Articles Tagged with NBA

NBA News: Former Knick Favorite Anthony Mason Dies At 48

NBA Knicks Anthony Mason dies

After being diagnosed with congestive heart failure earlier this month, longtime NBA player and former New York Knicks great, Anthony Mason has died. Mason was just 48-years-old. A spokesperson for the Knicks confirmed to ESPN that Mason did indeed die early on Saturday morning. A 13-year veteran in the NBA, he had played with six… Read more »

Earl Lloyd, First Black NBA Player, Dies At 86

Earl Lloyd

Former NBA star Earl Lloyd died Thursday at the age of 86. ESPN reports that Lloyd’s alma mater, West Virginia State, confirmed the news of his passing. Earl Lloyd made history in 1950 by becoming the first black player in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Throughout his nine-season career as a player, Lloyd played for… Read more »

Kevin Garnett And His Impact On The Minnesota Timberwolves

Kevin Garnett's Importance To The Timberwolves

As the Bon Jovi song asks, “who says you can’t go home?” Luckily for Kevin Garnett, that question led to reality. The news came down just before the NBA trade deadlines conclusion as the Minnesota Timberwolves and Brooklyn Nets struck a deal to send Garnett back to the team he spent his first 12 seasons… Read more »