Nba - Bio, News, Photos - Washington Times

NBA

Latest Stories

3_122020_virus-outbreak-nba-48202.jpg

3_122020_virus-outbreak-nba-48202.jpg

The seats are empty at the Amway Center in Orlando, home of the NBA's Orlando Magic, on Thursday, March 12, 2020. The NBA has suspended its season until further notice" after a Utah Jazz player tested positive Wednesday for the coronavirus, a move that came only hours after the majority of the league's owners were leaning toward playing games without fans in arenas. (Stephen M. Dowell /Orlando Sentinel via AP)

B3-youngchinaball.jpg

B3-youngchinaball.jpg

Illustration on China and the NBA by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

AP_798874310955

AP_798874310955

NBA star Carmelo Anthony and wife, TV personality LaLa Anthony

AP_383767389352

AP_383767389352

Former NBA player Landry Fields and wife, model Elaine Alden

AP_166412996757

AP_166412996757

NBA player Nick Young and singer Iggy Azalea

Walton

Walton

Basketball Hall of famer Bill Walton and son former NBA player and current Los Angeles Lakers coach Luke Walton

AP_7511120128

AP_7511120128

Brian Winters played in the NBA with the Los Angeles Lakers and Milwaukee Bucks in the 1970s and early 1980s.

AP_67862842422

AP_67862842422

Julius Erving won three championships, four Most Valuable Player Awards, and three scoring titles with the ABA's Virginia Squires and New York Nets and the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers. Dr. J is the eighth-highest scorer in ABA/NBA history with 30,026 points and was the only player voted Most Valuable Player in both the ABA and the NBA.

AP_00121604255

AP_00121604255

Tamika Catchings stands with her father Harvey Catchings after signing the pole in the Lady Vols locker room after graduating a semester early in Knoxville, Tenn. Harvey Catchings played in the NBA from 1974 to 1985 as a member of the Philadelphia 76ers, New Jersey Nets, Milwaukee Bucks, and Los Angeles Clippers.

AP_124755180904.jpg

AP_124755180904.jpg

San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich is seen in the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, March 28, 2016, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

south_africa_nba_africa_game_02089.jpg

south_africa_nba_africa_game_02089.jpg

NBA staff, players and their families members, pose for a group photograph after helping out in building houses in Lenasia South of Johannesburg, South Africa, Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017. As part of the NBA Africa Game, and Habitat for Humanity South Africa, 200 volunteers from the NBA players, families and executives help build 10 homes. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

summer_league_china_chance_basketball_52637.jpg

summer_league_china_chance_basketball_52637.jpg

FILE - In this Monday, July 10, 2017, file photo, Houston Rockets' Zhou Qi, left, tries to steal the ball from Phoenix Suns' Mike James during the first half of an NBA summer league basketball game in Las Vegas. When the Rockets signed Zhou and the Dallas Mavericks brought in Ding Yanyuhang to play on their summer league teams, there was some cynicism the moves were purely financially motivated for teams to tap more directly into the lucrative Chinese market. But little by little both are playing like they belong at the NBA's summer league. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

summer_league_china_chance_basketball_14487.jpg

summer_league_china_chance_basketball_14487.jpg

FILE - In this Monday, July 10, 2017, file photo, Houston Rockets' Zhou Qi, right, of China, fouls Phoenix Suns' Marquese Chriss during the second half of an NBA summer league basketball game in Las Vegas. When the Rockets signed Zhou and the Dallas Mavericks brought in Ding Yanyuhang to play on their summer league teams, there was some cynicism the moves were purely financially motivated for teams to tap more directly into the lucrative Chinese market. But little by little both are playing like they belong at the NBA's summer league. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

prep_athletes_of_year_42032.jpg

prep_athletes_of_year_42032.jpg

Winners MacKenzie Gore, of Whiteville High School in Whiteville, N.C., center left, and Sydney McLaughlin, of Union Catholic High School in Scotch Plains, N.J., center right, pose with NBA basketball player Karl Anthony Towns, of the Minnesota Timberwolves, left, and Tamika Catchings, right, at the 15th annual High School Athlete of the Year Awards at the Ritz-Carlton hotel on Tuesday, July 11, 2017, in Marina del Rey, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

AP_080226055640

AP_080226055640

Sebastian Telfair was the 13th overall pick in the 2004 NBA draft by the Portland Trail Blazers out of Abraham Lincoln High School. Considered a five-star recruit by Rivals.com, Telfair was listed as the No. 2 point guard and the No. 6 player in the nation in 2004. He had committed to the University of Louisville and head coach Rick Pitino during his senior year, but decided to turn professional instead. Telfair is the cousin of former NBA player Stephon Marbury. Telfair bounced around the NBA playing for 8 different teams. He signed with the Xinjiang Flying Tigers for the rest of the 2014–15 Chinese Basketball season

boshs_letter_basketball_17634.jpg

boshs_letter_basketball_17634.jpg

FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2016, file photo, Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh reacts to a call during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks, in Dallas. Bosh has written an open letter to Miami, thanking the city for supporting him for the past seven years. Bosh published the letter on Sunday, July 9, 2017, without any mention of his current health status or any plans for his basketball future. He was waived by the Heat last week, and hasn't been able to play in an NBA game since February 2016. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

hornets_carter-williams_basketball_04623.jpg

hornets_carter-williams_basketball_04623.jpg

FILE - In this March 15, 2017, file photo, Chicago Bulls guard Michael Carter-Williams shoots over Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph during the second half of an NBA basketball game, in Chicago. Carter-Williams, who won the NBA Rookie of the Year award in 2014, now finds himself looking to reignite his NBA career serving in a backup role behind Kemba Walker, who helped recruit him to Charlotte. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

summer_league-doubling_up_basketball_06371.jpg

summer_league-doubling_up_basketball_06371.jpg

FILE - In this Monday, July 3, 2017 file photo, Miami Heat's Jake Odum (52) looks to get past Indiana Pacers' Naz Long during the second half of an NBA summer league basketball game in Orlando, Fla. There’s a handful of players who are getting to play for two NBA teams this summer, a grind which they hope pays off down the road. Trey McKinney Jones, Dylan Ennis and Naz Mitrou-Long are among those who played for one team in Orlando and Salt Lake City, and will switch jerseys once they get to the NBA’s biggest summer league in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

summer_league-doubling_up_basketball_09088.jpg

summer_league-doubling_up_basketball_09088.jpg

FILE - In this Monday, July 3, 2017 file photo, Indiana Pacers' Trey McKinney-Jones (12) takes a shot against Miami Heat's Bam Adebayo during the first half of an NBA summer league basketball game in Orlando, Fla. There’s a handful of players who are getting to play for two NBA teams this summer, a grind which they hope pays off down the road. Trey McKinney Jones, Dylan Ennis and Naz Mitrou-Long are among those who played for one team in Orlando and Salt Lake City, and will switch jerseys once they get to the NBA’s biggest summer league in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

mavericks_thunder_basketball_30274.jpg

mavericks_thunder_basketball_30274.jpg

Dallas Mavericks' Dwight Buycks, left, drives to the basket against Oklahoma City Thunder's Marcus Thornton (33) during the first half of an NBA summer league basketball game, Wednesday, July 5, 2017, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

© Copyright 2020 The Washington Times, LLC
3600 New York Avenue NE, Washington, DC 20002

Switch to Desktop version