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Washington great Wes Unseld dies at 74

Basketball / NBA Jun 3, 2020

Washington great Wes Unseld dies at 74

Wes Unseld, the workmanlike Hall of Fame center who led Washington to its only NBA championship and was chosen as one of the 50 greatest players in league history, died Tuesday after a series of health issues, most recently pneumonia. He was 74. Unseld’s family ...

Michael Jordan expresses thoughts on George Floyd

Basketball / NBA Jun 1, 2020

Michael Jordan expresses thoughts on George Floyd

Michael Jordan is "deeply saddened, truly pained and plain angry.” With protesters taking to the streets across the United States again Sunday, Jordan released a statement on George Floyd and the killings of black people at the hands of police. "I am deeply saddened, truly pained ...

NBA yet to reach consensus on how season would resume

Basketball / NBA May 30, 2020

NBA yet to reach consensus on how season would resume

The NBA Board of Governors met again without a consensus opinion emerging on how many teams should be back on the floor for the planned late-July resumption of the pandemic-interrupted season, three people familiar with details of the call said Friday. The people, speaking on ...

Basketball Hall of Fame delays Kobe Bryant's enshrinement ceremony

NBA May 29, 2020

Basketball Hall of Fame delays Kobe Bryant's enshrinement ceremony

The Naismith Basketball Memorial Hall of Fame said on Thursday the enshrinement ceremony for the Class of 2020, a group that includes the late Kobe Bryant, has been postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The enshrinement ceremony for the nine-member group, which includes Tim Duncan ...

Patrick Ewing out of hospital after being treated for COVID-19

NBA May 26, 2020

Patrick Ewing out of hospital after being treated for COVID-19

Georgetown basketball coach and former NBA great Patrick Ewing has been released from the hospital and is recovering from COVID-19 at home, his son said Monday. The 57-year-old Hall of Famer, who played for the Hoyas in college and the New York Knicks in the ...