By ANTONIO GONZALEZ OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Mark Jackson came to the Golden State Warriors talking big and brash. He promised playoff appearances and championships, and he delivered plenty of wins along the way. Away from […]
By GREG BEACHAM LOS ANGELES (AP) — Several hours after owner Donald Sterling was banned from the NBA for life, the Los Angeles Clippers sprinted and soared through a playoff game as if a weight had […]
SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — Hall of Fame basketball player Magic Johnson said the decision to ban Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life from any association with the NBA for making racist comments marks […]
The Associated Press From Michael Jordan to LeBron James, from Magic Johnson to Kobe Bryant, from President Obama to prominent corporate partners of the NBA, the condemnation of racist comments purportedly made by Donald Sterling […]
By BRIAN MAHONEY
NEW YORK (AP) — Dennis Rodman is going back to North Korea, and bringing a team of former NBA players with him.
Days after returning from his second trip to visit Kim Jong Un — in which he said he became the first foreigner to hold the leader’s newborn daughter — Rodman announced plans Monday to stage two exhibition games in North Korea in January.
The first will be Jan. 8 — Kim’s birthday — with another to follow two days later.
Rodman’s friendship with the autocratic leader has been criticized — and led to a couple of testy exchanges during his Manhattan news conference. But Rodman insists Kim is a good person,… […]