NBA

Michael Jordan has been a fan of cigars since his playing days, but encountered a freak accident once with a cigar cutter. (Image: Getty)

Athletes Have to Guard Against Freak Injuries When Not Playing

Los Angeles Dodgers fans can breathe a sigh of relief, it appears pitcher Joe Kelly will make a full recover from his cooking-related back injury he suffered last week. Manager Dave Roberts scratched him from his scheduled start last week, telling reporters the freak injury was the result of Kelly […]

Golden State Warriors center DeMarcus "Boogie" Cousins celebrates a basket against the Houston Rockets at Oracle Arena in Oakland, CA. (Image: Troy Taormina/USA Today Sports)

Boogie Up, Cousins Drops 27 to End Rockets’ Nine-Game Win Streak

DeMarcus “Boogie” Cousins scored a season-high 27 points to lead the Golden State Warriors to a 106-104 victory over the Houston Rockets. With approximately 15 games remaining in the regular season, the Warriors continue to be the team to beat in the NBA. The two-time defending champions hold the best […]

Oklahoma City Thunder’s Russell Westbrook got into an altercation with a fan at Monday’s game against the Utah Jazz. (Image: AP)

Russell Westbrook Heckler Receives Lifetime Arena Ban

Shane Keisel, the Utah Jazz fan that allegedly made racial taunts toward Oklahoma Thunder player Russell Westbrook, was permanently banned from Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City. Westbrook, who has a history with Utah Jazz fans, was fined $25,000. Part of the incident, which occurred during the Thunder’s […]

LeBron James of the LA Lakers scores a basket against the Denver Nuggets and passes Michael Jordan on the NBA's scoring list during a game at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. (Image: Robert Laberge/Getty)

LeBron James Passes Michael Jordan as NBA’s Fourth-Best Scorer

LeBron James achieved another milestone this season when he passed Michael Jordan to become the fourth-best scorer in NBA history. In a game against the Denver Nuggets (43-21) in Los Angeles, James passed Jordan in the second quarter. He finished the game with 31 points but the Lakers (30-35) lost […]