Anthony Davis made a game-ending free throw to give Team LeBron a 157-155 win over Team Giannis in the revamped NBA All-Star Game on Sunday night.
Danielle Robinson played five years with franchise in San Antonio, earning All-Star honors with the Stars from 2013 to 2015. She averaged a career-high 12.9 points in 2014.
Miami Heat forward Derrick Jones Jr. celebrated his 23rd birthday by winning the All-Star Slam Dunk Contest, edging Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon in a memorable showdown that required two tiebreaker jams.
Elijah Mitrou-Long and Bryce Hamilton each scored 17 points as UNLV defeated New Mexico 78-73 on Saturday, handing the Lobos their second home loss of the season.
The top five teams receive first-day byes in next month’s Mountain West tournament at the Thomas & Mack Center. UNLV is sixth going into Saturday’s game at New Mexico.
UNLV junior forward Donnie Tillman strained a knee in Wednesday’s 82-79 overtime loss to UNR. He was averaging 10.1 points and 4.7 rebounds.
The Philadelphia 76ers have the league’s best home record (25-2) but one of the worst road records (9-19) and worst spread records (22-29-4 ATS).
Jalen Harris’ jumper with 1:21 left in overtime gave UNR the lead for good as the Wolf Pack defeated UNLV 82-79 on Wednesday night.
A mural celebrating the lives of NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, has been created outside a central Las Vegas Valley business.
The retired basketball superstar, his daughter and the other victims will be honored at a Feb. 24 public memorial at Staples Center