According to reports, it was after the opening over-time loss in California when LeBron James injured himself.
The Golden State Warriors inflicted the first 4-0 NBA Finals blanking since the Cleveland Cavaliers were swept by San Antonio in 2007.
Kobe Bryant, a five-time NBA champion, will become the 10th LA Lakers player to have his number retired.
Palpreet Singh, who impressed NBA champion Brian Shaw in the national finals of the 2016 ACG NBA Jump program held in February, was part of the 2016 NBA D-League National Tryouts held on August 14 in New York.
Upcoming Indian basketball player Palpreet Singh has signed a NBA Development League contract.
A cousin of Chicago Bulls star Dwyane Wade was fatally shot while pushing a baby in a stroller on the city's South Side
Cleveland Cavaliers won the best-of-seven series 4-3 against Golden State Warriors to claim the first NBA crown in their 46-season history
Lamar Odom was back in the public eye for the first time since his 2015 drug overdose made headlines.
In a complaint filed on Monday in Manhattan federal court, Solid Oak Sketches LLC said Take-Two should pay damages for incorporating eight tattoo designs, including that of LeBron James and Kobe Bryant, into its NBA 2K16 game.
Former NBA star Lamar Odom had collapsed at a brothel in Nevada in October last year due to a cocaine overdose. Khloe Kardashian has been caring for her estranged husband ever since.
Kobe Bryant, the five-time NBA champion who has announced he will retire this year after the conclusion of his 20th season, had paced fan voting for All-Star starters for weeks, despite his own on-court struggles and those of the Lakers.
The Staples Center roared when the 37-year-old Kobe Bryant took the mic before Friday's game and thanked his fans. Bryant, who has a record 395 points on Christmas Day, played 26 minutes in his NBA-record 16th Christmas Day game and scored 12 points for the Lakers.
Ellie Day, the wife of Australian Golfer Jason Day, who was involved in a collision with LeBron James during an NBA game at Cleveland, has tweeted that she is out of danger and has also defended her husband.
Stephen Curry was having a relatively quiet and even puzzling night - he missed his first three free throws - before helping the Golden State Warriors regain control against a team that nearly beat them this season and looked capable of finishing the job this time.
Basketball star LeBron James's multimedia site called "Uninterrupted" was launched earlier this year, and is hosted by sports site Bleacher Report, a Turner Sports subsidiary.
Stephen Curry's 17 points in the first quarter gave the Golden State Warriors a 10-point lead over Sacramento Kings.
Kobe Bryant made the announcement in a post on The Players' Tribune on Sunday. The third-leading scorer in NBA history wrote a poem entitled "Dear Basketball" to announce his decision.
LeBron James had 15 points and 13 assists and joined Oscar Robertson as the only players in NBA league history to rank in the top 25 in career points and assists.