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Curry pumps in 45 as Warriors rack up 64th win of season

Apr 10, 2015

Curry pumps in 45 as Warriors rack up 64th win of season

Stephen Curry never talks about his case for NBA MVP unless he’s asked. Instead, he prefers to let his play speak for itself. Note to Curry: The message is coming through loud and clear. Curry eclipsed his own NBA record for most 3-pointers in ...

Apr 10, 2015

Hawks' Sefolosha breaks fibula

Atlanta forward Thabo Sefolosha will miss the Hawks’ final four regular-season games and the postseason because of a fractured right fibula and ligament damage suffered when he and teammate Pero Antic were arrested early Wednesday in New York. The Hawks confirmed Sefolosha’s injury Thursday ...

Apr 10, 2015

Ganot takes over as Hawaii coach

Eran Ganot has returned to Hawaii as the Rainbow Warriors’ basketball coach. The university announced the hiring of the 33-year-old Ganot, a former Hawaii assistant who was associate head coach at St. Mary’s College in California, from a pool of more than 80 candidates ...

Apr 10, 2015

Hurley named ASU basketball boss

Bobby Hurley grew up around basketball, playing for a coaching great who just happened to be his father. He was a feisty point guard who led Duke to consecutive national championships and proved his coaching chops by leading Buffalo to the NCAA Tournament during ...

Spurs reel off ninth straight win

Apr 9, 2015

Spurs reel off ninth straight win

The San Antonio Spurs are surging to close the regular season, and the Houston Rockets couldn’t slow them down. Tony Parker scored 27 points in the Spurs’ 110-98 win Wednesday night, their ninth straight victory. Parker had 13 points in the opening quarter, shaking ...

Apr 9, 2015

Copeland stabbed outside NYC club

An NBA player, his girlfriend and another woman were stabbed early Wednesday following an argument on the street near a Manhattan nightclub that also led to the arrest of two other players, authorities said. Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland, 31, was stabbed in the ...

Pelicans beat Warriors to move back into final playoff spot

Apr 8, 2015

Pelicans beat Warriors to move back into final playoff spot

Anthony Davis doesn’t want to carry the Pelicans into the playoffs just so they can get unceremoniously bounced in the first round by NBA-leading Golden State. Now Davis has some proof to back him up when he claims that young, unpredictable New Orleans could ...

Apr 8, 2015

UConn captures third straight title

Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies are a perfect 10. The Hall of Fame coach joined some elite company in UCLA’s John Wooden after tying the Wizard of Westwood with his 10th NCAA Tournament title. “Obviously it’s a very significant number because that’s the ...

Duke captures NCAA title

Apr 7, 2015

Duke captures NCAA title

Call them freshmen. Please, do not call them kids. Led by Tyus Jones and Jahlil Okafor, Duke’s talented group of youngsters played like salty old pros down the stretch, outscoring Wisconsin by 14 points over the final 13 minutes Monday night to grit out ...

WJBL star Tokashiki signs with WNBA's Storm

Apr 7, 2015

WJBL star Tokashiki signs with WNBA's Storm

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Two-time WJBL MVP Ramu Tokashiki has signed with the WNBA’s Seattle Storm her Japanese club, JX-Eneos Sunflowers, announced Monday. The Sunflowers said that the 192-cm center/forward will head to the United States in early May for the Storm’s training camp. The 2015 WNBA season ...

Apr 7, 2015

Nets' Lopez outplays twin brother

Brook Lopez dominated twin brother Robin with 32 points and nine rebounds as the Brooklyn Nets beat the short-handed Portland Trail Blazers 106-96 on Monday in the only game on the NBA schedule. The Trail Blazers left LaMarcus Aldridge and others home for the ...