Retiring NBA Commissioner David Stern Leaves A Lasting LegacyThe NBA is about the players, and nobody understood that better than commissioner David Stern, who is retiring Saturday after exactly 30 years on the job.
Sporting Tributes For Nelson MandelaThe former South African president, Nobel Peace Prize winner and anti-apartheid leader died Thursday at the age of 95, leading to a vast outpouring of tributes from the world's best-known athletes and top sporting bodies.
NBA Finals Format Changed To 2-2-1-1-1The change will take effect with this season's finals after it was approved during the preseason board of governors meetings.
MSG, Barclays Center To Co-Host NBA All-Star Weekend In 2015The league last split sites for its midseason showcase in 2010, when the Saturday events were in the Dallas Mavericks' arena and the game was held at the Cowboys' stadium.
Sports Verdict: Who's The NBA's Biggest Villain? LeBron James Vs. David SternAs the feats, and really the legend of LeBron James grows ever larger, he has begun to transcend the game itself, much to the dismay of many fans. Consequently, is he, or Commissioner David Stern, the greatest villain currently in the NBA?
LeBron James Earns NBA MVP, Anthony Collects One First-Place VoteLeBron James was a near-unanimous MVP, earning 120 of 121 first-place votes. Carmelo Anthony picked up one first-place vote.
After Coming Out, Jason Collins Needs A New NBA HomeThe 34-year-old journeyman becomes a free agent on July 1 — meaning that he will first have to sign with an NBA team and wait until next season to see if teammates, coaches, opponents and fans will treat him any differently.
Jason Collins Becomes 1st Active Male Athlete In 4 Major American Pro Sports To Come Out"I didn't set out to be the first openly gay athlete playing in a major American team sport," Collins wrote in Sports Illustrated. "But since I am, I'm happy to start the conversation."