Stories tagged: basketball
TUESDAY, MARCH 28, 2017, 10:08 P.M.
NBA Capsules: Curry’s 32 lead Warriors over Rockets 113-106
Stephen Curry scored 32 points, Klay Thompson had 25 and the Golden State Warriors built a big lead early and held on for a 113-106 win over the Houston Rockets …
UPDATED: TUESDAY, MARCH 28, 2017, 6:57 P.M.
Shadle Park boys basketball coach Tim Gaebe retires
Irony has a way of creeping into all areas of life – especially the life of a high school coach.
UPDATED: MONDAY, MARCH 27, 2017, 10:55 P.M.
CV’s Lexie Hull, Republic’s Shania Graham honored
Lexie Hull of Central Valley and Shania Graham of Republic were named players of the year for their respective classifications, The Associated Press announced Monday afternoon.
SUNDAY, MARCH 26, 2017, 9:58 P.M.
NBA Capsules: James Harden outduels Russell Westbrook as Rockets top Thunder
HOUSTON – Lou Williams scored 31 points, James Harden finished with 22 points and 12 assists, and the Houston Rockets cruised to a 137-125 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder …
SATURDAY, MARCH 25, 2017, 9:54 P.M.
NBA Capsules: John Wall tallies 37 points to lead Wizards past Cavaliers
CLEVELAND – John Wall scored 37 points, Bradley Beal added 27 and the Washington Wizards began a challenging road trip by beating LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers 127-115 on …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2017, 11:23 P.M.
NBA Capsules: Devin Booker sixth in NBA to reach 70 – but Celtics beat Suns anyway
Devin Booker scored 70 points, becoming the sixth different player in NBA history to reach that total, but the Boston Celtics got 34 points from Isaiah Thomas and outlasted the …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017, 10:14 P.M.
NBA Capsules: Westbrook posts 35th triple-double; Thunder roll past 76ers
Russell Westbrook recorded his 35th triple-double of the season with 18 points, 11 rebounds and 14 assists and the Oklahoma City Thunder cruised to a 122-97 win over the Philadelphia …
UPDATED: TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 11:26 P.M.
NBA Capsules: DeMar DeRozan drops 42 points and Toronto Raptors edge Bulls
DeMar DeRozan had 42 points, and the Toronto Raptors snapped an 11-game losing streak against the Chicago Bulls by rallying for a wild 122-120 overtime win on Tuesday night.
SUNDAY, MARCH 19, 2017, 10:44 P.M.
NBA Capsules: Damian Lillard scores 49 as Blazers beat Heat
Damian Lillard scored a season-high 49 points, 28 after halftime, and the Portland Trail Blazers continued their playoff push by beating the Miami Heat 115-104 on Sunday night.
UPDATED: SATURDAY, MARCH 18, 2017, 11:40 P.M.
NBA Capsules: Russell Westbrook misses triple-double but Thunder roll
Russell Westbrook had 28 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds to help the Oklahoma City Thunder roll past the Sacramento Kings 110-94 on Saturday.
FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 11:39 P.M.
NBA Capsules: Solomon Hill leads New Orleans in upset of Houston
Solomon Hill scored a career-high 30 points and the New Orleans Pelicans overcame the absence of All-Star DeMarcus Cousins in a 128-112 upset over the Houston Rockets on Friday night.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 11:19 P.M.
John Blanchette: He who wore the purple just has to root for ’Cats
SALT LAKE CITY – He went to Gonzaga basketball camps as a kid. He sat in the stands at the old Kennel in the prehistoric days, admiring Jim McPhee’s jump …
THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2017, 11:26 P.M.
NBA Capsules: Klay Thompson lifts Golden State over Orlando
Klay Thompson scored 21 of his 29 points in the first quarter and the Golden State Warriors cruised past the Orlando Magic 122-92 on Thursday night.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017, 10:44 P.M.
NBA Capsules: Lillard’s 36 spoil Aldridge’s return as Blazers top Spurs
Damian Lillard scored 36 points and the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the San Antonio Spurs 110-106 on Wednesday night, spoiling LaMarcus Aldridge’s return from a health scare.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017, 7:49 P.M.
BBB warns of March Madness scams
Whether you’re looking for tickets to root on the Gonzaga Bulldogs, Oregon Ducks or another favorite team, be on the defense for ticket scammers.
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017, 6:40 P.M.
University girls basketball coach Mark Stinson steps down
Mark Stinson has ridden countless yellow school buses the last 18 years as the University girls basketball coach.
TUESDAY, MARCH 14, 2017, 10:37 P.M.
NBA Capsules: Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson lead Warriors to win
Stephen Curry scored 29 points on his 29th birthday, Klay Thompson added 28 and the Golden State Warriors used a frenetic fourth-quarter rally to snap a three-game skid and beat …
UPDATED: MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2017, 7:39 P.M.
Shhh! How to stream March Madness when the boss isn’t around
The 67-game March Madness basketball tournament begins Tuesday, with many games taking place during the day when you’re, ahem, supposed to be working. Fortunately for you – but not your …
FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 2017, 11:36 P.M.
NBA Capsules: Andrew Wiggins heats up in second half for Timberwolves
Andrew Wiggins scored 20 of his 24 points in the second half and hit the go-ahead free throws with 12.8 seconds left to lift the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 103-102 …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 2017, 12:22 A.M.
NBA Capsules: Westbrook has another triple-double, Thunder beat Spurs
Russell Westbrook had his 31st triple-double of the season to help the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the San Antonio Spurs 102-92 on Thursday night.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017, 10:09 P.M.
NBA Capsules: Warriors fall at home to Celtics, again
Isaiah Thomas scored 25 points and the Boston Celtics beat Golden State 99-86 on Wednesday night, spoiling the Warriors’ lone home game in a nearly three-week span.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017, 6:21 P.M.
Kevin Durant progressing in rehab, no timetable for return
Kevin Durant is riding a stationary bike as part of his rehab from an injured left knee and leg and doing well, yet Golden State coach Steve Kerr says it …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017, 4:13 P.M.
Steve Christilaw: The best basketball is gritty, tough – and usually wearing a ponytail
In basketball, the women’s game is a team game. Where the men’s game can give way to personal ego, the women’s game, more often than not, is predicated on team …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017, 1:58 P.M.
Rob Pelinka’s L.A. challenge is one that few can truly understand
Rob Pelinka is taking on a challenge few can truly understand.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017, 1:42 P.M.
Andrew Bogut done, J.R. Smith back as Cavaliers stumble forward
As feared, Cavaliers center Andrew Bogut’s season is over because of a broken leg. The 7-footer broke his left leg just 58 seconds into his debut on Monday night. He …
UPDATED: TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 2017, 6:53 P.M.
Gonzaga runs past Saint Mary’s 86-75 in WCC championship
When in doubt, pass the ball to Jill Barta. That seemed to be the general consensus among the Zags on Tuesday when the Gonzaga took down Saint Mary’s 86-75 for …
UPDATED: MONDAY, MARCH 6, 2017, 8:30 P.M.
Gonzaga women will play Saint Mary’s for WCC title
Gonzaga earned a spot in the West Coast Conference championship game at 1 p.m. on Tuesday after the top-seeded Zags topped No. 4 San Francisco on Monday 77-46. It’s the …
UPDATED: MONDAY, MARCH 6, 2017, 8:53 P.M.
Gonzaga women silence USF’s shooters, advance to WCC title game
Top-seeded Gonzaga strolled to a spot in Tuesday’s WCC women’s championship game when the Bulldogs took down No. 4 USF 77-46 on Monday at the Orleans Arena.
UPDATED: SUNDAY, MARCH 5, 2017, 10:42 P.M.
Nakagawa’s move to Gonzaga has translated well for him and Hachimura
As Gonzaga gets ready to step out on the Orleans Arena floor on Monday to take on Santa Clara in the West Coast Conference semifinal, there will be one Zag …
FRIDAY, MARCH 3, 2017, 9:59 P.M.
NBA Capsules: Cavs make NBA regular-season record 25 3s, top Hawks 135-130
Kyrie Irving scored 43 points, LeBron James had 38 and the Cleveland Cavaliers set an NBA regular-season record with 25 3-pointers in a 135-130 victory over Atlanta on Friday night.