Kenny Smith

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 The empty  bench seats  at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex where the Houston Rockets were to face the Oklahoma City Thunder in game five of the first round of the NBA  playoffs. Photograph: John G Mabanglo/EPA

When Wilt Chamberlain saw the footage of Martin Luther King lying in a casket in Atlanta, he knew he didn’t want to play basketball. The assassination(...)

Michael Jordan has reportedly played a key role in negotiations in the wake of the NBA boycott. Photograph:  Streeter Lecka/Getty

The NBA has apparently moved back from the brink after speculation had mounted that players would boycott the season over the police shooting of Jacob(...)

The Milwaukee Bucks, arguably the best team in the NBA, boycotted their playoff game against the Orlando Magic on Wednesday in protest at the police shooting of Jacob Blake. Photograph: AP

The NBA season is in the balance with the league’s board of governors and players due to meet on Thursday morning to discuss whether to continue with (...)

Conor McGregor attends his after fight party at the Encore Beach Club at Night at Wynn, Las Vegas. Photo: David Becker/Getty Images for Wynn Nightlife

View from the US: New York Times journalist Dan Barry on the multi-million dollar fight where nothing was on the line. The world finally had the two (...)