Paul Sturgess

British Basketball League side Cheshire Phoenix sign the world's tallest basketball player Paul Sturgess.

Jason Collins

First gay NBA player Collins retires

Jason Collins, the first openly homosexual person to play in the NBA, announces his retirement from professional basketball.

Jeffery Taylor

NBA star Taylor gets 25-game ban

Charlotte Hornets forward Jeffery Taylor has been suspended for 24 games without pay for pleading guilty to domestic assault.