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  1. NBA - Washington Wizards seeking balance between offense and defe...

    Bradford Doolittle

    Bradford Doolittle says the Washington Wizards are close to finding the balance on both sides of the court that could make them bona fide title contenders.

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2015
  2. We Went There: President Obama Checks Out Denzel Washington and &...

    Amos Barshad

    On Friday night, Denzel Washington and the cast of the new Broadway revival of A Raisin in the Sun had a very special guest at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre: former NBA Inside Stuff host Ahmad Rashad! Oh, also: Ahmad's girlfriend, White House...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  3. Precious Memories -- The Dean Smith story

    ILLUSTRATION BY ALEXANDER WELLSTommy Tomlinson

    Dementia has taken its toll on former North Carolina coach Dean Smith, but family and devoted friends stand by the beloved coach.

    Eticket | Conversation | March 05, 2014
  4. President fetes Heat with hardwood humor

    Tom Haberstroh

    WASHINGTON -- It wasn't so much a presidential championship ceremony as it was Barack Obama's comedy hour. And of course, the loudest laugh of the day had to come at the expense of Heat point guard Mario Chalmers. It had to. Before wrapping up hi...

    Blog | January 14, 2014
  5. Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose welcomed back in tweet from President...

    Nick Friedell

    President Barack Obama welcomed Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose back to the court with a tweet.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2013
  6. Obama hopes Bulls draft Dieng

    Associated Press

    DAKAR, Senegal -- President Barack Obama is in Africa to promote democracy and trade but he can't keep his mind off the NBA draft about to begin back home. During his toast at a state dinner Thursday in Dakar, Obama said he couldn't be in the cou...

    Blog | June 27, 2013
  7. LeBron James of Miami Heat, President Obama congratulate Chicago ...

    Hours after celebrating his own title with a parade in Miami, Heat star LeBron James tweeted out congratulations to another champion as he saluted Chicago Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane for winning the Stanley Cup.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2013
  8. Miami Heat's liberated LeBron James rules hoops, Brooklyn Nets

    Ian O'Connor

    Now LeBron James is free from the burdens that weigh on uncrowned kings.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2013
  9. Miami Heat to visit President Barack Obama on Monday

    The White House says the Miami Heat will get personal congratulations from the basketball-fan-in-chief on their NBA championship.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2013
  10. Scottie Pippen said Election Day basketball with President Obama ...

    Chicago Bulls Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen said when he saw President Obama drive the lane during his traditional Election Day pick-up game on Tuesday afternoon, it reminded Pippen of another former high-profile teammate.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2012
  11. Obama teams with Scottie Pippen

    ESPNChicago.com

    NBA Hall of Famer and former Chicago Bull Scottie Pippen was among those who played basketball with President Barack Obama on Election Day. Read the entire story....

    Blog | November 06, 2012
  12. Melo, Woody participate in 'Obama Classic'

    Jared Zwerling

    There's only one person in the world who could organize the biggest star-studded pickup basketball event, featuring current and former NBA players. That would be Barack Obama, and it happened on Wednesday afternoon at New York City's Chelsea Piers...

    Blog | August 22, 2012
  13. Melo, Ewing participate in 'Obama Classic'

    Ian Begley

    If you don't like to mix politics with your Knicks, stop reading right here. President Obama's campaign announced earlier this week that it would be hosting a fundraiser in New York called the "Obama Classic." Among those scheduled to particip...

    Blog | August 08, 2012
  14. Video: Jordan shows support for Obama

    Nick Friedell

    Rob Parker and David Stern discuss Michael Jordan and David Stern showing public support for President Obama....

    Blog | August 08, 2012
  15. Olympics Trending: 2 Jones, Alex Morgan

    Bill Speros

    Olympian Lolo Jones and actress Rashida Jones separated at birth? You be the judge. Jones, who failed to medal in Beijing in 2008, won her 100-meter hurdle qualifying race Monday, and the gold-medal race is Tuesday. @lolojones you're welcome! I'm su...

    Blog | August 07, 2012
  16. President Obama picks Dream Team

    ESPN.com news services

    WASHINGTON -- Add President Barack Obama to the list of people who disagree with Kobe Bryant's boast that this year's USA Olympic basketball team could beat the Dream Team of 1992. "This is a generational thing," Obama said during a halftime inter...

    Blog | July 16, 2012