Topic: National Basketball Association
In Pictures The many faces of Maria Sharapova
Kansas City subsidized a massive sports center in hopes of attracting an NBA or NHL franchise, but conflicting economic forces have kept it empty so far.
10/07/2010 12:35 pm
A family-owned company in Detroit has reportedly secured the highest bid to buy basketball's Detroit Pistons. Some say the firm wants to move the team downtown to help revive the city.
10/06/2010 08:08 pm
While Al Qaeda has not targeted Japanese nationals, the rare travel alert is a sign of how seriously Japan and other governments are taking the Europe terror threat.
10/04/2010 10:06 am
Don Nelson, who has more wins as a NBA head coach than any other, is reportedly about to step aside as coach of the Golden State Warriors as early as next Monday. Warriors assistant coach Keith Smart is expected to take over for Nelson.
09/24/2010 03:27 pm
The struggle to name a successor to North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-il appears likely to climax in a historic conference next week. The conference, the first in 44 years, is slated for Sept. 28. Debate among North Korea’s leaders over anointment of Mr. Kim’s third son, Kim Jong-un, is widely believed to have delayed the meeting. Just because delegates will be gathering for the conference is no guarantee that it will end in announcement of a leadership lineup. Whatever the outcome, it is certain to provide fodder for speculation about the future of North Korea after Kim leaves the scene. As North Korea heads into this meeting, here is a good idea of who might be in positions of power after Kim Jong-il steps down:
09/21/2010 05:54 pm
President Obama's missing wedding ring stirs 'dumb' media coverage, triggers Tonight Show jokes. Jay Leno also pokes fun at California campaign ads portraying Nancy Pelosi as Wizard of Oz character.
09/16/2010 01:25 pm
The US and Iran set aside controversy over Iran’s nuclear program to play a World Basketball Championships match that featured NBA players including Hamed Haddadi of Iran.
09/02/2010 02:11 pm
Michael Jordan, Larry Bird and Magic Johnson will be enshrined as teammates on Friday as the highlight of this year's class. Michael Jordan will serve as Dream Teamer Scottie Pippen's presenter, who will be enshrined as an individual.
08/13/2010 10:41 am
Magic Johnson, Bill Russell, and LeBron James are among President Obama's informal dream team of current and former basketball superstars Sunday. Magic Johnson and the other players were entertaining wounded US troops at a gym inside Washington's Fort McNair.
08/09/2010 02:11 pm