After a 73-65 loss, Southern Illinois coach Barry Hinson called his players “uncoachable,” ”a bunch of mama’s boys” and compared the disciplining of his young team to housebreaking a puppy. Hinson also called starting point guard Marcus Fillyaw “absolutely awful.”
Michael Jordan’s shoes from the famous flu game of the 1997 NBA finals were sold for more than $100,000 in an online auction Thursday.
Basketball star Lamar Odom was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence early Friday after a California Highway Patrol officer saw his white Mercedes-Benz traveling erratically on a San Fernando Valley Freeway.
Anthony Bennett learned he would be making NBA draft history the same time as everyone else. “When they said my name,” Bennett said of the Cleveland Cavaliers surprisingly taking Bennettand making him the first Canadian No. 1 overall pick.
NEW YORK — Allergies were bothering Anthony Bennett from the time he woke up Thursday. He was sneezing and feeling miserable, and then suddenly, he had never felt better in his life.
NEW YORK — Anthony Bennett was stunned at the start. David Stern had a big surprise at the finish.
NEW YORK — With his broad shoulders and big smile, Anthony Bennett flashes a striking resemblance to a basketball star who stole the show here 22 years ago.
SAN ANTONIO — An 11-year-old Latino boy whose singing of the national anthem at the NBA Finals set off a barrage of racist tweets earned a roaring ovation in an encore performance before Game 4 between the San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat on Thursday night.
As the final horn in a Game 6 loss to the Indiana Pacers was sounding, LeBron James walked toward several of his Miami Heat teammates to shake some hands and share a couple of quick words.
His message was clear: Get ready for Game 7.
Jallen Messersmith, a shot-blocking specialist from a small Kansas college announced he’s gay making him the first openly gay active player in U.S. men’s college basketball.