The NBA's Jason Collins made history yesterday by coming out as gay - the first time an NBA player has done so while still actively playing.
Critics note the NBA just completed its most profitable season ever, pulling in a record $4.3 billion in revenue. And attendance was the fifth-highest total in league history.
When it comes down to it, sports critics say basketball at the highest level is still a team game and Miami didn't play like one when they needed to the most.
Anti-gay slurs in professional sports are unacceptable and show irresponsibility.
Rich Cho, 45, made basketball history last month after becoming the first Asian American general manager of an NBA team, the Portland Trail Blazers.
The first Asian American player is entering the NBA this season.
And the decision is in ... basketball star LeBron James will announce his much anticipated decision about where he will play, live on ESPN Thursday night.
In what's being dubbed as one of the most anticipated and emotional match-ups in recent history the 2010 NBA finals got underway June 3 and basketball fans nationwide are hoping for an exciting series.
Maybe what the Phoenix Suns basketball team needed during their historic sweep over the San Antonio Spurs in the Western Conference semifinals was a little courage and teamwork to stand up for what's right.
February 16 (Xinhua) Nate Robinson of the New York Knicks upset defending champion Dwight Howard to win the slam dunk competition Saturday at the NBA All-Star weekend.