Inside Story

How will the world remember Kobe Bryant?

One of basketball's biggest ever stars is killed in a helicopter crash near Los Angeles.

Sport

Kobe played in LA, but was a superstar everywhere

Tributes pour in from around the world after former Los Angeles Lakers player was killed in a helicopter crash.

Basketball

Kobe Bryant, his daughter, die in helicopter crash

Former player was in his private helicopter with eight others, including one of his four daughters, when it crashed.

NBA

In Pictures: The life of NBA icon Kobe Bryant

Bryant was considered one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with LA Lakers.

In Pictures: The life of NBA icon Kobe Bryant

Counting the Cost

China silences critics by denying access to its economy

The 7-word tweet that proved too much for Beijing. Plus, Donald Trump's tanker sanctions hit rental prices.

AJ Impact

Chinese organisers cancel NBA fan event amid free speech row

The furore surrounding a tweet supporting protesters in Hong Kong has strained Chinese relations with the NBA.

Chinese organisers cancel NBA fan event amid free speech row

AJ Impact

Chinese state TV, businesses break with NBA over Hong Kong tweet

NBA boss says league will not regulate what its players, employees and members say, prompting fury in China.

Chinese state TV, businesses break with NBA over Hong Kong tweet

India

'It's beautiful to watch': India hosts its first-ever NBA game

In a cricket-loving nation, NBA wants to make a mark with two games between Sacramento Kings and Indiana Pacers.

'It's beautiful to watch': India hosts its first-ever NBA game

Sport

Meet the 'Greek Freak': 7 things to know about NBA MVP

The 24-year-old Milwaukee Bucks star has won Most Valuable Player honours at the annual NBA Awards.

Seven things to know about NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo

Sport

NBA finals: Toronto Raptors fans prepare for victory

With Canadian team close to its first championship, Al Jazeera looks at how Toronto Raptors' rise is already a win for diversity.

NBA

Toronto stun Golden State in first NBA Finals

Pascal Siakam's playoff career-high 32 points ensured two-time defending champions were beaten in opening game.

Toronto Raptors stun Golden State Warriors in first NBA Finals

Basketball

Toronto Raptors make history with first NBA final

Canadian team to face Golden State Warriors after defeating Milwaukee Bucks 4-2 in the Eastern Conference final.

Toronto Raptors make history with first NBA final

Sport

Trump clashes with sports stars over player protests

US president calls on National Football League owners to fire players who protest against racism during national anthem.

Asia

Durant: India is 20 years behind in terms of knowledge

NBA star, who traveled to India to support growth of basketball, says comments about the country taken out of context.

NBA's Durant sorry for 'backward' comments on India

Sport

Rockets' Harden signs richest NBA contract

Houston Rockets' star guard and MVP runner-up James Harden signs deal to stay at NBA team until 2022-23 season.

NBA: Harden pens $160m contract extension with Rockets