Apparently, all but one Kentucky basketball fan was devastated this season when the Wildcats fell short in their quest to become the first team since the 1976 Indiana Hoosiers to win the national title with a perfect record.
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Dantley Walker has departed UNLV for a land of mangoes and guava and cooling trade winds, for a Division II program in Chaminade whose history is defined by one of the biggest upsets in college basketball history.
We’d like to take a moment to thank the Philadelphia reporter that had the good sense to ask Allen Iverson about his practice habits on May 7, 2002.
The Cleveland Cavaliers have issued an apology after running a promotional video during Wednesday night’s game against the Chicago Bulls that made light of domestic violence.
Twin brothers Marcus and Markieff Morris of the NBA’s Phoenix Suns both pleaded not guilty on Thursday to two counts each of aggravated assault relating to an incident after a local basketball tournament in January.
UNLV basketball coach Dave Rice adds transfer Ike Nwamu, prep star Stephen Zimmerman and several talented redshirts to returning talent. “Ideally, we want to play pressure defense and push the pace on offense,” Rice says. “I think we have the personnel and depth to do that, and you have to have those two things.”
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry has been named the NBA Most Valuable Player. The NBA announced Monday that Curry is the winner of the Maurice Podoloff Trophy as league’s MVP for the 2014-15 season.
Nigel Williams-Goss, a sophomore point guard, announced he is transferring from Washington to Gonzaga. A Findlay Prep product, Williams-Goss recently visited UNLV, which was one of several programs to court him
Ike Nwamu, a 6-foot-5-inch shooting guard, announced Saturday he is transferring from Mercer to play basketball at UNLV. He led the Bears in scoring last season at 15.1 points per game and shot 37.2 percent from 3-point range. As a graduate transfer, Nwamu will be eligible for the 2015-16 season.
Billy Donovan has agreed to a multi-year deal to be the head coach of the Oklahoma City Thunder, according to reports Thursday. Donovan comes to Oklahoma City after 19 years and two national titles as head coach of the Florida Gators.
Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers was docked $25,000 by the NBA for his criticism of officials after a loss to the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday night.
A Kentucky grand jury said on Wednesday it would not indict a former University of Louisville basketball player and two other men who were accused of raping and sodomizing two women at an off-campus apartment.
Former NBA player Javaris Crittenton pleaded guilty on Wednesday in the 2011 shooting death of an Atlanta woman and was sentenced to 23 years in prison.
Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love could miss the rest of the season, according to general manager David Griffin.
Jury selection began on Monday in the trial of former National Basketball Association player Javaris Crittenton, who has been charged with murder for his suspected role in a 2011 drive-by shooting that killed an Atlanta mother of four.
Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love will miss the Eastern Conference semifinals with a dislocated shoulder, the team said Monday.
The truth: UNLV forward Chris Wood made the correct choice, but there is a right way and wrong way to handle such matters, and Wood failed about as miserably as one can in the process of leaving after his sophomore season for the NBA.
Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner and Tulsa Shock forward Glory Johnson were arrested Wednesday for suspicion of assault and disorderly conduct.
Amid reports and rumors that he planned to stay in school, Chris Wood threw a surprise draft party Wednesday night by announcing he is leaving UNLV. The 6-foot-11-inch sophomore forward is projected to be a late first-round pick in June.
The NBA will play its first exhibition game in Africa this summer. The league and the National Basketball Players Association announced Wednesday that the game will take place Aug. 1 at Ellis Park Arena in Johannesburg, South Africa.
A group led by Ares Management LP’s co-founder Tony Ressler has won the bidding for the National Basketball Association’s Atlanta Hawks, Bloomberg reported, citing three people familiar with the matter.
If the Dallas Mavericks are going to rally from a 2-0 deficit to overtake the Houston Rockets in the best-of-seven Western Conference playoffs matchup, they might need to climb back into it without point guard Rajon Rondo.
The Oklahoma City Thunder fired Scott Brooks as head coach on Wednesday after the team missed the playoffs for the first time in six seasons.