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Turkish Airlines promotes name with pro game

Mar 14, 2015

Turkish Airlines promotes name with pro game

by Ed Odeven

Turkish Airlines and the bj-league were both seeking to strengthen their business brands when they announced a two-year tie-up last September. The airline became the first title sponsor in the league’s 10-season history. This gave Turkish Airlines an opportunity to promote its name throughout ...

Mar 13, 2015

Jordan's shoes put up for auction

An auction company says it has Michael Jordan’s earliest known pair of game-worn shoes from his rookie season in 1984-85 with the Chicago Bulls. SCP Auctions expects to get $50,000 or more when it auctions off the shoes beginning April 8.

Mar 13, 2015

Watanabe helps GW beat Duquesne

Freshman forward Yuta Watanabe played an integral role in the George Washington University men’s basketball team’s 73-55 second-round victory over Duquesne in the 2015 Atlantic 10 Basketball Championship on Thursday in New York. Watanabe shared the team lead in points (12) with guards Patrick ...

Mar 13, 2015

Irving's 57 fires Cavs by Spurs

Cleveland Cavaliers All-Star Kyrie Irving left his superstar teammate LeBron James in awe. His spectacular play overwhelmed the San Antonio Spurs. The guard collected a career-high and NBA season-high 57 points and his fadeaway 3 sent the emotional game into overtime where Cleveland rallied ...

CP3 fuels win over Thunder

Mar 12, 2015

CP3 fuels win over Thunder

The superstar point guard trying to lead a team without its high-scoring forward had his way Wednesday night. Only this time, it wasn’t Russell Westbrook. It was Chris Paul. Paul had 33 points and nine assists, J.J. Redick added 25 points and the Los ...

LeBron helps Cavs rout Mavericks

Mar 11, 2015

LeBron helps Cavs rout Mavericks

Even without his trademark headband, LeBron James was easy to recognize. He was still wearing the No. 23 jersey and dominating with his play. James had 27 points and took over sole possession of the Cavaliers’ career assists record as Cleveland beat the Dallas ...

Hawks get 50th win in rout

Mar 10, 2015

Hawks get 50th win in rout

The Hawks gave Kyle Korver the weekend off, hoping it would help him break out of his shooting slump. Boy, did it ever. And the rest of the team came along for the ride. Korver and DeMarre Carroll each scored 20 points as Atlanta ...

Mar 10, 2015

Watanabe honored again by A-10

George Washington University freshman forward Yuta Watanabe earned his second Atlantic 10 Conference’s Rookie of the Week accolade, it was announced on Monday. The 203-cm Watanabe, who hails from Kagawa Prefecture, sank 7 of 10 3-pointers and scored a career-high 21 points in the ...

Westbrook has another good day with triple-double

Mar 9, 2015

Westbrook has another good day with triple-double

Even against a fellow All-Star, Russell Westbrook’s dominance continued. Oklahoma City’s dynamic point guard posted his fifth triple-double in six games to help the Thunder beat the Toronto Raptors 108-104 on Sunday night. Westbrook, the NBA’s leading scorer, had 30 points, matched a career ...

Evessa find a way past Golden Kings

Mar 8, 2015

Evessa find a way past Golden Kings

by Ed Odeven

After losing their first three games this season against the Ryukyu Golden Kings, the Osaka Evessa came back with a fierce determination to bounce back on Sunday. It wasn’t easy. It took overtime for the Evessa to complete the task, winning 72-69 over the ...