South Point arena director Steve Stallworth, who worked for and with myriad Las Vegas sports teams, was instrumental in bringing big-time college basketball to town.
The Raptors have been as high as a 3.5-point favorite for Monday’s Game 5 as they look to close out the Golden State Warriors at home in the NBA Finals. That’s no longer the case.
USA Basketball on Monday morning unveiled its national team training camp roster, comprised of 20 NBA players competing for 12 roster spots ahead of the FIBA Basketball World Cup.
Kayla McBride scored 25 points Sunday, but the Aces shot 35.9 percent from the field and fell 88-78 to the New York Liberty in White Plains, New York.
The Aces bench continues to give the team a spark, with Dearica Hamby leading the way with averages of 11.8 points and 8.3 rebounds in 20 minutes per game.
Kawhi Leonard’s hot hand is sending the Raptors home to Toronto on the cusp of a startling upset for Canada.
The Aces opened the game with a 19-2 run and coasted to a 92-69 victory over the Atlanta Dream on Thursday at State Farm Arena in Atlanta.
The Mountain West released the 2019-20 men’s basketball conference schedule Thursday. No game times were announced, and dates are subject to change based on TV coverage.
Klay Thompson will be on the court as long as he doesn’t have any further issues with the strained left hamstring that kept him out of Wednesday’s Game 3 loss to the Raptors.
Mark Stevens, a Warriors’ investor and a member of the team’s executive board, was banned from the NBA for one year and fined after he shoved Kyle Lowry during Game 3.
Toronto fended off a playoff-career-high 47 points from Stephen Curry, and beat the Golden State Warriors 123-109 on Wednesday night to take a 2-1 lead in the NBA Finals.
Las Vegas, the preseason betting favorite to win the WNBA championship, has started the season 1-2 entering Thursday’s game at the Atlanta Dream.
The Rebels will play five teams that qualified for the postseason, including three defending conference champions. They open the season Nov. 5 against Purdue Fort Wayne.
The NCAA voted Wednesday to move the 3-point line to the international distance of 22 feet, 1¾ inches beginning in the 2019-20 season. It had been 20 feet, 9 inches since 2008.
Golden State has attracted 55 percent of the point spread tickets and 48 percent of the money-line wagers at the Westgate sportsbook as of 1:30 p.m. Wednesday.