/ Mar 21, 2017

Silver weighs in on teams resting starters

NBA commissioner Adam Silver sent a memo to the league’s board of governors Monday, describing the way teams are choosing to rest starters in some games as “an extremely significant issue for our league” and pressing owners to be more involved in the decision-making ...

Rodman receives probation for hit-and-run accident

/ Feb 7, 2017

Rodman receives probation for hit-and-run accident

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman was given community service Monday for a hit-and-run accident he caused by driving the wrong way on a freeway ramp in southern California, officials said.Rodman was at the wheel of a sports utility vehicle in the early hours of ...

B. League needs more marquee players

/ | Nov 12, 2016

B. League needs more marquee players

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The B. League is doing a commendable job marketing and promoting itself in its inaugural season.Social media feeds and magazine reports are ever-present aspects of the publicity machine in the early stages of the 2016-17 campaign. What’s more, TV highlights and game coverage via ...

Swift's comeback bid continues with tryout

Oct 20, 2016

Swift's comeback bid continues with tryout

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Robert Swift’s attempt to revive his pro basketball career continues.More than five-and-a-half years after playing his final professional game for the Tokyo Apache, the veteran center is vying to make a comeback in the NBA Development League. On Sunday, Swift participated in a workout, ...

/ Sep 3, 2016

NBA vet Barron signs with Toyama

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The Toyama Grouses on Saturday announced the signing of veteran NBA center Earl Barron to a contract for the 2016-17 season.The 211-cm Barron has played for seven NBA teams (Miami Heat, New York Knicks, Phoenix Suns, Milwaukee Bucks, Portland Trail Blazers, Golden State Warriors ...

Duncan gives thoughts on reason behind retirement

/ Jul 14, 2016

Duncan gives thoughts on reason behind retirement

When Tim Duncan decided to reflect on his outstanding 19-year NBA career, the understated star did it in the most Timmy way possible: seated at a table with a friend from the islands.Two days after the San Antonio Spurs announced his retirement, Duncan told ...

/ Apr 16, 2016

Sponsor logos to appear on NBA jerseys

 The NBA will begin putting sponsorship logos on player uniforms in 2017-18, a move that could generate at least $100 million annually and a step that the NFL, MLB and NHL have yet to take. The three-year trial was approved Friday by NBA owners ...

Timberwolves coach Saunders dies of cancer

/ Oct 26, 2015

Timberwolves coach Saunders dies of cancer

Flip Saunders, the longtime NBA coach who won more than 650 games in nearly two decades and was trying to rebuild the Minnesota Timberwolves as team president, coach and part owner, died Sunday, the team said. He was 60.Saunders was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma ...