Kevin Love, who opted out of a deal with the Cavaliers in June, bypassing a $16.7 million salary for next season, announced Wednesday he would return to Cleveland.
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The Orlando Magic named Scott Skiles as head coach on Friday with hopes that the former Magic fan favorite can lead the team back to the NBA playoffs for the first time since 2012.
Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard has been suspended one game without pay for collecting his fourth flagrant foul of the 2015 postseason, the NBA announced Friday.
Former Vanderbilt guard Dai-Jon Parker died Thursday after drowning while tubing in Indiana. He was 22 years old.
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.
LeBron James’ mission is to lift a pedestrian supporting cast of Cleveland Cavaliers to an NBA championship by conquering a superior Golden State Warriors team led by two of the world’s best perimeter shooters. Golden State opened as a minus-270 favorite to win the series and has been bet down to minus-240.
After NBA Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry had a scary fall in Game 4 in Houston, fellow Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson took a nasty knee to the head from Trevor Ariza on Wednesday in Game 5.
What is there for an American professional basketball player competing overseas to do when the season ends and they are free to party in Tblisi, Georgia? Apparently, get really drunk and start ranting about their college career.
Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors wrapped up the Western Conference Finals Wednesday night with a home win over the Houston Rockets and it was once again time for the league’s MVP to answer questions in the press room. And there was Riley Curry once again in tow.
Tom Thibodeau was fired by the Chicago Bulls on Thursday, ending a mostly successful run as head coach with 255 wins in five seasons.
Playing in his first game since tearing his ACL on July 10 at the adidas Unrivaled Camp in Chicago, Las Vegas High’s Ray Smith had 22 points and five rebounds to lead the Sunrise to a 119-118 win over the Sunset in the Southern Nevada Senior All-Star Basketball Game.
The Golden State Warriors advanced to the NBA Finals for the first time in 40 years Wednesday night, closing out a 4-1 series win over the Houston Rockets with a 104-90 triumph in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals.
Dannielle Diamant was a star at Bishop Gorman High School, and after that she was a star at Northwestern in the Big 10. She signed with a team in Hungary, Uni Gyor, out of college, because women who play pro ball overseas generally make more money than women who play in the WNBA.
LeBron James scored 23 points, grabbed nine rebounds and passed for seven assists while guiding the Cleveland Cavaliers past the Atlanta Hawks 118-88 Tuesday night and into the NBA Finals.
If this basketball thing doesn’t work out, Minnesota Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine could always try his hand at football.
Flooding Monday night in Houston, Texas forced many of the people who attended the Houston Rockets’ NBA playoff game to stay at the Toyota Center arena because they could not get home. Including Rockets center Dwight Howard.
One loss is not enough to put a scare into the Golden State Warriors. But the fear of losing Stephen Curry to a serious injury threatened to change a series in the blink of an eye.
James Harden scored 16 of his game-high 45 points in the third quarter as the Houston Rockets staved off several furious runs by the Golden State Warriors and averted a sweep in the Western Conference finals with a 128-115 win Monday night at Toyota Center.
Bearded wonder James Harden had the ball in his hands in the final seconds with a chance to win Game 2 of the NBA Western Conference finals on Thursday night, but the Houston Rockets star passed up an open shot.
Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak said Kobe Bryant has indicated the 2015-16 season will be the star’s last with the team.
NCAA officials hope proposed rule changes, including a shorter shot clock, will help increase scoring in college basketball. But it looks as if the rule changes will make things much tougher for lesser-talented teams to upset bigger, faster, more athletic ones.
League MVP Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors and LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers were unanimous selections for the All-NBA First Team revealed Thursday.
Cleveland guard J.R. Smith exploded for 28 points, fueling a 97-89 Cavaliers win over the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals at Philips Arena.