Evessa overpower NeoPhoenix, end five-game slide

Basketball / B. League Nov 18, 2017

Evessa overpower NeoPhoenix, end five-game slide

by Ed Odeven

The Osaka Evessa dominated on both sides of the ball in Saturday's series opener against the San-en NeoPhoenix, ending a five-game losing streak The Evessa pounded the NeoPhoenix 79-54 in Toyohashi, Aichi Prefecture. Osaka coach Dai Oketani's club had five double-digit scorers: Gyno Pomare (18 points, ...

Basketball / NBA Nov 25, 2015

Hawks retire Mutombo's No. 55

tlanta The Atlanta Hawks retired Dikembe Mutombo's No. 55 jersey Tuesday night to honor the longtime shot blocker's Hall of Fame enshrinement. Mutombo signed as a free agent in 1996 to make Atlanta the second stop on an 18-year career he spent with five other teams. "I ...

Basketball Hall of Fame welcomes class of 2015

Basketball Sep 12, 2015

Basketball Hall of Fame welcomes class of 2015

John Calipari never could have been a Hall of Famer on his own ability. "I never grabbed a rebound," he said. "I never scored a point. I never had an assist." But he's had some incredible players. And when he was enshrined in the Naismith Memorial Basketball ...