Stories tagged: nba
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.
UPDATED: Tue., July 17, 2018, 4:50 p.m.
Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr has received a contract extension following the franchise’s repeat championship and third title in four years during his tenure. Kerr and general manager Bob …
Sun., July 15, 2018, 9:59 p.m.
With LeBron James in attendance , the defending NBA Summer League champions Los Angeles Lakers cruised back into the semifinals, beating the Detroit Pistons 101-78 on Sunday.
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, 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 …
Fri., July 13, 2018, 5 a.m.
The Brea, California, native has played overseas in Brazil, Switzerland and Mexico. He’s had a couple of stints in the NBA G League and he’s working on his second year …
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.
UPDATED: Thu., July 12, 2018, 4:13 p.m.
You know the gripe: The Warriors win too many games and too many championships. They have too many parades and sign too many really, really good players. The caterwauling has …
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, 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: 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: Mon., July 9, 2018, 11:16 p.m.
The Los Angeles Lakers announced the signing of LeBron James as a free agent Monday night, confirming the seismic shift created by the four-time NBA Most Valuable Player’s decision to …
UPDATED: Mon., July 9, 2018, 10:12 p.m.
Lonnie Shelton, the starting power forward and defensive enforcer for the Sonics team that won the city’s only NBA title in 1979, has died at the age of 62.
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 …
UPDATED: Fri., July 6, 2018, 9:25 p.m.
Former Eastern Washington sensation Jacob Wiley works hard to secure spot on Dallas Mavericks roster
Since earning 2017 Big Sky Conference Player of the Year honors at Eastern Washington, Jacob Wiley is one well-traveled young man.
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 …
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.
Mon., July 2, 2018, 5:09 p.m.
Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo is the cover athlete for the NBA 2K19 standard edition video game.