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Russell Was a Champion of Activism Before Winning NBA Titles

Bill Russell never had to find his voice as an activist. He didn't know any other way but to speak his mind. It's what...

EXPLAINER: What will it take to get Brittney Griner home?

By Eric Tucker, Associated Press Now that WNBA star Brittney Griner has been convicted of drug possession and sentenced to nine years in prison, attention...

WNBA’s Griner Convicted at Drug Trial, Sentenced to 9 Years

U.S. basketball star Brittney Griner was convicted Thursday, August 4, in Russia of drug possession and smuggling and was sentenced to nine years behind...

IN MEMORIAM: Basketball Legend Bill Russell Dies at 88

By Stacy M. Brown, Senior National Correspondent, NNPA Newswire Boston Celtics Legend Bill Russell, one of professional basketball’s greatest players and the sport’s most crowned...

Rockets Select Jabari Smith Jr. and Tari Eason in 2022 NBA Draft

By Houston Rockets, Houston Forward Times During the 2022 NBA Draft, the Houston Rockets selected forward Jabari Smith Jr. with the third overall pick and...