All 30 NBA teams will have their own Alexa skill this season

Amazon's Alexa is already helpful for broadcasting sports scores upon request. For the upcoming NBA season though, the virtual assistant will serve up more detailed information on every team in the league. All 30 teams will have their own Alexa Skill…

Nike’s NFC-powered NBA jerseys are a door to exclusive goods

When the National Basketball Association's 2017-2018 season tips off on October 17th, it will mark the beginning of a new era for the league. For the first time in more than a decade, all 30 teams are going to wear Nike uniforms on the court. The com…

The NBA’s big eSports push begins in May 2018

The line between eSports and traditional sports is blurring, and organizations like the National Basketball Association are looking to stay ahead of the curve. Seventeen teams from the NBA will be part of the upcoming 2K League, a competition it crea…

How Kevin Durant’s attempt to clap back at trolls backfired

What does an NBA champion and Finals MVP have in common with Taylor Swift? In the case of the Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, it's that internet trolls love calling them snakes. Swift earned that label last year after a feud with Kim Kardashian…

How living in Silicon Valley has made Kevin Durant a better investor

 Today at Techcrunch Disrupt SF 2017 Warriors player Kevin Durant and his partner Rich Kleiman took the stage to tell the crowd about The Durant Company. While The Durant Company has made about 30 investments to date, Kleiman and Durant were hesitant to call it a VC firm. Instead they likened it a private equity fund that takes stakes in startups like Postmates, but also hospitality companies… Read More

You’ll need your phone to get into Miami Heat home games

You can't collect ticket stubs for Miami Heat home games anymore, because the team is shifting to mobile-only entry. Even if buy your ticket from American Airlines Arena's box office, you'll still have to present your phone at the entrance to get in….

Notorious B.I.G., Brooklyn Street Bard, Gets Official City Tribute at Last

The dedication of basketball courts in his name Wednesday ended wrangling over whether the rapper Christopher Wallace deserved official recognition in the neighborhoods where he forged his reputation.

Zepp phone apps use AI to study your basketball shots

You may know Zepp for sports tracking sensors you can slap on your baseball bat or soccer ball, but its latest tracking involves little more than your phone and a good view of the action. Its game recording and training apps (Android, iOS) are adding…