The NBA’s flagship exhibition event is scheduled to be held in the state’s capital Charlotte next February
Bryant's final NBA match saw the Lakers come from behind to beat the Jazz 101-96
This Sunday’s game sees the Los Angeles Clippers host the Denver Nuggets at the Staples Center, in what will be an exciting match-up between two Western Conference teams who have enjoyed contrasting fortunes so far this season. Whilst the Clippers look set to qualify for the NBA Playoffs, the Nuggets find themselves down in 10th position with Sunday representing a must-win game if they are to keep their slim playoff hopes alive.
Sunday's game between the Dallas Mavericks and the Portland Trail Blazers features two Western Conference teams that are battling it out to make the NBA play-offs at the end of the regular season. The Mavericks host the Trail Blazers at the American Airlines Center, before travelling to Portland, where they will face off once again, for the last time this season, on Wednesday. The two games could be crucial in determining who makes the cut at the end of the season for the NBA play-offs
NBA commissioner sees European future
Celebrity game also took place earlier on frozen Friday
All you need to know ahead of Sunday's big game
Tattoo designer Solid Oak Sketches has claimed that 2K Games breached their copyright by depicting players' tattoos in their basketball games
EXCLUSIVE: Ujiri on the Raptors in London, NBA teams settling in Europe and the development of his team
The former NBA star left hospital last night
A look back at last week's action
Former NBA coach and current Senior Director for the NBA's Basketball Operations across Europe, Middle East and Africa, Neal Meyer, looks at the five games taking place on Christmas Day
Golden State Warriors streak ended
Former NBA coach Neal Meyer takes a look at Sunday's big game
Ben Appleby looks back on last week's action from around the National Basketball Association
As Kobe Bryant announces his retirement, Steph Curry has inspired NBA champions the Warriors to a record start. Curry might be taking over, but, asks Rupert Cornwell, could he one day be judged the best of all time?