NBA 2016/17 NEWS: PLUS LATEST SCORES AND STANDINGS

Derrick Rose's lawyers ask his rape accuser to stop CRYING in the middle of her harrowing testimony after the NBA star arrived two hours late to the court hearing

06/10/16 22:10

06/10/16 19:07

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.

05/10/16 22:11

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.

02/10/16 12:39

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.

30/09/16 18:33

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.

21/09/16 20:43

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.

21/09/16 05:49

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.

20/09/16 12:47

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.

20/09/16 10:13

She recently embarked on a romance with a basketball player who is seven years her junior.

19/09/16 20:55

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.

19/09/16 10:46

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.

18/09/16 18:54

'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.

15/09/16 19:27

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.

14/09/16 20:41

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.

31/08/16 14:10

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.

30/08/16 09:33

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.

29/08/16 15:28

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.

28/08/16 20:46

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.

23/08/16 23:10

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.

22/08/16 00:35

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.

22/08/16 00:11

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.

19/08/16 12:48

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.

12/08/16 16:44

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.

09/08/16 23:00

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.

09/08/16 05:23

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.

01/08/16 22:31

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.

29/07/16 14:25

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.

28/07/16 18:05

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.

25/07/16 12:22

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.

22/07/16 10:11

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.

14/07/16 10:41

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.

11/07/16 21:03

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.

08/07/16 07:50

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

05/07/16 08:05

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

05/07/16 08:05

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

29/06/16 04:04

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.

24/06/16 16:24

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.

24/06/16 16:14

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.

24/06/16 11:22

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.

24/06/16 11:20

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.

24/06/16 08:42

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

24/06/16 01:01

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

23/06/16 17:54

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.

21/06/16 12:41

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. 

20/06/16 14:20

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.

20/06/16 10:59

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.

18/06/16 13:29

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.

17/06/16 00:26

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

16/06/16 17:11

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.

16/06/16 11:49

Golden Sate Warriors superstar Stephen Curry has had his shoulder wrapped in this series, and been questioned about his level of fatigue.

16/06/16 00:53

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

15/06/16 06:10

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

14/06/16 10:26

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.

14/06/16 08:07

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.

14/06/16 07:46

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.

13/06/16 01:53

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.

11/06/16 08:00

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.

10/06/16 15:13

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.

09/06/16 09:35

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.

08/06/16 12:06

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.

07/06/16 11:17

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.

06/06/16 13:18

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.

06/06/16 09:49

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.

03/06/16 10:49

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.

03/06/16 08:14

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.

03/06/16 00:40

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.

02/06/16 18:27

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.

02/06/16 16:08

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.

31/05/16 09:57

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.

30/05/16 09:43

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.

28/05/16 05:52

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.

27/05/16 11:00

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.

27/05/16 00:25

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.

26/05/16 10:50

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.

20/05/16 14:18

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.

19/05/16 12:01

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.

18/05/16 11:40

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.

17/05/16 13:13

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.

17/05/16 10:16

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.

16/05/16 12:53

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.

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