Stories tagged: basketball
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 …
UPDATED: Fri., June 29, 2018, 11:28 p.m.
YYC Canada add fourth player in hopes of repeating as Hoopfest women’s elite champions; BAMM back to defend coed title
Janelle Bekkering, a former Gonzaga star, brings back an All-Calgary team, including longtime friend Stephanie Price (Lethbridge University) and Kimberly Lee (Waterloo University).
UPDATED: Fri., June 29, 2018, 8:45 a.m.
John Blanchette: Omar Samhan hopes to play the spoiler role for Gonzaga fans at The Basketball Tournament
A funny thing happened to Omar Samhan in Japan last winter. He had to shake Rob Sacre’s hand – and try to keep a straight face.
Thu., June 28, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Breanna Stewart scored 20 of her 27 points in the second half and Sue Bird had 10 points and 11 assists to help the Seattle Storm beat the Los Angeles …
Thu., June 28, 2018, 8:12 p.m.
Tall task ahead: Lee & Hayes knows repeating as Hoopfest 6-foot-and-over champions won’t be a walk in the park
In an elite division littered with ex-college stars, Parker Kelly, who helped EWU reach the 2015 NCAA tournament, believes a championship repeat will be an even tougher pursuit.
UPDATED: Thu., June 28, 2018, 11:01 p.m.
More than 6,000 teams will face off in downtown Spokane this weekend for the region’s annual 3-on-3 basketball tournament, Hoopfest.
UPDATED: Thu., June 28, 2018, 5:19 p.m.
Former Eastern Washington basketball star Jacob Wiley will play for the Dallas Mavericks in the NBA Summer League, the team announced Thursday.
Wed., June 27, 2018, 5:17 p.m.
The rumor mill is in overdrive, with nuggets such as these: LeBron James has looked at schools in Los Angeles, he’s not particularly fond of Houston and he’s hugging restaurant …
UPDATED: Wed., June 27, 2018, 8:33 p.m.
A decade before starring at Fresno State and signing a $60 million contact with the Miami Heat, Johnson attended Spokane’s Hamblen, Adams and Sunrise elementary schools as his mother, Jennifer …
Wed., June 27, 2018, 12:21 p.m.
Becky Hammon is moving up San Antonio’s coaching ladder. The Spurs announced Wednesday that they have promoted Hammon, and that she will fill the spot vacated by James Borrego on …
Tue., June 26, 2018, 7:04 p.m.
Maya Moore scored 32 points, Sylvia Fowles added 28 points and 17 rebounds, and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Seattle Storm 91-79 for their fifth straight win. The Lynx (8-6) …
UPDATED: Tue., June 26, 2018, 7:16 p.m.
Dozens of teams will be looking to dethrone Charlie’s Gold in the men’s 6-foot-and-under division, including annual contender Desert Horse, which won a string of titles from 2014-16.
Tue., June 26, 2018, 2:54 p.m.
The Minnesota Timberwolves used the draft to add a pair of players possessing the skill sets they’re seeking for the wing positions, starting with versatility on defense. Even if Josh …
UPDATED: Tue., June 26, 2018, 1:21 p.m.
Magic Johnson is betting his job on his free-agent recruiting skills for the Los Angeles Lakers. Johnson says he will step down as the Lakers’ president of basketball operations if …
Tue., June 26, 2018, 10:14 a.m.
Everything seems to be going right for coach Dan Hughes and the Seattle Storm. The team has the second best record in the league at 10-4 in the veteran coach’s …
Tue., June 26, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
James Harden was voted the NBA’s Most Valuable Player after twice being runner-up, beating out four-time winner LeBron James and Anthony Davis of the Pelicans at the NBA Awards on …
Tue., June 26, 2018, 8:03 a.m.
Kyrie Irving doesn’t have to worry about free agency until next summer. In the meantime, he has plenty to keep him busy now. Irving is recovering from late-season knee surgery …
UPDATED: Sat., June 23, 2018, 8:28 p.m.
Former Eastern Washington guard Bogdan Bliznyuk has agreed to a NBA Summer League contract with the Los Angeles Clippers.
Fri., June 22, 2018, 9:18 p.m.
Jewell Loyd had 25 points on 10-of-16 shooting and Natasha Howard added 11 points, nine rebounds and four blocks to help the Seattle Storm beat the Indiana Fever 72-63. Candice …
UPDATED: Wed., June 20, 2018, 6:03 p.m.
NBA Draft stock on the rise for Trae Young, Michael Porter – Deandre Ayton still the likely top pick
The Phoenix Suns likely have an idea what they’ll do with the first pick in the draft, but what about the rest of the league?
UPDATED: Wed., June 20, 2018, 5:48 p.m.
Luka Doncic is about to become an NBA player, though he’s unlike the other top prospects who will be drafted. He’s already a pro. He’s already a champion.
UPDATED: Wed., June 20, 2018, 12:42 p.m.
A person familiar with the situation says the Charlotte Hornets have agreed to trade center Dwight Howard to the Brooklyn Nets for center Timofey Mozgov and two second-round draft picks. …
Tue., June 19, 2018, 9:44 p.m.
A’ja Wilson had 25 points and 15 rebounds and the Las Vegas Aces pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the Seattle Storm 87-77. Tamera Young and Kayla McBride …
Tue., June 19, 2018, 9:31 a.m.
Arizona 7-footer Deandre Ayton headlines the list of big men in the NBA draft. Ayton was a dominating force in his one year of college and could be the No. …
Tue., June 19, 2018, 8:25 a.m.
Trae Young went into college basketball feeling like he had something to prove to his doubters. A year later, here he goes again.
UPDATED: Tue., June 19, 2018, 2:17 p.m.
Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown is suing Milwaukee and its police department, saying officers’ use of a stun gun during his arrest for a parking violation constitutes excessive force and …
Fri., June 15, 2018, 9:18 p.m.
Natasha Howard scored a career-high 25 points, Breanna Stewart had 23 points, nine rebounds, four assists and three steals, and the Seattle Storm beat the Connecticut Sun 103-92. Seattle had …
UPDATED: Fri., June 15, 2018, 12:28 p.m.
A person familiar with the situation says Kawhi Leonard has told the San Antonio Spurs that he would like to be traded this summer, the clearest sign yet that the …