Sacramento Kings guard Rajon Rondo apologized Tuesday for using a homophobic slur during a game earlier this month to NBA referee Bill Kennedy, who came out in the wake of the controversy.
Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors dominated the NBA in 2015, winning the team’s first league title since 1975 and starting the 2015-16 campaign with a record-setting win streak.
Bill Kennedy, an NBA referee for 18 seasons, revealed that he is gay after being the subject of homophobic insults from Sacramento guard Rajon Rondo, Yahoo Sports reported on Monday.
Expected changes to the Basketball Hall of Fame election process could see Shaquille O’Neal, Allen Iverson and China’s Yao Ming among those inducted in 2016, according to an NBA website report on Monday.
John ”Hot Rod” Williams, a standout top reserve for the Cleveland Cavaliers during a 13-season NBA career, has died of cancer, the league confirmed on Friday. He was 53.
Philadelphia coach Brett Brown has received a two-year contract extension that will keep him with the struggling Sixers through the 2018-19 NBA season, the team confirmed on Friday.
Sacramento Kings guard Rajon Rondo, who helped Boston win the 2008 title, was suspended one game without pay Friday by the NBA for actions in a loss at Mexico City.
Charlotte Hornets center Al Jefferson, sidelined another week or two by a left calf strain, was issued a five-game suspension by the NBA on Wednesday for violating terms of its Anti-Drug Program.
The Boston Celtics warmed up for their critical game against the streaking Golden State Warriors on Friday night by holding on to beat the Chicago Bulls 105-100 Wednesday at the Boston Garden.
The reigning NBA champions had looked to be romping to victory after piling on the points to lead by 28 at 111-83 heading into the final quarter.