Tsai, the new owner of the Liberty and part owner of the Nets, has made a fortune as a founder of the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group. He’s hoping his skills can produce needed revenue for the W.N.B.A.
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Milwaukee is just two wins against the Raptors from its first N.B.A. finals appearance since 1974 behind the play of Giannis Antetokounmpo and a solid supporting cast.
Andre Iguodala foils Damian Lillard, and the Warriors take a two-games-to-none lead.
Stephen Curry scored 37 points, and Golden State rallied from a 15-point halftime deficit.
Coach Steve Kerr said Durant’s injury was more serious than initially thought. He added: “Hopefully he’ll be back at some point, but we’ll just wait and see.”
The Bucks center starred on both ends of the court in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals. To survive, Toronto will have to contain him.
The professional basketball season resembles an election campaign, with party colors adorning team jerseys and banners of political patrons hanging in stadiums. Then there are the insults and riots.
Lopez scored 13 of his 29 points in the fourth quarter as Milwaukee rallied in the final minutes.
Dick Garrett was part of the 1974 Milwaukee Bucks team that lost in the finals. Now, as a security guard, he has a front-row seat to watch Giannis Antetokounmpo.
Kanter’s team, the Portland Trail Blazers, played a conference final on Wednesday, but Turkish fans had a hard time finding it.
The promise of Zion Williamson was ejected from Madison Square Garden, a reminder of how difficult it will be for the Knicks to return to the center of the N.B.A. universe.
For the first time in N.B.A. history, brothers — Stephen and Seth Curry — are up against each other in a conference finals. This is tricky — for their parents.
The chief executive of Deloitte has been hired to be the commissioner of the league, which is rebranding and engaged in labor negotiations.
Opening the Western Conference finals, Curry shot 12 for 23 from the field in his fourth 30-point performance this postseason.
New Orleans faces the decision of whether to select the N.B.A.’s most hyped prospect since LeBron James or to trade the pick for a king’s ransom of assets.
The Trail Blazers have run into the Warriors’ buzz saw in two of the previous three seasons, but led by Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum they believe they can compete.
The Raptors, after one of the most memorable games in league history, have to immediately shift gears to take on the juggernaut Milwaukee Bucks. Here’s what to look for.
Under the previous lottery system, the Knicks — by finishing with the league’s worst record — would have had a 25 percent chance at getting the Duke star.
Toronto’s star made one of the most remarkable shots in N.B.A. history to finish off the 76ers. Here’s how it went down.
Vogel, 45, did not coach this season, but he spent two years in charge of Orlando and six seasons coaching the Indiana Pacers.