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August 12, 2022, 12:05 AM

NBA honors late Bill Russell

The NBA retired the number 6 permanently throughout the league in honor of Bill Russell, who was an 11-time NBA champion with the Celtics and a civil rights pioneer.
August 12, 2022, 12:05 AM
NBA honors late Bill Russell
August 6, 2022, 5:00 PM

Former WNBA star Niesha Butler opens first Afro-Latina-owned STEM camp in New York City

Experts say programs like S.T.E.A.M. Champs are breaking barriers for underrepresented students in tech.
August 6, 2022, 5:00 PM
Former WNBA star opens STEM camp for Brooklyn youth
August 4, 2022, 6:47 PM

Iman Shumpert arrested at Texas airport for pot possession

The NBA star allegedly trying to bring six ounces of cannabis through security.
August 4, 2022, 6:47 PM
Iman Shumpert arrested at Texas airport for pot possession
August 2, 2022, 6:10 AM

By the Numbers: Bill Russell

A look at the numbers behind the NBA champion and legend Bill Russell.
August 2, 2022, 6:10 AM
By the Numbers: Bill Russell
August 2, 2022, 12:46 AM

Fans mourn the loss of actress Nichelle Nichols, NBA coach Bill Russell

Over the weekend, fans mourned the loss of "Star Trek" actress Nichelle Nichols, who broke barriers for Black women in Hollywood, and Bill Russell, the first Black NBA head coach.
August 2, 2022, 12:46 AM
Fans mourn the loss of actress Nichelle Nichols, NBA coach Bill Russell
August 1, 2022, 8:11 PM

New documentary looks at New York City point guards

Showtime’s newest documentary, “NYC Point Gods,” looks at the legendary 1980s and 1990s point guards from New York City.
August 1, 2022, 8:11 PM
New documentary looks at New York City point guards
August 1, 2022, 11:31 AM

NBA legend Bill Russell dies at 88

The Boston Celtics legend, who won 11 NBA championships as a player, including two as a player-coach, on his way to the Hall of Fame, has died at the age of 88, his family announced Sunday.
August 1, 2022, 11:31 AM
NBA legend Bill Russell dies at 88
August 1, 2022, 2:27 AM

Celebrities, athletes honor NBA legend Bill Russell following his death

Celebrities and athletes have posted tributes to NBA legend Bill Russell, who died on Sunday at 88 years old.
August 1, 2022, 2:27 AM
Tributes pour in for NBA legend Bill Russell
August 1, 2022, 1:46 AM

NBA legend Bill Russell dead at 88

NBA legend Bill Russell has died at the age of 88, his family has announced.
August 1, 2022, 1:46 AM
NBA legend Bill Russell dead at 88
August 1, 2022, 1:01 AM

Bill Russell, NBA legend and Hall of Famer, dies at 88

Russell won 11 NBA championships as a player and two as a coach.
August 1, 2022, 1:01 AM
Bill Russell, NBA legend and Hall of Famer, dies at 88
July 28, 2022, 4:49 PM

Curry family makes appearance at baseball game

NBA champ Steph Curry and his wife, Ayesha, had fun at the Oakland A’s baseball park during a visit to the facility with his foundation.
July 28, 2022, 4:49 PM
Curry family makes appearance at baseball game
July 26, 2022, 7:46 PM

Why James Harden says he gave $2,000 to a family in the Bahamas in viral video

You may have seen this 2019 video of NBA superstar James Harden giving cash to a family fishing for food. Speaking with "GMA," he said he tries to give back whenever he can.
July 26, 2022, 7:46 PM
Why James Harden says he gave $2,000 to a family in the Bahamas in viral video
1 month ago

Lebron James on Boston fans being 'racist'

In the latest episode of his HBO show "The Shop," James described racist taunts and an incident 10 years ago in which a Celtics fan poured beer on his head.
1 month ago
Lebron James on Boston fans being 'racist'
1 month ago

Man sentenced on lesser charges in NBA player's slaying

The man is already serving life in prison for a first-degree murder conviction.
1 month ago
Man sentenced on lesser charges in NBA player's slaying
1 month ago

NBA star Miles Bridges arrested for domestic violence

Miles Bridges, star player of the Charlotte Hornets, was arrested in a domestic violence case in Kentucky.
1 month ago
NBA star Miles Bridges arrested for domestic violence
2 months ago

Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green talks new series

The NBA champion shared his journey to self-awareness on his show, "The Sessions: Draymond Green," produced by Religion of Sports, which debuted on Prime Video.
2 months ago
Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green talks new series
2 months ago

Magic chooses Paolo Bankero as 1st pick in NBA Draft

The former Duke star was picked first overall by the Orlando Magic, while Jabari Smith Junior, who many draft experts thought would the top pick, was the No. 3 draft.
2 months ago
Magic chooses Paolo Bankero as 1st pick in NBA Draft
2 months ago

NBA player Caleb Swanigan dies at 25

Caleb Swanigan was a standout player at Purdue University and was drafted in the first round by the Portland Trailblazers in 2017. The coroner in Fort Wayne, Indiana, said he died of natural causes.
2 months ago
NBA player Caleb Swanigan dies at 25
2 months ago

1-on-1 with Steph Curry after being named NBA Finals MVP

The Golden State Warriors defeated the Boston Celtics in game 6 of the series, claiming the team's fourth title in eight years and superstar Curry's first NBA Finals MVP honors.
2 months ago
1-on-1 with Steph Curry after being named NBA Finals MVP
2 months ago

Warriors win 2022 NBA championship

Finals MVP Steph Curry led the team to a fourth title in eight seasons, beating the Boston Celtics 103-90. ABC News' Will Reeve has details.
2 months ago
Warriors win 2022 NBA championship
2 months ago

Warriors win 4th NBA Championship title in 8 years

The Golden State Warriors defeated the Boston Celtics in Game 6 with Stephen Curry earning the Finals MVP title.
2 months ago
Warriors win 4th NBA Championship title in 8 years
2 months ago

Warriors beat Celtics 103-90 to win 4th NBA title in 8 years

The Golden State Warriors are NBA champions once again, topping the Boston Celtics 103-90 for their fourth title in the last eight seasons
2 months ago
Warriors beat Celtics 103-90 to win 4th NBA title in 8 years
2 months ago

Storm star Sue Bird says 2022 will be her final WNBA season

The Seattle Storm star and five-time Olympic gold medalist will retire.
2 months ago
WNBA star Sue Bird says 2022 will be her final season
2 months ago

Warriors lead Celtics as NBA Finals head back to Boston for Game 6

ABC News’ Will Reeve has a preview of Game 6 as the Golden State Warriors appear to be on the cusp of winning their fourth championship in eight years.
2 months ago
Warriors lead Celtics as NBA Finals head back to Boston for Game 6
2 months ago

Former NBA star Grant Hill talks new book

ABC News’ Linsey Davis spoke with former NBA star Grant Hill about his new book, “Game: An Autobiography,” on his life and career in the league.
2 months ago
Former NBA star Grant Hill talks new book
2 months ago

NBA Finals: Warriors take the lead in Game 5 over Celtics

The Golden State Warriors are one win away from another title after beating the Boston Celtics in San Francisco on Monday night, 104-94.
2 months ago
NBA Finals: Warriors take the lead in Game 5 over Celtics
2 months ago

‘GMA’ surprises fans with tickets to NBA finals

NBA fans scored tickets to see the Celtics and the Warriors face off in Game 5 of the NBA Finals.
2 months ago
‘GMA’ surprises fans with tickets to NBA finals
2 months ago

Celtics vice president inspires with brain cancer battle

ABC News’ Will Reeve reports on how Celtics Vice President Heather Walker's brain cancer battle has sparked a nationwide movement as the team competes in the NBA finals.
2 months ago
Celtics vice president inspires with brain cancer battle
2 months ago

Celtics, Warriors tied going into Game 5 of NBA Finals

ABC News reports from the Chase Center in San Francisco with a preview of Monday's pivotal matchup.
2 months ago
Celtics, Warriors tied going into Game 5 of NBA Finals
2 months ago

Who's the favorite to win Game 5 of the NBA finals? the Celtics or the Warriors?

ESPN basketball analyst Tim Legler chats with "GMA" about his predictions for Game 5 of the NBA finals as the Boston Celtics take on the Golden State Warriors.
2 months ago
Who's the favorite to win Game 5 of the NBA finals? the Celtics or the Warriors?
2 months ago

Will Reeve gets shooting tips from former NBA champ Richard Jefferson

The ABC News correspondent went to Jefferson, who was a teammate of Lebron James at the Cleveland Cavaliers, for help with his basketball skills.
2 months ago
Will Reeve gets shooting tips from former NBA champ Richard Jefferson
2 months ago

ESPN features new E60 ‘Steph Curry and Omar Carter: An Undeniable Bond’

Golden State Warrior Steph Curry and friend Omar Carter grew up playing basketball together. After Carter was diagnosed with a heart disease, he began raising awareness of sudden cardiac arrest.
2 months ago
ESPN features new E60 ‘Steph Curry and Omar Carter: An Undeniable Bond’
2 months ago

Warriors hope to bounce back against Celtics in Game 4 of NBA Finals

ABC News’ Will Reeve shares a preview of what to know ahead of Game 4 between the Boston Celtics and the Golden State Warriors.
2 months ago
Warriors hope to bounce back against Celtics in Game 4 of NBA Finals
2 months ago

Celtics beat Warriors in Game 3 of NBA Finals

The Boston Celtics won 116-100 against the Golden State Warriors in front of their home crowd on Wednesday.
2 months ago
Celtics beat Warriors in Game 3 of NBA Finals
2 months ago

NBA Finals move to Boston for Game 3 matchup

ABC News’ Will Reeve previews Wednesday night’s game between the Golden State Warriors and the Boston Celtics
2 months ago
NBA Finals move to Boston for Game 3 matchup
2 months ago

Homeland Security Investigations, Boston Police warn of counterfeit goods and tickets during NBA Finals

Homeland Security Investigations and Boston Police are warning of counterfeit goods and tickets during the NBA finals.
2 months ago
HSI, Boston Police warn of counterfeit goods and tickets during NBA Finals
2 months ago

Golden State Warriors win Game 2 of NBA Finals

ABC News’ Will Reeve reports from San Francisco after the Warriors bounced back to even the series against the Celtics in the second game of the NBA Finals, 107-88.
2 months ago
Golden State Warriors win Game 2 of NBA Finals
2 months ago

NBA Finals continue on Sunday

What to expect the next few games, after a surprising Celtics win on Friday.
2 months ago
NBA Finals continue on Sunday
2 months ago

Celtics stun Warriors in shocking NBA Finals Game 1 win

Boston dominated in the final minutes at Chase Center to take Game 1 of the series.
2 months ago
Celtics stun Warriors in shocking NBA Finals Game 1 win
2 months ago

Transformative year: Black coaches now lead 50% of NBA teams

The last 12 months have been a transformative year in the NBA when it comes to diversity among coaches
2 months ago
Transformative year: Black coaches now lead 50% of NBA teams
2 months ago

NBA star Lebron James becomes a billionaire

Forbes reported that 37-year-old Lebron James is now the first active NBA player with a net worth of $1 billion and earned more than $121,000 last year.
2 months ago
NBA star Lebron James becomes a billionaire
2 months ago

By the Numbers: The NBA Finals

The Golden State Warriors are set to face off against the Boston Celtics in the NBA Finals starting Thursday night.
2 months ago
By the Numbers: The NBA Finals
2 months ago

NBA referee Suyash Mehta on basketball: 'It really brings me a lot of joy'

ABC News' Linsey Davis spoke with Suyash Mehta, the only AAPI referee in the NBA, on why he left his chance to be a doctor for his career in the league and why basketball brings him happiness.
2 months ago
NBA referee Suyash Mehta on basketball: 'It really brings me a lot of joy'
2 months ago

Celtics to face Warriors in NBA Finals

The Boston Celtics advanced to the finals for the first time since 2008 after holding off the Miami Heat in a dramatic Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Sunday night.
2 months ago
Celtics to face Warriors in NBA Finals
2 months ago

Celtics reach NBA Finals, hold off Heat 100-96 in Game 7

It's the first time the Celtics made the NBA finals since 2010.
2 months ago
Celtics reach NBA Finals, hold off Heat 100-96 in Game 7
3 months ago

Steve Kerr outraged after mass shooting at Texas elementary school

When are we going to do something?" the Golden State Warriors head coach pleaded.
3 months ago
Steve Kerr outraged after mass shooting at Texas elementary school
3 months ago

NBA fines Mavs $100,000 for 3rd bench violation in playoffs

Several players have stood for most or all of the games during the playoffs.
3 months ago
NBA fines Mavs $100,000 for 3rd bench violation in playoffs
3 months ago

Curfew for young people after Milwaukee shootings injure 21

Milwaukee officials have enacted a curfew for young people and added extra patrols after 21 people were injured in three downtown shootings near an entertainment district where thousands gathered for an NBA playoff game
3 months ago
20 injured in Milwaukee shootings after Bucks playoff game
3 months ago

NBA hall of famer Bob Lanier dies at 73

Bob Lanier is considered one of the best centers in league history. He spent 14 years with the Detroit Pistons and Milwaukee Bucks.
3 months ago
NBA hall of famer Bob Lanier dies at 73
3 months ago

Bob Lanier, NBA force who left big shoes to fill, dies at 73

Basketball big man Bob Lanier has died after a short illness.
3 months ago
Bob Lanier, NBA force who left big shoes to fill, dies at 73