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James Harden's breakaway dunk became an optical illusion.

Refs admit they mistakenly ruled a strange James Harden dunk a miss, and now the Rockets want the NBA to change the end of their double-overtime loss

James Harden's dunk went through the net but then spun back onto the rim and out. The Rockets believe the made dunk should mean they won the game.
Austin Rivers had a bit of fun playing against his father on Wednesday night, urging on the referees as they ejected Doc from the court.

Austin Rivers hilariously trolled his dad Doc into getting ejected while playing against him for the first time this season

Austin Rivers had a bit of fun playing against his father on Wednesday night, urging on the referees as they ejected Doc from the court.
A map of the most hated teams in the NBA by state.

With the Warriors crumbling, there’s officially a new most hated team in the NBA

Sportsinsider.com's extensive Twitter analysis revealed that California-based teams are hated above all other NBA franchises.
Shaq weighed in on the ongoing NBA conflict with China before the NBA season tipped off.

Shaq weighed in on the NBA’s feud with China and defended Daryl Morey just minutes before the first game of the season

O'Neal said "one our best values here in America is free speech" and defended Morey's right to "speak up about injustices."

If American companies seem pathetic when it comes to China, it’s because they are

The NBA's reaction to Daryl Morey's tweet in support of the Hong Kong protests shows US companies have failed to stand up for US values in China.

Why Nike is caught in the middle of the NBA’s dispute with China

Nike's exclusive deal with the basketball league could put its regional sales in jeopardy, which rose 22% last quarter.

The NBA has already felt ‘economic impact’ from Daryl Morey’s pro-Hong Kong tweet — Here all the moves that have been made by ...

Several Chinese companies have ended or suspended operations with the Rockets and NBA in response to Daryl Morey's tweet.
Adam Silver is hoping to find a balance between the NBA's values of free expression and the league's financial interests in growing the game abroad.

The NBA is trying to play both sides of the controversial Hong Kong tweet and hoping their long history in China will help

Adam Silver is hoping to find a balance between the NBA's values of free expression and the league's financial interests in growing the game abroad.

China says it will stop broadcasting NBA games after Commissioner Adam Silver defended Daryl Morey’s freedom to support Hong Kong protests

The row started last week when Daryl Morey, the Houston Rockets general manager, tweeted a graphic in support of the Hong Kong protests.
Rockets GM Daryl Morey.

‘The NBA is kowtowing to Beijing to protect their bottom line’: The NBA is under fire for its response to Daryl Morey’s tweet suppor...

Politicians and sports figures alike have criticized the NBA as caring solely about its bottom line in its efforts that seem meant to appease China.