Basketball

My reflections on Martin Luther King Day

8:14 AM ET Andre SnellingsESPN My grandfather was terrified when he found out that I wanted to go to Georgia Tech for college. I didn’t know this until 15 years later. But when my grandfather found out that I wanted to go to Georgia Tech, the best engineering school that he knew, his first reaction […]

Tennis

Australian Open 2018: Billie Jean King wants Margaret Court Arena renamed

Billie Jean King beat Margaret Court to win the Australian Open title in 1968 The Australian Open’s Margaret Court Arena should be renamed because of the 11-time champion’s “derogatory” views on sexuality, says Billie Jean King. Court, who holds the record for winning most Grand Slam singles titles at 24, is an opponent of gay […]

Basketball

NBA — Kyrie Irving is Boston Celtics’ new king of clutch time

0:56 Kyrie Irving’s performance in the clutch this season is among the best the NBA has ever seen and is a big reason why the Celtics are dominating opponents. Kyrie Irving had complained this month about his lack of peripheral vision while wearing a protective mask. But it seems impossible as he strode across the […]

Basketball

Bernard King on Kristaps Porzingis’ play: ‘I don’t know if we’ve ever seen that before’ – New York Knicks Blog

Former New York Knicks great Bernard King has played and watched basketball for more than 40 years. Yet recently, he has seen something in New York he hadn’t witnessed before: Kristaps Porzingis’ versatility. “He’s been really outstanding,” King said of the Knicks’ third-year big man. “I’ve never seen a 7-foot-3 guy that can hit 3-point […]

Basketball

You’re not the king of New York

GREENBURGH, N.Y. — LeBron James may be done talking about Enes Kanter, but Kanter had one more message for the four-time MVP on Tuesday: You’re not the king of New York. The morning after James engineered a fourth-quarter comeback in a road win over the Knicks, he published a post on Instagram suggesting that he […]