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New Orleans Pelicans' Zion Williamson undergoes a successful surgery on his right knee
The Clippers are the top pick to contend in a survey of NBA general managers, but LeBron James and the Lakers will not go quietly
Kyle Kuzma won't be around when the new-look Lakers kick off the season with Kawhi Leonard's Clippers
Expect Cameroonian forward Pascal Siakam to play a major role again in the Raptors' title defense
Zion Williamson's debut may have to wait, but many expect the 19-year-old 'beast' to take the league by storm
The LA rivalry may be less about the Lakers vs the Clippers and more about LeBron James vs Kawhi Leonard
Can LeBron James lead the Los Angeles Lakers to the Promised Land after linking up with Anthony Davis?
A major injury has been ruled out for Zion Williamson but the Pelicans want to be cautious to ensure plenty of time for the teen star to recover
Looking to wrap up his NBA career with the same club where he debuted, Luol Deng signs a one-day contract with the Chicago Bulls
The Washington Wizards lock in Bradley Beal as the NBA All-Star guard enters the 'prime of his career'
A foreign ministry official denies NBA commissioner Adam Silver's claims that China asked the league to fire a controversial Rockets executive
Just days before the new NBA season fires off, league executives expect Kawhi Leonard and the LA Clippers to win the crown
Rookie Zion Williamson, who averages 23.3 points on an astonishing 71% shooting clip, gets sidelined due to a sore knee
Commissioner Adam Silver reveals the Chinese government and business officials want Rockets executive Daryl Morey fired for expressing his opinion
After criticizing a Rockets executive for angering China with a 'misinformed' tweet, LeBron James draws flak for 'parroting communist propaganda'
The NBA controversy continues as LeBron James' comments draw praise in China, but harsh criticism in the United States
As the NBA's controversial preseason China tour wraps up, it leaves behind questions over the future of a key market
After a week of ferocious attack on the NBA, China's state press and internet now appear to be skirting the issue
The NBA says the China row has put the players in a 'complicated and unprecedented situation'
US President Donald Trump says Steve Kerr – a longtime critic of the president – 'looked like a little boy' when the Warriors coach declined to comment on the NBA-China row
As the NBA controversy in China rages on, Warriors star Steph Curry takes a wait-and-see stance while legend Charles Barkley rips league critics
The preseason Shanghai clash between the Lakers and the Nets shows it will be difficult to shake the NBA's huge following among passionate Chinese fans
The Rockets split their preseason games with the NBA champion Raptors in a Japan tour overshadowed by the controversial tweet of Houston's general manager
LeBron James and the Lakers take on the Brooklyn Nets in a Shanghai preseason game amid a controversial pro-democracy tweet that has angered China
Two fans get escorted out during the preseason game of the Philadelphia 76ers and the Guangzhou Lions for yelling and flashing 'Free Hong Kong' signs
Amid a rift that threatens the NBA's lucrative business in China, coach Gregg Popovich praises NBA commissioner Adam Silver for coming out 'strongly for freedom of speech'
It's the biggest game in town and that leverage may just carry the NBA past the China crisis
Vivo and Tencent announce they are cutting ties with the basketball league after a pro-Hong Kong tweet by a team official
China calls off an NBA fan night on the eve of a preseason game pitting the Los Angeles Lakers and the Brooklyn Nets
As the NBA insists it won't apologize for a controversial Hong Kong tweet, Chinese media say there's now 'little room for reconciliation'
The Raptors spoil the Harden-Westbrook Rockets debut in a Japan preseason game overshadowed by the NBA's China furor
NBA commissioner Adam Silver says Yao Ming was 'extremely upset', 'extremely unsettled' and 'extremely hot' on the Hong Kong tweet furor
'The NBA will not put itself in a position of regulating what players, employees and team owners say or will not say on these issue,' says NBA commissioner Adam Silver
China continues to consider more punishments for the NBA over a Hong Kong tweet furor
'We believe that any comments that challenge national sovereignty and social stability are not within the scope of freedom of speech,' says CCTV in a statement
NBA China tells the media that the event has been scrapped just 2 hours before it was due to start
'Daryl Morey is supported in terms of his ability to exercise his freedom of expression,' says NBA Commissioner Adam Silver
Kyle Lowry's deal with the Raptors produces the largest salary cap hit for an NBA player who will be 34 or older
The Warriors will head into the NBA season without Kevin Durant, Andre Iguodala, and Shaun Livingston – all key players in their 5 straight trips to the finals
The Rockets have received flak from Chinese fans after general manager Daryl Morey tweeted 'Fight for Freedom. Stand with Hong Kong'
The tweet sent out by Rockets general manager Daryl Morey has cost the franchise TV exposure and sponsorship in the lucrative Chinese market
The development comes after Rockets general manager Daryl Morey posted a tweet showing support for the Hong Kong protests
'Daryl Morey does not speak for the Houston Rockets,' tweets Houston Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta
LeBron James and his new sidekick Anthony Davis shine as the Los Angeles Lakers roll over the Golden State Warriors
'Right now, I have to say the Clippers are the team to beat,' says 10-time NBA All-Star Paul Pierce
Cignal TV and SKY are in negotiations with NBA after Solar Entertainment terminates airing NBA Premium and BTV
Paul George says he would miss the entire pre-season and at least the first 10 days of the upcoming NBA season
Rockets stars James Harden and Russell Westbrook hope to bring their explosive tandem to Team USA's Olympic campaign
Kyrie Irving regrets failing his Boston Celtics teammates but vows not to make the same mistakes with the Brooklyn Nets