National Basketball Association


  • How not to lose $110 million     Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 12:51 PM ET

    Former NBA All-Star and 2006 NBA Champion Antoine Walker earned more than $110 million in his 12 year pro career, but it was long before he was filing for bankruptcy. Walker shares his best advice to help others avoid making the same financial mistakes he did.

  • Suns may shine on LeBron James in mega-deal: Report Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 8:38 AM ET
    LeBron James No. 6 of the Miami Heat goes up for a shot against Kawhi Leonard No. 2 of the San Antonio Spurs during Game 4 of the 2013 NBA Finals.

    The two biggest free agents on the NBA market are being courted by the same team—the Phoenix Suns, according to a report.

  • Not ready for prime-time: Big NBA draft flameouts Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 8:19 AM ET
    Greg Oden #20 of the Miami Heat.

    When basketball hopes and dreams get dashed, drafted players are labeled as a bust and fans imagine what might have been.

  • NFL just 'dodged a bullet' with Aereo decision Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 3:33 PM ET
    Football fans watch the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII game between the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks on at a sports bar in New Jersey on February 2, 2014.

    "It's a big victory for the NFL and allows them to keep the value of their content," says one expert.

  • Doing the math on LeBron's potential payday Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 12:11 PM ET
    LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat looks on against the San Antonio Spurs during Game Three of the 2014 NBA Finals at American Airlines Arena on June 10, 2014 in Miami.

    Depending on where he decides to take his talents, LeBron James could see a nice raise from his impending free agency.

  • Agent Rosenhaus: Miami best place for LeBron     Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 11:17 AM ET

    Sports agent Drew Rosenhaus, discusses news LeBron James is opting out of his contract with the Miami Heat. Rosenhaus says opting out gives him the most options and thinks Miami is the best place for him on and off the court.

  • LeBron James opts out of Miami Heat contract     Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 9:52 AM ET

    Miami Heat's LeBron James has reportedly opted out of the final two years of his contract with the team, with CNBC's Dominic Chu.

  • English soccer creating cash but no cup Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 9:13 AM ET

    English soccer reached another low point on Thursday evening when the team lost yet another World Cup game at the hands of Uruguay.

  • NY Knicks tight-lipped about dancer salaries Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 10:50 AM ET
    The Knicks City Dancers held a clinic last week at Alvin Ailey Dance Studios in Manhattan.

    Former cheerleaders have gone to court, accusing their teams of violating labor laws by failing to pay them minimum wage.

  • World Cup by the numbers: Most expensive ever! Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 8:00 AM ET
    Brazilian fan cheers before the start of a friendly football match against Serbia in preparation for FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014.

    Thousands of fans are in Brazil to watch the 2014 World Cup soccer matches over the next month. Figures show they are the most costly games on record.

  • Why Donald Sterling changed his mind AGAIN Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 1:51 PM ET
    Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling attends the NBA playoff game between the Clippers and the Golden State Warriors, April 21, 2014 at Staples Center in Los Angeles.

    Here's why Donald Sterling changed his mind on the sale of the LA Clippers once again, says lawyer Mitchell Epner.

  • Sterling will die before NBA suit settled: O'Leary Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 12:51 PM ET
    Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling.

    Donald Sterling has a right to fight for the Los Angeles Clippers, but the 80-year-old may not live to see the outcome, Kevin O'Leary said.

  • Donald Sterling to fight for Clippers     Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    Investor Kevin O'Leary of "Shark Tank," weighs in on Donald Sterling's fight to keep the Los Angeles Clippers. O'Leary says this matter will not be resolved until Sterling is dead.

  • Donald Sterling: LA Clippers are not for sale Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 10:29 PM ET
    Donald Sterling

    Donald Sterling, the embattled owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, said he intends to "fight to keep" the basketball team.

  • O'Bannon v. NCAA: Trial over before it begins? Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 3:19 PM ET
    Former UCLA forward Ed O'Bannon.

    One expert says athletes are likely to get a victory in a legal case that could change college sports.

  • Cola wars spread to Twitter and LeBron James' legs Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 5:18 PM ET
    LeBron James, No. 6 of the Miami Heat, sits on the bench after leaving the game in the fourth quarter with cramps against the San Antonio Spurs during Game 1 of the 2014 NBA Finals at the AT&T Center on June 5, 2014 in San Antonio.

    Fans mistakenly taunted Gatorade after LeBron James' early exit from an NBA finals game. Gatorade had a response.

  • World Cup crisis: Qatar bid under investigation Monday, 2 Jun 2014 | 11:53 AM ET

    The controversy around Qatar's 2022 World Cup bid went into overdrive this weekend, prompting calls for the bidding process to be restaged.

  • NBA tentatively OKs Clippers sale; Sterling sues Saturday, 31 May 2014 | 2:10 AM ET
    Donald Sterling

    The NBA has said it has reached an agreement with the estranged wife of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling to sell the team.

  • Billionaires and basketball     Friday, 30 May 2014 | 4:25 PM ET

    Nancy Armour, USA Today columnist, discusses the valuation of the Los Angeles Clippers and if billionaire Steve Balmer is overpaying. CNBC's Robert Frank, and Andrew Stoltmann of Stoltmann Law Offices, weigh in.

  • Ballmer bids $2 billion     Friday, 30 May 2014 | 2:48 PM ET

    Forbes Magazine's Mike Ozanian predicted the Los Angeles Clippers would sell for at least $2 billion. Ozanian and CNBC's Robert Frank discuss.