Forward Cameron Oliver’s decision to return after considering the NBA Draft was a big boost for UNR. The Wolf Pack were picked by the media to finish second in the Mountain West.
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A few months ago, as Team USA trained in Las Vegas, Kevin Durant got his first good look at Brandon Ingram, who was training with the USA Select Team. He liked what he saw.
The Warriors looked in-season sharp at times during a 129-128 overtime victory at the Denver Nuggets on Friday night. Stephen Curry Curry had 22 points in 27 minutes, while new addition Kevin Durant added 19 points. Patrick McCaw hit a game-winning floater at the buzzer.
The Sacramento Kings haven’t been a winning team in recent years, but with a new coach and new cast of characters, they’re hoping to turn that around as the regular season nears.
UNLV players said preseason practices have been as intense as games. The Rebels go through a form of two-a-days that first-year coach Marvin Menzies modeled after Louisville’s Rick Pitino.
When the call came from UNR basketball coach Eric Musselman about Dave Rice possibly joining his staff, too much made sense, professionally and personally, not to listen.
The Los Angeles Lakers will be without Kobe Bryant for the first time in 20 years. New coach Luke Walton is in his first year and looking to restore the franchise to prominence.
UNLV was picked to finish eighth at Mountain West media day, and no Rebels were selected to the preseason all-conference team.
First-year UNLV basketball coach Marvin Menzies has a major rebuilding job in front of him, and he will need time to accomplish it. How much time he gets is a major question.
Four top-college mascots shot some hoops and met with fans in Las Vegas on Tuesday to promote the CBS Sports Classic in December.