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Jun 25, 2015

FIBA vice president Xiao investigated for graft

A vice president of basketball’s international governing body has been placed under investigation for possible corruption in his native China. The ruling Communist Party’s disciplinary watchdog said on its website Thursday that Xiao Tian was suspected of serious graft. No details were given. Xiao ...

Cavs pick up Mozgov's 2016 option

Jun 24, 2015

Cavs pick up Mozgov's 2016 option

The Cavaliers have made their first, and easiest, move of the summer. As expected, the team picked up the $5 million option on center Timofey Mozgov’s contract for next season on Tuesday. There was never a doubt the Cavs would bring back the 216-cm ...

Geoffrey Katsuhisa set to take reins in Iwate

Jun 23, 2015

Geoffrey Katsuhisa set to take reins in Iwate

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Geoffrey Katsuhisa will be named the new head coach of the Iwate Big Bulls, The Japan Times has learned. An announcement is imminent, basketball sources said on Tuesday. The 34-year-old Katsuhisa has served as an assistant coach for the Chiba Jets since their inception ...

Grouses bringing Nash back for fourth season

Jun 23, 2015

Grouses bringing Nash back for fourth season

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Veteran bench boss Bob Nash, who has led the Toyama Grouses to sustained success since 2012, is returning to lead the bj-league club for the 2015-16 campaign. The Grouses made the announcement on Monday, confirming the expected news. As the bj-league enters its 11th ...

Jun 21, 2015

Potential No. 1 pick Towns works out for Timberwolves

Kentucky big man Karl-Anthony Towns worked out for the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday, less than a week before the Wolves pick first in the NBA draft. Towns arrived in the Twin Cities on Friday night. He took a tour of the Wolves’ new $25 ...

Oakland fetes champ Warriors

Jun 20, 2015

Oakland fetes champ Warriors

The streets of Oakland were awash in yellow and blue as hundreds of thousands of fans watched and cheered the Golden State Warriors victory parade, which has been 40 years in the making. In a rare moment of glory, Oakland — a city that ...

Warriors make triumphant return to Bay Area

Jun 18, 2015

Warriors make triumphant return to Bay Area

Stephen Curry came off the plane, lifted the Larry O’Brien Trophy as he walked down the mobile staircase and let the gold award shine in the California sun. For the first time in 40 years, the NBA champions are back in the Bay Area. ...

Jun 18, 2015

Bulls name Boylen as lead assistant

The Chicago Bulls have hired Jim Boylen as new coach Fred Hoiberg’s top assistant. Boylen has 29 years of coaching experience — 17 in the NBA. He will serve as Chicago’s associate head coach. He spent the past two seasons on Gregg Popovich’s staff ...