Though he isn’t expected to leave the Cleveland Cavaliers, LeBron James is headed for free agency after he officially declined the player option in his contract Tuesday night.
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Tennessee women’s basketball coaching legend Pat Summitt, who died Tuesday from Alzheimer’s disease at age 64, visited Las Vegas to support her son in 2013.
Pat Summitt, the winningest coach in Division I college basketball history who uplifted the women’s game from obscurity to national prominence, died Tuesday morning. She was 64.
Not every NBA superstar bailed on the 2016 U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team as the final roster for Brazil was announced Monday.
The UNLV men’s basketball team will play three exhibition games in Nassau, Bahamas. The games are expected to be from Aug. 14 to 17.
Former UNLV basketball player Patrick McCaw agreed to a guaranteed two-year deal with the Golden State Warriors after being taken in the second round of NBA Draft on Thursday, according to Yahoo Sports.
Former UNLV player Patrick McCaw was taken with the eighth pick (38th overall) in the second round by the Milwaukee Bucks, who then traded his rights to the Golden State Warriors for cash. Three picks later, teammate Stephen Zimmerman Jr. went to the Orlando Magic.
Ben Simmons went from Down Under to the top of the NBA draft, and a record number of international players followed.
National Basketball Association champion LeBron James has decided to withdraw from U.S. Olympic basketball team consideration for the Rio Olympics, the cleveland.com website reported on Thursday.
Former UNLV players Stephen Zimmerman Jr. and Patrick McCaw could get taken in the first round of Thursday’s NBA Draft. Derrick Jones Jr. might get selected late in the second round.
The New York Knicks acquired Derrick Rose from the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday, hoping the former NBA MVP can be their answer at point guard.
UNLV faces its former coach, Dave Rice, on Feb. 8 at UNR and Feb. 25 at the Thomas & Mack Center. Rice, who was fired Jan. 10 midway through his fifth season, is an assistant coach for the Wolf Pack.
The USA Men’s National Team’s basketball exhibition game against Argentina at T-Mobile Arena on July 22 will tip off at 6 p.m., USA Basketball announced Tuesday.
The NBA Summer League will begin July 8 with six games including two evening matchups featuring Sacramento vs. Toronto and the Los Angeles Lakers vs. New Orleans, according to the league’s schedule released Tuesday.
UFC Champion Conor McGregor, Super Bowl MVP Von Miller, 12-time NBA All-Star Dwyane Wade and NL Cy Young Award winner Jake Arrieta will be featured in ESPN The Magazine’s eighth annual “Body Issue.”
LeBron James stepped off the plane and into a blizzard of red-and-gold confetti before hoisting the Larry O’Brien trophy. It gleamed in the bright summer sun, a symbol of hope and history.
The Cleveland Cavaliers celebrated their NBA championship Vegas-style on their way back home.
A week ago, it was only a matter of time until Golden State was crowned as a repeat NBA champion. But LeBron James flipped the script for Cleveland.
LeBron James is a champion again, and the NBA Finals MVP again.
After a full seven-game championship, basketball fans in Cleveland have what they want. Here’s how the city reacted.
Westgate oddsmakers set props for the Cavaliers’ LeBron James at 32.5 points and 20 total rebounds and assists in Game 7.
The Golden State Warriors are 5-point favorites over the Cleveland Cavaliers and the total is 206½ in Sunday’s Game 7. Las Vegas Review-Journal staff members, other media, oddsmakers and professional handicappers give their predictions.
Austin Starr, a freshman walk-on last season for the UNLV basketball team, signed with the College of Southern Idaho.
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