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Lakers Unveil 1950s Throwback Jerseys to Commemorate 75th Season

The franchise will occasionally swap out its iconic purple and gold threads to honor its Minneapolis roots during the upcoming season.

Former NBA ref Tim Donaghy on the floor during a game

Netflix Debuts Trailer on Disgraced NBA Referee Tim Donaghy (Video)

The former official was at the center of a gambling scandal in the late 2000s.


Los Angeles Sports Fan is Focused on Creating Unforgettable Moments

From collaborating with Nike to working with Lakers Nation, Denise Jones has had her hands on many projects in the sports industry.

Former NBA center and current TNT analyst Shaquille O’Neal looks on.

Shaquille O’Neal Criticizes Kevin Durant for Trade Request

The Big Diesel has some qualms with the Nets’ star asking out of Brooklyn.

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Magic Johnson Says NBA Should Retire Bill Russell’s Number

The former Lakers superstar appeals to commissioner Adam Silver to give the Celtics legend a permanent honor.

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Will LeBron James Sign Contract Extension With the Lakers?

The 37-year-old is eligible to sign an extension tomorrow, but there's no upside to getting a deal done this early.

Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant (7) reacts during the 2022 NBA playoffs.

Report: Kevin Durant Will Meet With Nets Owner This Week

The 12-time All-Star requested a trade back on June 30, despite having four years left on his contract.

Klay Thompson and Draymond Green

Assessing the NBA’s Contract Extension Landscape

Which players are most likely to ink contract extensions before the start of next season?

Lakers guard Russell Westbrook (0) sits on the bench before the game against the Warriors at Chase Center.

Report: Westbrook Signs With Excel Sports Management

In July he parted ways with his longtime agent largely due to ‘irreconcilable differences.’

Jalen Brunson while playing against the Phoenix Suns.

NBA Opens Tampering Investigation Into Knicks’ Signing of Brunson, per Report

It is the second league investigation into tampering this offseason.

A smiling Bill Russell in 2014

SI:AM | Bill Russell’s Legacy

He was more than just an NBA legend.

Bill Russell grabs rebound

How the NBA Should Honor Bill Russell's Iconic Legacy

The Celtics enshrined Russell’s No. 6 among those that will never be worn again. The NBA should do the same

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Bill Russell’s Off-Court Example Is What Resonates Most, Now and Beyond

The Celtics icon helped push civil rights and the interests of Black athletes to the forefront.

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Michael Jordan Pays Tribute to 11-Time NBA Champion Bill Russell

The Bulls legend paid his respects to Russell’s legacy, calling him a pioneer: “He paved the way.”


Celtics Release Statement Honoring Franchise Legend Bill Russell

The 11-time champion died Sunday at the age of 88.

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Sports World Honors 11-Time NBA Champion Bill Russell

The basketball legend and civil rights pioneer died Sunday at the age of 88.

NBA legend Bill Russell stares into the camera.

Adam Silver Releases Statement After Bill Russell’s Death

The NBA commissioner called Russell “the greatest champion in all of team sports.”


NBA Legend Bill Russell Dies at 88

The Celtics icon and civil rights champion leaves behind a storied legacy as one of the most accomplished players in sports history.

Paolo Banchero walks the floor before the start of the the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 23, 2022, in New York. Banchero was selected first overall by the Orlando Magic. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Magic’s Banchero, T-Wolves’ McDaniels Drop 50 Points at Pro-Am

The young standouts stole the show in a contest that also featured a big game from Thunder rookie Chet Holmgren.

Jazz shooting guard Donovan Mitchell dribbles the ball up the court vs. Charlotte.

Report: Hornets, Wizards Involved in Mitchell Trade Talks

Two new teams have entered the Mitchell sweepstakes.