UNLV has its big man, and Cheickna Dembele’s high school coach said the Rebels are getting a good one
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Philadelphia drug dealers looking to market their heroin as top of the line are stamping packets with the likeness of Golden State Warriors superstar Steph Curry.
Luke Walton is coming home to rebuild the Los Angeles Lakers. The Lakers reached an agreement Friday night with the Golden State assistant to become their head coach.
Former UNLV basketball player Jordan Cornish reopened his recruiting Friday after decommitting to California.
Coppin State transfer Christian Kessee, who went to Valley High School, would like to play basketball for UNLV. But he is waiting to see how much interest new coach Marvin Menzies has in him.
The Arizona and Butler basketball teams will headline the Las Vegas Invitational, and Southern California is the marquee team in the Las Vegas Classic. Both tournaments will be played at Orleans Arena early next season.
Max Good,the special assistant to the head coach at UNLV the past two seasons, was named the new basketball coach at Pratt (Kansas) Community College.
An injury to Stephen Curry was reason for the Golden State Warriors to be worried. But things can change, sometimes dramatically and suddenly, and now the defending NBA champions are actually catching a lucky break.
The 6-foot 6-inch guard from Ranger (Texas) College picked the Rebels over Houston and Texas-El Paso. He visited all three schools, and will have three seasons of eligibility at UNLV.
New UNLV basketball coach Marvin Menzies picked up his first new player when 6-foot-6-inch junior college guard Kris Clyburn signed a letter of intent Tuesday.
The aftershocks from injuries to Clippers standouts Chris Paul and Blake Griffin and Warriors star Stephen Curry reverberated at Las Vegas sports books on Tuesday, when the odds on Los Angeles to win the NBA title skyrocketed from 18-1 to 100-1.
Steve Kerr is the NBA’s coach of the year, after leading to the Golden State Warriors to the best regular season record in league history.
Dave Rice, the Rebels’ coach until he was fired Jan. 10, will become an assistant to UNR coach Eric Musselman.
USA Basketball will begin its pre-Olympics exhibition tour against Argentina on July 22 in Las Vegas.
Stephen Curry will miss at least two weeks for Golden State with a sprained ligament in his right knee, dealing a blow to the Warriors’ hopes of following a record-breaking season with a second straight championship.
A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Byron Scott will not return to coach the Los Angeles Lakers next season.
Mike Conley of the Memphis Grizzlies joins rare company as a two-time winner of the Joe Dumars Trophy for sportsmanship.
For the second time in two weeks, the University of Nevada Board of Regents approved a prospective UNLV basketball coach’s contract.
If he wins games as quickly as he did the news conference, Marvin Menzies will have spun some magic as UNLV’s new basketball coach, a position solidified when the regents voted 12-1 in favor of approving his five-year contract.
Kevin Durant was as bad as he gets Monday in a loss to the Dallas Mavericks, so the expectation for a fallen superstar is to see him rise again. Durant delivered 34 points Thursday to lead Oklahoma City to an NBA playoff win.
All indications are the University of Nevada Board of Regents will approve new coach Marvin Menzies’ five-year contract when it meets at 9 a.m. Friday at the Nevada System of Higher Education building.
Providence associate head coach Andre LaFleur and New Mexico State special assistant to the head coach Brandon Mason will join new UNLV basketball coach Marvin Menzies staff. Menzies, though, first will go before the University of Nevada Board of Regents on Friday to have his contract voted on.
As expected, Dwayne Morgan announced he would remain at UNLV after considering transferring. He made the announcement on Twitter.
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