Monday's sporting social: Global stars celebrate Los Angeles Lakers' NBA titleLeBron James and Anthony Davis helped the Lakers to their 17th NBA title after a 4-2 series win against the Miami Heat.
Oct 12, 19:59
Result: Los Angeles Lakers win first NBA title in a decade with victory over Miami HeatThe team's leader scored a triple-double and was named Finals MVP.
Oct 12, 08:48
Result: Miami Heat keep NBA Finals alive with narrow win over Los Angeles LakersThe sides will face off again on Sunday.
Oct 10, 09:14
Donald Trump hits out at "very nasty" LeBron JamesDonald Trump launches an attack on basketball hero LeBron James, accusing him of being "a very nasty spokesman" for the Democrats.
Oct 9, 21:56
Result: Los Angeles Lakers on the verge of landing NBA title after narrow win over Miami HeatAnthony Davis and LeBron James combined for 50 points as the Lakers took a 3-1 series lead.
Oct 7, 08:42
Result: Los Angeles Lakers stretch their lead over Miami Heat in NBA FinalsThe Lakers are two games away from sealing the win.
Oct 3, 09:01
Result: Los Angeles Lakers thrash Miami Heat in game one of NBA FinalsLeBron James and Anthony Davis led the Lakers to a 116-98 victory.
Oct 1, 08:42
Result: LeBron James triple-double leads LA Lakers into first NBA Finals in a decadeLeBron James finished with 38 points, 16 rebounds and 10 assists.
Sep 27, 08:22
Result: Lebron James stars as LA Lakers edge closer to NBA finalThe Lakers went 3-1 up against the Denver Nuggets with a six-point win in game four of their seven-match series.
Sep 25, 08:09
Result: Jamal Murray stars as the Denver Nuggets overcome the Los Angeles LakersLA now leads the seven-game series 2-1, with game four on Thursday.
Sep 23, 08:45
Result: Anthony Davis lands three-pointer on the buzzer to lift Lakers to 2-0 series leadA shot on the hooter from Anthony Davis gave LA a 105-103 win over the Denver Nuggets.
Sep 21, 08:33
Result: Los Angeles Lakers beat Denver Nuggets to take 1-0 series leadLA had been slow starters in their previous two series, but not this time.
Sep 19, 08:55
Result: LeBron James leads LA Lakers into first Conference finals since 2010They will play either the LA Clippers or Denver Nuggets next.
Sep 13, 09:26
Result: Los Angeles Lakers move to within one game of conference finalsAnthony Davis led the Lakers with 29 points, while Houston's LeBron James Harden did not attempt a shot in the final quarter.
Sep 11, 07:24
NBA roundup: Miami Heat overcome Milwaukee Bucks to reach Eastern Conference finalsLeBron James helped the Los Angeles Lakers to a 2-1 series lead over the Houston Rockets.
Sep 9, 08:52
NBA roundup: Boston Celtics within one win of Eastern Conference finalsThe Los Angeles Clippers also restored their series lead with victory over the Denver Nuggets in the night's other game.
Sep 8, 08:25
NBA roundup: Milwaukee Bucks keep season alive despite losing Giannis AntetokounmpoKhris Middleton led the fight after the MVP's departure, netting 36 points for the Bucks.
Sep 7, 08:28
NBA roundup: Miami Heat move closer to Eastern Conference finalsThe Milwaukee Bucks are on the verge of being sent home.
Sep 5, 09:14
Result: Los Angeles Lakers advance to semi-finals as NBA playoffs resumeThe NBA had been paused while players protested following the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Wisconsin.
Aug 30, 08:54
Major sporting events called off as players protest over Jacob Blake shootingBasketball, baseball and soccer fixtures were postoned, while tennis star Naomi Osaka withdrew from her scheduled WTA semi-final.
Aug 27, 09:04
NBA, MLB games postponed due to protests over Jacob Blake shootingThe NBA postponed all three play-off games scheduled for Wednesday, while two Major League Baseball games were also called off.
Aug 27, 09:03
NBA roundup: LeBron James leads the way on Kobe Bryant Day for LA LakersLeBron James led the way with 30 points as the Lakers took a 3-1 series lead.
Aug 25, 09:46
NBA roundup: LeBron James stars as Los Angeles Lakers take a 2-1 series leadThe Lakers beat the Portland Trail Blazers 116-108 as the NBA's play-offs continued.
Aug 23, 09:18
NBA roundup: Anthony Davis inspires Lakers to victory over BlazersAnthony Davis led the way for the Lakers with 31 points.
Aug 21, 08:51
NBA roundup: Orlando Magic record surprise win over Milwaukee BucksThe Magic won 122-110 on the back of 35 points from Nikola Vucevic.
Aug 19, 09:08
NBA roundup: LeBron James leads Lakers to last-gasp win over NuggetsThe two sides traded blows until the 25-year-old stepped up.
Aug 11, 08:57
Los Angeles Lakers clinch first conference title since 2010LA have missed the post-season in the last six campaigns.
Aug 4, 08:51
Los Angeles Lakers, Utah Jazz make winning returns in OrlandoThe league has restarted in Orlando after a Covid-19 suspension of more than four months.
Jul 31, 09:16
NBA to resume with 22-team tournament at Walt Disney WorldThe NBA has been shut down since March 11 but resumes with a 22-team mini-tournament in Florida this week.
Jul 30, 12:11
Novak Djokovic challenges LeBron James to basketball match - Saturday's sporting socialThe world number one tennis player caught the attention of the Los Angeles Lakers star.
Jun 20, 18:40
Drew Brees apologises after backlash to criticism of NFL kneeling protestsDrew Brees suggested kneeling during the national anthem would be "disrespecting the flag" of the United States.
Jun 4, 17:34
George Floyd death: Sports stars have important role in demanding change and justiceSports Mole takes an in-depth look at the role sports stars can play in demanding change in the wake of George Floyd's death, and where some are neglecting their duties.
Jun 1, 16:17
LeBron James: 'NBA season needs to finish for closure'The LA Lakers were surging towards their first play-off berth since 2013 when the season was suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Apr 9, 09:37
Coronavirus latest: How sports stars have reactedSport stars have been reacting to the pandemic.
Mar 16, 22:49
Coronavirus latest: NBA suspended, Hamilton's shock, Rugani tests positiveLeagues and governing bodies are trying to reorganise schedules.
Mar 12, 09:30
NBA roundup: LeBron James stars as LA Lakers beat Milwaukee BucksThere were also wins for the Nets, Wizards and Suns.
Mar 7, 08:53
NBA roundup: Anthony Davis stars as Los Angeles Lakers overcome Philadelphia 76ersLeBron James contributed 22 points en route to the victory.
Mar 4, 08:50
NBA roundup: Lakers beat Pelicans as LeBron James and Zion Williamson face offTwo of the NBA's best were at their peak as the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the New Orleans Pelicans.
Mar 2, 07:22
NBA roundup: Grizzlies halt Lakers' winning runJa Morant top-scored for the hosts with 27.
Mar 1, 09:47
NBA roundup: Milwaukee Bucks make statement with Toronto Raptors winThe Bucks avenged last season's post-season loss to Toronto.
Feb 26, 08:45
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