The lure of a big city isn’t enough anymore, because players have figured out they can have a fancy spread in Malibu or Manhattan in the offseason while competing rather than watching once the playoffs commence. The lights just don’t seem as bright.
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We are again seeing why Australia’s best imports in the sport of baskets are so valuable to a team’s overall success, why there isn’t a roster at any level that couldn’t benefit from the presence of one or two players from the world’s sixth-largest country. They embrace a role of unselfish teammate like nobody’s business.
Eli Carter, a graduate transfer from Florida who plays both guard positions, is making an official visit to UNLV this weekend. He and Justin Jackson, a forward from Findlay Prep, are in the running for the Rebels’ last remaining scholarship.
When LeBron James cut his head after crashing into an NBA TV cameraman following a hard foul by Warriors center Andrew Bogut in the second quarter of Cleveland’s 103-82 loss to Golden State in Game 4 of the NBA Finals, perhaps nobody was more upset than Lynn Merritt.
One of the key moves made by Warriors coach Steve Kerr in Golden State’s 103-82 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 4 of the NBA Finals was inserting swingman Andre Iguodala in the starting lineup in place of center Andrew Bogut.
ABC got a little too close to LeBron James on Thursday night. Prior to the start of Game 4 between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors, James adjusted his shorts during a team huddle, briefly exposing himself on live television.
At the drive-thru window, it’s not always wise to super-size the drink and fries. Sometimes, it’s smarter to go smaller. In this case, the Golden State Warriors shoved aside the 7-footer and went with Andre Iguodala.
The top-seeded Golden State Warriors rediscovered their scoring touch and tied the NBA Finals at 2-2 with a momentum-stealing 103-83 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday in Game Four.
The NBA has signed an eight-year apparel deal with Nike, the league announced Wednesday. The deal is worth $1 billion, according to ESPN’s Darren Rovell, and will begin with the 2017-2018 season.
Late-night host Jimmy Kimmel exposed Golden State “fans” during a Warriors edition of “Lie Witness News,” where people in the parking lot of the Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., were asked nonsensical questions about their team but still answered as if the queries made sense.
Tenacious point guard is yet another proud Vegas Summer League graduate; also played at Orleans Arena for Saint Mary’s.
The banged-up Cleveland Cavaliers got some positive news on Wednesday as Matthew Dellavedova and Iman Shumpert are expected to be fit for Thursday’s pivotal Game Four of the NBA Finals.
LeBron James turned in another virtuoso playoff performance in leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a thrilling 96-91 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday and a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven NBA Finals.
What’s motivating LeBron James to an all-time individual performance through two games of the NBA Finals? He’s not telling.
With the NBA Finals underway, the postgame show “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” recently featured a “Mean Tweets” segment in which a plethora of NBA players and announcers read mean tweets about themselves.
Major rules changes to college basketball were adopted by the NCAA, including four 10-minute quarters in the women’s game and a reduction of the shot clock and timeout total for men’s basketball.
As part of his pregame ritual, Steph Curry launches a couple bombs from the locker room tunnel.
The Warriors might’ve fared better Sunday night against the Cleveland Cavaliers had they signed a fan who calmly made a half-court shot at halftime.
Once again, LeBron James was all-around amazing, but he blew a shot to win at the end of regulation, setting his team up for another heartbreaking fall in overtime. This loss would have crushed the Cleveland Cavaliers and sent them to the coroner.
The Cleveland Cavaliers let an 11-point lead slip in the fourth quarter but dug deep in overtime to beat Golden State 95-93 on Sunday and square the NBA Finals series at 1-1.
John Calipari and Dan Patrick have a long, good-natured history of busting each other’s chops. But tensions ran high between them Thursday on “The Dan Patrick Show” after the host asked the Kentucky coach if he would have been better off using a short rotation instead of a platoon in the NCAA Tournament.
Allen Iverson was drunk during his infamous “practice” rant, according to “Not a Game: The Incredible Rise and Unthinkable Fall of Allen Iverson,” a book written by Kent Babb of the Washington Post that was released this week.
WNBA standout Brittney Griner filed papers to have her 29-day-old marriage to Glory Johnson annulled.