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Michael Jordan says he will donate $100m (£78m) to groups fighting for racial equality and social justice. The NBA legend said in a statement that he and his Jordan Brand would distribute the money over 10 years. The money will go to a number of organisations in a bid to tackle "ingrained

Khris Middleton stars as Bucks edge out Wizards after overtime

Khris Middleton scored 40 points – including a clutch three-pointer – as the Milwaukee Bucks edged a thriller against the Washington Wizards 137-134 in overtime. Middleton scored Milwaukee's final nine points, three of which came with 31.2 seconds to play to put the Bucks 135-132 ahead – an advantage they never

‘A piece of me died’ : Michael Jordan

The heartfelt comments from Michael Jordan, the relatively media-shy billionaire owner of the Charlotte Hornets, were a poignant highlight of the two-hour ceremony. Michael Jordan says he didn’t see Kobe Bryant as his rival for the mythical honour of being recognized as the best basketball player ever. Instead, he

Kemba Walker scores 27 as Boston Celtics win seventh straight game

Kemba Walker scored 27 points as Boston beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 112-111 for the Celtics’ seventh straight victory. Jayson Tatum added 26 and Jaylen Brown got 17 for the Celtics, who made 16 three-pointers. Danilo Gallinari and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander each had 24 points for the Thunder in a game they led

Zion Williamson scores 22 points on memorable debut

Zion Williamson enjoyed an NBA debut to remember even if the 19-year-old could not inspire the New Orleans Pelicans to victory. Williamson finished with 22 points and shot 8-11 in 18 minutes as the Pelicans went down 121-117 to the San Antonio Spurs. After missing the first half of his rookie