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An Asian-American Woman is Coaching in the NBA's Summer League

An Asian-American Woman is Coaching in the NBA’s Summer League

by Jamilah King on July 22 2014, 1:40PM

Natalie Nakase wants to win championships.

Topics: Culture

LeBron James' Reunion With Cleveland Touches on Midwest's 'Brain Drain'

LeBron James’ Reunion With Cleveland Touches on Midwest’s ‘Brain Drain’

by Jamilah King on July 11 2014, 12:54PM

He’s coming home.

Topics: Culture

The NBA Just Signed Its First Player of Indian Descent

The NBA Just Signed Its First Player of Indian Descent

by Jamilah King on July 2 2014, 10:33AM

He’s also the league’s biggest player.

Topics: Culture

Jabari Parker to Become NBA's First African-American Mormon Player

Jabari Parker to Become NBA’s First African-American Mormon Player

by Jamilah King on June 26 2014, 11:00AM

He’s just one of a handful of high-profile black Mormons.

Topics: Culture

Watch the Trailer for New Documentary in Allen Iverson Play

Watch the Trailer for New Documentary in Allen Iverson

by Jamilah King on April 30 2014, 1:58PM

The former NBA star was at this week’s screening in Philly.

Topics: Culture

Scenes from a Protest: Clippers Fans Stand Against Sterling

Scenes from a Protest: Clippers Fans Stand Against Sterling

by Julianne Hing on April 30 2014, 7:01AM

Photos from Tuesday evening’s protest outside the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Topics: /NOW, Sports

Bye, Donald: Sterling Receives Lifetime Ban for Racist Comments

Bye, Donald: Sterling Receives Lifetime Ban for Racist Comments

by Jamilah King on April 29 2014, 2:24PM

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver threw the book at Sterling. But what now?

Topics: Culture

Donald Sterling Harassed, Tried to Evict Elderly Black Tenant

Donald Sterling Harassed, Tried to Evict Elderly Black Tenant

by Jamilah King on April 28 2014, 10:47AM

A 2009 ESPN profile shows Sterling to be ruthlessly racist.

Topics: Culture

Donald Sterling's Words Shed Light on Years of Racist Practices

Donald Sterling’s Words Shed Light on Years of Racist Practices

by Jamilah King on April 28 2014, 9:30AM

Jay Smooth gets it right about accountability.

Topics: Culture

NBA Players Get a Portlandia-Style Pep Talk

NBA Players Get a Portlandia-Style Pep Talk

by Jamilah King on April 15 2014, 12:14PM

And it fails. Miserably.

Topics: Culture

Jason Collins Returns to the NBA to Become First Openly Gay Active Player

Jason Collins Returns to the NBA to Become First Openly Gay Active Player

by Jamilah King on February 24 2014, 10:34AM

He’s already walked his way into history.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Culture

NBA Player Learns How to Swim With Kids at Boys and Girls Club

NBA Player Learns How to Swim With Kids at Boys and Girls Club

by Jamilah King on October 1 2013, 8:46AM

Brandon Bass, 28, is conquering his fear of the water.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Phil Jackson (Yes, That One) Offers Kendrick Lamar Some Advice

Phil Jackson (Yes, That One) Offers Kendrick Lamar Some Advice

by Jamilah King on August 14 2013, 9:12AM

Coach knows a thing or two about working with stars at the top of their game.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Two Players of Nigerian Descent Drafted in the NBA's 1st Round

Two Players of Nigerian Descent Drafted in the NBA’s 1st Round

by Jamilah King on June 28 2013, 10:39AM

Victor Oladipo and Giannis Adetokunbo were two of the big names at Thursday’s draft.

Topics: /NOW

Jason Collins Talks Race, Coming Out, and Religion With Oprah

Jason Collins Talks Race, Coming Out, and Religion With Oprah

by Jamilah King on May 6 2013, 1:48PM

He knew the significance of his declaration.

Topics: /NOW

The Messages of Love (and Hate) for Jason Collins

The Messages of Love (and Hate) for Jason Collins

by Jorge Rivas on April 30 2013, 9:00AM

The web reacted immediately—from teammates to politicians—after Jason Collins announced he’s gay in this week’s issue of Sports Illustrated.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Wizards' Jason Collins Gets Messages of Support From Big Names

Wizards’ Jason Collins Gets Messages of Support From Big Names

by Jorge Rivas on April 29 2013, 12:49PM

The White House, Kobe Bryant, NBA Commissioner and former president Bill Clinton have all announced their support for Jason Collins.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

First Active NBA Player Comes Out As Gay

First Active NBA Player Comes Out As Gay

by Jorge Rivas on April 29 2013, 11:59AM

For the first time ever, an athlete for a major American sports team comes out of the closet.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Was Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's Criticism of 'Girls' Correct? [Reader Forum]

Was Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s Criticism of ‘Girls’ Correct? [Reader Forum]

by Nia King on February 4 2013, 9:45AM

Colorlines readers respond to Donald Glover’s role on “Girls,” high youth murder rates in Chicago, and domestic violence charges levied against a former NFL player.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Media

Lakers Sign the NBA's First Salvadoran-Honduran Player Ronnie Aguilar

Lakers Sign the NBA’s First Salvadoran-Honduran Player Ronnie Aguilar

by Jamilah King on October 4 2012, 1:13PM

The 7’1’ center was signed to a training camp contract with his hometown team.

Topics: /NOW

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