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.
Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James says living and playing as part of the NBA's biosecure "bubble" during the COVID-19 pandemic might just be the biggest challenge of his entire sporting career.
Kamiah Adams-Beal, the reality TV show wife of Washington Wizards star Bradley Beal, has shown significantly less restraint than her husband by reacting furiously to his omission from the All-NBA team and rowing angrily with fans.
NBA superstar LeBron James may be unflappable under pressure on the basketball court, but he looked far from comfortable when a reporter asked him to give his assessment on a book he was supposedly reading.
An ESPN show host with more than a million listeners a month has apologized for asking whether it was funny that Jonathan Isaac, who became the first NBA star not to kneel before a game, had suffered an agonizing knee injury.
Fans and analysts have turned on Orlando Magic star Jonathan Isaac and each other after he shunned the Black Lives Matter T-shirts worn by his teammates, stood during the anthem and left in a wheelchair with a painful knee injury.
Legendary basketball player Larry Bird has become an unwitting social media sensation after a tomato with an uncanny resemblance to him was spotted by fans, carrying off his facial features and dubbed "the tomato of confusion".