Nets Bar Kyrie Irving From All Practices and Games

Nets Bar Kyrie Irving From All Practices and Games

The Nets announced Tuesday that they were indefinitely barring Kyrie Irving from all team activities until he was “eligible to be a full participant.”Irving, the team’s starting point guard, had faced the prospect of being able to play only on the road with the Nets...
Candace Parker Is the Calm, and the Storm, for the Chicago Sky

Candace Parker Is the Calm, and the Storm, for the Chicago Sky

Copper and Sky Coach James Wade told reporters that Parker was the only player to suit up for Game 1 without pre-finals jitters. But Parker said that wasn’t the case. “I don’t care how many you’ve been to, there’s still the jitters you’re going to get, so that’s not...
A Street Basketball Mecca Gets a Face-Lift

A Street Basketball Mecca Gets a Face-Lift

As a child, Michele Roberts occasionally found herself at Holcombe Rucker Park when her older brothers, who were supposed to be babysitting her at home in the South Bronx, would take her to Harlem instead.Roberts could not see over the heads of those who stacked the...
18 Former N.B.A. Players Charged With Insurance Fraud

18 Former N.B.A. Players Charged With Insurance Fraud

Eighteen former National Basketball Association players have been indicted on charges they participated in a conspiracy to defraud an N.B.A. health care plan of nearly $4 million, the federal authorities said on Thursday.The scheme lasted from at least 2017 through...

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