Doc Rivers is staying with the Los Angeles Clippers for another five years. In Steve Ballmer’s first big move since taking over as the team’s new owner last week, he has locked in Rivers through the 2019 season.
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The NBA is expanding the area that must be clear behind the basket and cutting the number of photographers along the baseline in an effort to improve player safety.
The Ball Up all-stars concluded their season at Cox Pavilion on Saturday night. What they do is play street ball — what some of us old-timers once called playground basketball.
Findlay Prep senior forward Horace Spencer, who was a top recruiting priority for UNLV, made an oral commitment to Auburn on Sunday morning.
Kevin Love is finally teaming up with LeBron James. The Minnesota Timberwolves, Cleveland Cavaliers and Philadelphia 76ers completed a delayed blockbuster trade Saturday that’s been talked about for months and on hold for 30 days.
Sports apparel retailer Under Armour is looking to lure NBA most valuable player Kevin Durant away from rival Nike in a deal worth as much as $285 million over 10 years, ESPN.com reported on Thursday.
Sweating, clapping and shouting until he was nearly hoarse, Steve Ballmer introduced himself to Los Angeles Clippers fans at a rally on Monday celebrating his new ownership of the NBA team.
The challenge that has taken social media by storm and has participants shaking in their boots has reached the NBA. It’s the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, and it’s all for charity.
The U.S. national team has canceled a trip to Senegal after the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. The Americans were scheduled to interrupt their World Cup of Basketball preparations to travel to the African continent for the first time, conducting a joint clinic on Aug. 27 with the Senegal national team.
Seven teenagers were questioned by south Florida police after sneaking into the house of former Miami Heat basketball star Ray Allen and could face charges after frightening his wife and children, officials say.
The NBA regular season will open Oct. 28, with the NBA champion San Antonio Spurs hosting the Dallas Mavericks in one of the three games that night.
The Pacers expect Paul George to make a full recovery from the compound fracture in his right leg. They’re just not expecting that to happen this season.
The Clippers moved on from months of ugliness Tuesday, with Steve Ballmer officially becoming the team’s new owner in a record $2 billion sale that ousted Donald Sterling as the NBA’s longest-tenured owner.
He was doing fine, talking about his victory over the NCAA, how thousands of future student-athletes will benefit from a judge’s decision Friday and how he was OK with not making a dime off a landmark case that made American sports history.
With the reported upcoming trade between the Minnesota Timberwolves and Cleveland Cavaliers involving Andrew Wiggins, fans who already scored themselves a Wiggins Cavaliers jersey will be able to get a refund.
Kevin Durant withdrew Thursday from the U.S. national team, the biggest loss yet for a weakening American squad.
Metta World Peace might be changing his name … again.
Former University of Nevada, Las Vegas Rebel Anthony Bennett is set to go to the Minnesota Timberwolves in a trade between the Wolves and Cleveland Cavaliers.
Former Long Beach State head coach Max Good was hired this week as a special assistant to UNLV head coach Dave Rice, bringing to the Rebels a veteran presence the team has desperately needed since Rice assumed control of the program in 2011.
The NBA will stage an exhibition game next August in South Africa. Deputy Commissioner Mark Tatum made the announcement Tuesday in Johannesburg, where the NBA is holding a Basketball without Borders camp.
The San Antonio Spurs hired WNBA star Becky Hammon on Tuesday, making her the first full-time, paid female assistant on an NBA coaching staff.
Phoenix Suns forward P.J. Tucker was sentenced to three days in jail and 11 days of home detention Monday after pleading guilty to “super extreme” driving under the influence.
Chairman Jerry Colangelo said the national team has no plans to abandon its summer home since 2006 despite the broken right leg Paul George suffered in last week’s Blue-White scrimmage at the Thomas & Mack Center. Team USA announced three addional cuts as it gets ready for next week’s training camp in Chicago with 16 players scheduled to participate.
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