Basketball

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Brittney Griner in court as Russia may want to use case to negotiate prisoner exchange with US
Basketball star appeared in Moscow court on Friday after being arrested four months ago on suspicion of cannabis possession

Andrew Roth

01, Jul, 2022 @4:43 PM

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Five plotlines for the NBA offseason: Kyrie’s future and exits at Warriors
NBA free agency is set to start on Thursday, but the trade market may end up being where all the action is

Hunter Felt

29, Jun, 2022 @11:40 AM

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NBA draft 2022: Magic pick Banchero No 1, Thunder get Holmgren at No 2 – as it happened
The best basketball prospects in the world gathered in Brooklyn as NBA teams picked the next class of stars

Hunter Felt with graphics by Daniel Levitt

24, Jun, 2022 @3:05 AM

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How basketball great Lauren Jackson’s remarkable comeback at age 41 transpired | Megan Maurice
The Australian great is back in the Opals squad for the first time in nine years and potentially in with a shot at another World Cup title

Megan Maurice

22, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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King James review – basketball fans bond over LeBron fever
Rajiv Joseph’s play conveys the elation and heartbreak of sporting obsession, seen through the eyes of two friends with a complex relationship

Chris Wiegand

22, Jun, 2022 @10:29 AM

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‘I changed kids’ perspectives’: Muggsy Bogues, the 5ft 3in star who broke NBA norms
This year’s draft marks the 35th anniversary of the point guard’s entry into the league. It’s easy to forget just how good a player he was

Joseph Palmer

22, Jun, 2022 @7:45 AM

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Former Trail Blazers player and ‘gentle soul’ Caleb Swanigan dies aged 25
Caleb Swanigan, who played in the NBA for the Portland Trail Blazers and Sacramento Kings, had died at the age of 25

Guardian sport

21, Jun, 2022 @3:46 PM

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Every NBA team should have a Designated Heel like Draymond Green
In an ideal world, every team would have a player to get into opponents’ heads, maintain feuds and provide endless free entertainment

Hunter Felt

21, Jun, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Twenty things I learned from the NBA playoffs
The NBA postseason remains an eight-week psychodrama unlike anything else in sport. Our correspondent looks back at her 20 biggest takeaways

Claire de Lune

18, Jun, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Sports quiz of the week: Hungary, Brookline, Mexico and Morecambe
Who scored? Who is very busy? Who is leading?

Paul Campbell

17, Jun, 2022 @3:02 PM

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The new Golden State Warriors: relentless, ruthless … and oddly endearing
The Warriors’ pandemic-era decline and the uncertainty that once surrounded their biggest stars are enough to make this title a genuine feelgood story

Aaron Timms

17, Jun, 2022 @1:23 PM

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NBA finals Game 6: Golden State Warriors 103-90 Boston Celtics – as it happened
Rolling report: The Golden State Warriors were too good for the Boston Celtics as they wrapped up the finals series 4-2

David Lengel

17, Jun, 2022 @3:55 AM

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