrated their success on the court and hailed the four-time title holders for changing lives with their activism.
By Amna Nawaz, Patty Gorena Morales
In a trying year, the annual college basketball tournaments offered a welcome feeling of the familiar. The Baylor University men won their first title. But as Amna Nawaz reports, it was the women of Stanford who scored the big win,…
By John Yang, Alex D'Elia, Tess Conciatori
College basketball’s “March Madness,” which reaches its crescendo this weekend, reminds us that big-time college athletics can look like big business. As John Yang reports, it was a fitting backdrop Wednesday for a well-timed Supreme Court argument over compensation for…
By John Yang, Ryan Connelly Holmes
The NCAA women's basketball tournament got underway Sunday. But even before the opening tip, new anger and frustration erupted last week over the NCAA's different approaches to the women's and mens' teams — including less reliable COVID testing. The problems…
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