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Lakestars land MVP Johnson

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After reaching the Final Four for the first time in franchise history in May, the Shiga Lakestars are tweaking their roster. Forward Terrance Woodbury, an NBA Development League veteran who averaged a team-high 18.3 points during the 2014-15 campaign, won’t return for the upcoming season, the Lakestars announced on Monday. ...

Bryant out as Rizing Fukuoka coach

Jul 24, 2015

Bryant out as Rizing Fukuoka coach

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The Rizing Fukuoka on Thursday handed the coaching reins to Tomohiro Moriyama, who steered the Shimane Susanoo Magic to the playoffs after a disastrous start last season. The 31-year-old Moriyama replaces veteran mentor Joe Bryant, the now-defunct Tokyo Apache’s original bench boss, on the ...

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 ...