ESPN’s epic 20-hour documentary “Basketball: A Love Story,” from director Dan Klores and co-producer, retired NBA player Earl “The Pearl” Monroe, chronicles key moments of history in the game’s past, including racial injustice and the Civil Rights movement.
Basketball players Donte DiVincenzo and Trevon Duval have one person to thank for their rise in the NBA.
Twenty-three-year-old Lamont Adair Jr. The 6-foot-7 Adair was the father of an 11-month-old and was set to leave for China next month to play basketball. He was on his way to training when he was shot in Seat Pleasant.
Former NBA player John Amaechi breaks the conventional mold of a professional athlete in nearly every way.
Anne Donovan, the Basketball Hall of Famer who won a national championship at Old Dominion, two Olympic gold medals as a player and another as a coach, died Wednesday of heart failure. She was 56.
The Washington Wizards beat the Boston Celtics 113-101 Tuesday night despite Jaylen Brown’s 21 first-quarter points to remain in play for the No. 6, No. 7 or No. 8 seed in the Eastern Conference.
If you’ve cut the cable cord, it may seem like you’re fighting a tournament of your own just to figure out how to watch all the games. To make it a little easier, here are three ways to watch March Madness basketball.
Washington Wizards point guard John Wall is expected to miss about six to eight weeks after having arthroscopic surgery on his left knee.
Utah Jazz guard Rodney Hood has been fined $35,000 by the NBA for slapping a phone out of a fan’s hand during Wednesday’s game against the Washington Wizards.
In the midst of March Madness, another basketball tournament took over a D.C. arena for a day with just as much competitive spirit. The goal? To raise money for a local nonprofit that focuses on youth development called Student-athletes Organized to Understand Leadership, or S.O.U.L.
At Indiana University, they look down their noses at in-state rival Purdue and chant “banners.”
As Kobe Bryant heads into retirement, browse through these photos of his career, including his high school years.
Basketball is a physically demanding game that involves a lot of banging bodies and clashing egos at the professional level. That’s a formula for drawing out some pretty terrifying displays of anger.
The Harlem Globetrotters, who visit the D.C. area this weekend, have adapted and are thriving in 2016.
Where are local teams headed in the NCAA Tournament? WTOP’s Rob Woodfork sheds some light on the outlook.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.