Freshman forward Troy Baxter Jr. was the last addition to UNLV’s basketball roster. But he said he wasn’t hurt by missed time, and is ready to be a big part of the Rebels’ plans.
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The NBA Legends Shooting for Peace basketball game between celebrity basketball players and local police officers capped a day of festivities at Rancho High School.
Consider: Since the 2012 season, Mountain West teams are a combined 304-330. But the telling part, the absolutely eye-opening and ridiculous part, comes against Power 5 schools, in which the conference is 17-81 over that time.
UNLV’s Kris Clyburn, a 6-foot-6-inch guard, could be a matchup problem for many opponents. He hopes to make an impact with the Rebels similar to the one his brother, Will, made at Utah and Iowa State.
UNLV freshman center Cheickna Dembele will miss a few weeks with an injured right heel. The Rebels opened basketball practices on Friday.
UNLV coaches learned a lot about their basketball team with the three weeks to practice and then play in the Bahamas last month. But there is still a lot they need to know.
Over time, former NBA Commissioner David Stern has changed his outlook on gambling, describing that journey in a one-hour talk Thursday with American Gaming Association President and CEO Geoff Freeman just before the close of the four-day Global Gaming Expo at The Venetian.
Kevin Garnett has decided to retire after 21 seasons in the NBA, leaving a legacy as one of the best defensive players in league history and one of the game’s most influential and intense competitors.
The Rebels will take on Oregon State on Dec. 19 as part of the inaugural Play4Kay Tourament, an eight-team event which will feature the first women’s basketball games at the Las Vegas Strip’s newest sporting venue.
Chris Bosh has failed his physical and is not cleared to participate in Miami Heat training camp, a major blow to the All-Star’s comeback plans and a decision that will likely add to the tension between the team and its highest-paid player.