National Basketball Association


  • Here are the world’s top-earning soccer teams Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 11:44 PM ET

    Real Madrid topped the soccer money-making league last season, with the U.K.’s Manchester United coming in second, says a new report from Deloitte.

  • NBA valuations gone wild?  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 2:53 PM ET

    The New York Knicks remain the second most valuable franchise in the NBA, worth $2.5 billion, according to Forbes. Mike Ozanian, Forbes executive editor, provides perspective to team valuations.

  • Slam dunk! NBA goes 4K  Friday, 16 Jan 2015 | 5:15 AM ET

    Steve Hellmuth, executive vice president for operations and technology at the NBA, discusses the first NBA game to be broadcast in ultra-high definition 4K technology.

  • Londoners brush off Knicks losing streak  Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 3:00 PM ET

    Will the NBA move a team to Europe? The experiment continues during a game between the Milwaukee Bucks and New York Knicks tonight in London.

  • Jordan 'far superior' to LeBron: Hakeem Olajuwon  Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 9:40 AM ET

    Two-time NBA world champion Hakeem Olajuwon speaks with CNBC about how Lebron James stacks up against the league's all-time greats.

  • LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers drives to the basket in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

    Michael Jordan is a "far superior player" to LeBron James, an ex-NBA champion said, wading into one of the biggest sporting questions ever.

  • Two-time NBA champ on his real estate investments  Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 1:45 AM ET

    Two-time champion Hakeem Olajuwon discusses his property investments in Houston.

  • NBA is 'truly international': Ex-NBA Champ  Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 1:45 AM ET

    Ahead of the NBA game between the Milwaukee Bucks and New York Knicks in London, two-time champion Hakeem Olajuwon says the NBA has become a "truly international" basketball league.

  • Prokhorov: Want the Brooklyn Nets? Call me Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 2:26 PM ET
    Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov

    Brooklyn Nets ownership is open to offers to sell stake in the team, but nothing is imminent, owner Mikhail Prokhorov said.

  • One of NBA's worst also most expensive  Friday, 9 Jan 2015 | 12:00 PM ET

    The New York Knicks have an $83 million payroll but a terrible record. On pace to win eleven games this year, a cost of nearly $8 million per win -- the worst rate ever.

  • NBA franchise for sale. Cost: Anybody's guess Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 2:49 PM ET
    Dennis Schroder and Kyle Korver of the Atlanta Hawks go after a rebound during the NBA game at Staples Center on January 5, 2015 in Los Angeles.

    In the first post-Steve Ballmer sale of an NBA team, many wonder who will buy the Atlanta Hawks——and for how much.

  • Stern: Dish's ESPN deal not a threat to NBA Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | 9:36 AM ET
    David Stern

    A deal to offer ESPN as part of a streaming package could bring in new NBA viewers, David Stern said.

  • Paying for live sports TV  Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | 8:35 AM ET

    David Stern, NBA commissioner emeritus, talks sports and money amid unbundling in cable and satellite industry.

  • Happy birthday LeBron & Tiger!  Tuesday, 30 Dec 2014 | 7:51 AM ET

    Dave Briggs, NBC Sports, discusses NBA's LeBron James and PGA's Tiger Woods' birthday. And Briggs, discusses Jim Harbaugh's possible return to Michigan as head coach.

  • Face of the franchise  Monday, 29 Dec 2014 | 11:50 AM ET

    The Milwaukee Bucks hired facial coding expert Dan Hill of Sensory Logic, to determine what players have the right emotional attributes to help the team. Hill explains the expertise behind the psychology.

  • What's in store for sports in 2015?  Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 10:48 AM ET

    CNBC's Dominic Chu breaks out CNBC's sports playbook for 2015 and makes three bold predictions for the coming year.

  • FIFA to publish Garcia report in appropriate form Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 8:33 AM ET
    Michael J. Garcia, Chairman of the investigatory chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee, participates in a press conference at FIFA's headquarters, July 27, 2012, in Zurich.

    FIFA has voted to allow publication of former ethics investigator Michael Garcia's investigation into the bidding process of the World Cups.

  • Something Washington may agree on: NFL blackouts Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 4:31 PM ET
    The Buffalo Bills take on the Green Bay Packers at home. Last season, former Bills owner Ralph Wilson averted a blackout at the last minute by buying thousands of tickets himself.

    Washington is scrutinizing the "blackout rule" that restricts broadcasts for NFL games that fail to sell out.

  • Cleveland's new big-money sports hero isn't LeBron Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 1:03 PM ET
    Cleveland Browns’ quarterback Johnny Manziel (2) lines up under the center during a game against the Buffalo Bills in Orchard Park, N.Y., Nov. 30, 2014.

    Johnny Football will make his first official start for the Cleveland Browns on Sunday, and ticket prices are jumping.

  • Trump and Tiger team up in Dubai Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 7:28 AM ET
    Tiger Woods tees off July 20 during the final round of the 2014 Open Championship at Royal Liverpool in Hoylake, England.

    Real estate mogul Donald Trump and golfing icon Tiger Woods are set to pool their efforts into a new championship golf course in Dubai.