The Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion Award will recognize efforts by a current player to uphold values of racial equality, diversity and inclusion.
Abdul-Jabbar, a Hall of Fame center who joined the NBA in 1969, was a six-time NBA Most Valuable Player and 19-time All-Star who scored an NBA record 38,387 career points over 20 seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers and Milwaukee Bucks.
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Chinese rocket with manned crew to blast off Thursday
JIUQUAN, China (AFP) - Astronauts blasting off on Thursday for China’s first manned mission to its new space station will have a choice of 120 different types of food and “space treadmills” for entertainment during their stay, China’s space agency said.
Azkals settle for 1-1 tie vs Maldives
PH coach rues wasted scoring opportunities
‘More jabs into arms' key to effective containment
For the second half of June, Metro Manila and Bulacan shall be under General Community Quarantine (GCQ) “with some restrictions” while the rest of the areas under the National Capitol Region (NCR) plus bubble remain under GCQ “with heightened restrictions.”
Saso rises to No. 8 in world rankings
A week after ruling the US Women’s Open golf championship, Yuka Saso has moved up a spot higher in the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings, now occupying the eighth spot.
DepEd confirms errors in learning modules
After validating with concerned regional and division offices, the Department of Education (DepEd) on Monday, June 14, confirmed that it was able to find 155 errors in learning materials distributed to students under the distance learning set-up implemented this school year.
Pandemic turns Pangasinan town into cassava capital
National government pledges support
China warns NATO it won't ‘sit back' if challenged by bloc
China warned the North Atlantic Treaty Organization it won’t “sit back” in the face of any challenges, illustrating the potential for tensions to escalate while the US tries to convince its allies to take a tougher approach to the Asian nation.
Netanyahu Ousted As Israel's PM By 1 Vote
JERUSALEM (AFP) – A mot-ley alliance of Israeli parties on Sunday ended Benjamin Netanyahu's 12 straight years as prime minister, as parliament voted in a new government led by his former ally, right-wing Jewish nationalist Naftali Bennett.
Cafe In San Pablo Uses Edible Straw Made Of Rice And Tapioca
San Pablo, Laguna - A coffee shop in Sampalok Lake is gaining attention for using edible straws for cold drinks.
No Decision Yet On Kai Suiting Up In Qualifiers
The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas said plenty of factors will be determined before Gilas Pilipinas decides whether to play Kai Sotto as early as the first game of the resumption of the FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers.
6 apps that take you to a VR world
Grab a headset and jump into virtual reality
DAPPER LABS, CREATORS OF NBA TOP SHOT, GET $305M IN FUNDING
Canadian blockchain technology company Dapper Labs has secured $305 million in private funding — some of it from current and former NBA players, including Michael Jordan — to scale up its virtual NBA trading card site, the company said this week.
The Long Game: Covid Changed The Way We Play, Watch, Cheer
It’s the predictable rhythm of sports that draws us in.
Tristan & Khloé's LONG-DISTANCE ROMANCE: DOOMED?
The couple faces a dilemma while residing on separate coasts.
NBA COACHES ATTIRE: MASKS ARE IN, JACKETS ARE OPTIONAL
For NBA coaches, masks are required this season. Jackets are not.
THE URGENT NEED FOR SOPHISTICATED LEADERSHIP
The pandemic has highlighted a series of paradoxes inherent to the work of leaders. What comes next will depend on how well leaders face up to them.
THE THIRD Coming
FOR DJ WAGNER, SON OF DAJUAN AND GRANDSON OF MILT—BOTH FORMER NBA PLAYERS—BASKETBALL RUNS IN HIS FAMILY’S BLOOD. OVER THE NEXT FEW YEARS, HE’LL USE THAT TALENT AND HIS NO. 1 RANKING IN THE CLASS OF 2023 TO LEAD CAMDEN HS TO THE TOP OF THE BASKETBALL WORLD (AGAIN).
STATE of the UNION
CHRIS PAUL HAS BEEN A NATURAL LEADER SINCE AS FAR BACK AS HE CAN REMEMBER. BUT THROUGH 2020, AS THE PRESIDENT OF THE NBPA, PAUL HAS LED ALL 450 NBA PLAYERS THROUGH THE MOST TURBULENT OF TIMES—THROUGH A PANDEMIC, A SOCIAL JUSTICE MOVEMENT, A BUBBLE, AND A SEASON THAT SOMEHOW STRETCHED 355 DAYS—AND THOSE LEADERSHIP ABILITIES HAVE BEEN MORE CRUCIAL THAN EVER. WE SPOKE WITH CP3 ABOUT THE LEGACY OF THE PAST YEAR AND MUCH MORE.
Back For More
ATHLETIC PROPULSION LABS’ first basketball sneaker got banned from the NBA because it gave wearers an “advantage.” The brothers who launched the company have returned to the game 10 years later, with a duo of brand new sneakers.
3 the HARD WAY
THREE NBA CHAMPIONSHIPS WITH THREE DIFFERENT TEAMS MEANS DANNY GREEN KNOWS A THING OR THREE ABOUT WINNING. AS HE WRITES HERE, THE THIRD WAS THE MOST SATISFYING.