UNLV lost its starting backcourt from last season in Jordan Johnson and Jovan Mooring. Now, freshmen Trey Woodbury and Bryce Hamilton are trying to help fill those holes.
UNLV’s Noah Robotham, a Bishop Gorman graduate who sat out last season after transferring from Akron, practiced Friday knowing he would play in games. He is expected to start at point guard for the Rebels.
LSU basketball player Wayde Sims has died after he was shot early Friday near the campus of another school in Baton Rouge.
Training camps for most NBA teams open Tuesday, and with the season fast approaching, here’s 10 items of note as the league heads into the 2018-19 campaign.
Aces star A’ja Wilson is checking in periodically from the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup. It’s been a busy few weeks with USA training camp, winning WNBA Rookie of the Year and finally making the team.
Dan Ayala was one of the founders of the informal basketball coaches’ breakfast held in conjunction with summertime horse racing meetings in Del Mar, California. The former Lady Rebels coach died Monday at age 82.
The shot clock will be reset to 14 seconds after offensive rebounds next season, down from 24, and the NBA has made alterations to two other rules. The clear-path foul was simplified and the definition of a hostile act expanded for purposes of triggering an instant replay review.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wants all teams to hire more women, especially in leadership and supervisory positions. Silver is urging teams to take some of the mandates the Dallas Mavericks must now adhere to as an impetus to improve working conditions within their own organizations.
Aces standouts A’ja Wilson and Kelsey Plum will represent USA Basketball at the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup from Sept. 22 to 30 in Tenerife, Spain.
Clark senior wing Jalen Hill announced his commitment Thursday at the high school. It’s nonbinding and won’t be official until he signs a national letter of intent in November.