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Nov 11, 2016

2022 NCAA Final Four set for New Orleans

The NCAA has announced that New Orleans will host the 2022 men’s basketball Final Four. The announcement, made Thursday, means New Orleans is set to host college basketball’s men’s semifinals and championship game for the sixth time — each time in the Superdome. Dan ...

Nov 11, 2016

Atlanta area to land D-League team

With two stadiums already under construction and plans for a major arena renovation, the Atlanta metro area is getting yet another new sports facility. The Hawks announced Thursday they are bringing an NBA Development League team to College Park, an inner suburb that is ...

Wade gets warm welcome in return to Miami with Bulls

Nov 11, 2016

Wade gets warm welcome in return to Miami with Bulls

Dwyane Wade has probably been in the arena the Miami Heat call home thousands of times, so he certainly still remembered how to get there on Thursday. Knowing where he was supposed to be, that was an issue. “Opposite side of the building,” Wade ...

Raptors roll past Thunder

Nov 10, 2016

Raptors roll past Thunder

DeMar DeRozan won a shootout with Russell Westbrook, scoring 37 points to lead the Toronto Raptors to a 112-102 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night. DeRozan, the NBA’s leading scorer with a 34.1 average heading into the game, made 13 of ...

Warriors' Kerr, West speak out against Trump victory

Nov 10, 2016

Warriors' Kerr, West speak out against Trump victory

Golden State Warriors forward David West and coach Steve Kerr are disgusted with the choice of Donald Trump for president. “The guy who got elected, it’s not just the fact he got elected but people voted for him,” West said after shootaround Wednesday. “That’s ...

Hawks send Cavs to first defeat of season

Nov 9, 2016

Hawks send Cavs to first defeat of season

The Cleveland Cavaliers were handed a surprise Tuesday night. Dennis Schroder scored a career-high 28 points and the Atlanta Hawks gave the reigning NBA champions their first loss of the season, 110-106. Cleveland (6-1) cut into two large second-half deficits, but Atlanta converted clutch ...

Nov 8, 2016

Big Bulls sign Clyde Drexler's son

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The Iwate Big Bulls recently signed basketball Hall of Famer Clyde “The Glide” Drexler’s son Adam. The B. League’s second-division Big Bulls are currently 2-12, and the younger Drexler, a 196-cm forward, is expected to make his Iwate debut after the league’s current wide ...

Warriors' Curry breaks NBA single-game mark with 13 3-pointers

Nov 8, 2016

Warriors' Curry breaks NBA single-game mark with 13 3-pointers

Stephen Curry let it fly from the top of the arc, backpedaled as his record-breaking 3-pointer dropped and then wildly began bobbing his head and shuffling his feet with the swagger of a two-time reigning MVP. Add another remarkable achievement to a long list ...

Happinets beat Alvark to avenge defeat

Nov 7, 2016

Happinets beat Alvark to avenge defeat

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Fueled by a 9-0 run to open the second quarter, the Akita Northern Happinets bounced back from a series-opening loss on Monday night. Akita defeated the Alvark Tokyo 78-64 in the B. League series finale at Yoyogi National Gymnasium No. 2. Shigehiro Taguchi and ...

Brave Thunders rain down 3s to sink B-Corsairs

Nov 6, 2016

Brave Thunders rain down 3s to sink B-Corsairs

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The Kawasaki Brave Thunders didn’t need a monster game from star center Nick Fazekas in order to cruise past the Yokohama B-Corsairs on Sunday. Instead, Fazekas, a former NBA center, had a relatively quiet 20-point afternoon that was but one element to the winning ...