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African Blogtable: Start of the 2020-21 NBA season

Is a Lakers back-to-back a lock? And which Christmas Day game will be the most exciting?

African Blogtable: Who makes it out of the NBA conference

Every week the African Blogtable brings together the top basketball minds from across the continent to answer pressing questions about the NBA Playoffs

African Blogtable: Which team will dominate this year’s NBA Western Conference finals?

This year’s NBA Western Conference finals sees the Lakers face off against the Nuggets, a matchup that last recalled a decade ago. We asked our team of experts for their predictions

More than a game: NBA players in wildcat strike to protest racial injustice

In 1961, Bill Russell led his fellow Boston Celtics in refusing to play in an NBA game in protest of systemic racism. It happened again on Wednesday.

African Blogtable: Upsets and flukes in the NBA playoffs

This week, some lower-seeded teams won their first games against the top-seeded teams. Were these once-off wins or should LeBron and Giannis be worried?

Welcome to the African Blogtable: Let’s talk NBA playoffs

The NBA playoffs have officially begun and the race to the championship is tight. African sports journalists from all over the continent share their answers to some burning questions about this season’s potential winner

Africa, tune in: The NBA is back on your screens

The NBA’s been on pause since March but will be back in full effect on Thursday. What’s happened since the stoppage and what’s about to happen?

NBA legend Kobe Bryant killed in helicopter crash ⁠— reports

National Basketball Association (NBA) legend Kobe Bryant died Sunday in a helicopter crash in suburban Los Angeles, celebrity website TMZ reported, in an accident confirmed...

Magic Johnson steps down as Lakers chief

The 59-year-old Lakers legend's decision follows the failure of the LA franchise to make the playoffs for a sixth consecutive year.

LeBron officially inks his name onto $154-million Lakers deal

James agreed to terms on the Lakers deal, leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers after four seasons in which he led them to four NBA Finals

Spurs’ Parker gives Lakers a run for their money

Tony Parker has led five San Antonio players in double figures as the Spurs beat the depleted LA Lakers 103-82 to knock them out of the NBA playoffs.

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