Stories tagged: nba
Wed., June 28, 2017, 6 p.m.
Ex-Gonzaga player Kyle Wiltjer part of blockbuster trade involving Chris Paul
Chris Paul is heading to Houston to join James Harden, and the Rockets will soon have two All-Stars in the backcourt to lead their chase for a championship.
UPDATED: Wed., June 28, 2017, 9:58 a.m.
Knicks, Phil Jackson part ways after dismal 3-year run
Phil Jackson is out as New York Knicks president after he oversaw one of the worst eras in team history and feuded with star Carmelo Anthony. Days after Jackson reiterated …
Sun., June 25, 2017, 8:26 p.m.
How one-and-done players took over the NBA draft
The NBA implemented the one-and-done rule more than a decade ago, forcing high-schoolers in the Class of 2006 to wait a year before becoming eligible for the NBA draft, but …
Fri., June 23, 2017, 11:02 p.m.
GU’s Przemek Karnowski to play for Charlotte Hornets in summer league
Former Gonzaga Bulldogs center Przemek Karnowski will play for the Charlotte Hornets in an NBA summer league.
UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017, 10:18 p.m.
Jazz select Gonzaga’s Nigel Williams-Goss late in second round of NBA Draft
Nigel Williams-Goss was selected by Utah in the second round with the 55th pick overall in Thursday’s NBA Draft.
UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017, 9:44 p.m.
Trail Blazers trade for Gonzaga’s Zach Collins at No. 10 in NBA Draft
The Portland Trail Blazers wanted Zach Collins and dealt a pair of first-round picks to Sacramento to acquire the former Gonzaga Bulldog during Thursday’s NBA Draft.
Wed., June 21, 2017, 2:10 p.m.
Draft is next up during NBA’s dizzying days of deals
Markelle Fultz is ready for the NBA draft and is expected to be the No. 1 pick. If the last few days are indication, what follows might be a wild …
Mon., June 19, 2017, 8:01 p.m.
Cavaliers part ways with GM David Griffin
David Griffin’s run with the Cleveland Cavaliers is over after one championship and three straight trips to the NBA Finals.
Sun., June 18, 2017, 8:31 p.m.
AP sources: Paul George informs Pacers he will leave in 2018
The Indiana Pacers’ timeline for making a decision on star forward Paul George just kicked into overdrive. George’s camp has informed the Pacers that the four-time All-Star intends to leave …
Sun., June 18, 2017, 6:53 p.m.
Commentary: LeBron James setting up another Decision?
The lesson learned from 2010 and 2014 is that anything is possible with LeBron James. Which is why, on the eve of 2017 free agency, the summer of 2018 already …
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 6:17 p.m.
Paul George committed to playing for Pacers in 2017-18
Paul George says he’s committed to playing for the Indiana Pacers next season. Beyond that, he’s not sure. At a charity softball game Thursday night in, George made his feelings …
Thu., June 15, 2017, 3:28 p.m.
Playing both sides: Markelle Fultz happy to land with Lakers, Celtics
Markelle Fultz has gone through an hour-long private workout for the Los Angeles Lakers and a meeting with the team’s top brass at their training complex. The Maryland-born University of …
Thu., June 15, 2017, 1:25 p.m.
Bill Russell to be honored with ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’
Bill Russell will be honored with the “Lifetime Achievement Award” during the first NBA Awards. The Hall of Fame center and 11-time NBA champion with the Boston Celtics will be …
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 4:32 p.m.
Warriors fans celebrate, with expectations of more to come
The Golden State Warriors twirled T-shirts over their heads from atop double-decker buses as blue and yellow confetti rained down on them during a parade to celebrate the team’s latest …
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 1:04 p.m.
Report: Jerry West intrigued at joining Clippers front office
Hall of Famer Jerry West is leaving his job as an executive board member with the NBA champion Golden State Warriors and is expected to take a similar role with …
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 9:38 a.m.
Pistons’ Kentavious Caldwell-Pope gets probation in March traffic stop
Pistons guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope has been sentenced to a year of probation in connection with a March traffic stop in suburban Detroit. The Detroit Free Press reports Caldwell-Pope learned his …
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 6:25 p.m.
Clippers, city of Inglewood negotiate on proposed new arena
The City Council in Inglewood unanimously approved an exclusive negotiating agreement with the Los Angeles Clippers that could lead to the construction of an arena for the NBA team across …
Tue., June 13, 2017, 10:21 p.m.
Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant look to build a Warriors dynasty
Stephen Curry tucked a celebratory cigar into his right sock for safekeeping as he handled all of his post-championship obligations.
UPDATED: Tue., June 13, 2017, 10:25 p.m.
No longer NBA champions, Cavaliers are now chasing Warriors
Once he congratulated Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry, LeBron James left the floor following Game 5 and found Kyrie Irving waiting for him.
Mon., June 12, 2017, 11:22 p.m.
Marcus Thompson: Stephen Curry, the Warriors’ cornerstone, finds the redemption he sought
Stephen Curry, with his youngest daughter in his arms, ran onto the championship podium. Screaming into the sea of yellow, bouncing with joy.
UPDATED: Mon., June 12, 2017, 9:58 p.m.
Kevin Durant leads way as Golden State Warriors capture second NBA title in three years
Kevin Durant scored 39 points, Stephen Curry added 34 and the Golden State Warriors won their second NBA championship in three seasons with a 129-120 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers …
Sat., June 10, 2017, 11:28 a.m.
Stress test: High-wire Cavaliers still alive in NBA Finals
No team handles chaos and crisis better than the Cleveland Cavaliers. For the fourth time in two years, the Cavs staved off elimination in the NBA Finals, winning 137-116 in …
Sat., June 10, 2017, 12:34 a.m.
Same place as last year: Warriors up 3-1, NBA Finals go west
The NBA Finals are right where they were last year and could still end with the same result. The series returns to California with Golden State leading Cleveland 3-1. The …
Fri., June 9, 2017, 9:55 p.m.
Warriors’ Draymond Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco
Draymond Green was allowed to stay in Game 4 of the NBA Finals after officials said the first of what looked like two technical fouls charged to him had actually …
UPDATED: Wed., June 7, 2017, 10:31 p.m.
Kevin Durant’s dagger 3 lifts Warriors over Cavs in Game 3
Kevin Durant dropped a 3-pointer with 45.3 seconds left as the Golden State Warriors rallied for 118-113 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 3 of the NBA Finals. The …
Tue., June 6, 2017, 6:17 p.m.
Cavaliers won’t slow down, sticking to plan against Golden State
LeBron James isn’t changing his game, Tyronn Lue isn’t changing his lineup. The Cavaliers aren’t slowing down.
Mon., June 5, 2017, 8:30 p.m.
Round trip: Mike Brown returns to Cleveland with Warriors
Mike Brown happily slid into his normal seat to coach Steve Kerr’s left for Game 2 of the NBA Finals. For the first time in weeks the Warriors were whole …
Sun., June 4, 2017, 8:57 p.m.
Former NBA player and coach Derek Fisher arrested on suspicion of drunken driving
Derek Fisher was arrested Sunday on suspicion of drunken driving after the former NBA player and coach flipped his vehicle on a California freeway.
Sat., June 3, 2017, 4:30 p.m.
Cavs try to adjust on both ends after Game 1 beating
Tyronn Lue has a new No. 1 priority for LeBron James and his Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 2 of the NBA Finals: Stop the ball. First and foremost, then make …
Sat., June 3, 2017, 2:26 p.m.
Klay Thompson makes up for shooting slump on defensive end
The Golden State Warriors won’t worry about how many shots Klay Thompson misses as long as he keep preventing his opponent from making them on the other end of the …