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The big man who played with Georgetown in the 1980s will now lead the team.

Chance the Rapper announces the launch of the New Chance Arts and Literature Fund for Chicago public schools.

Allan Houston is a legendary retired basketball player and international ambassador of the NBA. Currently, he’s the assistant general manager for the New York Knicks and the general manager for Knicks’ NBA D-League team. He talks with Erica Campbell about his work with National Fatherhood Initiative, for which he is a spokesperson, and what he […]

Ray Allen, one of the best three-point shooters the NBA has even seen, has finally decided to call it quits. Allen hasn’t played since the 2013-14 season and mulled over several comebacks before deciding to officially retire. This morning he shared a letter written to his younger self published on The Players’ Tribune. Much of Allen’s […]

Several African Americans who were denied housing in his buildings shared their stories in a campaign video for Hillary Clinton that was released on Tuesday.

Adam Silver discourages players from all 30 teams from kneeling at games

In the latest issue of ESPN Magazine, New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony strays from basketball talk and focuses more on the issues that plague Black America. The ever-growing issue between law enforcement and and Black people has affect Melo and his hometown of Baltimore which just acquitted six police officers after facing charges resulting from the April […]

On Sunday, three-time NBA Champion LeBron James decided to endorse Hillary Clinton. The future NBA Hall of Famer announced his decision to back Clinton in an op-ed published by the Business Insider titled “LeBron James: Why I’m Endorsing Hillary Clinton.” In the piece, he speaks on the two reasons he returned to Northeast Ohio after a stint in […]

In this edition of GRIFF’s Prayer, he is fired up about the release of another video game, NBA 2K. But he knows that there are a lot of men out there like him who are also excited, and have girlfriends or wives who most certainly will not be. He prays for them to be able […]

Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, Dwyane Wade and LeBron James spoke out about racial profiling and police violence.

San Antonio Spurs power forward Tim Duncan announces he will retire after playing 19 years in the NBA. Duncan, who was drafted number one by the Spurs in 1997 lead the organization to 5 championships in 6 title appearances. Duncan leaves the game as quite possibly the greatest power forward to play the game. He totaled […]

Is LeBron James leaving Cleveland again? Because his talents are back on the market. The 31-year-old is on his free agent status once again after turning down a $24 million contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers.