It was fun to watch while it lasted. But after an historic run, Stephen Curry is jogging on hurt and tired legs, and the end appears to be near for the Golden State Warriors.
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Mike D’Antoni is headed to Houston to try his “Seven Seconds or Less” offense with James Harden, one of the NBA’s most explosive offensive threats.
Rick Trachok, chairman of the University of Nevada Board of Regents, will propose that regents no longer vote on coaches’ contracts. The onus will be on the university president to put together a fiscally responsible deal.
Regents should have zero influence when it comes to those a university hires to run athletic programs, and that includes voting to approve the contracts offered coaches.
Former NBA player Kermit Washington is accused of using donations intended to help needy people in Africa for his own gain, including paying for vacations, jewelry and entertainment.
Wednesday is the deadline for players who haven’t signed with an agent to decide if they want to return to school or stay in the NBA Draft. The deadline was extended this year to 10 days after the combine ends.
More than 800 college basketball players are transferring, according to ESPN.com. Coaches who came to Las Vegas to take part in Coaches vs. Cancer don’t know how to solve the problem.
In less than a month, UNLV basketball coach Marvin Menzies has added eight players to the four already on the roster. His work isn’t done, but the Rebels have a good idea of what kind of lineup they will take into the season.
Carlos Johnson, a 6-foot-4-inch forward at Findlay Prep who previously committed to UNLV, will play basketball at Washington. He also considered Boise State and Oregon State.
Former UNLV standouts Stephen Zimmerman Jr. and Patrick McCaw could go late in the first round of the NBA Draft or drop into the second round, depending on which mock draft you believe.
UNLV added three more players to its basketball roster Wednesday, picking up commitments from Uche Ofoegbu, Jordan Johnson and Djordjije Sljivancanin.
The NBA Summer League will be played at the Thomas & Mack Center and Cox Pavilion. The July 8 to 18 event will include rookies and second-year players.
UNLV basketball head coach Marvin Menzies and his assistant coaches Andre Lafleur, Rob Jeter and Eric Brown held a meet and greet with UNLV fans at Born and Raised in Las Vegas on Tuesday.
The Philadelphia 76ers won the NBA draft lottery Tuesday night and will have the No. 1 pick in June. The Los Angeles Lakers finished second but also felt like winners, as they would have dealt their pick to Philadelphia had they fallen out of the top three.
Oklahoma City center Steven Adams apologized for using a derogatory term to describe Golden State’s guards after Game 1 of the Western Conference finals.
The Philadelphia 76ers have become the first team in the NBA to put a sponsorship logo on player uniforms, striking a deal with StubHub for a spot on one of the hottest pieces of real estate available in sports.
Stephen Curry has injury concerns. But the Warriors should be more worried about Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and an Oklahoma City team playing with house money and no fear heading into the Western Conference finals.
New UNLV basketball coach Marvin Menzies is getting little sleep these days in his effort to build back up a decimated roster. He has the reputation nationally as a top recruiter.
Former UNLV forward Stephen Zimmerman Jr. has been one of the top objects of attention at the NBA Draft combine at the Quest Sports Complex in Chicago, having interviewed with 14 teams.
Former UNLV assistant coach Stacey Augmon, who helped lead the Rebels to the NCAA basketball championship in 1990, did not provide specifics during an interview at the NBA Draft Combine.
Just like when he signed at UNLV as a three-star prospect who was lightly recruited, Patrick McCaw went into the NBA Draft process largely overlooked.
Zion Morgan, a 6-foot-4-inch guard from Chicago’s Kenwood Academy, committed to the UNLV basketball team Thursday. He averaged 14.7 points, 5.0 assists and 2.2 steals last season.
This was supposed to be the end of the Kevin Durant-Russell Westbrook era in Oklahoma City. Instead, the old Spurs finally hit the wall.
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