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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Steve Kerr is the NBA’s coach of the year, after leading to the Golden State Warriors to the best regular season record in league history.
Dave Rice, the Rebels’ coach until he was fired Jan. 10, will become an assistant to UNR coach Eric Musselman.
USA Basketball will begin its pre-Olympics exhibition tour against Argentina on July 22 in Las Vegas.
Stephen Curry will miss at least two weeks for Golden State with a sprained ligament in his right knee, dealing a blow to the Warriors’ hopes of following a record-breaking season with a second straight championship.
A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Byron Scott will not return to coach the Los Angeles Lakers next season.
Mike Conley of the Memphis Grizzlies joins rare company as a two-time winner of the Joe Dumars Trophy for sportsmanship.
For the second time in two weeks, the University of Nevada Board of Regents approved a prospective UNLV basketball coach’s contract.
If he wins games as quickly as he did the news conference, Marvin Menzies will have spun some magic as UNLV’s new basketball coach, a position solidified when the regents voted 12-1 in favor of approving his five-year contract.
Kevin Durant was as bad as he gets Monday in a loss to the Dallas Mavericks, so the expectation for a fallen superstar is to see him rise again. Durant delivered 34 points Thursday to lead Oklahoma City to an NBA playoff win.
All indications are the University of Nevada Board of Regents will approve new coach Marvin Menzies’ five-year contract when it meets at 9 a.m. Friday at the Nevada System of Higher Education building.
Providence associate head coach Andre LaFleur and New Mexico State special assistant to the head coach Brandon Mason will join new UNLV basketball coach Marvin Menzies staff. Menzies, though, first will go before the University of Nevada Board of Regents on Friday to have his contract voted on.
As expected, Dwayne Morgan announced he would remain at UNLV after considering transferring. He made the announcement on Twitter.
The process is much smoother for new UNLV basketball coach Marvin Menzies to get approved by the University of Nevada Board of Regents than it was for Chris Beard nearly two weeks ago. Beard was approved 9-4 before leaving for Texas Tech a week later.
UNLV is more than coming out ahead for watching Chris Beard go to Texas Tech.
As Stephen Curry emphatically waved his arms to ignite the crowd and coached from the bench when he could do little else, Klay Thompson and the Golden State Warriors’ supporting cast proved they can win on the playoff stage without their NBA MVP.
Shane Christensen played high school basketball for Bishop Gorman, and college basketball for Montana. More recently, he has been spinning the basketball on his finger, nose, face and head for the world famous Harlem Globetrotters.
The series of events in UNLV men’s basketball since coach Dave Rice was fired Jan. 10.
Shortly after UNLV announced it had reached an agreement with Marvin Menzies to become its next basketball coach Saturday, social media sites were rife with rumors that the Rebels could have landed George Karl at a bargain basement price.
Marvin Menzies, who was announced Saturday as UNLV’s next basketball coach, has produced a string of winning teams at New Mexico State, but as is typically the case with successful head coaches, he learned from some of the best as an assistant.
UNLV wasted no time in naming New Mexico State’s Marvin Menzies its new basketball coach Saturday morning. But it will take some time to make the hire official. Menzies won’t have the job until the University of Nevada Board of Regents approves his contract, probably on Friday.
If it takes more than 10 minutes to approve Marvin Menzies as UNLV coach past public comments, all 13 Nevada regents as elected officials should be reassigned as sign-flippers on local corners while wearing parkas during the summer months.
UNLV reached a deal Saturday with New Mexico State’s Marvin Menzies to become the Rebels’ new basketball coach following the sudden departure of Chris Beard to Texas Tech on Friday.