While few in sports history owned Bryant’s cutthroat competitive nature as a player, fatherhood seemed to soften him.
Coleman is one of many reasons UNLV has outperformed expectations. He’s a former walk-on from Foothill High whose name was largely ignored in the recruiting rankings.
The longtime NBA commissioner died Wednesday, but his changing views about Las Vegas could one day lead to it welcoming a franchise.
Robert Smith, one of the greatest point guards in UNLV history, lies in a long-term care facility in Las Vegas, breathing on his own and showing signs that he could be on the road to recovery.
Las Vegas remains a knowledgeable basketball market, so can the up-tempo system of new head coach T.J. Otzelberger’s re-energize the Thomas & Mack Center?
Improving as a season goes on is not something the Rebels have done of late. They last made the NCAA Tournament in 2013 and now welcome first-year coach T.J. Otzelberger.
The greatest of all college scorers and Aces guard Kelsey Plum struggled mightily in an 80-74 loss to Connecticut on Sunday, going 0-for 3 in 20 minutes of play for Las Vegas.
The Rebels’ first-year basketball coach hasn’t won any games yet at the school, but he’s winning over fans of all ages by promoting the team across the Las Vegas Valley.
The only mother on the Las Vegas roster, backup post player Dearica Hamby came up big Sunday in helping the Aces beat the Sparks 83-70 in the season opener for both teams.
Center Liz Cambage is expected to practice with the Aces on Tuesday and the team opens its season Sunday against Los Angeles at Mandalay Bay Events Center.