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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...

WNBA’s Griner Pleads Guilty at Her Drug Trial in Russia

American basketball star Brittney Griner pleaded guilty Thursday, June 7, to drug possession charges on the second day of her trial in a Russian...

WNBA star Brittney Griner’s release still uncertain as her trial begins in a Russian court

By Rokeshia Renné Ashley, Florida International University Although a Russian court ruled that WNBA star Brittney Griner’s detention may be extended for six more months,...

TCU Women’s Basketball Honors FW Legend Opal Lee

Each day Opal Lee would travel two and a half miles each day in recognition of the two and a half years that Black...