NBA roundup: Mavericks snap Nets’ eight-game win streak
March 1, 2021
Luka Doncic scored 27 points and the visiting Dallas Mavericks pulled away in the second half for a 115-98 victory on Saturday night over the Brooklyn Nets, who saw their season-high winning streak snapped at eight games.
February 26, 2021
NBA suspends Minnesota G Malik Beasley 12 games
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The NBA on Thursday suspended Minnesota Timberwolves guard Malik Beasley 12 games without pay for pleading guilty to a felony charge of threatening a family with a rifle.
January 27, 2021
NBA: Los Angeles mourns on first anniversary of Kobe Bryant's death
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Fans of the late Kobe Bryant, who died a year ago to the day alongside his daughter and seven others when their helicopter crashed into a hillside near Los Angeles, honored the basketball legend on Tuesday in a city where the memory of his death is still fresh.
January 16, 2021
NBA, NHL delay games as COVID-19 once again threatens professional sport
WASHINGTON, DC (Reuters) – The National Basketball Association (NBA) postponed three more games and the National Hockey League (NHL) once again pushed back the Dallas Stars’ season opener, amid a surge of COVID-19 cases that has put professional sport on notice in North America.
January 15, 2021
NBA roundup: Damian Lillard nets 40 as Blazers clip Kings
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Damian Lillard established season bests of 40 points and 13 assists and the Portland Trail Blazers rallied from a 19-point, third-quarter deficit to notch a 132-126 victory over the host Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night.
January 14, 2021
NTSB to hold Feb 9 hearing to determine probable cause of Kobe Bryant fatal crash
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said on Wednesday it would hold a hearing on Feb. 9 to determine the probable cause of the January 2020 helicopter crash that killed retired NBA star Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others.
January 9, 2021
NBA-'We live in two Americas', LeBron James says, after Capitol siege
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James said the violent mob of President Donald Trump’s supporters forcing their way into the US Capitol showed that there were “two Americas”.