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Past articles by Ben:

NBA fines Kyrie Irving $50,000 for flashing his middle finger and swearing at fans

Television cameras first caught Irving flashing his middle finger at the TD Garden crowd after a successful jump shot late in the third quarter. → Read More

Boston Celtics' Jayson Tatum delivers buzzer-beating layup to beat Brooklyn Nets in Game 1

Marcus Smart hit Jayson Tatum for a cutting layup with zero seconds left on the clock, and the second-seeded Boston Celtics beat the Brooklyn Nets 115-114 in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series. → Read More

Sources: Brooklyn Nets trade James Harden to Philadelphia 76ers for Ben Simmons, Seth Curry

Philadelphia Sixers star Ben Simmons and executive Daryl Morey both know what led them to this point. Neither wanted to concede defeat, and eight months later we are left to wonder who won Thursday's trade. → Read More

LeBron James: Enes Kanter's 'trying to use my name to create an opportunity for himself'

Enes Kanter passed Lakers superstar LeBron James without exchanging a word during pregame warmups on Friday night, but the Celtics center's sneakers said more than enough. → Read More

LeBron James confirms he has received COVID-19 vaccine, Lakers fully vaccinated

Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James confirmed for the first time that he has received a COVID-19 vaccination during his team's media day availability on Tuesday, putting to rest any lingering questions. → Read More

2021-22 NBA schedule release: 16 must-watch matchups, starring Nets and Lakers

The NBA released its schedule for the 2021-22 season, and Yahoo Sports NBA has you covered with complete listings and the highlighted matchups. → Read More

Report: Chris Paul declines option, becomes unrestricted free agent

The Suns were well aware the 36-year-old 11-time All-Star's decision whether or not to enter free agency would set the tone for a pivotal offseason. → Read More

Detroit Pistons jump Houston Rockets to win 2021 NBA draft lottery

The Rockets finished second, followed by the Cleveland Cavaliers and Toronto Raptors, who respectively jumped into the top four from the fifth and seventh spots in the lottery. → Read More

Russell Westbrook breaks Oscar Robertson's career triple-double record

Move over Oscar Robertson. Russell Westbrook is the NBA's new triple-double standard. → Read More

What Tom Brady's GOAT case says about Michael Jordan, LeBron James and the NBA's discourse

Tom Brady's seventh Super Bowl win ignited a conversation about who is the Greatest of All Time across all team sports — the so-called GOAT of GOATs. → Read More

James Harden has quit

What James Harden is doing right now in the NBA has to be some other form of performance art. → Read More

Kyrie Irving to be investigated by NBA and reportedly miss at least 3 more Nets games

The curious case of Brooklyn Nets point guard Kyrie Irving is only growing more complicated. → Read More

Report: Mike D'Antoni joins Steve Nash's Brooklyn Nets coaching staff

Mike D’Antoni will serve as an assistant to new Brooklyn Nets head coach Steve Nash, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. D’Antoni famously coached Nash on the Phoenix Suns in the mid-2000s. With Nash as his superstar point guard, D’Antoni popularized the seven-seconds-or-less offense that made → Read More

Report: NBA targeting Dec. 22 as start date for 2020-21 season

The NBA is reportedly targeting a 2020-21 season start date of Dec. 22. → Read More

LeBron James wins his fourth NBA championship, leading the Lakers to their 17th in blowout fashion

Anthony Davis added 19 points and 15 rebounds. → Read More

Anthony Davis, LeBron James hold off undermanned Miami Heat to push Lakers to 2-0 NBA Finals lead

As hard as the Heat tried to hang around, another Lakers victory felt inevitable. → Read More

Anthony Davis, Lakers dominate wounded Heat in Game 1 of NBA Finals

The Los Angeles Lakers set fire to the Miami Heat. → Read More

LeBron James is forcing us to relitigate the GOAT discussion of Michael Jordan ... again

At what point do we concede that Jordan’s GOAT status can be threatened? → Read More

NBA Finals preview: Los Angeles Lakers vs. Miami Heat

This marks LeBron James’ 10th Finals appearance and first with the Lakers, who last played for the championship with Kobe Bryant in 2010. It is the Heat’s first Finals appearance since 2014, when James led them to the last of four straight title shots. → Read More

Bam Adebayo flexes in fourth-quarter comeback to send Miami Heat to NBA Finals

Miami opens the NBA Finals on Wednesday against old friend LeBron James and his Los Angeles Lakers. → Read More