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‘Malice at the Palace’ Doc Examines How Media Had Blinders On After NBA’s Most Disastrous Night

A new documentary on Netflix deconstructs the National Basketball Association’s most disastrous night: the 2004 brawl between the Indiana Pacers and Detroit Pistons, which ensnared fans and led…

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver: “Unfortunate” That Rachel Nichols and Maria Taylor Were “Pitted Against Each Other”

NBA commissioner Adam Silver has weighed in on the ESPN dustup involving two of the sports giant’s on-air NBA reporters and anchors, Rachel Nichols and Maria Taylor. On Tuesday, ESPN said…

ESPN’s Malika Andrews to Replace Rachel Nichols for NBA Finals Coverage

ESPN says that Malika Andrews will be the sideline reporter for its coverage of the NBA Finals, which tip off tonight between the Milwaukee Bucks and the Phoenix Suns. Andrews will be…

Rachel Nichols Apologizes After Leaked Audio Leads To Internal Rift at ESPN

ESPN reporter Rachel Nichols opened her daily program The Jump on Monday not with a preview of the upcoming NBA Finals, but with an apology. “So the first thing they teach in journalism school…

Jeanie Buss, Mindy Kaling Team for Lakers-Inspired Netflix Comedy

The Lakers are taking on the Lakers and Netflix and HBO continue to duel. Streaming giant Netflix has gone straight to series on an untitled workplace comedy inspired by the front office of…

NBA to Crack Down on Fan Conduct After Russell Westbrook Popcorn Incident

The National Basketball Association on Thursday said it will “vigorously” enforce its “enhanced” fan conduct policy after an incident Wednesday night in which Russell Westbrook had popcorn dumped…

Kobe Bryant Inducted Into Basketball Hall Of Fame During Emotional Ceremony

Kobe Bryant was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Saturday in what was a highly emotional moment, commemorating the legend’s contributions to the game and the…

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Reflects on the Legacy of the Athlete-Activist (and His Own)

I have often said that I will truly have achieved my full legacy when I have helped or inspired people who never knew I was an athlete. That will mean that I was able to use my fame from sports to

ESPN, Marvel Team Up for Superhero-Filled NBA Telecast

The two Disney divisions will present an alternate version of a game featuring appearances by Iron Man, Captain Marvel and other members of the Avengers.

Elgin Baylor, Lakers Hall of Famer, Dies at 86

With a silky-smooth jumper and fluid athleticism, the 11-time NBA All-Star played a major role in revolutionizing basketball from a ground-bound sport into an aerial show.

Meet the Cast of HBO’s 1980s L.A. Lakers Drama

Meet the actors playing Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and other members of the 1980s Los Angeles Lakers in HBO's drama pilot.

LeBron James Responds to “Courtside Karen” Fan Ejected From Lakers Game

On Tuesday afternoon, Juliana Carlos issued an apology.