Six-time NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire announced his retirement on Tuesday after signing a one-day contract with the New York Knicks.
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Wendell Carter isn’t your stereotypical blue-chip basketball recruit. The 6-foot-10-inch center, who ESPN ranks as the nation’s No. 2 prep player, has Harvard on his short list of schools he’s interested in attending.
Terry Armstrong, who is ranked No. 18 in the 2019 recruiting class by ESPN.com, has received three scholarship offers, including one from UNLV. On Sunday, Armstrong scored 18 points lead his Michigan-based U17 AAU team in the bronze-medal game of the Fab 48 tournament at Bishop Gorma High School.
Je’Rell Springer, the 6-foot-6-inch Shadow Ridge High School swingman feels he’s been a bit overlooked in a group of Nevada’s top prep recruits led by Bishop Gorman’s Charles O’Bannon Jr. and Centennial’s Troy Brown.
The U.S. Olympic basketball team had a productive week in Las Vegas, culminating with Friday’s 111-74 win over Agentina. Now, it’s on to Los Angeles for the next stop on the five-game exhibition tour when Team USA faces China Sunday at the Staples Center.
C.J. Watson, former Bishop Gorman and Tennessee star, gets up early to give basketball tips to youngsters at Doolittle Community Center.
Gary Trent Jr., ranked by ESPN.com as the nation’s No. 9 basketball recruit, has transferred to Findlay Prep. He is playing this week for a Minnesota team in one of the Las Vegas AAU tournaments.
The Blue Devils are favorites to win the NCAA championship at 7-2 odds. UNLV lost its top seven scorers from last season. Duke opened as a 15½-point favorite on Dec. 10.
Indiana Pacers forward Paul George made a successful return to Team USA Friday, two years after breaking his right leg in a scrimmage at the Thomas & Mack Center.
The senior guard at Bishop Gorman High School is being getting recruited by Brigham Young and a handful of other schools. He also would like to be considered by UNLV, where his dad, Christian Sr., played from 1999 to 2001.
The U.S. Olympic Basketball Team wraps up its Las Vegas camp with an exhibition game against Argentina at T-Mobile Arena. Follow the game with our live blog.
UNLV coach Marvin Menzies and Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski stood shoulder to shoulder on Thursday, but they will be on opposing sidelines in December. The programs meet for the first time since Duke upset the Rebels in the 1991 national semifinals.
UNLV basketball coach Marvin Menzies and his assistants are hitting the various local AAU tournaments this week. They are recruiting for the 2017 through 2019 classes.
Indiana Pacers all-star forward Paul George is back in Las Vegas with Team USA almost two years since he broke his leg in a team scrimmage at the Thomas & Mack Center and missed the World Cup of Basketball tournament.
The Centennial High teammates will do whatever it takes to win, even if it means sacrificing their own individual statistics for the betterment of the team.
The NBA has canceled plans to hold its 2017 All-Star Game in Charlotte, North Carolina, over state law decried as discriminatory against the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, according to a report on Thursday.
Basketball never stops. The slogan, which has been emblazoned on countless T-shirts, including one for the Las Vegas Classic summer high school basketball tournament, certainly rings true for Kevin Durant and Carmelo Anthony.
The Bishop Gorman player said coaches who truly want him will show up to watch him play in his final AAU tournament this week. He is considering UNLV and UCLA among six other schools.
DeMarcus Cousins, who is the center of attention, literally and figuratively in Sacramento, happily blends in with the rest of the stars of the U.S. Olympic basketball team. As one of two centers, the 6-foot-11-inch Cousins is expected to see plenty of action next month in Rio de Janeiro.
Carmelo Anthony, the New York Knicks all-star guard prepares to play in his record fourth Olympic basketball tournament for Team USA next month.
The NBA Summer League has concluded, after a jam-packed schedule featuring 67 games in 11 days.
The NCAA announced the No. 1 overall seed will be able to choose the location of its first two games in the tournament next March. At the Westgate sports book, Duke is the title favorite at 7-2 odds.
The Chicago Bulls were the last team standing in the NBA Summer League, going 7-0 and outlasting the upset-minded Minnesota Timberwolves 84-82 in overtime Monday before 8,847 at the Thomas & Mack Center.
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