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/ Mar 31, 2017

Veteran guard Stephenson returns to Pacers

The Indiana Pacers are bringing back Lance Stephenson. More than two years after the brash 195-cm guard left in free agency, the Pacers re-signed Stephenson on Thursday — just in time to fill a gaping hole as they try to make a final playoff ...

LeBron passes Shaq for 7th on NBA scoring list

/ Mar 31, 2017

LeBron passes Shaq for 7th on NBA scoring list

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers just might be at their lowest point since the King came home three years ago. Either way, they’ll have to do better than this if they’re going to be crowned again. Nikola Mirotic tied season highs with 28 ...

/ Mar 30, 2017

LeBron featured as crying baby in new TV ad

LeBron James is having a laugh at his reputation for being a “crybaby.” The Cavaliers’ megastar is featured in a new Intel commercial in which he breaks down and cries after making a game-winning shot. As James hugs a teammate in celebration, and the ...

Mar 30, 2017

Seattle University hires Hayford as new bench boss

Jim Hayford was hired Wednesday as the basketball coach at Seattle, leaving Eastern Washington after six successful seasons for a chance to boost the Redhawks program. He replaces Cameron Dollar, who was fired earlier this month after eight seasons at Seattle during which he ...

Mar 30, 2017

Trio leaving UNLV basketball team

Three UNLV players say they are leaving the program after one season under coach Marvin Menzies. The school announced Wednesday that Tony Baxter Jr., Zion Morgan and Jalen Poyser will not return next season. Poyser played for previous coach Dave Rice and stuck around ...

Warriors rally from 22 down to top Spurs

/ Mar 30, 2017

Warriors rally from 22 down to top Spurs

Golden State was emotionally prepared to shrug off a 22-point deficit during the first quarter in a key showdown with San Antonio. After all, the Warriors have battled the scrutiny of failing to win an NBA championship last year after a record-setting regular season ...

Warriors beat Rockets for 60th win

/ Mar 29, 2017

Warriors beat Rockets for 60th win

Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors didn’t get much time to celebrate their 60th win, not with a game at San Antonio coming Wednesday night. Curry scored 32 points, Klay Thompson had 25 and the Warriors built a big lead early and held ...

/ Mar 28, 2017

Jeanie Buss set to run Lakers for life

A battle over control of the Los Angeles Lakers is over after an agreement was reached to have Jeanie Buss serve as controlling owner of the storied NBA franchise for the rest of her life, making permanent the arrangement her late father and longtime ...

Mar 28, 2017

GW removes interim tag, gives Joseph a five-year contract

Maurice Joseph is sticking around as George Washington’s basketball coach, signing a five-year contract on Monday after one season with an interim title in place of the fired Mike Lonergan. The Colonials went 20-15 this season under Joseph, losing in the quarterfinals of the ...