So Dennis Rodman is in North Korea, trying to train select basketball players for an exhibition game against former U.S. greats on Jan. 8, for dictator Kim Jong-un's birthday. Meanwhile, Mr. Rodman is putting together a roster of 12 he wants from America to come play. But there's just one problem: He can't get the American players to agree to travel to the regime.
The Wizards placed seven players in double figures against Brooklyn as different players took turns contributing from different spots on the floor.
Dennis Rodman landed Thursday on North Korean soil, a touted trip to train the nation’s top basketball stars that was scheduled before Kim Jong-un executed his uncle — a world-watched event that didn’t dissuade the NBA legend from staying clear of the dictator he describes as a friend.
Kobe Bryant is expected to miss about six weeks with an injured left knee, dealing the second major injury setback of the year to the Los Angeles Lakers' superstar guard.
Reigning NBA MVP LeBron James was relaxing with his wife not long ago when he looked around and was stunned to see someone wearing his Miami Heat No. 6 jersey.
Acquired by the Wizards in the Marcin Gortat deal but released before the season opener, Northern Virginia's Kendall Marshall joins the injury-riddled Lakers.
Less than a month after talking about his new contract extension and return to action this season in D.C., the Lakers announce Kobe Bryant will miss six weeks with a knee injury.
The injury is the latest setback for the Lakers star, who had only returned to the court on Dec. 8 after nearly eight months away because of a torn Achilles tendon.
Wizards owner Ted Leonsis' preference all along has been to wait until the offseason before making any possible coaching or front office changes, according to a report.
Former NBA great Dennis Rodman isn't abandoning plans to travel to North Korea to help train the country's basketball team — regardless of the execution of Kim Jong-un's uncle and the purge of several from top-ranking political spots.