Stories tagged: nba
Sat., Dec. 19, 2015, 8:26 p.m.
Indiana Pacers forward Paul George fined $35,000 by NBA
Indiana Pacers forward Paul George was fined $35,000 by the NBA on Saturday for public criticism of officiating and using profanity in a live television interview.
Thu., Dec. 17, 2015, 9:51 p.m.
LeBron James plows into crowd, wife of golfer Jason Day hurt
LeBron James crashed into a courtside seat, accidentally knocking over and injuring PGA champion Jason Day’s wife during the Cavaliers’ win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday night.
Thu., Dec. 17, 2015, 7:09 p.m.
Cavaliers guard Iman Shumpert delivers fiancee’s baby
Cavaliers guard Iman Shumpert calmly delivered a baby girl when his fiancee unexpectedly went into labor.
Tue., Dec. 15, 2015, 4:21 p.m.
Steve Kerr attends Warriors practice, return still unknown
Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr was present at practice Tuesday appearing to act more like himself, according to people on the team. But the Warriors still do not know …
Sun., Dec. 13, 2015, 8:17 p.m.
With streak over, regular season begins for Warriors
Every victory raised the stakes for the Golden State Warriors.
Thu., Dec. 10, 2015, 8:55 p.m.
Dolph Schayes, big man with a guard’s flair, dies at 87
Hall of Famer Dolph Schayes, a 12-time All-Star who refined the big man’s role in the infancy of the National Basketball Association, has died. He was 87.
Thu., Dec. 3, 2015, 7:20 p.m.
Kyrie Irving nearing return with Cavaliers
Kyrie Irving’s eyes are pointed forward, and once he’s back on the floor the Cavaliers star guard intends to keep looking ahead.
Tue., Dec. 1, 2015, 5 p.m.
Golden State interim Luke Walton wins coach of the month despite zero official wins
Luke Walton has more NBA coach of the month awards than official wins.
Mon., Nov. 30, 2015, 1:41 p.m.
Couch Slouch: 76ers’ futility simply mind boggling
By the time you read this, it is possible the Philadelphia 76ers might’ve won a game. It’s also possible you might look out the window and see pigs flying first-class …
Sun., Nov. 29, 2015, 6:36 p.m.
Kobe Bryant says he will retire at end of season
Kobe Bryant has decided to retire after this season, ending his 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers.
Fri., Nov. 27, 2015, 9:35 p.m.
Newton completes odyssey from troubled kid to Timberwolves GM
Kent Amos sat in his Washington, D.C., living room 36 years ago, three lost boys standing before him.
Tue., Nov. 24, 2015, 10:54 p.m.
Warriors make NBA history as first team to start season 16-0
The defending champion Golden State Warriors set the record for best start in NBA history at 16-0, as Stephen Curry had 24 points and nine assists in a 111-77 rout …
Mon., Nov. 23, 2015, 5:08 p.m.
Warriors look to follow up NBA title by posting record start
Anyone who thought the Golden State Warriors would be content after winning one NBA title was sadly mistaken.
Mon., Nov. 23, 2015, 3:40 p.m.
Slouch couch brings you Thanksgiving cheer
To give thanks on this Thanksgiving week to a kinder, gentler NFL of yesteryear and to my long-suffering loyal readers, today I offer two remarkable stories from the too-good-to-be-true decade …
Mon., Nov. 16, 2015, 12:33 p.m.
Couch Slouch: NBA has serious problem with ‘unentertaining’ game
If I were running for president – nothing stopping me, actually, other than some outstanding student loans and an unwillingness to wake up before noon most weekdays – I believe …
Wed., Nov. 11, 2015, 6:50 p.m.
Thunder’s Durant out at least a week with hamstring injury
The Oklahoma City Thunder said Wednesday that star forward Kevin Durant will miss at least a week because of a strained left hamstring.
Tue., Nov. 10, 2015, 9:41 p.m.
In brief: LeBron James scores 31 as Cavs rally past Jazz
LeBron James tied a season high with 31 points including 17 in the fourth quarter to rally Cleveland to a 118-114 victory over visiting Utah.
Sun., Nov. 8, 2015, 8:57 p.m.
Byron Scott: Kobe said recently this could be his last year
Lakers coach Byron Scott asked Kobe Bryant recently how he wants to handle his minutes this season. Bryant’s response was about next season – there might not be one.
Mon., Nov. 2, 2015, 10:14 p.m.
Sports digest: Cavaliers’ James youngest to score 25,000 career points
LeBron James became the youngest player to reach 25,000 career points, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers past the winless Philadelphia 76ers 107-100 on Monday night in Philadelphia.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 30, 2015, 6:21 p.m.
Mel Daniels, Hall of Fame center with Pacers, dies at 71
Mel Daniels, the Hall of Fame center who helped the Indiana Pacers win three American Basketball Association titles, died Friday. He was 71.
Wed., Oct. 28, 2015, 9:34 p.m.
Timberwolves unveil shooting shirts dedicated to Flip
Three days after losing their leader to cancer, the Minnesota Timberwolves are making sure everyone knows that Flip Saunders is still with them.
Mon., Oct. 26, 2015, 9:33 a.m.
Couch Slouch preps readers for NBA season
As the NBA embarks on another FAN-tastic season – actually, these days, I guess, it’s a Daily FANtasy-tastic season – Couch Slouch marvels at the San Antonio Spurs battling Father …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 25, 2015, 10:48 p.m.
Minnesota Timberwolves coach Flip Saunders dies of cancer
Flip Saunders, the longtime NBA coach who won more than 650 games in nearly two decades and was trying to rebuild the Minnesota Timberwolves as team president, coach and part …
Sat., Oct. 24, 2015, 8:45 p.m.
Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr will miss opener with bad back
Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr will miss the season opener as he continues to recover from back surgery.
Fri., Oct. 23, 2015, 7:18 p.m.
LeBron still not practicing; status for opener unclear
LeBron James still isn’t practicing because of a troublesome back and there’s no guarantee he’ll be on the floor when the Cavs begin their quest for an NBA title on …
Fri., Oct. 23, 2015, 7:09 p.m.
Popovich to coach US Olympic basketball team after Coach K
Gregg Popovich, who has led the San Antonio Spurs to five NBA titles, will replace Mike Krzyzewski as the U.S. basketball coach following the 2016 Olympics.
Fri., Oct. 23, 2015, 4:59 p.m.
Silver sees healthy NBA, expects shorter preseason
Commissioner Adam Silver is optimistic about the NBA’s health and relationship with its players, offering hope that the league can avoid another lockout in 2017.
Wed., Oct. 21, 2015, 6:36 p.m.
LeBron James, first lady Michelle Obama promote education
As they stood side-by-side Wednesday, Michelle Obama and LeBron James were proof to kids that dreams do come true.
Tue., Oct. 20, 2015, 7:09 p.m.
Basketball: Store owner apologizes for NBA player being refused service
Milwaukee Bucks player John Henson said Tuesday that the owner of a Wisconsin jewelry store where he says employees racially profiled him apologized for what happened.
Sun., Oct. 18, 2015, 9:17 p.m.
Cameras, concussions and LeBron: The NBA’s ongoing effort to make courts safer
About 30 minutes prior to a national television game during LeBron James’ first stint with the Cavaliers, former general manager Danny Ferry ducked into a private room at Quicken Loans …