Topics

Brex use late rally to beat Alvark

Feb 22, 2017

Brex use late rally to beat Alvark

by

In a display of poise and focus, the Tochigi Brex rallied past the Alvark Tokyo on Wednesday night in the B. League. In the final 24 seconds, Takatoshi Furukawa and Ryan Rossiter made clutch shots to lead the Brex to a dramatic 77-76 win ...

Magic in charge in LA; Buss, Kupchak ousted

Feb 22, 2017

Magic in charge in LA; Buss, Kupchak ousted

With the Los Angeles Lakers mired in the worst years in franchise history, owner Jeanie Buss has turned to Magic Johnson to lead them back to championship contention. And she removed her own brother from his job to do it. Jeanie Buss fired general ...

Pelicans agree to trade with Kings for Cousins

Feb 20, 2017

Pelicans agree to trade with Kings for Cousins

DeMarcus Cousins is on his way out of Sacramento — and right into an All-Star frontcourt pairing with Anthony Davis. The New Orleans Pelicans agreed to acquire Cousins from the Kings on Sunday, the same night the center was playing in the All-Star Game ...

West wins high-scoring All-Star Game

Feb 20, 2017

West wins high-scoring All-Star Game

Pelicans’ Davis sets ASG mark with 52 pointsMove over, Wilt. After 55 years, one of your records is no more. Anthony Davis took care of that. At the defense-free dunkfest that now serves as the NBA’s All-Star Game, Davis scored a record 52 points ...

Veteran Parker leads Jets past Diamond Dolphins

Feb 19, 2017

Veteran Parker leads Jets past Diamond Dolphins

by

For more than a decade in Japan, versatile forward Michael Parker has played an exciting, high-energy brand of all-around basketball. His arrival a few weeks into the 2007-08 season gave the Rizing Fukuoka a big spark at both ends of the floor, helping lead ...

Pacers' Robinson III soars to dunk crown

Feb 19, 2017

Pacers' Robinson III soars to dunk crown

Glenn Robinson III is the NBA’s new dunk king, with an assist to Indiana teammate Paul George, the Pacers’ mascot and a Pacers cheerleader. Robinson leaped over all three, snagging the ball from George along the way before finishing with an emphatic, two-hand, reverse ...

Feb 18, 2017

Oakley joins new 3-on-3 league as player-coach

Charles Oakley, the former NBA star arrested and ejected from Madison Square Garden last week, was named Friday as a player-coach in a new 3-on-3 basketball league debuting in June. Retired New York Knicks legend Oakley will join former NBA stars Chauncey Billups and ...

Feb 18, 2017

Gasol selected for NBPA post

Pau Gasol is the newest member of the National Basketball Players Association’s executive committee. The six-time All-Star from Spain was elected on Friday, and starts his three-year term immediately. The San Antonio Spurs big man replaces Steve Blake, who also had a three-year term ...

Kanamaru sparks SeaHorses in rout of Levanga

Feb 17, 2017

Kanamaru sparks SeaHorses in rout of Levanga

by

The SeaHorses Mikawa delivered an impressive all-around performance, hammering the visiting Levanga Hokkaido 89-72 on Friday night. The title-chasing SeaHorses (27-8) shot 50.7 percent from the field. Sharpshooter Kosuke Kanamaru led the hosts’ high-performance offensive output, putting 33 points on the board. Kanamaru made ...

Feb 17, 2017

No. 1 Gonzaga whips San Francisco

Nigel Williams-Goss scored 30 points as undefeated and the No. 1 Gonzaga men’s basketball team beat San Francisco 96-61 on Thursday night, extending the nation’s longest winning streak to 27 games. Przemek Karnowski added 23 points and seven rebounds for Gonzaga (27-0, 15-0 West ...