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Celtics halt Warriors' record 54-game home winning streak

Apr 2, 2016

Celtics halt Warriors' record 54-game home winning streak

Everybody expected Stephen Curry to make the 3 from way out with the clock winding down, just as he always does. Instead, this time Curry missed a long 3-pointer to tie it with 5.3 seconds left and the Golden State Warriors suffered their first ...

Watanabe, George Washington rout Valparaiso in NIT final

Apr 1, 2016

Watanabe, George Washington rout Valparaiso in NIT final

George Washington won its first National Invitation Tournament championship, getting 18 points from Kevin Larsen and pulling away in the second half to beat Valparaiso 76-60 on Thursday night at Madison Square Garden. Patricio Garino had 14 points and the fourth-seeded Colonials (28-10) set ...

LeBron carries Cavaliers in rout of Nets

Apr 1, 2016

LeBron carries Cavaliers in rout of Nets

LeBron James continues to move up the NBA’s career scoring list, but he has more important matters on his mind. James scored 24 points to move into 12th place and the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Brooklyn Nets 107-87 on Thursday night. He passed Dominique ...

Apr 1, 2016

Michigan State's Valentine named AP Player of the Year

Denzel Valentine of Michigan State is The Associated Press Player of the Year, edging out Oklahoma’s Buddy Hield by three votes. Valentine is the first Spartans player to win the award. Bill Self of Kansas won Coach of the Year after leading the Jayhawks ...

Kinjo leads by example for Ryukyu

| Mar 31, 2016

Kinjo leads by example for Ryukyu

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In the Ryukyu Golden Kings’ infancy, before the team made multiple championship game appearances, Shigeyuki Kinjo was one of the league’s most exciting, explosive Japanese backcourt stars. The Okinawa native had a real gift for taking — and making — gutsy shots and a ...

Mar 31, 2016

Sendek named Santa Clara coach

At each stop in his 22-year head coaching career, Herb Sendek has built NCAA Tournament teams. After starting at Miami of Ohio and then turning around struggling programs at North Carolina State and Arizona State, Sendek faces a new challenge as head coach at ...

Curry ignites history-chasing Warriors in overtime

Mar 31, 2016

Curry ignites history-chasing Warriors in overtime

The Warriors’ countdown to become the winningest team in NBA history is down to five. Stephen Curry scored 31 points, including six straight in overtime, and Golden State continued its historic run with a 103-96 victory over the Utah Jazz on Wednesday night. The ...

Mar 31, 2016

Clippers' Paul to skip Rio Games

Chris Paul is passing up a shot at Olympic history to take a much-needed summer off. The Los Angeles Clippers star said it was a difficult decision to pull his name from consideration for this summer’s Olympics in Rio, but after spending a decade ...

Watanabe, GW claim place in NIT title game

Mar 30, 2016

Watanabe, GW claim place in NIT title game

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The George Washington men’s basketball team didn’t receive an invitation to the 68-team NCAA Tournament. Instead, Plan B has worked out quite well for rising star Yuta Watanabe and his Colonials teammates. GW defeated San Diego State 65-46 on Tuesday in the NIT semifinals ...

Warriors move step closer to record

Mar 30, 2016

Warriors move step closer to record

Steve Kerr and his do-everything superstar, Stephen Curry, expected Golden State to build on its championship run of last season. This record, though? No way. And 60 games over .500 at this stage? Yeah, right. Curry knocked down six more 3-pointers to increase his ...

Aldridge leads way as Spurs top Grizzlies

Mar 29, 2016

Aldridge leads way as Spurs top Grizzlies

The San Antonio Spurs and Memphis Grizzlies both were short-handed, but the Spurs still had LaMarcus Aldridge. Aldridge had 31 points and 13 rebounds, helping the Spurs earn a 101-87 victory on Monday night despite resting stars Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili. ...