San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich has taken aim at outgoing President Donald Trump and Republican senators Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley after protesters breached the Capitol building in violence which led to five deaths.
Basketball star Kawhi Leonard had a Christmas Day to forget after suffering a horrific injury in his team's win over Denver Nuggets, lying motionless on the floor for several minutes having been smashed in the face by a teammate.
Utah Jazz lynchpin Rudy Gobert has claimed that he "left money on the table" by signing a five-year contract extension worth a staggering $205 million, leaving stunned fans to question the largest deal for a center in NBA history.
Florida Gators standout and top NBA prospect Keyontae Johnson is reported to be in a "critical but stable" condition in a Tallahassee hospital after he collapsed on the court during Saturday's game with Florida State.
Troubled former NBA champion Lamar Odom, who was married to reality TV sensation Khloe Kardashian for seven years, has split up with his fitness model fiancee shortly after being blasted by his ex-wife on social media.
It takes something special to impress basketball great LeBron James but the Los Angeles Lakers star couldn't contain his admiration for former President Barack Obama's "nothing but net" three-pointer on the campaign trail.
Center Hassan Whiteside, who appeared to have ranted 'f*ck America' and pledged to move to Hawaii during the presidential election debate, has issued a statement after initially joking about the tweet, which he said was not his.