The NBA suspended Houston Rockets guard James Harden for one game Monday as punishment for Harden kicking Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James in the groin.
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Jerry Tarkanian, the iconic towel-chomping coach who put UNLV on the map as a national college basketball power and repeatedly clashed with the NCAA during his career, died Wednesday morning at Valley Hospital Medical Center.
Palo Verde’s boys basketball team hit the floor Tuesday looking to build some momentum before the start of next week’s Sunset Region playoffs.
Chris Wood was sensational in every way on Tuesday night. Wood had 27 points, 19 rebounds and seven blocked shots. In short, he was unstoppable.
Former UNLV basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian is fighting to stay alive as relatives and friends kept a bedside vigil Tuesday night at a local hospital.
Sophomore forward Chris Wood did almost everything Tuesday, totaling 27 points, 19 rebounds and seven blocks to lift the Rebels to a 73-61 victory over Fresno State at the Thomas & Mack Center.
The Rebels host Fresno State tonight at the Thomas & Mack Center. Tip is at 7:00 p.m.
Dwyane Wade will not play in Sunday’s NBA All-Star Game as he recovers from a strained right hamstring that has kept him out of the Miami Heat’s last six games, the team said on Tuesday.
BYU signed basketball coach Dave Rose to a contract extension through 2020 and Rose agreed to the five-year deal on Monday.
New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony, frustrated after tweaking his ailing left knee Monday, said he will consider shutting down for the season to be fully healthy for next season.
The second-ranked Bulldogs limit the seventh-ranked Aggies to 5-of-34 shooting in the first three quarters and clinch the Northwest League title with the easy victory.
UNLV has pro prospects in Rashad Vaughn and Chris Wood, but the Rebels play five freshmen in their eight-man rotation and have struggled to a 4-6 Mountain West record entering Tuesday night’s Fresno State game at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Former UNLV basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian was resting comfortably Monday night at Valley Hospital Medical Center after being unresponsive earlier in the day while being treated for low blood pressure and an infection.
NBA commissioner Adam Silver will not punish New York Knicks owner James Dolan for his controversial and angry email to an unhappy fan of the team.
Smith coached the University of North Carolina Tar Heels from 1961 to 1997, tallying a record of 879-254 in those 36 seasons.
The Stars, playing without Deishuan Booker, who averages 29.4 points, because of an undisclosed violation of team rules, clinch the No. 1 seed for the Division III Southern playoffs with a 68-63 victory at The Meadows.
The Rams score the final 11 points to claim a 55-43 road victory over UNLV, which shot only 25.4 percent from the field against the Mountain West’s best defense.
Jordan Cornish missed an open 3-point attempt at the buzzer, and Colorado State held on to defeat UNLV 83-82 at Moby Arena.
UNLV faces Colorado State in Fort Collins, Colo. today. Tip is at 1:00 p.m.
Del Sol boys basketball coach Tyler Ehrke preaches unselfish play to his team. So he had to be pleased when two of his key seniors teamed to score a bucket in one of the game’s biggest moments Friday night.
UNLV is eighth in the conference standings with nine games left but only two games out of third. The Rebels are riding a three-game winning streak into Saturday’s game at Colorado State.
The National Basketball Referees Association came to the defense on Friday of a rookie female referee excoriated by Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul after she slapped the eight-time All-Star with a technical foul.
The doors to the gymnasium at Las Vegas High were locked about 10 minutes before tipoff, and a soldout crowd crammed in to watch what is being referred to as the “Red V Game.”