NBA suspends season until further notice, over coronavirus

The NBA has suspended its season "until further notice" after a Utah Jazz player tested positive Wednesday for the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) a move that came only hours after the majority of the league's owners were leaning toward playing games without fans in arenas.

NBA to players: Avoid high-fives as virus concern grows

The NBA has told players to avoid high-fiving fans and strangers and avoid taking any item for autographs, the league’s latest response in its ongoing monitoring of the coronavirus crisis that has spread to most corners of the planet.

NBA changing All-Star Game format, adding a Kobe tribute

The NBA said there will be multiple tributes to Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and the seven others who lost their lives in Sunday’s helicopter crash throughout All-Star weekend, including the showcase game on Feb. 16.

Fans in Los Angeles gather to remember NBA legend Kobe Bryant

Thousands of fans gathered outside Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles Sunday afternoon to remember Kobe Bryant, killed in a helicopter crash, along with his daughter and 7 others on board. The crash happened Sunday morning in Calabasas.