Charles Barkley said facing off against Michael Jordan in the 1993 NBA Finals was ‘the first time in my life that I felt there was a better basketball player in the world than me’

"The best I've ever seen in my life is Michael Jordan," Charles Barkley said after the episode. "It was an honor and a privilege to play against him." Yahoo! Sports – News, Scores, Standings, Rumors, Fantasy Games BEST DEAL UPDATE:

The Game Imagines Kobe Bryant and Nipsey Hussle as Basketball Buddies in ‘Welcome Home’ Video

The Compton native pays tribute to the late basketball legend and the fallen ‘Racks in the Middle’ rapper in the animated music video for the song off his latest album ‘Born 2 Rap’. Aceshowbiz.com – Music News BEST DEAL UPDATE:

College Basketball Star Teshaun Hightower with NBA Hopes is Charged with Murder, But Lawyer Claims Self-Defense

A college basketball star who recently declared for the NBA draft has been arrested on a felony murder charge — but his attorney says the shooting was an act of self-defense. Teshaun Hightower was arrested on Saturday night in connection … Read more…

Lakers’ Anthony Davis lists Westlake Village mansion with basketball court

Los Angeles Lakers star Anthony Davis has listed his estate in Westlake Village for $ 7.995 million. The gated, 2.33-acre compound features a basketball gymnasium and infinity-edge swimming pool. Yahoo! Sports – News, Scores, Standings, Rumors, Fantasy Games BEST DEAL … Read more…

NCAA cancels 2020 men’s, women’s basketball tournaments due to coronavirus

The NCAA has officially canceled the Division I men’s and women’s 2020 basketball tournaments, NCAA president Mark Emmert and the Board of Governors said Thursday in a statement. A Wednesday announcement had suggested the NCAA planned to move forward with the tournaments … Read more…

Johns Hopkins Bars Fans From Attending This Weekend’s NCAA Basketball Tournament Amid Coronavirus Fears

Johns Hopkins University will move forward with the first two rounds of the NCAA Division III men’s basketball tournament on Friday and Saturday, but spectators won’t be allowed in the stands as the coronavirus outbreak continues to spread globally. Fans … Read more…

NBA postpones start of Basketball Africa League due to coronavirus concerns

The National Basketball League has postponed the start of the Basketball Africa League’s inaugural season due to concerns surrounding the coronavirus outbreak, BAL president Amadou Gallo Fall said in a statement Tuesday. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: … Read more…

Christina Mauser: 5 Things About Gianna Bryant’s Basketball Coach Who Died On Tragic Helicopter Flight

Christina Mauser was also on-board alongside Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna when their helicopter crashed on Jan. 26. Hollywood Life BEST DEAL UPDATE: Receive Free 2-Day Shipping + A Sweet Birthday Surprise At Roxy. Sign Up & Add Your … Read more…

‘A genuine crossover star’: Kobe Bryant’s legend went beyond basketball

When the helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and eight others came down on a hillside and burst into flames in the upmarket California neighbourhood of Calabasas, a true sporting icon was lost. Entertainment News – Latest Celebrity & … Read more…

Matt Barnes Says Appearing On ‘Basketball Wives’ With Ex Was ‘The Worst Mistake”

Back in 2016, Matt Barnes declared that the biggest mistake he’s made was appearing with ex-wife Gloria Govan on Basketball Wives. He called the show a “negative, untrue” depiction of the lives of basketball players and their partners. Three years later, while speaking to YouTube interviewer … Read more…

Dallas Wings Women’s Basketball Star Skylar Diggins-Smith Played Entire Season Pregnant

And she’s not happy about what she considers a lack of WNBA support when she took two months off for post-partum depression this season. Women Special News Bulletin http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss … Read more…

Jim Calhoun, legendary UConn basketball coach, accused of sexual discrimination

Legendary college basketball coach Jim Calhoun has been accused of sexual discrimination and misogynistic remarks in a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday against his current school, the University of St. Joseph. The suit, filed by former associate athletic director Jaclyn Piscitelli … Read more…

Shaunie O’ Neal On Basketball Wives – “It’s Just Entertainment’

Over the weekend, Shaunie O’Neal took to Instagram Live to address all of the criticism she’s received for Season 8 of Basketball Wives.   View this post on Instagram Hi Hair: @ginaeverett Makeup: @makeupbylysette A post shared by Shaunie O'Neal (@shaunieoneal5) on Aug … Read more…

Michael Mann’s arrest on $70M fraud charges has high school basketball connection

The arrest of Michael Mann, who was charged with committing $ 70 million in bank fraud, according to the Albany Business Review, has repercussions that extend to the high school basketball levels. Mann was the founder of Lincoln Academy, a … Read more…

Argentina women’s basketball team forfeits game after wearing wrong jerseys

The Argentina women’s basketball team was knocked out of the Pan American Games on Wednesday following one of the strangest blunders in the sport. FOX News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic … Read more…

Binghamton University men’s basketball player, 19, drowns at New York park

A Binghamton University men’s basketball player entering his sophomore year accidentally drowned Sunday in upstate New York, the school announced. FOX News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost … Read more…

Ole Miss Basketball Players Kneel During National Anthem To Protest Local Pro-Confederate Rallies

Source: Logan Riely / Getty The Ole Miss basketball team is woke (well, some of them). Players on the squad knelt during the national anthem in protest of pro-Confederate rallies happening near their university’s campus. Deadspin reports that K.J. Buffen, … Read more…

Duke University Investigating Assault Claim Against Former Basketball Player Made by Fairfax Accuser

Duke University is investigating a sexual assault allegation made Friday against a former men’s basketball player. The claims were made in a statement by the attorneys of Meredith Watson, who has also said Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax sexually assaulted … Read more…

It’s the same Virginia basketball team heading into Duke showdown — only better

The Cavaliers are surging in just about every category, not just their signature defense. Virginia Tech Coach Buzz Williams put it simply: “They’re doing more than they’ve done in the past.” Sports BEST DEAL UPDATE: EXCLUSIVE OFFER: 20% off site-wide … Read more…

Prince Harry, Duchess Meghan Are Good Sports at Wheelchair Basketball Game in Australia

A vision of good sportsmanship! Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan looked fresh-faced and game ready on Saturday, October 27, during day 12 of their first international tour together. Duchess Meghan, Prince Harry’s Royal Tour of Australia, Fiji, Tonga The pair … Read more…

Inside the NCAA and FBI’s Smearing of Duke Basketball Phenom Zion Williamson

Kevin C. Cox/Getty Zion Williamson is a goddamn hero. Even though he’s going to Duke this season, truly tragic, the basketball world devours this big ol’ guy’s dunks, windmills, passes, whatever. Please, watch this highlight video of the man making … Read more…