UNLV basketball received the sort of news not usually expected from a team coming off the worst season in program history with the commitment of a five-star prospect.
Lou Williams scored 10 points during an opening burst in the fourth quarter, and James Harden finished with a team-high 34 points as the Houston Rockets rallied for a 105-99 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday night to claim their Western Conference first-round playoff series in five games.
Brandon McCoy, the No. 15 player in the nation, according to ESPN.com, and a McDonald’s All-American, tweeted Tuesday night that he had committed to UNLV.
Stephen Curry scored 37 points, dished out eight assists and grabbed seven rebounds despite sitting out the entire fourth quarter as the Golden State Warriors buried the Portland Trail Blazers 128-103 Monday night at Moda Center to complete a four-game series sweep.
The biggest move on NFL Week 1 regular-season lines is on the Raiders-Titans total, which is at 52 after opening at 53½.
With coach Steve Kerr ailing, the Golden State Warriors are in capable hands with assistant Mike Brown.
LeBron James stuck to the old script Sunday. Again, he bailed out the Cleveland Cavaliers. And again, he sent the Indiana Pacers home for vacation.
Grizzlies guard Mike Conley said he was an option to take the final shot and that the San Antonio Spurs thought so, too, on a night when he scored a franchise postseason record 35 points.
Russell Westbrook figured out that he didn’t have to do it all. Once that happened, the Thunder figured out how to beat the Houston Rockets.
Police are investigating an allegation of domestic violence against Utah Jazz center Jeff Withey.