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 fact Chase Jeter’s father was once a college teammate to UNLV head coach Dave Rice and assistant Stacey Augmon didn’t sway the decision of a player now ranked anywhere from eighth to 13th nationally. Nor should it have.
Chase Jeter, a 6-foot-10-inch power forward from Bishop Gorman High School, picked the Blue Devils over Arizona, UCLA and hometown UNLV Monday afternoon following the adidas Nations telecast on ESPNU.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said the league would re-open debate about the merits of participating in international events in the wake of Paul George’s gruesome injury, but did not foresee a major shift in policy.
Was Paul George’s injury during the USA Basketball Showcase caused by the court setup at the Thomas & Mack Center? Or was it simply a case of athletic misfortune?
The MGM Resorts sports books raised the Pacers to 20-1 after opening them at 10-1. At Wynn Las Vegas, the Pacers went from 12-1 to 30-1. It was a similar scene all over the valley.
Team USA player Paul George suffered an open tibia-fibula fracture in his right leg Friday night during the USA Basketball Showcase at the Thomas & Mack Center, according to a USA Basketball release early Saturday.
A major injury to Paul George, a key member of the USA basketball team and the Indiana Pacers, resulted in Friday night’s Blue-White scrimmage being abruptly canceled at the Thomas & Mack Center early in the fourth quarter.
Tony Parker is by far the youngest of the San Antonio Spurs’ Big Three, a fact that could have complicated things going forward as Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili get closer to retirement. As they are wont to do, the Spurs made things real easy.
An Ohio lawmaker wants to give the state’s motorists the chance to score a license plate honoring LeBron James. State Rep. Bill Patmon is planning to introduce legislation to permit the sale of a commemorative “LeBron James Witness 2.0” plate honoring the Akron native’s decision return to the Cleveland Cavaliers.
The NBA is adding its Twitter handle to its official game ball for next season.
The talented 6-foot-8 forward has played well during the Las Vegas training camp but faces stiff competition to land a spot on the final 12-man roster.
A Michigan man who has a rare genetic disorder that affects his facial features is suing former NBA star Shaquille O’Neal and two others for mocking a selfie he posted online.
When NBA commissioner Adam Silver floated the idea of playing a mid-season tournament in Las Vegas, the media reacted as if it was a harebrained idea. Here’s one vote for Silver’s proposal.
The UNLV men’s basketball team will be spending New Year’s Eve in Laramie, Wyo.
Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving wants what LeBron James has — a couple of NBA championship rings and a pair of Olympic gold medals — and may get them with James back in Cleveland. But he’s focused on Team USA now.
A ruptured 93-year-old water main left the UCLA campus awash in 8 million gallons of water in the middle of California’s worst drought in decades, stranding people in parking garages and flooding the school’s storied basketball court less than two years after a major renovation.
The Chicago Bulls’ star guard is trying to regain his elite form playing for USA Basketball this summer after knee injuries have kept him sidelined for the better part of the last three seasons. So far, no problems for Rose after two days of training camp at UNLV’s Mendenhall Center.
The Los Angeles Lakers confirmed Byron Scott is their new coach Monday night.
The Oklahoma City Thunder star and USA Basketball veteran will be asked to lead — both on and off the court — as the Americans prepare for next month’s FIBA World Cup in Spain. Durant has won gold medals in the last two international competitions — the 2010 FIBA World Championships and the 2012 Olympics in London.
A judge ruled against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling on Monday in his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.
Michael Jordan has weighed in on LeBron James announcing that he will again wear No. 23 for the Cleveland Cavaliers.
The run-up to the start of USA Basketball’s Las Vegas training camp has been about the players who decided not to participate.