Thomas, a forward on the Connecticut Sun, has powered her team to the cusp of the finals with back-to-back double-doubles against the Los Angeles Sparks.
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The hijabs were inspired by a group based in Toronto that promotes Muslim women in sports.
The center, who also plays for the Raptors, became the second player to win a World Cup and an N.B.A. title in the same year.
When does a victory feel like defeat? When an American team with N.B.A. players exits the tournament without a medal.
The Americans lost to Serbia at the World Cup, ensuring they would play for seventh place, their worst showing ever in a tournament featuring N.B.A. players.
The Americans are assured of finishing no better than seventh at the World Cup after falling to Serbia, 94-89.
The U.S.A. men’s basketball team had little to gain from winning the FIBA World Cup, but now its players are experiencing the harsh cost of losing.
The Americans fail to medal for the first time since 2002.
In this week’s newsletter, Marc Stein talks to Larry Brown and Popovich about redemption and shares a recent chat with Carmelo Anthony.
In this week’s newsletter, Marc Stein expresses hope for a better ending for Carmelo Anthony and gets personal about how he got into sportswriting.
Neither Bird nor Breanna Stewart will be available to help the Seattle Storm defend their 2018 championship.
In this week’s newsletter, Marc Stein talks to Toronto Raptors big man Marc Gasol about Kawhi Leonard, fame and beating Team U.S.A.
A handful of teams feel like the U.S. men aren’t a juggernaut since so many top N.B.A. stars are missing. Said Andrew Bogut of Australia: “They’re still the clear favorites, but they are beatable.”
The Mobile Police Department said the Lakers center will be charged with misdemeanor domestic violence.
Chandler apologized for taking “small doses” of a substance he said neither he nor his doctor realized was not allowed.
The woman, with whom the N.B.A. star shares a child, has asked an Alabama court for a protective order against Cousins.
Howard is expected to join his sixth team in five years. Once again, he will be in Los Angeles with championship aspirations.
The league said it did not find “sufficient basis” for a former sports reporter’s allegations against Walton, the head coach of the Sacramento Kings.
It’s up to a small group of league officials to make sure all N.B.A. teams follow the rules of the collective bargaining agreement. They do more to shape the league than fans realize.
Beating highly-regarded Spain in an exhibition game helps diminish pessimism over a lack of all-stars on the team.