NBA notebook: Portland reportedly will guarantee Anthony’s deal

The Portland Trail Blazers will change Carmelo Anthony’s contract into a guaranteed deal, ESPN reported Thursday. Dec 4, 2019; Portland, OR, USA; Portland Trail Blazers forward Carmelo Anthony (00)... Read more »

Rockets filing protest to overturn loss

Not backing down in their fight to overturn their 135-133 double-overtime loss to the San Antonio Spurs, the Houston Rockets plan to file an official protest over the James... Read more »

Hawks F Collins suspended 25 games

Atlanta Hawks forward John Collins was suspended 25 games for violating the NBA’s anti-drug policy, the league announced Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Oct 24, 2019; Detroit, MI, USA; Atlanta Hawks... Read more »

NBA roundup: Rockets win Westbrook’s first game vs. Thunder

James Harden scored a game-high 40 points, and Russell Westbrook, playing against his former team for the first time, finished an assist shy of his second consecutive triple-double, but... Read more »

Shaq backs Rockets’ Morey in Hong Kong protest controversy

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – National Basketball Association Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal on Tuesday said he agreed with Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey, who came under fire from... Read more »

China’s CCTV shuns NBA season opening games following Hong Kong tweet row

BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese state television did not air the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) season opening games, underscoring the damage on the U.S. league’s business in the country following... Read more »

Kerr: Warriors’ Curry ‘at his peak’

FILE PHOTO: September 30, 2019; San Francisco, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) during Media Day at Chase Center. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports The... Read more »

NBA scraps media access to teams in China, Saturday’s game on

SHENZHEN, China (Reuters) – The National Basketball Association said on Friday it won’t make the Brooklyn Nets and the Los Angeles Lakers available to media for the rest of... Read more »

Chinese organizers cancel NBA fan event amid free speech row

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Chinese organizers on Wednesday canceled a fan event on the eve of a National Basketball Association (NBA) exhibition game in Shanghai, the latest fallout in a... Read more »

Chinese state media slams basketball’s NBA in free speech row

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Chinese state media on Wednesday accused the National Basketball Association (NBA) of endorsing violence and peddling a “secessionist pipe dream” in an escalating row over comments... Read more »