The Chicago Bulls were a popular choice to win the NBA championship this season, but that all changed this week when star guard Derrick Rose suffered a torn medial meniscus that will require surgery. Chicago’s odds dropped from 8-1 to 20-1 at one Las Vegas sports book.
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The Panthers defeat the Pioneers 50-48 in the Division I state basketball semifinals at Orleans Arena, setting up a fourth game this season with three-time defending state champion Bishop Gorman, which rolled past Galena 75-41.
Raychel Stanley scores 22 points for the Gaels, who play tremendous defense in their 39-35 state semifinal victory at Orleans Arena. Centennial pulls away from Bishop Manogue in the second half for a 78-49 win.
Agassi Prep boys basketball coach Trevor Diggs remembers every little detail about a loss that happened almost 14 months ago. That’s because the second-year coach doesn’t have many losses on his resume.
Chris Jones pleaded not guilty to charges of rape and sodomy in a Louisville court Thursday.
Cox Pavilion is a midrange jumper from the Thomas & Mack Center, but there was more pushing of the ball and guarding of the dribble and running of set plays in the small gym Wednesday night than we have seen in the big arena of late.
UNLV won its fifth game in a row and seventh in the past eight, beating Utah State 69-61. Danielle Miller and Alana Cesarz combined to score 39 points for the Lady Rebels.
The Pioneers play Palo Verde in one semifinal of the Division I state tournament, and Bishop Gorman plays Galena in the other semifinal. The games are Thursday at the Orleans Arena.
Coronado boys basketball coach Jeff Kaufman kept coming back to one word when describing senior forward Nick Kornieck: unorthodox.
The Dallas Mavericks handed guard Rajon Rondo a one-game suspension on Wednesday for conduct detrimental to the team.
Kansas State student Nathan Power was issued a citation for disorderly conduct by university police who said he deliberately collided with Kansas forward Jamari Traylor while storming the court in the seconds after a 70-63 upset victory over No. 8 Kansas.
LeBron James became the NBA’s all-time leader in assists by a forward as he sparked the Cleveland Cavaliers’ rally from 14-point, second-half deficit in a 102-93 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night at The Palace.
Hours after participating in a light practice Tuesday, the Chicago Bulls announced that point guard Derrick Rose will have surgery to repair a medial meniscus tear in his right knee.
UNLV is in Logan, Utah to take on Utah State tonight. Tip is at 6:30 p.m.
A day after Kansas State fans stormed the Court at Bramlage Coliseum in the aftermath of the Wildcats’ 70-63 upset win over eighth-ranked Kansas, the university issued an apology to its fierce rival.
The Rebels were out of contention in January, but if there is a sign of hope, it’s the development of their freshmen. The stars emerging in February are shooting guard Patrick McCaw and 6-foot-10-inch forward Goodluck Okonoboh.
Palo Verde’s boys basketball team led by as many as 20 points in the third quarter Monday and looked to be ready to roll past Valley. Then things got interesting.
With his right arm in a sling, Kobe Bryant represents what’s wrong with the Los Angeles Lakers. He remains a big part of the team’s future although his best days are in the past.
UNLV visits The Pit in Albuquerque to face New Mexico today. Tip is at 3:00 p.m.
Ten days ago, Dave Rice was consumed by positive vibes. He was looking forward to March and sensing some magic.
Miami Heat star forward Chris Bosh’s season could be in doubt as doctors are concerned he may have developed blood clots in his lung, according to the Miami Herald.
Ryan Vogelei isn’t one of Palo Verde’s leading scorers, and he didn’t make a field goal on Thursday.
Foothill basketball coach Eric Kruger tried not to panic as he watched his team being outplayed by Coronado throughout most of the first half Thursday.
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