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  1. NBA teams to use Ray Allen's Black History Month designs

    Ray Allen's interests run much deeper than basketball.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2014
  2. NBA players react to MLK anniversary

    Adam Reisinger

    Wednesday was the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech in Washington, D.C. Many NBA players took to social media to express their thanks to Dr. King and urge fans to remember his message. I have a dream...

    Blog | August 28, 2013
  3. Pro athletes answer confidential survey on race in sports - ESPN ...

    For ESPN The Magazine, 82 pro athletes in 12 different sports anonymously weigh in on race issues in sports.

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2012
  4. Lakers-Mavs: What to watch with ESPN Dallas

    Andy Kamenetzky

    When last we saw these teams, on MLK Day, an "NBA Finals Game 7" atmosphere was anticipated. After all, it was the first meeting between the teams since the eventual champion Mavericks turned the Lakers' three-peat run into a car crash. What we got ...

    Blog | February 22, 2012
  5. Striking the balance between NBA basketball and Martin Luther Kin...

    Scoop Jackson

    One NBA fan will spend the holiday with friends, family and a celebration of hoops and the dream of Martin Luther King Jr. It's the least he can do.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2012
  6. Daily Dime

    Ethan Sherwood Strauss

    MLK Day brings a plethora of quality matchups

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2012
  7. Bulls glad to be in Memphis for MLK Day

    Nick Friedell

    CHICAGO -- Playing in Memphis is always special to Derrick Rose. After all, he went to school at the University of Memphis and in just one season became one of the most popular players in the program's history (even after the school had to vacat...

    Blog | January 15, 2012
  8. Spud Webb overcame doubts to carve out a successful NBA career th...

    Tim MacMahon

    Spud Webb overcame doubts and his size to carve out a successful NBA career.

    Story | Conversation | January 08, 2012
  9. Games We're Watching: A super Tuesday of hoops and tennis

    Amanda Rykoff

    Still can't enough basketball after yesterday's MLK Day treat? We've got plenty for you tonight, including a Top 25 showdown in men's and women's hoops. If basketball's not your thing, we've got action from Down Under as the Australian Open rolls on.

    Blog | Conversation | January 18, 2011
  10. Holiday hoops live up to the hype

    Amanda Rykoff

    A couple great college hoops games, another UConn women's rout and Rafael Nadal's Australian Open debut gave us something to talk About Last Night.

    Blog | Conversation | January 18, 2011
  11. Reflections on MLK Day

    Greg Payne

    Chris Forsberg/ESPNBoston.comIn Memphis, Martin Luther King Jr. is honored and the Lorraine Motel is preserved as part of the National Civil Rights Museum.The Boston Celtics and Orlando Magic headline the NBA's 13-game slate Monday on the holiday cel...

    Blog | January 17, 2011
  12. Bulls appreciate Memphis trip on MLK Day

    Nick Friedell

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- On most days throughout the NBA season, every game feels the same. A different city, a different time zone, it doesn't matter. NBA players have seen it all. But on Monday afternoon, the vibe around the Chicago Bulls' locker room fel...

    Blog | January 17, 2011
  13. MLK Day: Reflecting on race, LeBron James

    Tom Haberstroh

    As part of ESPN's salute to the 25th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s Day, a panel including Michael Wilbon, Jalen Rose, and Spike Lee, among others, discussed the role that race plays in LeBron James' image and public perception surrounding t...

    Blog | January 17, 2011
  14. Memphis Grizzlies honor Willie Mays, Willis Reed, Lenny Wilkens o...

    Willie Mays, Willis Reed and Lenny Wilkens are being honored by the Memphis Grizzlies on Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2011
  15. Games We're Watching: Holiday hoops extravaganza on MLK Day

    Amanda Rykoff

    It may be the 25th anniversary of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, but sports do not take a vacation day. Today is the perfect day to reflect on Dr. King's legacy while enjoying a veritable smorgasbord of hoops.

    Blog | Conversation | January 17, 2011
  16. 2010-2011 Lakers schedule released: Five things to note

    Brian Kamenetzky

    We've already touched on three big games for the Lakers this season, as the NBA released their opening night (Oct. 26 vs. Houston), Christmas (if you need me to repeat the location/opponent, congrats on surviving your coma), and MLK Jr. Day (vs. Okla...

    Blog | August 10, 2010