(Jim McIsaac/Getty Images) (BROOKLYN, N.Y.) Brooklyn Nets center LaMarcus Aldridge revealed on Twitter on Thursday that he is stepping away from the National Basketball Association (NBA) after dealing with an irregular heartbeat during his last appearance with the team, according to ESPN.
(Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) (DETROIT) After four seasons with the Detroit Pistons, former National Basketball Association (NBA) All-Star Blake Griffin reached an agreement for a contract buyout to make himself an unrestricted free agent, according to a report from ESPN.
(Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) Despite previously canceling the event, the NBA announced that it is planning to hold the 2021 All-Star Game this year in Atlanta, according to CBS Sports.
(Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) (DALLAS) Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban announced on Tuesday that the national anthem will no longer be played before the team’s home games, according to the Associated Press.
(Christian Petersen/Getty Images) (LOS ANGELES) It has been exactly one year since Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and seven others were killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California.
(Sarah Stier/Getty Images) The Brooklyn Nets' new big three are expected to make their debut tonight against the Cleveland Cavaliers as point guard Kyrie Irving returns to the lineup.
(Sarah Stier/Getty Images) (BROOKLYN) Brooklyn Nets point guard Kyrie Irving has been fined $50,000 for violating the NBA’s Health and Safety Protocols. Irving violated the rule prohibiting players from attending indoor social gatherings of 15 or more people or entering bars, lounges, clubs or similar establishments. Irving was seen on video celebrating his father and sister’s birthday last weekend.
(Cato Cataldo/Getty Images) (NEW YORK) The Houston Rockets completed a trade with the Brooklyn Nets to acquire James Harden, bringing his nine-year tenure in Houston to an end, according to a report from ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski and Ramona Shelburne.
Kyrie Irving rumored to spend another week away from the Brooklyn Nets, allegedly seen partying in social media videos
(Emilee Chinn/Getty Images) (BROOKLYN, N.Y.) The National Basketball Association (NBA) is expected to examine videos making rounds on social media in which Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving can be seen at a family party, as the Nets have no timetable of his return to the lineup, ESPN reported Tuesday.
(Issac Baldizon / Getty Images) (BOSTON) The Boston Celtics announced Friday they will go without Tristan Thompson, Grant Williams and Robert Williams in their next game due to the National Basketball Association's Health and Safety Protocols.
(Sarah Stier / Getty Images) Philadelphia 76ers guard Seth Curry has tested positive for COVID-19, forcing the team to remain in Brooklyn after losing to the Nets Thursday night, according to CNN.
(Steph Chambers / Getty Images) Four more NBA players have tested positive for COVID-19 in the league's most recent round of coronavirus testing, according to NBC Sports. Chandler Hutchinson and Tomas Satoransky of the Chicago Bulls both tested positive, along with two other unnamed players.
(John McCoy/Getty Images) (LOS ANGELES) Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James hinted that he is interested in buying the professional women's basketball team Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-Ga.) owns.
(Jonathan Daniel / Allsport) (MILWAUKEE) The Milwaukee Bucks released a statement on Twitter Tuesday following the decision by Kenosha County District Attorney Michael Graveley to not charge the white police officer who shot Jacob Blake in August, resulting in his paralysis from the waist down.
(Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Becky Hammon became the first woman to serve as head coach of an NBA team during a regular-season game Wednesday night, according to ESPN.
(Michael Reaves / Getty Images) (MILWAUKEE) The Milwaukee Bucks convincingly beat the Miami Heat Tuesday night 144-97 and, in the process, broke the NBA record for three-pointers in a single game.
(Maddie Meyer/Getty Images) Cleveland Cavaliers power forward Kevin Love covered the wages of stadium workers for the five home games that were canceled last season due to COVID-19 shutting down the season, according to Complex.
(Scott Halleran/Getty Images) (NEW YORK) The NBA fined Philadelphia president of basketball operations, Daryl Morey, $50,000 on Monday for a since-deleted tweet about Houston Rocket’s James Harden.