Kobe Bryant: His legacy in Japan

Basketball / NBA Jan 27, 2020

Kobe Bryant: His legacy in Japan

by Ed Odeven

What does Kobe Bryant mean to Japan's basketball culture? Simply put, he was the most popular player here since Michael Jordan retired for good in 2003. He was the biggest star of the 21st century, and the player whose presence was missed the most at ...

Spurs edge winless Lakers in overtime

Basketball / NBA Oct 23, 2018

Spurs edge winless Lakers in overtime

Patty Mills drilled a jumper with seven seconds remaining in overtime to cap a 7-0 run in the final 55 seconds and lift the San Antonio Spurs to a wild 143-142 win over the host Los Angeles Lakers on Monday. The result kept LeBron James ...

Basketball / NBA Sep 27, 2018

Former NBA coach Jack McKinney dies at 83

Jack McKinney, who coached the Indiana Pacers for four seasons in the 1980s, died Tuesday at 83 years old, Saint Joseph's University announced. McKinney coached Saint Joseph's from 1966-74 before joining the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks as an assistant coach. After two seasons in Milwaukee, he ...