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G League President Malcolm Turner Talks League Growth and Partnerships

As President of the NBA G League, Malcolm Turner oversees the business and basketball operations…

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Gives Kids ‘a Shot at STEM that Can’t Be Blocked’

The former pro ball player’s Camp Skyhook gets kids excited about science

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, renowned writer, cultural critic—and yes, basketball icon—has started a foundation that helps youngsters…

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Danny Green Is Proof That The NBA G League Is The Highway To Heaven

We spoke with the San Antonio Spurs gunner at the NBA Store on 5th Avenue

Spurs sharp-shooter Danny Green is from Long Island, so in the offseason it’s not odd…

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WNBA Salaries

Top WNBA Salaries vs. NBA Salaries: Who Earns More? [2017 Update]

Many WNBA players are really playing for the love of the game—and not much else

All ballers dream of one day playing professionally, but the average rookie drafted to the…

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Caron Butler

NBA Star Caron Butler Talks Business, Basketball and Broadcasting [VIDEO]

As his playing days wind down, the former All-Star shares how he's scoring big off the court

Caron Butler, the NBA star who’s winding down his professional playing days, is a man…

By Alisa Gumbs

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LeBron

LeBron James and the National Museum of African American History and Culture as Targets of Hate Crimes

A recent surge of high-profile hate crimes underscores the prevalence of racism in America

“We got a long way to go for us as a society and for us…

By Selena Hill

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LeBron James Is Destined For NBA Ownership [The Shadow League]

The LeBron vs. Jordan debate is set to heat up

If you think the LeBron vs MJ debate is wearing you out now, wait until…

By The Shadow League

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Black Enterprise’s “Teenpreneur of the Year,” Moziah Bridges, Lands NBA Mega Deal

The design wunderkind scored a major league business deal

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A teenager recognized with a 2014 Black Enterprise Teenpreneur of the Year award at…

By Samara Lynn

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American Race Charles Barkley

‘American Race’: Charles Barkley Reveals Why He Made the Show [VIDEO]

The former NBA star says his new series is "right up the there with the most important things" he's done in his life

Last week, Charles Barkley, the executive producer and host of the new TNT series American…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Facebook Live

Facebook Live: How the NBA Is Cultivating Millennial Basketball Fans

The NBA Development League shares how it reaches millennial sports fans

Facebook is more than just a social media network it is now the home of…

By Nathaniel J.

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Magic Johnson

Magic Johnson Hired To Run The Lakers Show

The Hall of Famer is Named President of Basketball Operations 

The Lakers have named Magic Johnson as President of Basketball Operations, relieving General Manager Mitch…

By The Shadow League

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Why Michael Jordan is the Highest Paid Retired Athlete

Branding expert Martin Morse shares insights

Michael, in my eyes, really benefited from the perfect storm of growing urban pop culture…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Kobe’s Final Farewell vs. Golden State’s Bull Hunting

Which historical NBA event will you be watching tonight?

Tonight will be one of the most celebrated and historic regular season evenings in NBA…

By Black Enterprise

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Melissa Proctor- ATL Hawks

Atlanta Hawks Chief Marketing Officer Talks the State of Diversity for Women in Sports Today

Melissa Proctor sheds light on the progression of the NBA

Melissa Proctor talks about her journey to the Atlanta Hawks and the state of diversity…

By Courtney Connley

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Sports is the great equalizer

March Madness: Sports and tech converges at Shadow League event

TSL introduces new event series, Sports Connect

The Shadow League, a black-owned multimedia sports company, introduced Sports Connect, an event series focused…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Meet the Power Women CMOs Behind Big Corporate Brands

These women excel in their roles as chief marketing officers, pushing their companies further

BlackEnterprise.com wants you to meet the chief marketing officers behind some of the most recognized…

By Lisa Fraser

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Nzinga Shaw

Meet Nzinga Shaw: The NBA’s First Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer

Shaw talks working with the Atlanta Hawks and expanding opportunities for women and people of color in sports

Atlanta Hawks chief diversity and inclusion officer talks the state of diversity in sports today…

By Courtney Connley

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Dennis Scott

Dennis “3D” Scott Leaps From the Basketball Court to Television

Record-holding NBA 3-point shooter and TNT broadcaster talks about changing roles

Dennis Scott talks his new site, smooth transition from the court to his own TV…

By Mia N. Hall

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Black History Month: Then and Now in Sports

Wilt Chamberlain paved the way for future players of color

Throughout Black History Month, Black Enterprise is honoring past pioneers and current day history-makers in…

By Cristie Leondis

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Sheila Johnson, Salamander Hospitality

Black History Month: Sheila C. Johnson, CEO of Salamander Hospitality

29 days of modern black history makers

Sheila C. Johnson, best known as co-founder of Black Entertainment Television, is the first African…

By Safon Floyd

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After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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JavaScript Developer

How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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