Carmelo Anthony and his New York Knicks arrived in London ahead of their game against the Detroit Pistons looking to press the reset button following a drama-filled ten days that has threatened to cast a shadow on one of the best seasons of the All-Star forward's career.
Just when it looked like the NBA was going to have a monopoly in the sports world after the NFL Playoffs were over, the NHL announced that there was, in fact, probably, going to be a shortened hockey season.
The NBA has finally reached a deal with ESPN for live basketball games to be shown on TV in the UK and Ireland.
It is surprising to see the Los Angeles Lakers in the position that they are in.
The LA Laker is now the youngest player to reach 30k points in his career and joins illustrious company in doing so.
The half-British power forward Byron Mullens made the play for the Charlotte Bobcats in their 118-112 overtime defeat to the Portland Trail Blazers over 2012 NBA All-Star LaMarcus Aldridge.
Duck for cover, that's what, as these Orlando Magic fans found out this week.
The King is back on top. The Miami Heat's LeBron James has reclaimed the No. 1 spot on the National Basketball Association's best-selling jersey list. The reigning NBA finals' MVP is back in the position he last held in April 2011.
The landscape of professional basketball inside New York City was permanently transformed on Monday night as the upstart Brooklyn Nets landed a clean right hook onto the chin of their new intra-city rivals, the New York Knicks, who they defeated 96-89 in a tightly contested overtime thriller.
A blistering night of NBA action did not feature on UK television.
The Detroit Pistons, Toronto Raptors, Orlando Magic and Sacramento Kings feature.
Lebron James, the NBA two-time champion and four-time most valued player, teamed up with Swiss watchmaker Audemars Piguet to design a $51,500 limited edition watch.