Basketball

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Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid: the making of an NBA superhero
The star center of the Philadelphia 76ers and Most Valuable Player candidate has made an unlikely journey from central Africa to the pinnacle of the NBA

Ryan Baldi

15, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Nets’ Kyrie Irving says refusal to get vaccinated is about ‘what’s best for me’
Kyrie Irving said he didn’t want to lose salary with the Brooklyn Nets, but was doing ‘what’s best for me’ by refusing to get the Covid-19 vaccine

Agencies

14, Oct, 2021 @5:16 AM

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Fox News and the right will praise unvaccinated NBA players … then use them
In an open letter to Jonathan Isaac, I warn him about how certain sections of America will co-opt him for their own ends

Etan Thomas

13, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Chicago Sky upend Sun to reach WNBA finals as Vegas force Game 5 on Phoenix
Courtney Vandersloot and the Chicago Sky are back in the WNBA finals for the first time since 2014 thanks in big part to Candace Parker’s decision to come home

Agencies

07, Oct, 2021 @7:09 AM

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How Ben Simmons went from Philly’s next big thing to an outcast
The Australian guard was compared to LeBron James when the 76ers drafted him No 1 overall in 2016. But an ugly divorce between team and player awaits

Dave Caldwell

05, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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The NBA’s vaccine problem is bigger than a few high-profile holdouts
The NBA’s failure to get ahead of its vaccination crisis shows that the ostensibly progressive league still has work to do

Oren Weisfeld

02, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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NBA players who refuse Covid-19 vaccine could lose millions in salary
NBA players who choose not to be vaccinated against Covid-19 could lose millions of dollars, the league confirmed on Wednesday

Guardian sport

29, Sep, 2021 @4:28 PM

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LeBron James says offers from Cowboys and Seahawks had his ‘blood flowing’
LeBron James says the possibility of signing for an NFL team excited him during the 2011 NBA players’ lockout

Guardian sport

28, Sep, 2021 @12:38 PM

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Irving stays quiet on ‘world of Kyrie’ as questions grow over vaccine status
Signs that the NBA may have a vaccine problem on its hands have emerged after one of the league’s biggest stars, Kyrie Irving, did not attend his team’s media day

Guardian sport and agencies

27, Sep, 2021 @6:40 PM

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Inhumanity on the border forces NBA players to question if the US has changed
Basketball players were among those who campaigned to remove Donald Trump from office. But clear injustices in America still remain

Etan Thomas

27, Sep, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Common’s teenage obsessions: ‘Michael Jordan gave me the shoes off his feet’
As he releases his new album, A Beautiful Revolution (Pt 2), the US rapper remembers his terrible chat-up lines and the magic of the moonwalk

As told to Tara Joshi

24, Sep, 2021 @9:00 AM

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WNBA playoffs: Can anyone derail the Connecticut Sun or Las Vegas Aces?
The WNBA’s two best teams appear bound for a championship showdown, but familiar playoff faces in Minnesota and Seattle could upset the apple cart along the way

Bryan Armen Graham

22, Sep, 2021 @9:00 AM

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