Serbia takes U.S. down to wire in loss

Aug 13, 2016

Serbia takes U.S. down to wire in loss

Written in Portuguese on one wall above center court at Carioca Arena is the phrase “Um mundo novo.” Translation: A new world. It didn’t seem that way in men’s basketball to start the Rio Games, but it’s getting closer. Threatened by Australia in its ...

Playoff MVP Ravenel to join Israel's Maccabi Haifa

Aug 12, 2016

Playoff MVP Ravenel to join Israel's Maccabi Haifa

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After being named playoff MVP in May and helping the Ryukyu Golden Kings secure their fourth championship in the bj-league’s 11th and final season, Evan Ravenel is taking his hoop talents to Israel. Instead of remaining with Ryukyu during the inaugural B. League campaign, ...

Famed Globetrotters 'clown prince' Meadowlark Lemon dies at 83

Dec 29, 2015

Famed Globetrotters 'clown prince' Meadowlark Lemon dies at 83

Meadowlark Lemon, the “clown prince” of basketball’s barnstorming Harlem Globetrotters, whose blend of hook shots and humor brought joy to millions of fans around the world, has died. He was 83. Lemon’s wife and daughter confirmed to the team that he died Sunday in ...

Rodman sorry for North Korea rant, blames drink

Jan 9, 2014

Rodman sorry for North Korea rant, blames drink

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman apologized Thursday for his televised outburst about a U.S. missionary detained in North Korea, explaining that he had been stressed and drinking at the time. Rodman was roundly criticized for his angry tirade in an interview with CNN, in ...

Feb 4, 2013

Rizing hold off Cinq Reves

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This season Rizing Fukuoka head coach Atsushi Kanazawa’s message to his players has been consistent. “Don’t back down,” or some similar expression has been the message, according to Rizing power forward Reggie Warren. And Warren was reminded of that during the hard-fought third quarter ...