L.A.-‘Bron? Can Lakers and LeBron Win Title?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Contributors James and the Los Angeles Lakers agreed to a four-year, $154 million deal on July 1, the opening day of NBA free agency. The King...

Reimagining the Wizards with DeMarcus Cousins Next Season

By Stephen D. Riley, Special to AFRO The NBA rumor mill isn’t exactly spinning with DeMarcus Cousins-to-D.C. predictions but it is definitely moving. With no cap space available and a gaping hole in the middle of their roster...

NBA Star Donovan Mitchell Said His Mom Was Racially Profiled In Her Own Apartment...

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor NBA star Donovan Mitchell recently claimed his mother was a victim of racism within her own home community. Mitchell, runner-up for NBA Rookie of the Year this season, had posted a...

Who Emerges as the Best Prospect from the 2018 NBA Class?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Desk The 2018 NBA Draft is recorded and in the books. The incoming rookie class is hailed as a talented group with several promising players that could...

Now That Hockey Is Over, We Can Get Back to Sports We Really Love

By Tim Lacy, Special to the AFRO The Washington Capitals had monopolized our TVs for the past two weeks. One couldn't turn on the tube without seeing Ovechkin's missing tooth smile looking out at you. Hockey isn't...

Fire Ernie! Wizards Use First Rounder on Third String Forward

By Stephen D. Riley, Special to AFRO Despite handing an already athletically-challenged small forward $100-million-plus last summer, the Washington Wizards decided to dive back into the small forward pile and draft Troy Brown Jr. with the...

Wizards Willing to Move Back in Draft, Botch Another Season

By Stephen D. Riley, Special to AFRO On the heels of the Washington Capitals bringing home the Stanley Cup Trophy to the streets of Washington D.C., the Washington Wizards are on the clock. The 2018 NBA...

Capitals, Ovechkin Bring Stanley Cup to Southeast D.C. for Black Youths to See Up...

By Dion Johnson, Special to the AFRO Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonis and Capitals star captain Alex Ovechkin capped what has become the most legendary team, fan interactive week in D.C. sports history by visiting the...

Could Potential New Super Lakers Team Beat the Warriors?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Writers All we can do is dream at this point, but the thought of a potential Los Angeles Lakers team featuring some type of combination of LeBron...

You Can Bet Money LeBron Won’t Be Back in Cleveland

By Tim Lacy, Special to the AFRO LeBron James can't catch a break. This man is arguably the greatest player to ever step on the hardwood.  The LeBron James versus Michael Jordan debate will be around...

Why Black Fans Should Show No Shame In Celebrating the Capitals Bringing a Championship...

By Dion Johnson, Special to the AFRO We Washingtonians, if anything, are a prideful bunch. With all the tough losses and idiotic things that come our way as fans, we have never wavered. Nevermind that this...

Durant’s Happy Being Favorite Stepchild and the NBA is Finished Because of It

By Stephen D. Riley, Special to AFRO “The Bay Area allows me to be who I am, as a city, to just blend in, and the team allows me to do the same thing,” Maryland native...
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