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Silver has 'no doubt' woman could coach in NBA

Jul 23, 2015

Silver has 'no doubt' woman could coach in NBA

Adam Silver has “no doubt” the NBA could see a day when Becky Hammon or another woman is a head coach. The commissioner said Wednesday he had texted and emailed with Hammon while they were in Las Vegas, where she coached the Spurs to ...

Source: Cavs, Jefferson agree to one-year deal

Jul 22, 2015

Source: Cavs, Jefferson agree to one-year deal

Richard Jefferson has experience, deep knowledge of the NBA and a deft shooting touch. The Cavaliers plan to lean on all those attributes. The free agent forward has agreed to terms on a one-year deal for next season with Cleveland, a person familiar with ...

Jul 21, 2015

Hammon guides Spurs to Summer League title

Becky Hammon already made history when she became the first female head coach in NBA Summer League. Leading the San Antonio Spurs to the Las Vegas Summer League championship just made the experience that much sweeter. Hammon coached the Spurs to a 93-90 victory ...

Nuggets trade troubled Lawson to Rockets

Jul 21, 2015

Nuggets trade troubled Lawson to Rockets

Rockets general manager Daryl Morey knows adding Ty Lawson is a risky move. He believes the possible reward is worth that risk. Lawson was acquired in a trade with the Denver Nuggets on Monday, giving the Rockets needed depth at point guard, though he ...

Jul 20, 2015

NBA stars prepare to investigate league claims

NBA commissioner Adam Silver insists a “significant number” of teams are losing money. But several players waking the red carpet Sunday night at the National Basketball Players Association’s Players Awards insist they need to see proof before they believe Silver’s claim. “I’ve got to ...

Jul 17, 2015

Jordan awaits FIBA Hall of Fame induction

Michael Jordan, who won two Olympic gold medals, will be inducted in the FIBA Hall of Fame. Basketball’s governing body announced Friday that Jordan will be part of class of nine players who will be enshrined Sept. 19. The six-time NBA champion won gold ...

Hamamatsu dumping star Murry

| Jul 17, 2015

Hamamatsu dumping star Murry

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As the summer marches on and the start of training camp gets closer and closer, it appears that the defending champion Hamamatsu Higashimikawa Phoenix will not have a roster resembling the one that captured the title in May. Star guard Nile Murry, the playoff ...

Jul 17, 2015

Popovich to guide Team Africa

Gregg Popovich will coach Team Africa with captain Luol Deng, while brothers Pau and Marc Gasol will play for Team World in the NBA’s first game in Africa. Popovich, the five-time champion from the San Antonio Spurs, will guide Team Africa in the Aug. ...

Jul 17, 2015

Ussery leaves Mavericks for Under Armour

Mavericks president and CEO Terdema Ussery is leaving for a position with sports apparel company Under Armour. Ussery has been with Dallas for 18 years — three years before owner Mark Cuban bought the team. In his first year, Ussery was part of a ...

TV deal sending NBA salaries soaring

Jul 16, 2015

TV deal sending NBA salaries soaring

To understand how the business model of NBA salaries is unlike ever before, consider the cases of Reggie Jackson, Khris Middleton and DeMarre Carroll. They’re not All-Stars. They’re not exactly household names, either. Nonetheless, the trio got a combined $210 million in deals this ...