| Sep 6, 2013
| 12:53 PM
J.R. Smith, the Knicks' high-flying and high-scoring reserve guard, has been suspended five games by the NBA for violating the league's anti-drug policy, it was announced Friday.
Smith, who was the NBA's Sixth Man of the Year last season after averaging...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 12:29 PM
Officially, the title remains the same as it has been for years, "Secretary-Treasurer of the National Basketball Players Association."
But for weeks, Miami Heat forward James Jones found himself acting as a political operative, of sorts, as well....
| Jun 20, 2013
| 7:38 AM
Jay-Z is branching out.
The hip-hop mogul is now licensed to work as an NBA agent, while Juan Perez, the president of Jay-Z's Roc Nation Sports, is certified with the National Basketball Players Association.
Jay-Z can now negotiate player contracts with...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 9:58 AM
Hip-hop superstar Jay-Z has been certified by the National Basketball Players Assn. to represent NBA players in contract negotiations, the rapper's Roc Nation Sports agency confirmed to ESPN on Thursday.
Major League Baseball Players Assn. spokesman...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 7:02 PM
Point guard Jameer Nelson missed his sixth consecutive game on Sunday, sitting out when the Orlando Magic lost 108-82 to the Memphis Grizzlies at Amway Center.
Nelson has a bruised patellar tendon in his left knee.
"He's day-to-day," Magic coach...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 2:48 PM
Hope NBA Commissioner David Stern, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and their elegantly suited minions are happy in their plush, palatial New York offices.
Their stupid, senseless, dumb and dictatorial rules may have just robbed two talented young...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 6:01 PM
HOUSTON — The NBA players association unanimously voted to fire Billy Hunter on Saturday, ending weeks of speculation that began after an independent audit raised questions about the longtime executive director's business and hiring practices....
| Feb 14, 2013
| 2:44 PM
According to J.J. Redick, Orlando Magic players have reached a consensus about the fate of Billy Hunter, the embattled executive director of the NBA players union.
“I think most everyone in the NBA has reached the same conclusion,” Redick...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 10:17 AM
The NBA Players Assn. announced Friday that union chief Billy Hunter, who has headed the union since 1996, has been placed on an indefinite leave of absence.
In a memo sent to players Friday morning, union president Derek Fisher said: "This organization...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 7:38 PM
The audience with President Obama was brief, and Dexter Pittman knew it was not the right time, even if it was the right place.
Then again, the Miami Heat backup center had made his feelings clear earlier in the month on Twitter, when he posted,...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 9:35 PM
Chris Paul trade: Derek Fisher kept hands-off approach...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 4:39 PM
In an interview with Yahoo! Sports published early this morning, Dwight Howard sought to control the damage to his reputation from an ESPN.com article that, citing unnamed sources, said Howard has claimed the Orlando Magic blackmailed him into waiving his...