NBA 2016/17 NEWS: PLUS LATEST SCORES AND STANDINGS
'I am sick of being portrayed as this person': NBA player Jeff Withey denies claims he cheated on his ex-fiancee Playboy Playmate Kennedy Summers after she calls off their engagement
Utah Jazz center Jeff Withey took to Twitter on Wednesday to deny claims he cheated on his ex-fiancee Playboy Playmate Kennedy Summers after she called off their engagement.
Playboy Playmate Kennedy Summers dumps NBA fiance Jeff Withey four months after accusing him of 'f***ing hoes on Tinder'
Kennedy Summers has called off her engagement to Utah Jazz center Jeff Withey just three months after he popped the question and four months after she accused him of cheating.
Toronto Raptors players follow Kaepernick's lead and lock arms in protest during the American and Canadian national anthems before first NBA game of the preseason
Players with the Toronto Raptors have protested during the national anthem ahead of the NBA's first game of the preseason by locking arms and bowing their heads on the court.
Russell Westbrook to be NBA's MVP... Kevin Durant's Golden State Warriors switch will fuel him on a historic tear, believes Kristen Ledlow
The new NBA season is nearly upon us with the upcoming campaign getting underway on October 25. Sportsmail have spoken to NBA presenter Kristen Ledlow to get the lowdown from the States.
White men can't jump: Spanish basketballer is stunned to see he appears as a black man in video game NBA 2K17
Rodolfo Fernandez, known as Rudy, is a 6 foot 5 inch white shooting guard for Spanish side Real Madrid, but he appears in the game as Fernandez Rodolfo - a black point guard - after a blunder.
Judge orders Derrick Rose's rape accuser to reveal her identity after she files $21.5m suit against the NBA star
Derrick Rose's ex, who has filed a $21.5million lawsuit against the NBA star alleging that he and two of his friends drugged her and then gang-raped her, will be forced to reveal her identity.
Former NBA star Darius Miles who earned $62 million during his nine-year career files for bankruptcy
Former NBA star, Darius Miles, 34, who earned $62 million during his nine-year career, filed for bankruptcy in June. Court documents cite injuries, legal problems and bad investments for his financial ruin.
Missing him already? Khloe Kardashian looks glum as she jets out of Miami solo following romantic rendezvous with new boyfriend Tristan Thompson
She recently embarked on a romance with a basketball player who is seven years her junior.
He makes her purr! Cougar Khloe Kardashian, 32, can't keep her paws off new cub Tristan Thompson, 25, at Miami club
After some hand holding in Miami on Sunday, the 32-year-old reality star and the 25-year-old basketball player were cuddly inside the nightclub LIV.
Khloe Kardashian and Tristan Thompson are inseparable in Miami... as Kris Jenner gives her blessing to budding romance
The 32-year-old reality star held on tight to her new beau's hand as they headed for a romantic lunch together at Bal Harbour.
'They're really cute': Kris Jenner gives her seal of approval to Khloe Kardashian's new romance with Tristan Thompson
'They're really cute,' the Momager gushed about her daughter's coupling with Cleveland Cavalier, as she attended the Brent Shapiro Foundation for Drug and Alcohol Prevention Summer Spectacular.
'My dress was around my neck and my body was covered in lube': Ex-girlfriend of Derrick Rose speaks out after filing $21.5m suit alleging she was drugged and gang raped by NBA star
The former girlfriend of Derrick Rose who has filed a $21.5million suit against the NBA star alleging that he and his friends drugged her and then broke into her apartment to gang rape her is speaking out.
EXCLUSIVE: Wife reveals the night basketball superstar Magic Johnson locked himself in a room after HIV diagnosis to call his ex-lovers because he always had unprotected sex
He had just told his wife Cookie that he had HIV and that his basketball career was over. But Earvin 'Magic' Johnson faced something even more humiliating - telling his exes.
NBA pulls All-Star game out of Charlotte because of North Carolina's anti-gay law with New Orleans in line to host the event instead
The league had expressed its opposition to the North Carolina law which also requires people to use the bathroom that corresponds to their birth certificates since it was enacted in March.
PICTURE EXCLUSIVE: Look who's getting jiggy with Iggy! Miss Azalea rebounds from engagement with Khloe Kardashian's ex French Montana on romantic bikini getaway
The 26-year-old Team hitmaker split from her NBA player fiancé back in June after she said she had caught him cheating with other women in their home.
Revealed: Thug charged with the murder of Dwyane Wade's cousin had turned off his ankle monitor hours before
Derren Sorells, 22 (right), was on parole on Friday when he and his brother Darwin shot dead Nykea Aldridge (left), a cousin of NBA star Dwyane Wade.
Girl's gotta have fun! Kate Beckinsale sizzles in black as she and NBA star Chandler Parsons hit Hyde nightclub
The 43-year-old actress and the Dallas Mavericks star, 27, turned up at the night spot together. But the meet-up may have been a happy coincidence for while Kate is single, the pro-athlete is dating Toni Garrn.
Playhouse fit for an NBA star's princess! Steph Curry's daughter given two-floor 'stable' complete with dress-up station, doghouse, tire swing, flashing ball pit and daybed
Steph and Ayesha Curry's daughter Riley, four, has been built her very own pony-themed playhouse in the backyard of their Oakland, California, home. It is built across 140-square-feet.
Rio Olympic Games 2016, DAY 16 LATEST: Joe Joyce bags silver as Team GB's break record medal haul in final day of action
After 15 extraordinary days of Olympics action in Rio, the 2016 Games sadly come to a conclusion but not before 12 gold medals are decided. Look back through the action with MATT MALTBY.
The favourites produced a display as dominant as it was entertaining as they triumphed 96-66 at the last event in Rio - the sixth time they have topped the podium in the seven Olympic Games.
'We know what to expect': Andrew Bogut says Australia have nothing to fear in Olympic basketball semi-final... thanks to FOUR of the Boomers team being NBA champions
Australia's talent-packed squad will take on Serbia in the semi-final of the men's Olympic basketball tournament on Saturday at 8am AEST and have been tipped to deal with the huge pressure.
LeBron James agreed on Thursday to a three-year $100million deal that would keep him with his Cleveland Cavaliers after the NBA championship. It will make him the NBA's highest paid player.
'The mother who gave birth to me rejected me': NBA star renames himself after exiled Turkish cleric accused of plotting recent coup as his family back home disown him
Enes Kanter, the 6’11” center who plays for the Oklahoma City Thunder, is a devotee of Fethullah Gulen, a Pennsylvania-based cleric accused by Ankara of engineering a failed coup.
USA's basketball superstars overcome sloppy start to rout Venezuelan team - featuring Kobe Bryant's cousin - 113-69
Paul George scored 20 points and Jimmy Butler added 17 as the United States team routed Venezuela 113-69 at the Rio Olympics. Venezuela was level with the US at 18-18 after the first quarter.
Amare Stoudemire signs to play for Israeli team after retiring from the NBA, calling the steps ahead a 'spiritual journey'
Amare Stoudemire isn't done yet. After retiring from the NBA on July 26, Stoudemire signed a two-year contract Monday to play for Israeli team Hapoel Jerusalem.
Bayern Munich and NBA stars combine their skills to slam home an unconventional alley-oop while Germans enjoy US tour
Ahead of their next game against Inter Milan in Charlotte on Saturday, Bayern stars Franck Ribery, Xabi Alonso and Xavi Martinez met up with DeMarcus Cousins and Harrison Barnes.
The 2016-17 edition of the NBA Global Games will pit the Denver Nuggets against the Indiana Pacers. The match, at London's O2 Arena, will also mark both teams’ first trip to the U.K.
Paul Pogba meets NFL hero Chad Johnson and NBA star Clint Capela as he edges closer to £110m Manchester United move
Paul Pogba has been enjoying the sunshine in the United States over the last few weeks, meeting up with a series of sports stars. Johnson also revealed that the duo played a game of futsal.
The NBA is moving the 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte because of its objections to a North Carolina law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people.
LeBron James takes home five ESPY awards as NBA stars call to end gun violence following recent police attacks
LeBron James won five trophies, including best male athlete and best NBA player, at the ESPY Awards on Wednesday night when frivolity gave way to a James-led call to end gun violence.
Tim Duncan retires after 19 seasons, five NBA titles, two MVP crowns, 15 All-Star appearances and as San Antonio Spurs' all-time leading scorer
The 40-year-old power forward has ended weeks of speculation about his future and will bow out of the professional game with one of the most decorated resumes in the history of the NBA.
From the NRL to U.S. reality TV stardom: Meet the Australian cheerleader set to take the NBA by storm after winning a spot on the Los Angeles Clippers dance squad
Australian Courtney Watts has won a spot on the American NBA team Los Angeles Clippers famous dance Squad beating out hundreds of trialists to win a spot on the 20-woman squad
Australian NBA star Matthew Dellavedova signs surpise $13 million a year contract with the Milwaukee Bucks
Matthew Dellavedova's days at the Cleveland Cavaliers are over with the NBA champions deciding not to match the Milwaukee Bucks' four-year, $51.2 million offer
'Go Mavs!' Australian NBA champion Andrew Bogut confirms on INSTAGRAM his $15 million a season move to the Dallas Mavericks
Australian NBA champion Andrew Bogut has been traded to the Dallas Mavericks in a move to shed salaries to make way for new All-Star recruit Kevin Durant
Video appears to show shock NBA draft pick Thon Maker, 19, in a high school yearbook from 2010 - which would make the Australian four years older than he claims
A video has emerged online claiming Thon Maker, the Sudanese-born Australian basketball star picked at No.10 by Milwaukee Bucks in the 2016 NBA draft, graduated from high school in 2010.
Australian Thon Maker, 19, is the 10th pick in the NBA draft - hours after teams said he wouldn't make the cut because they didn't believe he was a teenager
The Milwaukee Bucks have selected Australian centre Thon Maker with the 10th pick of the NBA Draft, giving Australia two of the top 10 after Ben Simmons went No.1.
Hoop dreams! American cities put in the shade as MELBOURNE becomes the sporting capital of NBA basketball with its third No.1 draft pick in the past 11 years
NBA basketball might be as American as apple pie, but Melbourne is the place to be if you want to make it big! Ben Simmons is the latest player born in the Australian city to go No.1 in the NBA draft recently.
Ben Simmons joins Philadelphia 76ers as No 1 pick while Los Angeles Lakers sign Brandon Ingram in NBA draft 2016
Philadelphia 76ers took advantage of their No 1 pick by drafting in Australian Ben Simmons, who was one of a record 14 international players chosen in the first round.
LeBron James becomes latest NBA star to withdraw from US Rio Olympics team as he plans to rest over summer
LeBron James has followed the likes of Stephen Curry, Chris Paul and James Harden in declining USA Basketball's offer of a place in their Rio Olympics squad.
Celebrating Australian style! While NBA star Matthew Dellavedova's team mates drank expensive champagne he chose cans of beer - before donning a Collingwood jumper to play beer pong
Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Matthew Dellavedova celebrated winning the NBA title on Monday in style. The Australian was seen partying at a nightclub and playing beer pong
Watch Australian basketball superstar Ben Simmons pull off incredible trick shots including KICKING the ball through the hoop - as he is taken by the Philadelphia 76ers as the NBA's number one draft pick
Ben Simmons hasbeen selected as the No.1 pick in the the NBA draft on Friday and the Australian has shown why he is in such demand by posting some incredible trick shot videos on Twitter
Ben Simmons and Brandon Ingram will steal the show at 2016 NBA draft but how does it work and when will it take place?
While Cleveland Cavaliers are celebrating their impressive against all odds win over Golden State Warriors, their franchise rivals are putting plans in pace to dethrone King James and Co.
LeBron James states admiration for Larry O'Brien Championship Trophy following NBA Finals win over Golden State Warriors
It seems LeBron James has not let the Larry O'Brien Championship Trophy out of his grasp since leading his beloved Cleveland Cavaliers to their first ever NBA Finals victory.
LeBron James delivers on promise to lead hometown franchise Cleveland Cavaliers to NBA glory as he leaves Golden State Warriors' MVP Steph Curry in his shadow
Supporters of the Cavs burned 'James 23' jerseys after he announced his 'Decision' to join Miami Heat over committing his future to the team which drafted him in 2003. How times have changed.
Cleveland Cavaliers 93-89 Golden State Warriors: LeBron James helps end 52-year drought to win first NBA championship in their history after completing remarkable comeback from 3-1 down
LeBron James and the Cavaliers pulled off an improbable NBA Finals comeback, giving Cleveland a title again as they beat defending champions Golden State Warriors 93-89.
Ben Simmons slammed for being 'immature' by comedian Kevin Hart for refusing to train with NBA team Philadelphia 76ers ahead of young Australian's predicted No.1 draft pick
American funnyman actor Kevin Hart, a huge basketball fan, has blasted young Aussie star Ben Simmons and his representatives for their snubs ahead of the NBA draft on June 23.
Star basketball player Andrew Bogut's Olympic dreams under threat as he says he needs a 'miracle' to recover from NBA finals 'bone-on-bone' knee injury in time for Rio
Andrew Bogut says he will need a miracle to overcome a knee injury and play in the Olympics, describing himself as 'highly unlikely' to suit up for the Boomers in Brazil
King LeBron James hopes to force Game 7 in action-packed NBA Finals but Stephen Curry is still odds-on to retain crown
The NBA Finals between reigning champions Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers is drawing to a close with Game 6 set to be an epic battle at the Quicken Loans Arena in Ohio.
Steph Curry calls Game 6 of NBA Finals the 'biggest' of his career as the Golden State Warriors bid to capture second-straight title
Golden Sate Warriors superstar Stephen Curry has had his shoulder wrapped in this series, and been questioned about his level of fatigue.
Australian Olympic hopes dashed: Andrew Bogut to miss the rest of the NBA final series and unlikely to be fit for Rio after agonising knee injury
Andrew Bogut will miss the remainder of the NBA Finals and faces an uphill battle to be fit for the Rio Olympics after suffering bone bruising which requires six to eight weeks to recover from
The greatest sportsman you NEVER knew was Australian: How the point guard who put on one of the greatest ever NBA finals performances was born in Melbourne
Not many people realise Cleveland Cavaliers superstar Kyrie Irving who put on one of the greatest NBA finals performance ever is an Australian who was born in Melbourne and holds dual citizenship
Cleveland 112-97 Golden State: LeBron James saves Cavaliers' season as Steph Curry and Co crumble in NBA Finals clash
Cleveland got 41 points each from James and Kyrie Irving against Golden State and displayed a good defence to set up another do-or-die game for the Cavaliers on Thursday in Cleveland.
Cancer-stricken AFL star Jarryd Roughead posts selfie at NBA finals after Andrew Bogut gave him tickets - but Golden State star ends up being carried off injured
AFL star Jarryd Roughead was pictured with his brother Cam before the start of game five of the NBA Finals in Oakland, California, during a well-deserved break from his cancer treatment.
Andrew Bogut carried from the court in agony after rival player smashes into his left knee as his Golden State Warriors lose game five of the NBA finals
Australian centre Andrew Bogut was carried off when he blocked a JR Smith shot in the third quarter, toppled over the Cleveland guard and was left rolling in agony on the floor.
AFL star Jarryd Roughead takes a break from cancer treatment to watch NBA final thanks to tickets from Australian star Andrew Bogut
Australian Rules star Jarryd Roughead will take a short break from his cancer treatment in Melbourne to fly to San Francisco for Game 5 of the NBA Finals in Oakland, California.
Cleveland Cavaliers 97-108 Golden State Warriors: Steph Curry scores 38 points to put his team on brink of NBA Championship
The Golden State Warriors bounced back from an embarrassing loss two days ago to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 108-97 on Friday and move one win away from a second NBA championship in a row.
Ultimate guide to Super Saturday of sport: With Euro 2016, Copa America, NBA finals and international rugby here is your schedule for a bumper day of action
If you have made plans for Saturday, cancel them. Instead, settle down on you sofa for what promises to be an extraordinary day of sporting action. Here is your full guide to what's on and when.
Cleveland Cavaliers 120-90 Golden State Warriors: LeBron James stars with 32 points as hosts win game three of NBA Finals to keep series hopes alive
LeBron James scored 32 points and Kyrie Irving added 30 as the Cleveland Cavaliers, pushed for 48 minutes by a delirious, championship-starved crowd, beat the Golden State Warriors.
$16MILLION in a single deal and he hasn't even played a game: Australian teen basketball prodigy Ben Simmons signs huge Nike shoe contract before NBA draft
Australian basketball phenom and top NBA Draft prospect Ben Simmons has signed a lucrative shoe deal with Nike before even playing his first game as a professional.
Stephen Curry pulls out of Rio Olympics as Golden State Warriors star plans to rest ahead of new NBA season
Stephen Curry has withdrawn from consideration from the Olympics, leaving the US basketball team without the NBA's MVP. Curry's recent injuries were a factor in his decision.
No way bro! Matthew Dellavedova's attempted shot blocked by countryman Andew Bogut - as his Golden State Warriors thrash the Cleveland Cavaliers by 33 points
Golden State and Australian bigman Andrew Bogut have crushed the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game Two of the NBA Finals, winning 100-77 in Oakland, California, on Monday.
Cleveland Cavaliers 77-110 Golden State Warriors: Warriors take 2-0 lead in NBA Finals as they run away in second-half romp
The Golden State Warriors blew away the Cleveland Cavaliers in a 110-77 romp that gave them firm control of the NBA Finals series on Sunday. Draymond Green was the star man with 28 points.
Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers 104-89 in NBA finals opener as Shaun Livingston hits 20 points from bench
GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS 104-89 CLEVELAND CAVALIERS: Shaun Livingston scored 20 points off the bench to help the Golden State Warriors overcome a rare quiet night for Steph Curry.
He's giving 'going down under' a bad name! Australian NBA star Matthew Dellavedova whacks Andre Iguodala in a VERY sensitive area during first play-off game
Australian basketball stars Andrew Bogut and Matthew Dellavedova may be great mates but they are best of enemies as Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers do battle in the NBA finals.
'Steph Curry is a nightmare but LeBron James is a moving train': NBA All-Star Andre Drummond on stopping Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers star men
With the All-Star enjoying a breakout year at the Palace of Auburn Hills, the Pistons secured a 3-1 record over LeBron's Cavaliers and 1-1 record against the Western Conference champions.
Kobe Bryant gets the call for Ghostbusters ad as Black Mamba refuses to fade away following his NBA retirement
The former LA Lakers star is wasting no time in taking on new projects, although his latest move is not one you might expect from a five-time NBA winner. The Black Mamba is appearing in Ghostbusters.
Stephen Curry is the king but LeBron James is desperate to win his crown back as Golden State Warriors do battle once more with Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals
The No 1 teams from each conference, pitting the two best players in the world against each other on the grandest stage. This is what the NBA Finals are about.
Golden State Warriors set up rematch with Cleveland Cavaliers for NBA Championship after stunning comeback in seven-game Western Conference finals series
The Golden State Warriors beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 96-88 in Game 7 of the Western Conference finals on Monday to set up a rematch with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Golden State Warriors take Oklahoma City Thunder to game seven as they hope to retain the NBA championship
All along, the Warriors have said the numerous team milestones and personal accomplishments they set during this special season won't matter a bit unless they repeat as champions.
The Cavaliers led by as many as 14 points in the first half and had a 21-point lead during the third quarter. They led by 12 entering the fourth quarter.
Golden State Warriors keep NBA title hopes alive with 120-111 victory over Oklahoma City Thunder in Western Conference finals
The win on Thursday night in game five of the Western Conference finals saw the Warriors pull back to 2-3 in the series and keep their hopes of a second successive NBA crown alive.
Stephen Curry named alongside LeBron James in All-NBA first team as Golden State Warriors star is picked on all 129 ballots
Stephen Curry has knocked down another honour. The point guard who led the Golden State Warriors to a record 73 wins in the regular season was named to the All-NBA first team on Thursday.
LeBron James powers Cleveland Cavaliers back into the lead as they thrash Toronto to take control of the NBA play-offs
LeBron James scored 23 points then sat the fourth quarter, Kevin Love scored 25, and Cleveland unleashed tenacious defense on Toronto to regain control of the Eastern Conference finals.
West Ham trio Winston Reid, Michail Antonio and Aaron Cresswell show off their basketball skills in NBA half-court challenge
Winston Reid was among the West Ham stars to take part in the NBA's half-court challenge, with Michail Antonio and Aaron Cresswell channelling their inner Stephen Curry from 50 feet.
76ers head coach Brett Brown compares Australian teenager Ben Simmons to basketball legends LeBron James and Magic Johnson ahead of NBA draft
Philadelphia 76ers head coach Brett Brown has paid Australian teenager Ben Simmons a massive compliment by comparing him to NBA greats Magic Johnson and LeBron James ahead of the draft.
LeBron James inspires Cleveland Cavaliers to thumping win over Toronto in game one of the NBA Eastern Conference finals
Cleveland showed no rust from its long layoff and thumped Toronto 115-84 on Tuesday in the opening game of the NBA Eastern Conference finals. LeBron James had 24 points in three quarters.
Barcelona target Hatem Ben Arfa attends Cannes international film festival along with NBA superstar Carmelo Anthony
Hatem Ben Arfa's, who has had more ups and downs than a Hollywood blockbuster during his career, was among the celebrities who attended the 69th Cannes film festival.
Golden State Warriors lose series opener as underdogs Oklahoma City Thunder put in barnstorming display to defeat reigning NBA champions
Oklahoma City did what no other team has managed to during this post-season by beating the Golden State Warriors on their own court, giving the Thunder a surprise 1-0 lead.
Toronto Raptors into first ever conference finals after scorching Miami Heat in game seven of their NBA second round play-off
Led by Kyle Lowry, who scored 35 points, and DeMar DeRozan, who had 28, as well as Bismack Biyombo who added 17 points and 16 rebounds, the Raptors proved too hot for Miami.