Anthony was selected third overall in the 2003 NBA draft, months after winning a national championship during his only season at Syracuse University. Anthony is also the NBA's No. 9 all-time scorer.
Players didn't always have the freedom to express themselves through their outfits — in 2005, the NBA instituted a restrictive dress code. Now players embrace the intersection of sports and fashion.
Kemp said he was shot at first after he tracked down his stolen cell phone and confronted the person he presumed had it. Kemp was released from jail and not initially charged after the incident.
Jordan wore the Air Jordans during the second half of Game 2 of the NBA Finals in 1998, a historic season widely known as Jordan's "Last Dance."
The league and its players came to an agreement on a new seven-year collective bargaining agreement. It is still pending ratification, though that process is almost certainly no more than a formality.
Reed dramatically emerged from the locker room minutes before Game 7 of the 1970 NBA Finals to spark the Knicks to their first championship, an enduring example of playing through pain.
The NBA suspended Morant eight games without pay on after determining that his displaying a firearm at a club in suburban Denver earlier this month was "conduct detrimental to the league."
Damian Lillard has played his whole NBA career with the Portland Trail Blazers. Unlike other star players, he has wowed fans in the Northwest with his demeanor & wisdom - including NPR's Tom Goldman.
Make-A-Wish said the NBA legend's donation is the largest individual contribution it has ever received. It said Jordan's gift will create an endowment to fulfill future wishes.
The Suns will send Cam Johnson, Mikal Bridges, Jae Crowder, four first-round picks and additional draft compensation to the Nets for Durant, a 13-time All-Star who averages nearly 30 points per game.
Fans, fellow NBA athletes and the mayor of Phoenix all took to social media to voice their reactions. "That is insane," one fan, Joe Brooks, told NPR. "I can't believe that they actually did it."
The last time a new name appeared atop the NBA's all-time points rankings was in April 1984. LeBron James was born later that year.
In an online letter a day after James broke his scoring record, Abdul-Jabbar blamed himself for the contentious relationship between them, citing his own introversion and a significant age gap.
The mortgage executive has agreed to buy a majority stake in the NBA and WNBA teams from Robert Sarver, who is serving a one-year ban from suspension after a report on his toxic behavior.
Basketball star Kyrie Irving posted a clip on Twitter from a film that contained false and antisemitic comments. The post has since been deleted and Irving now faces a suspension of at least 5 games.