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July 15, 2016
Durant feels disconnect with Westbrook
OAKLAND, Calif. – Kevin Durant said he never felt more comfortable than when he met four Warriors’ players and coach Steve Kerr during a meeting in the Hamptons earlier this month.Suffice to say the new Golden State forward doesn’t get the same warm and fuzzy vibes when he speaks...
July 15, 2016 - 7:48am
Finally secured, Aldrich eager to play for Wolves
MINNEAPOLIS – Cole Aldrich removed his fake front tooth while being introduced as the Timberwolves’ latest addition Thursday. The gesture was by way of explanation:How will the former Bloomington Jefferson center will be able to play for tough-minded coach Tom Thibodeau? “As...
July 15, 2016 - 7:44am
May 28, 2016
NBA player Bryce Dejean-Jones killed in Dallas shooting
Rookie New Orleans Pelicans basketball player Bryce Dejean-Jones died after being shot early on Saturday when he broke into a Dallas apartment,...
May 28, 2016 - 9:00pm
May 27, 2016
Warriors top Thunder to stay alive
Golden State kept its season alive with a 120-111 win over Oklahoma City in game 5 of the Western Conference finals on Thursday night in Oakland. Oklahoma City leads the series 3-2. Game 6 is Saturday night in Oklahoma City. Stephen Curry led the Warriors with 31 points while Klay...
May 27, 2016 - 5:50am
May 16, 2016
Timberwolves' Towns unanimous Rookie of Year
Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns, who set franchise rookie records in scoring, rebounding, blocked shots and field-goal percentage, has unanimously won the NBA Rookie of the Year Award, the league announced Monday. The 7-foot Towns becomes the fifth unanimous winner...
May 16, 2016 - 10:04am
April 21, 2016
Wolves make splashy hire with coveted Thibodeau
MINNEAPOLIS — The Timberwolves’ search for a new president of basketball operations and head coach was swift and brought in Tom Thibodeau....
April 21, 2016 - 6:22am
April 5, 2016
Shaq among 10 for HOF class
(TSX) — Shaquille O'Neal, Allen Iverson, Tom Izzo and modern-day basketball pioneers Yao Ming and Sheryl Swoopes headline the 2016 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame class announced Monday. Longtime Chicago Bulls owner and chairman Jerry Reinsdorf will be enshrined and posthumous...
April 5, 2016 - 6:23am
January 23, 2016
Cavaliers fire Blatt
(TSX) — The Cleveland Cavaliers fired coach David Blatt on Friday despite the team possessing a 30-11 record at the season's halfway point. Assistant coach Tyronn Lue was promoted to head coach, the team announced. "I believe in him to lead this franchise," Cavaliers general manager...
January 23, 2016 - 7:44am
December 28, 2015
Warriors' Curry named AP Male Athlete of Year
(TSX) — Guard Stephen Curry, who led the Golden State Warriors to their first NBA title in 40 years and then helped the defending champions...
December 28, 2015 - 7:41am
December 26, 2015
Bryant leads all-star voting
(TSX) — Retiring Los Angeles Lakers veteran Kobe Bryant has struggled this season but is the top vote-getter in early fan balloting for the 2016 NBA All-Star Game. The 17-time All-Star, who announced last month that this season will be his final one in his storied 20-year career,...
December 26, 2015 - 7:13am
Golden State wins rematch over Cleveland
OAKLAND, Calif. — Put a postseason-type matchup in the NBA regular season and you get a postseason-type game. Complete with the same postseason-type result. Turning up the defensive intensity much like they did in last season's NBA Finals and getting two key late hoops by star...
December 26, 2015 - 7:09am
December 3, 2015
Curry, Golden State boost perfect start to 20-0
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (TSX) — Guard Stephen Curry erupted for 40 points in his annual homecoming, scoring the final 24 points of the third quarter, and the Golden State Warriors remained perfect with a 116-99 victory over the Charlotte Hornets Wednesday night. The Warriors (20-0) were...
December 3, 2015 - 8:16am
December 2, 2015
76ers first win comes over Kobe, Lakers
PHILADELPHIA (TSX) — Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant heard the cheers Tuesday night, but the Philadelphia 76ers gave the home fans a real reason to roar. Forward Robert Covington scored 23 points as the Sixers beat the Lakers 103-91 to win for the first time in 19 games this...
December 2, 2015 - 8:23am
November 30, 2015
76ers' Okafor stopped for going 108 mph on bridge
The off-the-court incidents continue to grow for Philadelphia 76ers rookie center Jahlil Okafor. The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Sunday that Okafor was stopped by police on the Ben Franklin Bridge about three weeks ago for going 108 mph. The bridge spans the Delaware River and...
November 30, 2015 - 7:38am
Clippers still own T-Wolves
LOS ANGELES (TSX) — Make it 13 in a row for the Los Angeles Clippers over the Minnesota Timberwolves. Forward Blake Griffin had 26 points, eight rebounds and eight assists, leading the Clippers to 107-99 victory over the Timberwolves on Sunday at Staples Center. Point guard Chris...
November 30, 2015 - 7:35am