Tags: Basketball

The Liberty Try to Make Westchester Feel Like Home

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — After Tina Charles and Maya Moore exchanged go-ahead baskets in the final minute of the Liberty’s home opener against the Minnesota Lynx on May 25, a high-ranking W.N.B.A. official sitting courtside proudly remarked, “Who says women can’t play basketball?” That question was tongue-in-cheek. But a more serious question emerged as Charles…

The Story of the Wife Who Defended Her Husband in a Way That Left Him Unemployed

“BRUH,” Mr. Embiid wrote on his Twitter account. The 76ers soon announced that they had hired the New York law firm Paul, Weiss to conduct an independent investigation. The firm collected multiple devices, including laptops and mobile phones, and pored through text messages and emails. Above all, the firm attempted to do what it described…

Spurs Forward Kawhi Leonard Wants Out of San Antonio

An N.B.A. off-season frenzy expected to revolve around LeBron James took its first wild twist on Friday with the revelation that the San Antonio Spurs’ star forward, Kawhi Leonard, wants to be traded. Amid a growing belief around the league that the longtime Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich would soon meet face to face with Leonard…