NBA midseason awards: Has Chet Holmgren overtaken Victor Wembanyama?

At the midpoint of the NBA regular season, let’s hand out some halfway hardware. The rookie of the year race is the best in decades.

By Ben GolliverJanuary 19, 2024

Warriors assistant coach Dejan Milojevic dies of heart attack at 46

Dejan Milojevic suffered a heart attack Tuesday night during a team dinner and died Wednesday, the Warriors announced.

By Ben GolliverJanuary 18, 2024

Pacers acquire Pascal Siakam from Raptors for Bruce Brown, draft picks

Indiana adds two-time all-star forward Pascal Siakam as Toronto continues its rebuilding effort.

By Ben GolliverJanuary 18, 2024

Josh Giddey avoids charges in probe of alleged improper relationship

Police in Newport Beach, Calif. announced they were “unable to corroborate any criminal activity” related to the 21-year-old Thunder guard, who was accused of being involved with a minor.

By Des BielerJanuary 17, 2024

In a showdown of former MVPs, Joel Embiid stands tall against Nikola Jokic

Joel Embiid finished with 41 points and 10 assists to outduel Nikola Jokic as the 76ers turned back the visiting Nuggets, 126-121.

By Michael LeeJanuary 17, 2024

Nikola Jokic is a tall order that the Wizards can’t quite meet

The two-time MVP posted a season-high 42 points as the Nuggets found their way past the Wizards, 113-104.

By Ava WallaceJanuary 21, 2024

Wizards-Spurs matchup full of French flair goes to Victor Wembanyama

The heavily hyped No. 1 draft pick showed off his all-around game as he played against the Wizards’ Bilal Coulibaly, a friend since childhood, in a 131-127 win.

By Ava WallaceJanuary 20, 2024

Taking stock of the Wizards’ rebuild, halfway through a lost season

The Wizards play their 41st game of the season Saturday night. Let’s take stock of their progress halfway through this rebuilding year.

By Ava WallaceJanuary 19, 2024

Clippers’ Intuit Dome will host 2026 NBA All-Star Game, 2028 Olympics

The Clippers will open their new home in Inglewood, Calif., next season.

By Ben GolliverJanuary 16, 2024

Knicks owner James Dolan accused of sexual assault in lawsuit

Kellye Croft claimed she was working as a masseuse for Glenn Frey, late lead singer of the rock band Eagles, when Dolan sexually assaulted her. Dolan denied her allegations.

By Glynn A. HillJanuary 16, 2024

With a big assist from his mom, Kyle Kuzma is making an impact

The Kyle Kuzma Family Foundation aids single mothers and underprivileged children in communities that are important to the Wizards star and his mother, Karri.

By Ava WallaceJanuary 14, 2024

Kawhi Leonard signs contract extension with Clippers

Kawhi Leonard’s extension comes after one of the healthiest and most productive stretches of his five-year tenure with the Clippers.

By Ben GolliverJanuary 10, 2024

The Grizzlies were picking up the pieces with Ja Morant. Now he’s out again.

Ja Morant gave Memphis some hope with stellar play following his return from a 25-game suspension. Then he suffered a season-ending injury.

By Ben GolliverJanuary 9, 2024

Grizzlies’ Ja Morant is out for the season with a shoulder injury

Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant, who served a 25-game suspension to begin the season, will miss the rest of the campaign after injuring his shoulder.

By Des BielerJanuary 8, 2024

Draymond Green reinstated by NBA after serving 12-game suspension

Draymond Green was suspended last month for a flagrant blow against Phoenix Suns center Jusuf Nurkic.

By Ben GolliverJanuary 6, 2024

Warriors’ Chris Paul to undergo surgery on fractured left hand

The 12-time all-star point guard who has captained Golden State’s second unit will be out indefinitely.

By Ben GolliverJanuary 6, 2024

Victor Wembanyama is a star. The Spurs shouldn’t wait to get him help.

Victor Wembanyama is blossoming ahead of schedule, and the Spurs would be wise to acquire a proper point guard to complement the 7-foot-4 wunderkind.

By Ben GolliverJanuary 5, 2024

Ricky Rubio, who entered the NBA on a hype wave, makes a dignified exit

The Spanish point guard, who spent time away from the Cavaliers last year to focus on his mental health, announced his retirement after 12 seasons in the NBA.

By Ben GolliverJanuary 4, 2024

Giannis Antetokounmpo, LeBron James lead first round of NBA all-star voting

The NBA All-Star Game returns to a traditional format this year, with fan voting deciding the starters for the Eastern and Western Conference teams.

By Ben GolliverJanuary 4, 2024

NBA fines Nets $100,000 for first violation of player participation policy

Brooklyn became the first team to be punished under the new NBA policy that limits the practice of resting healthy players.

By Ben GolliverJanuary 4, 2024

Pistons end 28-game losing streak — but not before one last scare

The longest single-season losing streak in NBA history is over after a 129-127 win over the Raptors.

By Ben GolliverDecember 30, 2023

Knicks acquire OG Anunoby from Raptors for RJ Barrett, Immanuel Quickley

Long rumored to be traded, the 26-year-old Anunoby heads to New York for Barrett and Quickley, a pair of guards Toronto hopes will provide more offensive juice.

By Ben GolliverDecember 30, 2023

These 11 questions will shape sports in 2024

From injured baseball stars to chaos in golf to a potentially glamorous Olympics, these are the issues that will define sports in the new year.

By Washington Post staffDecember 29, 2023