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.
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Christian Jones had 16 points and 15 rebounds in UNLV’s 80-79 loss on Sunday to the University of Toronto in an exhibition basketball game.
UNLV plays its first of three exhibition games in the Bahamas on Sunday against the University of Toronto. But final scores mean little this week because it’s about the Rebels getting better as a team.
A person familiar with the contract says superstar LeBron James has agreed to a three-year, $100 million contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Graduate transfers Christian Jones and Uche Ofoegbu will be needed as much by UNLV for their leadership as their on-court skills. Jones transferred from St. John’s and Ofoegbu from San Francisco.
Carmelo Anthony scored 31 points on the night he became the U.S. men’s Olympic career scoring leader, combining with Kyrie Irving for all the Americans’ baskets in the fourth quarter of a 98-88 victory over Australia on Wednesday night.
Former National Basketball Association Commissioner David Stern, a supporter of legalized sports wagering, will address next month’s Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas.
The preparation now is for three exhibition games in a popular cruise-ship stop. But the work that probably will define how UNLV fares under first-year coach Marvin Menzies began in earnest last month.
After a week of practice, UNLV coach Marvin Menzies and two of his players said the team is starting to come together. The Rebels leave Saturday for a week-long trip to the Bahamas that includes three exhibition games.
After signing on to form the NBA’s new superteam with the Golden State Warriors, Kevin Durant is leading Team USA into a ridiculously unfair fight at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.