Stories tagged: las vegas
UPDATED: Tue., July 17, 2018, 10:54 p.m.
Zach Collins only scored three points, but his Portland Trail Blazers defeated Johnathan Williams and the Los Angeles Lakers 91-73.
Sun., July 15, 2018, 5 a.m.
Zach Collins isn’t used to sitting much, so to look at a final stat sheet with the letters DNP next to his name was becoming disturbing. There wasn’t a coach …
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.
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.
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, 8:05 p.m.
Rather than mope, Victor Sanders knows he can be seen by any coach, at any time. So, he said, just making a summer roster is a big opportunity and a …
UPDATED: Sat., July 7, 2018, 4:40 p.m.
They sounded like one of those perfect romantic odd couples at first – the kind you can’t understand how they even hooked up, but they seem so great for each …
Fri., July 6, 2018, 5:05 p.m.
Daredevil Travis Pastrana is attempting a feat that left the legendary Evel Knievel with a crushed pelvis and numerous other fractures. Pastrana will try to nail the jump over the …
UPDATED: Fri., July 6, 2018, 4:03 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Mark Few is one of nine coaches chosen to assist Gregg Popovich at the U.S. national team’s minicamp in Las Vegas later this month.
UPDATED: Sat., June 23, 2018, 8:18 p.m.
President Donald Trump pressed his tough immigration stance at a Nevada political convention Saturday, telling hundreds “we have to be very strong” to keep people, including violent gang members, from …
UPDATED: Tue., June 5, 2018, 4:39 p.m.
Beginning in August, Frontier Airlines will offer twice weekly, nonstop service to Las Vegas from Spokane.
Fri., June 1, 2018, 8:35 a.m.
Negotiators have reached a tentative labor agreement that would cover about a quarter of the 50,000 hotel and casino workers who are threatening to strike in Las Vegas.
Tue., May 29, 2018, 8:24 p.m.
Illusionist David Copperfield was found negligent but not financially responsible for a British tourist’s injuries during a signature vanishing act that used participants from the audience of a Las Vegas …
Fri., May 25, 2018, 11:58 a.m.
Mario Batali’s three Las Vegas Strip restaurants will shut down July 27, officials said Friday, as the celebrity chef faces sexual misconduct allegations from multiple women.
Wed., May 23, 2018, 11:37 a.m.
Las Vegas casinos could watch tens of thousands of employees walk off the job for the first time in more than three decades after union members voted to authorize a …
UPDATED: Thu., May 17, 2018, 2:05 p.m.
The NCAA is opening a door for states with legalized sports gambling to host NCAA championship events and officials in Nevada are already set to get in the game as …
Tue., May 15, 2018, 4:46 p.m.
Musician and singer Stevie Wonder will perform a series of shows in Las Vegas in August.
Mon., May 14, 2018, 6:28 p.m.
A slim, elegant older gentleman took a seat on his patio overlooking Lake Mead on Monday morning, turned on his phone and began to parse his wagers for the day. …
Wed., May 2, 2018, 7:36 p.m.
Las Vegas police used explosives to blast into a high-rise hotel suite where a gunman unleashed the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history and found him dead, with a …
UPDATED: Sun., April 15, 2018, 9:38 p.m.
The 2018 Academy of Country Music Awards marked a memorable night for the victims of the massive Las Vegas shooting, comeback queen Carrie Underwood and triple-winners Chris Stapleton and Miranda …
Sun., March 11, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
None of them have been OK since Oct. 1, when the family was caught in the crosshairs of the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history. Rosemarie, 54, has been …
Fri., March 2, 2018, 4:35 p.m.
A $31.5 million victims’ fund that started as a GoFundMe effort announced plans Friday to pay $275,000 to the families of each of the 58 people killed in the deadliest …
Fri., March 2, 2018, 6 a.m.
John Blanchette: Las Vegas has played host to plenty of memorable WCC tournament moments for Gonzaga
The marriage of the West Coast Conference tournament and Las Vegas turns 10 this week, an anniversary of such happy construct that it’s hard to remember the Pliocene days when …
UPDATED: Sat., March 3, 2018, 10:13 a.m.
There’s always something to play for, particularly with March Madness around the corner.
Fri., March 2, 2018, 6 a.m.
All Gonzaga women’s basketball games during the upcoming West Coast Conference Tournament in Las Vegas will be available over the air on 1510 KGA AM, as part of the IMG …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 25, 2018, 4:56 p.m.
Top-seeded Gonzaga (27-4, 17-1) will open the WCC Tournament against No. 8 Loyola Marymount or No. 9 Portland in the quarterfinals Saturday at 7 p.m. at Orleans Arena in Las …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 4:58 p.m.
Eastern Washington basketball coach Shantay Legans couldn’t believe his ears. The telephone call came last November from a proud mother who needed some tickets for a special event.