Stories tagged: basketball
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 21, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
Syracuse men’s basketball coach Jim Boeheim struck and killed a man walking on an interstate late Wednesday night as he tried to avoid hitting the man’s disabled vehicle, police say.
Sat., Feb. 16, 2019, 1:51 p.m.
Anthony Davis isn’t completely sure if he’s going to play in Sunday’s All-Star game. Or how much he’s going to play the rest of this season. Or where he’ll play …
Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 5:41 p.m.
Paul Westphal, Jack Sikma, Marques Johnson and Ben Wallace are first-time finalists for the Basketball Hall of Fame. The rest of the 13 finalists have been considered before, including Chris …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 4:55 p.m.
The Pelicans have fired ninth-year general manager Dell Demps. The decision comes after six-time All-Star Anthony Davis said in late January that he would not sign an extension with New …
Thu., Feb. 14, 2019, 9:21 p.m.
Julius Randle capped a 33-point, 11-rebound performance with three clutch baskets in the final minutes, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 131-122 on Thursday night despite …
Wed., Feb. 13, 2019, 10:26 p.m.
Jeff Teague scored 27 points, Karl-Anthony Towns had 25 and the Minnesota Timberwolves overcame James Harden’s 42 points to beat the Houston Rockets 121-111 on Wednesday night.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 13, 2019, 6:58 p.m.
Center Enes Kanter has joined the Portland Trail Blazers. Kanter was waived by the New York Knicks along with Wesley Matthews following the trade deadline last week. He was once …
Tue., Feb. 12, 2019, 10:09 p.m.
Gordon Hayward scored 26 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:50 remaining, and the Boston Celtics beat the Philadelphia 76ers 112-109 on Tuesday night.
Tue., Feb. 12, 2019, 10:45 a.m.
No one could have envisioned Michael Jordan hosting the NBA All-Star Game as an NBA owner. Jordan’s former college teammate at North Carolina, Buzz Peterson, never imagined Jordan winning six …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 12, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
Michael Jordan says James Harden’s streak of 30 straight games with at least 30 points and Russell Westbrook’s 10 straight triple-doubles are both impressive and tough to accomplish. But the …
Fri., Feb. 8, 2019, 9:48 p.m.
JJ Redick scored a season-high 34 points, Jimmy Butler had 22 and the new-look Philadelphia 76ers beat the Denver Nuggets 117-110 on Friday night.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 8, 2019, 6:46 p.m.
There’s no better reality show than the NBA’s off-the-court drama, which was at its peak leading up to the trade deadline and returns again this summer as soon as the …
Thu., Feb. 7, 2019, 11:18 p.m.
Toronto, Milwaukee and Philadelphia made their moves. Anthony Davis will have to wait until the summer for his. The New Orleans Pelicans held onto Davis but dealt Nikola Mirotic to …
Thu., Feb. 7, 2019, 10:42 p.m.
Rajon Rondo hit a 20-foot jumper as time expired to lift the Los Angeles Lakers over the Boston Celtics, 129-128 on Thursday night.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 6, 2019, 8:41 p.m.
Anthony Davis is still a member of the New Orleans Pelicans. That may change before the NBA’s 3 p.m. Thursday trade deadline. Davis remained in place Wednesday, though the run-up …
Tue., Feb. 5, 2019, 10:45 p.m.
Kyle Lowry had 20 points amid reports that Toronto has offered him in a trade, and the Raptors held off the Philadelphia 76ers 119-107 on Tuesday night in a matchup …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 5, 2019, 12:07 p.m.
The Washington Wizards say point guard John Wall will be sidelined for at least another year because he ruptured his left Achilles tendon while falling at home. The rupture was …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 3, 2019, 5:04 p.m.
Kyrie Irving had 30 points and 11 assists, Marcus Morris scored 19 points and the Boston Celtics beat Oklahoma City 134-129 on Sunday to snap the Thunder’s seven-game winning streak.
Fri., Feb. 1, 2019, 10:40 p.m.
Recap of Friday’s boys basketball action from around the region
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 1, 2019, 10:36 p.m.
Recap of Friday’s girls basketball action from around the region
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 1, 2019, 8:39 p.m.
Dwyane Wade and Dirk Nowitzki are going to the All-Star Game one more time, added to the player pool by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver. Wade and Nowitzki will be drafted …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 31, 2019, 11:04 p.m.
Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 19 points, Khris Middleton had 18 and the Milwaukee Bucks beat Toronto 105-92 on Thursday night, ending the Raptors’ season-best home winning streak at 10 games.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 31, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
The New York Knicks have traded Kristaps Porzingis to the Dallas Mavericks, parting with the young All-Star forward as he recovers from a torn knee ligament. The Knicks acquired Dennis …
Wed., Jan. 30, 2019, 10:03 p.m.
Jaylen Brown had 24 points and 10 rebounds, Jayson Tatum scored 20 points and the Boston Celtics rolled over the Charlotte Hornets 126-94 on Wednesday night despite Kyrie Irving’s absence.
Tue., Jan. 29, 2019, 10:43 p.m.
Giannis Antetokounmpo had 21 points, 11 assists and eight rebounds to help the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Detroit Pistons 115-105 Tuesday night, keeping the distinction of being the league’s only …
Sat., Jan. 26, 2019, 9:41 p.m.
Recap of Saturday’s boys basketball action from around the region
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 26, 2019, 10:02 p.m.
Recap of Saturday’s girls basketball action from around the region
Fri., Jan. 25, 2019, 9:02 p.m.
James Harden scored 35 points for his 22nd straight game with 30 or more and the Houston Rockets never trailed in a 121-119 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Friday …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 24, 2019, 10:23 p.m.
Stephen Curry scored 38 points, local product Kevin Durant had 21 and the Golden State Warriors hammered the ball inside to beat the Washington Wizards 126-118 Thursday night for their …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 24, 2019, 4:41 p.m.
LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo are the captains for this year’s NBA All-Star Game. James and Antetokounmpo will pick their teams on Feb. 7, in advance of the Feb. 17 …