Stories tagged: basketball
Sun., March 17, 2019, 7:13 p.m.
North Carolina earned the No. 1 seed in the Midwest Region, but that’s about the only gift the Tar Heels got for the NCAA Tournament.
UPDATED: Sun., March 17, 2019, 8:04 p.m.
South Region preview: After being on the wrong side of history last year, Virginia earns top seed again
Virginia now has its chance to make up for being the first No. 1 seed to lose its NCAA Tournament opener.
UPDATED: Sun., March 17, 2019, 7:55 p.m.
Zion Williamson and Duke are the overall No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. The Blue Devils sit atop the East Region, and their road to Minneapolis could include matchups …
UPDATED: Sun., March 17, 2019, 8:07 p.m.
The West Region includes one of the most intriguing first-round matchups in the bracket.
Fri., March 15, 2019, 10:24 p.m.
Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 33 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks rallied from a 20-point halftime deficit to beat the Miami Heat 113-98 on Friday night.
Sat., March 9, 2019, 9:42 p.m.
Kyrie Irving scored 30 points and Marcus Smart had 16 in the Boston Celtics’ 120-107 victory over the short-handed Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday night in the latest edition of …
Wed., March 6, 2019, 11:04 p.m.
Will Barton scored 23 points, Gary Harris added 19 and the Denver Nuggets snapped their three-game losing streak with a 115-99 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night …
UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019, 1:16 p.m.
Andrew Bogut is rejoining the Golden State Warriors after being cleared by his Australian team, the Sydney Kings. Golden State had an open roster spot and chose to use it …
Tue., March 5, 2019, 10:27 p.m.
James Harden scored 35 points, Gerald Green had 11 of his 18 in the fourth quarter and the Houston Rockets beat the Toronto Raptors 107-95 on Tuesday night.
Tue., Feb. 26, 2019, 10:37 p.m.
Emmanuel Mudiay, Mitchell Robinson and the rest of the New York Knicks’ backups outscored the Orlando Magic’s reserves by a whopping 75-7 in a 108-103 win on Tuesday night at …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 21, 2019, 10:28 p.m.
Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 12 of his 30 points in the fourth quarter, Khris Middleton hit a 3-pointer in the closing seconds and the NBA-leading Milwaukee Bucks held off the Boston …
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