Stories tagged: basketball
Sat., July 14, 2018, 8:28 p.m.
Breanna Stewart had a season-high 35 points, including three 3-pointers, and 20 rebounds to help the Seattle Storm beat the Dallas Wings 91-84. Natasha Howard scored 17 points and Jewell …
UPDATED: Sat., July 14, 2018, 4:26 p.m.
Geraldine McCorkell closed her career at Idaho with 1,552 career points, eighth all-time, with 546 coming her senior year when she averaged 16.5 points and 7.8 rebounds to earn second-team …
Sat., July 14, 2018, 10:15 a.m.
Jabari Parker and the Chicago Bulls have agreed to a $40 million, two-year contract, bringing the talented and oft-injured forward to his hometown team. His agent has confirmed the deal …
Sat., July 14, 2018, 5 a.m.
Former Gonzaga big man Johnathan Williams keeping the faith that making an NBA roster is in his future
There’s something to be said about having faith. Johnathan Williams abides by it.
UPDATED: Fri., July 13, 2018, 8:04 p.m.
Trips to Las Vegas feel better when they end on a win. The consolation round of the NBA Summer League gave teams a chance to experience that Friday.
Fri., July 13, 2018, 6:42 p.m.
The Brooklyn Nets have acquired forwards Kenneth Faried and Darrell Arthur along with a first-round pick from the Denver Nuggets. The Nets also received a second-round pick in 2020 and …
Fri., July 13, 2018, 3:52 p.m.
Lakers guard Lonzo Ball is scheduled to undergo arthroscopic surgery Tuesday on his left knee. The team says it will provide an update on Ball’s condition after the procedure. Ball …
UPDATED: Fri., July 13, 2018, 2:32 p.m.
Jeremy Lin’s injury-plagued stint in Brooklyn is over. The Nets have cleared a logjam at point guard by trading Lin to Atlanta. Lin now joins another deep competition for playing …
Thu., July 12, 2018, 10:54 p.m.
Johnathan Williams, who went undrafted out of Gonzaga, added a block and a steal as the Lakers remained unbeaten in Las Vegas.
Thu., July 12, 2018, 9:55 a.m.
The Oklahoma City Thunder have re-signed guard Raymond Felton. Felton appeared in all 82 games last season with the Thunder. He averaged 6.9 points, 2.5 assists and 1.9 rebounds as …
Wed., July 11, 2018, 8:57 p.m.
Brayon Blake, who was a two-year standout at Idaho, finished 2 for 4 from the floor, including making a 3-pointer.
UPDATED: Wed., July 11, 2018, 9:31 p.m.
Ex-Gonzaga guard Jordan Mathews works to stay in NBA after summer league with the Los Angeles Clippers
After not being selected in the 2017 NBA Draft, Jordan Mathews joined the New Orleans Pelicans last summer, and then signed with the Atlanta Hawks in September before getting released …
UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018, 8:02 p.m.
Jeff Ledbetter added to his already impressive Summer League campaign, scoring 10 points and dishing out four assists, but his San Antonio Spurs fell to the Portland Trail Blazers 95-89 …
UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018, 1:36 p.m.
The Los Angeles Lakers have signed veteran Lance Stephenson and second-round pick Svi Mykhailiuk. Stephenson appeared in all 82 games for Indiana last season, averaging 9.2 points, 5.2 rebounds and …
UPDATED: Sat., July 7, 2018, 11:01 p.m.
NBA Summer League roundup: Zach Collins helps Portland Trail Blazers open Las Vegas league with victory over Utah Jazz
The forward, who spent one season at Gonzaga, earned the start and logged 28 minutes for Portland. He also added three blocks and two assists.
UPDATED: Sat., July 7, 2018, 9:36 p.m.
Devin Booker, the high-scoring guard at the heart of Phoenix’s rebuilding plans, has signed a five-year, $158 million maximum contract with the Suns. Booker, 21, tweeted a photo of himself …
Fri., July 6, 2018, 6:28 p.m.
Breanna Stewart had 29 points, nine rebounds and three blocks to help the Seattle Storm beat the Atlanta Dream 95-86 for their fourth straight victory. Sue Bird added 18 points …
UPDATED: Fri., July 6, 2018, 6:43 p.m.
Moving Day: Tony Parker, Dwight Howard pick new spots; Carmelo Anthony may be next as NBA free agency picks up
Tony Parker is leaving San Antonio for Charlotte, Dwight Howard is closer to Washington and Carmelo Anthony is moving as well. Friday was hectic for NBA veterans, with Parker making …
UPDATED: Thu., July 5, 2018, 6:37 p.m.
Yes, it will be thrilling when the Sonics return to Seattle but unless new policies are instituted, fans might not have much to cheer about based on the recent super …
Thu., July 5, 2018, 8:21 a.m.
Basketball officials from Australia and the Philippines have issued a joint apology for the vicious brawl during a World Cup qualifier on Monday that resulted in the ejection of 13 …
Wed., July 4, 2018, 8:45 a.m.
The NBA estimates an increase of 40,000 miles of travel in the postseason if it scrapped its current conference format and seeded 1 to 16. Calls to change the system …
UPDATED: Tue., July 3, 2018, 6:06 p.m.
The trend in NBA free agency this year: Most players are either staying put, or taking short-term deals that allow them to hit the market again next summer.
Tue., July 3, 2018, 1:47 p.m.
The Denver Nuggets have agreed to a multiyear deal with rookie forward Michael Porter Jr.
UPDATED: Sat., June 30, 2018, 11:30 p.m.
Before Josh Heytvelt lost his first game Saturday in the elite men’s division of Hoopfest, the former Gonzaga big man had touched a basketball maybe five times in the last …
UPDATED: Sat., June 30, 2018, 11:53 p.m.
Elite bracket update: High school team, Stars and Stripes, rolling through Hoopfest’s elite women’s division
Stars and Stripes, which features Notre Dame commit Samantha Brunelle, the top-ranked recruit in 2019 recruiting class, won both of its games Saturday, three months after winning a USA Basketball …
UPDATED: Sat., June 30, 2018, 10:35 p.m.
Omar Samhan showed he could multi-task, playing effective basketball while carrying on running conversations with anyone – refs, spectators, opposing players, an ESPN camera man as he walked off the …
Sat., June 30, 2018, 9:09 p.m.
Former Eastern Washington football players take their games from the gridiron to the asphalt for Hoopfest
Ex-EWU football players Shaq Hill, Stu Stiles and Nick Ellison team up Saturday for Hoopfest.
Sat., June 30, 2018, 7:01 p.m.
A person familiar with the situation says that Kevin Durant will sign a two-year contract to remain with the Golden State Warriors, with the caveat that the deal will have …
UPDATED: Sat., June 30, 2018, 9:13 p.m.
Hoopfest is an event for all comers, and athletes from second grade to age 77 squared off Saturday in the world’s largest 3-on-3 basketball tournament, now in its 29th year.
UPDATED: Fri., June 29, 2018, 11:13 p.m.
Matt Bouldin puts finishing touch on Few Good Men’s 84-83 win over Team Utah in The Basketball Tournament opener
The Basketball Tournament organizers added a new wrinkle to their winner-take-all, $2 million event with the Elam Ending. Under the Elam rules, at the first dead ball with under 4 …