National Basketball Association


  • 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.

  • How the LA Clippers are like a collectible     Friday, 30 May 2014 | 1:53 PM ET

    CNBC's Robert Frank provides insight to Steve Ballmer's purchase of the Los Angeles Clippers.

  • What the rich are buying this season: The NBA Friday, 30 May 2014 | 11:50 AM ET
    Steve Ballmer, left, and NBA Commissioner Adam SIlver attend an NBA playoff game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center on May 11, 2014 in Los Angeles.

    There's a case to be made that sports teams are now valued more like Picassos, rare diamonds and vintage Ferraris than fundamental businesses.

  • Billionaires collecting sports teams     Friday, 30 May 2014 | 10:14 AM ET

    After Steve Ballmer's record purchase of the Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion, CNBC's Robert Frank discusses if sports teams have become the new collectibles for the super-rich.

  • Ballmer buys ascending Clippers for $2B     Friday, 30 May 2014 | 9:08 AM ET

    Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is buying the NBA's Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion. The "Squawk on the Street" news team discusses the record breaking purchase.

  • Ballmer to buy NBA's Clippers for $2B     Friday, 30 May 2014 | 6:10 AM ET

    Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is buying the Los Angeles Clippers for a record $2 billion, reports CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin. And Andy Sewer, Fortune Magazine, and Dan Colarusso, Reuters Digital, weigh in.

  • Clippers sale could far exceed $1 billion: Reports Thursday, 29 May 2014 | 12:54 PM ET

    Bidders are lining up to purchase the Los Angeles Clippers, and the eventual winner may pay well over $1 billion, a report stated.

  • LA Dodgers: A good team that can be hard to watch Thursday, 29 May 2014 | 12:19 PM ET
    Pitcher Josh Beckett of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrates after recording a no hitter during a game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on May 25, 2014 in Philadelphia.

    Two months into the 2014 baseball season, 70 percent of televisions in Southern California can't tune into Dodgers games.

  • Clippers bidders must submit offers today: Report Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 3:36 PM ET
    Donald Sterling

    Bidders for the LA Clippers have until 5 pm EST to submit offers for the team, Bloomberg reporter Scott Soshnick tweeted on Wednesday, citing sources.

  • BofA contacting prospective Clippers buyers Tuesday, 27 May 2014 | 2:53 PM ET
    Shelly Sterling, wife of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald, watches a game between the LA Clippers and the Golden State Warriors in the NBA first round series, May 3, 2014 in Los Angeles.

    Bank of America, hired to sell the Los Angeles Clippers, has begun contacting potential buyers for the team, according to sources.

  • According to NBC News, Shelly Sterling has agreed to voluntarily sell the team, and is not planning on suing the NBA. CNBC's Dominic Chu has the details.

  • CNBC's Dominic Chu reports Donald Sterling has given control of the L.A. Clippers to his wife Shelly Sterling who has voluntarily agreed to sell the team.

  • Mark Cuban blasts critics: 'A racist I am not' Friday, 23 May 2014 | 8:06 AM ET
    Mark Cuban

    Mark Cuban accused people calling him a racist of taking his admission of prejudice out of context, but apologized for one of the examples he used.

  • Cuban's comments spark dialogue     Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 4:33 PM ET

    Sports attorney Adam Swickle, shares his opinions regarding Mark Cuban's bold comments on prejudice, and whether there will be any fallout from the powers that be in the NBA.

  • CNBC.com hot list: Cuban's comments     Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 4:31 PM ET

    CNBC.com Managing Editor Allen Wastler provides insight to the story on CNBC about Mark Cuban's bold statement on prejudice and bigotry.

  • Sterling going to be 'dunked' on: Attorney     Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 2:53 PM ET

    Daniel Eaton, attorney and professor, and Mitch Epner, former Assistant U.S Attorney, discuss if Donald Sterling has a strong enough case to keep the LA Clippers.

  • NBA begins Sterling termination process     Monday, 19 May 2014 | 3:34 PM ET

    CNBC's Josh Lipton reports the NBA has initiated a charge seeking to terminate Donald Sterling's ownership of the L.A. Clippers.