The NBA is going to investigate whether league rules were broken when Philadelphia’s Ben Simmons inquired about meeting with Los Angeles Lakers president Magic Johnson for playing tips.
UNLV freshmen Bryce Hamilton and Trey Woodbury have discovered how difficult it is to make the transition to college basketball. The Rebels next play Air Force at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Thomas & Mack Center.
The Los Angeles Sparks have re-signed guard-forward Alana Beard, the reigning WNBA defensive player of the year.
The NBA All-Star Game is set for North Carolina this weekend after the league delayed Charlotte hosting the event for two years because of the state’s “bathroom bill,” which singled out transgender people and limited local LGBT antidiscrimination protections.