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Inevitable Heat-Spurs series a close call

Without fanfare and media hype, Paul George took his talents to South Beach, became a star and put a scare into the Miami Heat.

Reinhardt says he’s headed to USC

Former UNLV basketball player Katin Reinhardt announced today that he is transferring to the University of Southern California.

Are you ready for some jersey sales? NFL trumping NBA

National Basketball Association stars Tim Duncan and Tony Parker have guided their San Antonio Spurs into the Finals, while Miami Heat superstar LeBron James is getting prime time attention on TV as he tries to help his team into the sport’s championship series.

College basketball player announces he’s gay

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.

Tickets go on sale Saturday for NBA Summer League in Las Vegas

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Thomas & Mack Center box office and online at unlvtickets.com for the 2013 NBA Summer League, which will be held July 12-22 at the Thomas & Mack and Cox Pavilion.

Reinhardt departing is lesson learned for Rice

#rebelforlife. Yeah. That lasted two months. It was a hashtag that accompanied a tweet from Katin Reinhardt that refuted a Review-Journal article on the UNLV basketball team about rumors suggesting the freshman guard was considering a transfer.

NBA approves sale of Kings to Sacramento group

The NBA Board of Governors unanimously approved the sale of the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday to a group led by TIBCO Software chairman Vivek Ranadive.

Phoenix Suns confirm hiring of Hornacek as coach

PHOENIX — The Suns turned to a former player after one of the worst seasons in franchise history, officially hiring Jeff Hornacek as their new coach Tuesday.

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