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NBA great Paul Pierce talks of love of Shabbat in racy video that preceded firing by ESPN

NBA great Paul Pierce talks of love of Shabbat in racy video that preceded firing by ESPN

Pierce, 43, had been a regular contributor on multiple ESPN shows since retiring from basketball in 2017.JTA, 07/04/2021 11:37
NBA Hall of Famer: Dems, Republicans out to 'divide and conquer'

NBA Hall of Famer: Dems, Republicans out to 'divide and conquer'

Former NBA star who's made a number of un-PC statements in the past slams politicians for caring about their pocketbooks more than citizens.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/04/2021 19:00
NBA fines Meyers Leonard $50,000 for using anti-Semitic slur

NBA fines Meyers Leonard $50,000 for using anti-Semitic slur

Miami Heat center Meyers Leonard fined after using anti-Jewish slur during live-stream of a videogame.Gabe Friedman/JTA, 11/03/2021 21:59
Miami Heat player uses anti-Semitic slur during video game

Miami Heat player uses anti-Semitic slur during video game

Miami Heat center Meyers Leonard apologizes for using anti-Semitic slur, says he did not know its meaning.Ben Ariel, 10/03/2021 03:58
Deni Avdija named to NBA’s Rising Stars team

Deni Avdija named to NBA’s Rising Stars team

Deni Avdija chosen to represent World Team during All-Star Weekend.Rob Charry, JTA, 05/03/2021 07:48
Watch: Ambassador Erdan greets the Washington Wizards

Watch: Ambassador Erdan greets the Washington Wizards

Ambassador Gilad Erdan to Israeli player Deni Avdija: Seeing you on the court representing Israel is truly heartwarming.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/03/2021 03:57
Watch: Fans thrilled about return to NBA games

Watch: Fans thrilled about return to NBA games

Ruptly recorded NY Knicks fans eager to make return to Madison Square Garden following almost a year's break from attending live events.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/02/2021 11:55
History in the NBA - Clippers handed their biggest loss ever

History in the NBA - Clippers handed their biggest loss ever

Dallas Mavericks 2nd year star Luka Dončić propelled his team to biggest margin of victory the LA Clippers have suffered in team history.Neriah Weiss, 28/12/2020 10:13
Former NBA great wants to 'censor all conservatives'

Former NBA great wants to 'censor all conservatives'

Michael Knowles says former NBA star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar wants conservative celebrities censored for their 'irrational & harmful opinions.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/12/2020 22:25
Watch: Israeli NBA phenom creates all-Hebrew Twitter account

Watch: Israeli NBA phenom creates all-Hebrew Twitter account

Former Maccabi TLV star drafted 9th overall by Washington creates Hebrew Twitter page, lights first Hanukkah candle.ILTV, 13/12/2020 22:20
Israeli NBA star Deni Avdija lights Hanukkah candles

Israeli NBA star Deni Avdija lights Hanukkah candles

Israel's Deni Avdija, picked by the Washington Wizards, lights Hanukkah candles in team uniform as part of Israeli embassy online ceremonyEitan Divinsky, 12/12/2020 20:10
Israeli Teen Deni Avdija set to make history after NBA draft

Israeli Teen Deni Avdija set to make history after NBA draft

Israeli-Serbian basketball player Deni Avdija selected by Washington Wizards in 9th spot in NBA draft.i24NEWS, 19/11/2020 17:02
Israeli drafted to NBA: 'Amazing' to be able to represent Israel

Israeli drafted to NBA: 'Amazing' to be able to represent Israel

"For me to represent my country and be in the highest spot possible is amazing,” Deni Avdija says after being drafted in top ten.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/11/2020 11:41
Israeli basketball player Deni Avdija drafted to the NBA

Israeli basketball player Deni Avdija drafted to the NBA

Avdija, 19, selected 9th overall by the Washington Wizards in the NBA draft.Elad Benari, 19/11/2020 04:05
NBA material? Obama shoots hoops like pro

NBA material? Obama shoots hoops like pro

'That's what I do,' exclaims bemused former US president, after succeeding in placing ball in hoop.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/11/2020 09:36
Sports expert: NBA filled with 'hypocrites, frauds'

Sports expert: NBA filled with 'hypocrites, frauds'

Outkick says NBA has lost its US audience who're not about to return in wake of league caving in to 'PC culture'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2020 15:50
Watch: 'Racism has been ended thanks to NBA and Barack Obama'

Watch: 'Racism has been ended thanks to NBA and Barack Obama'

Remember the short-lived NBA player boycott following the shooting of a Black man in Wisconsin? Turns out, Obama put an end to it.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/09/2020 17:45
Watch: 'BLM trying to destroy Western family structure'

Watch: 'BLM trying to destroy Western family structure'

Panel of NBA experts on 'BLM' being painted on stadium floors: 'Movement trying to destroy Western family structure'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/09/2020 17:39
Watch: ESPN anchor says 'white privilege' got star coach hired

Watch: ESPN anchor says 'white privilege' got star coach hired

ESPN's Stephen A Smith joins medley of liberal sports broadcasters to blame 'white privilege' for lack of success, support BLM.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/09/2020 22:05
Watch: Is LeBron morally superior or is he hiding something?

Watch: Is LeBron morally superior or is he hiding something?

Political commentator and best-selling author Dinesh D'Souza takes issue with LeBron James for espousing his moral superiority.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/09/2020 21:32
Watch: Are NBA social justice campaigns ruining league?

Watch: Are NBA social justice campaigns ruining league?

NBA ratings have record lows as players take on social justice issues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/09/2020 18:12
Trump on the NBA: They’ve become like a political organization

Trump on the NBA: They’ve become like a political organization

NBA playoff games resume following boycott. Trump: Their ratings have been very bad because people are a little tired of the NBA.Neri Weiss, 30/08/2020 05:04
Jared Kushner: NBA players lucky to be rich enough to ‘take a night off from work’

Jared Kushner: NBA players lucky to be rich enough to ‘take a night off from work’

White House adviser and Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner mocks NBA players who boycotted games in response to shooting of suspect in KenoshaMarcy Oster, JTA, 28/08/2020 07:44
Milwaukee Bucks boycott playoff game following Kenosha shooting

Milwaukee Bucks boycott playoff game following Kenosha shooting

NBA postpones three games following Milwaukee Bucks' boycott of Game 5 to protest police shooting of Jacob Blake.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/08/2020 00:36
NBA great Charles Barkley calls out Black sports figures and celebrities for anti-Semitism

NBA great Charles Barkley calls out Black sports figures and celebrities for anti-Semitism

'We can't allow blacks to be prejudiced if we want to be respected,' says former NBA star Charles Barkley, decrying anti-Semitism and racismMarcy Oster, JTA, 20/07/2020 07:05
Stephen Jackson defends DeSean Jackson's anti-Semitic posts

Stephen Jackson defends DeSean Jackson's anti-Semitic posts

Former NBA player says Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver was 'speaking the truth' when he posted fake Hitler quotes about Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/07/2020 16:54
Israeli basketball star, Danny Abadia, declares for NBA draft

Israeli basketball star, Danny Abadia, declares for NBA draft

Maccabi Tel Aviv star announces he intends to enter the 2020 NBA draft.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/04/2020 18:13
Two LA Lakers players test positive for coronavirus

Two LA Lakers players test positive for coronavirus

Additional NBA players test positive for COVID-19, one week after Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert tested positive for the virus.Elad Benari, 20/03/2020 03:37
NBA star Kevin Durant tests positive for coronavirus

NBA star Kevin Durant tests positive for coronavirus

Brooklyn Nets star one of four members of the team to test positive for COVID-19.Ben Ariel, 18/03/2020 00:01
NBA suspends season due to coronavirus

NBA suspends season due to coronavirus

National Basketball Association announces that season is suspended until further notice after Utah Jazz player tests positive for COVID-19.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/03/2020 05:55
Amar’e Stoudemire wipes away tears upon hearing of Kobe Bryant’s death

Amar’e Stoudemire wipes away tears upon hearing of Kobe Bryant’s death

Stoudemire wipes away tears during game in Israel upon hearing of death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant in helicopter crash.Marcy Oster - JTA, 27/01/2020 18:50
Former NBA commissioner David Stern dies at 77

Former NBA commissioner David Stern dies at 77

Stern, who is credited with leading NBA through a period of growth in the 1980s, dies several weeks after suffering brain hemorrhage.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/01/2020 23:24
David Blatt signs with the New York Knicks

David Blatt signs with the New York Knicks

Israeli former Cleveland Cavaliers coach returns to NBA in consulting position for New York Knicks.Gary Willig, 18/12/2019 21:27
Jewish Raptors owner says boycott hasn't kept team from Israel

Jewish Raptors owner says boycott hasn't kept team from Israel

Co-owner of NBA's Toronto Raptors rejects claims boycott has kept the team from visiting Israel.Marcy Oster, JTA, 01/11/2019 08:32
NBA team refutes claims it caved to BDS

NBA team refutes claims it caved to BDS

Portland Trail Blazers refutes reports it ended sponsorship with rifle scope manufacturer who has contracts with IDF due to BDS pressure.Ben Ariel, Canada, 13/10/2019 23:41
NBA star hosts basketball clinic for Orthodox and Muslim kids

NBA star hosts basketball clinic for Orthodox and Muslim kids

Boston Celtics basketball star Enes Kanter hosts free basketball clinic in Brooklyn for Muslim and Jewish kids.Marcy Oster/JTA, 09/09/2019 21:48
Lamar Odom visits Lubavitcher Rebbe’s gravesite with his kids

Lamar Odom visits Lubavitcher Rebbe’s gravesite with his kids

“It’s a miracle to be here at this place with my children, reflecting on a better life we will build together,” former NBA star says.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 23/07/2019 08:14
Toronto Raptors Jewish co-owner: We'll visit Israel if we win

Toronto Raptors Jewish co-owner: We'll visit Israel if we win

Larry Tanenbaum, co-owner of team currently competing for NBA championship, says he'll bring the club to visit Israel if it wins the title.Marcy Oster, JTA, 13/06/2019 13:07
The new face of anti-Semitism is black

The new face of anti-Semitism is black

Why can folks say hideous things about Jews and not be driven from the spotlight? Would they be as nonchalant if whites did the same about blacks? Nolan Finley, 30/12/2018 19:44
No LeBron, we don’t all stick together

No LeBron, we don’t all stick together

You could have used your fame as a force for fellowship, but you chose to go common. Jack Engelhard, 25/12/2018 07:29
Omri Casspi receives NBA championship ring

Omri Casspi receives NBA championship ring

First Israeli to play in the NBA receives his championship ring from the Golden State Warriors.Ben Ariel, 07/11/2018 06:07
NBA star shoots guns with Israeli police during visit

NBA star shoots guns with Israeli police during visit

Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green visits police training centers during visit to Israel, prompting criticism from leftist groups.Charles Dunst, JTA, 12/07/2018 09:03
Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green visits Rivlin

Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green visits Rivlin

All-Star forward for NBA champion Golden State Warriors visits Israel, meets President Rivlin in Jerusalem.JTA, 05/07/2018 22:48
Amar'e Stoudemire to return to Israel - if no NBA team wants him

Amar'e Stoudemire to return to Israel - if no NBA team wants him

Former NBA all-star plans to return to Israeli basketball, unless he is picked up by NBA team.JTA, 02/07/2018 07:42
Still in the NBA: Omri Casspi moves to Memphis

Still in the NBA: Omri Casspi moves to Memphis

Israeli player let go by league champion just ahead of playoffs signs with weak team - and it seems he will play a major role there.Nitzan Keidar, 01/07/2018 09:07
Does Omri Casspi have a chance to return to a leading NBA team?

Does Omri Casspi have a chance to return to a leading NBA team?

Behind the scenes in the Omri Casspi tragedyThe Land Of Israel Network, 10/04/2018 18:31
Warriors waive Omri Casspi after injury

Warriors waive Omri Casspi after injury

First-ever Israeli NBA player dropped right before playoffs to make room for Quinn Cook.Mordechai Sones, 08/04/2018 11:15
'The Land of Israel is not occupied'

'The Land of Israel is not occupied'

Culture Minister Miri Regev praises NBA for changing reference to 'Occupied Palestinian Territories' on website. 'No such country exists.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/12/2017 11:52
NBA apologizes for 'Occupied Palestinian Territories' listing

NBA apologizes for 'Occupied Palestinian Territories' listing

NBA clarifies it did not produce country listings for website, apologizes for oversight.Elad Benari, 29/12/2017 04:34
Did NBA call Judea and Samaria 'Occupied Palestine'?

Did NBA call Judea and Samaria 'Occupied Palestine'?

NBA website refers to Judea and Samaria as 'Occupied Palestinian Territories'.Tzvi Lev, 28/12/2017 20:51
Israeli NBA player skips preseason opener because of Yom Kippur

Israeli NBA player skips preseason opener because of Yom Kippur

Omri Casspi misses game between Golden State Warriors Denver Nuggets because it coincided with holiest day in the Jewish calendar.JTA, 01/10/2017 22:49
Israeli NBA star headlines int'l basketball camp in Israel

Israeli NBA star headlines int'l basketball camp in Israel

Israeli basketball star Omri Casspi of the Golden State Warriors was the face of this year's 'Basketball Without Borders.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/08/2017 14:26
'Nothing really prepares you for visiting Auschwitz'

'Nothing really prepares you for visiting Auschwitz'

Former NBA star Ray Allen writes moving account of his Auschwitz visit.JTA, 14/08/2017 07:26
'A society that plays together, stays together'

'A society that plays together, stays together'

NBA delegation visits President Rivlin's home in Jerusalem.Chana Roberts, 10/08/2017 13:45
76ers draft pick to play for Maccabi Tel Aviv

76ers draft pick to play for Maccabi Tel Aviv

Jonah Bolden, a second-round pick by the Philadelphia 76ers in the 2017 NBA draft, will play in Israel for Maccabi Tel Aviv.JTA, 25/07/2017 08:12
Golden State Warriors sign Omri Casspi

Golden State Warriors sign Omri Casspi

Oakland-based basketball team picks up Israeli forward Omri Casspi with one-year contract.David Rosenberg, 05/07/2017 09:36
Omri Casspi signs with NBA’s Minnesota Timberwolves

Omri Casspi signs with NBA’s Minnesota Timberwolves

First Israeli NBA player signs with team vying for playoff spot as season nears its close.JTA, 21/03/2017 22:05