Darryl Dawkins, a 15-season star National Basketball Association star most known as "Chocolate Thunder" for his dunks and flamboyant play, died at 58 on Thursday, according to media reports.
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Tim Duncan will return for a 19th season with the San Antonio Spurs, and he might get some help in free-agent center LaMarcus Aldridge.
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.
Getting drafted by the Houston Rockets in the first round of the NBA Draft didn’t get Sam Dekker out of doing chores at his parent’s house.
Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan announced Monday he will retire after the 2015-16 season. The 67-year-old Ryan, who is coming off back-to-back Final Four appearances, said he considered retiring after the Badgers lost in the national championship game to Duke.
Miami Heat star guard Dwyane Wade is expected to opt out of his contract and become a free agent on Wednesday.
ESPN.com reported Sunday that the four-time NBA Most Valuable Player has elected to decline the player option he holds for the 2015-16 season and re-enter unrestricted free agency that starts on July 1.
Summing up the reaction of New York Knicks fans everywhere when the team picked Latvian Kristaps Porzingi in Thursday’s NBA Draft, one young fan cried.
Chris Wood, a former UNLV star who was bypassed Thursday in the two-round NBA Draft, agreed to a free-agent deal with the Houston Rockets, according to multiple sources. The Rockets will participate in the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas in July.
New York Knicks star forward Carmelo Anthony reportedly expressed his displeasure Thursday night with team president Phil Jackson’s decision to draft 7-foot-1 big man Kristaps Porzingis.
The San Antonio Spurs are expecting power forward Tim Duncan to return in 2015-16 for his 19th NBA season.
Coming off their best season in franchise history, the Atlanta Hawks decided it was time for a new uniform designed, in part, to pay homage to the team’s past.
Former UNLV star guard Rashad Vaughn was selected by the Milwaukee Bucks with the 17th pick of the first round of Thursday’s NBA Draft. Vaughn’s teammate at UNLV, forward Chris Wood, was not drafted after being considered a late first-round pick a month ago.
The level of disappointment for former UNLV star Chris Wood had to have reached epic levels, and yet this is the risk one takes when deciding to forfeit remaining college eligibility and chase a professional dream.
The Minnesota Timberwolves selected Kentucky forward/center Karl-Anthony Towns with the first overall pick, while the L.A. Lakers passed on Duke Center Jahlil Okafor to take Ohio St. PG D’Angelo Russell at the NBA Draft.
Which team gets booed first? Who will be the first to cry? Will Kobe Bryant tweet a reaction to the Lakers’ pick?
Las Vegas Review-Journal basketball writer Matt Youmans predicts the first round of Thursday’s NBA Draft at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. He thinks former UNLV guard Rashad Vaughn will go to the Los Angeles Lakers with the 27th pick.
Speculation is that former UNLV forward Chris Wood, once a first-round fixture in NBA mock drafts in the media, has fallen into the second round, while his former teammate, guard Rashad Vaughn, appears to be rising into the first round. Both will find out Thursday.
Teams looking to move up in Thursday’s NBA Draft should contact the New York Knicks, who have the fourth pick but are reportedly trying to move down.
Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love reportedly plans to opt out of the final year of his contract and become a free agent.
Sacramento coach George Karl wants to trade forward DeMarcus Cousins. The Los Angeles Lakers are reportedly interested in acquiring the 24-year-old All-Star and are willing to give up the No. 2 overall pick in this year’s NBA Draft. One problem: Kings owner Vivek Ranadive will not approve trading Cousins.
Timberwolves trying to move former No. 1 overall draft pick after another less-than-outstanding season, according to multiple Internet sources.
Michael Jordan’s Charlotte Hornets have been selected to host the National Basketball Association’s 2017 All-Star Game, the league said on Tuesday.