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pushing the U.S. government to bring Brittney Griner back home

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New York, NY (Wednesday, June 29, 2022) – Cherelle Griner, the wife of Brittney Griner, appeared on Keepin’ It Real with Rev. Al Sharpton to discuss the basketball...

Spurs today announced a multi-year jersey patch partnership with Self Financial (Self),

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SAN ANTONIO (June 21, 2022) – The San Antonio Spurs today announced a multi-year jersey patch partnership with Self Financial (Self), a credit building...

It’s been nearly 120 days since Brittney Griner has been detained inside of a Russian prison without speaking to her family

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It’s been nearly 120 days since Brittney Griner has been detained inside of a Russian prison without speaking to her family or friends.

Enough is enough.

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Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri expressed his feelings earlier this month in an open letter

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The vice-president of the Nigerian Basketball Federation (NBBF) says the head of the 2019 NBA champions (Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri above) was "misinformed"...

Hoping for the $2,000 a month pension he said he was owed by the NBA for his five years playing in the ABA

Photos: Dropping Dimes Foundation\NasJerseys

INDIANAPOLIS — When Sam Smith died, at 79, in his modest home on the east side of Indianapolis, he died a man who not long before had swallowed...

The Lakers wanted Howard so badly that, according to Stein, "the job was his if he wanted it."

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The Los Angeles Lakers reportedly were ready to give Juwan Howard the head coaching job if he wanted it.

The Los Angeles Lakers held one of the most...

for the first time, half the league’s franchises, 15 of the 30, have Black head coaches.

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It’s an annual occurrence in the NBA. Teams change head coaches and the roster of candidates who should get those jobs starts getting bandied about, and...

The CIAA Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament will be in Baltimore from February 20-26, 2023.

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Baltimore, MD – Mayor Brandon M. Scott, Visit Baltimore, the State of Maryland, and the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA®), the nation’s oldest...

Heat preceded their Wednesday night playoff matchup against the Boston Celtics with a moment of silence and a call to action

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The Miami Heat preceded their Wednesday night playoff matchup against the Boston Celtics with a moment of silence and a call to action in the wake of the elementary...

"When are we gonna do something?!" Kerr shouted, after running through the list of recent gun violence in the U.S.,

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Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr made it clear he did not want to talk about basketball before Tuesday night's playoff game, instead devoting a news...

On February 17, 2022, WNBA superstar Brittney Griner was detained upon her arrival in Moscow.

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On February 17, 2022, WNBA superstar Brittney Griner was detained upon her arrival in Moscow. As of April 29, 2022, Griner was officially classified as a Wrongful...

Unearthing The Pre-NBA History Of African American Basketball

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One summer day during the early 1970s, an elderly man showed up at outdoor basketball courts in Harlem carrying a plastic bag from Duane Reade. The drugstore bag was...

NBA Africa and KFC Africa

NBA Africa and KFC Africa (https://global.KFC.com/our-locations) today announced a marketing partnership that will see NBA Africa and KFC Africa collaborate on a number of promotions and...

NBA Hall of Famer Bob Lanier dies at 73.

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Bob Lanier, the left-handed big man who muscled up beside the likes of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as one of the NBA’s top players of the 1970s, died Tuesday. He was 73.
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mismanagement of the Nets season by Nets management.

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Since the swift sweep of the Brooklyn Nets by the Boston Celtics the sports world has been filled with discussion about who is to blame for this year's historically...

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