The National Basketball Association is opening an elite training center in Mexico City for men and women players from around Latin America, the league said Thursday. In a joint announcement with the Mexican Basketball Federation and Mexico’s Commission for Physical Culture and Sport, the NBA said NBA Academy Latin America, the league’s seventh elite training […]

Embed from Getty Images LOS ANGELES — UCLA has canceled its basketball game against Montana, scheduled for Wednesday night at Pauley Pavilion, because of concerns related to the nearby wildfires. “The health and safety of student-athletes, staff and fans is our top priority,” read a statement released by the school.

LiAngelo Ball

LiAngelo Ball’s collegiate career at UCLA has ended without ever stepping foot on the court for a regular-season game. His father, LaVar, told ESPN that he will remove LiAngelo from the Bruins’ basketball team and the university as a whole on the heels of his son receiving an indefinite suspension for shoplifting in China last […]

Houston Rockets

LOS ANGELES — James Harden scored 36 points and handed out nine assists, and the Houston Rockets won their sixth consecutive road game with a 118-95 victory against the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday night at Staples Center. … night at Staples Center. Houston has won all six road games in the streak by at […]

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Game Scouted: Richmond @ Wake Forest Wake Forest wins 82-53 Doral Moore, C, 7’1″, JR Stats 25 min, 6-7 FG, 3-6 FT, 8 reb, 4 blocks, 1 assist, 1 TO, 15 TP Strengths You can see a big improvement in all areas from the last two years to this year for Moore from his confidence […]

Austin Rivers Clippers

Los Angeles Clippers guard Austin Rivers has been fined $25,000 after verbally abusing a fan during his team’s defeat to the Utah Jazz, the NBA said Saturday. Rivers angrily remonstrated with a fan sitting at courtside in the Clippers’ 126-107 blowout on Thursday before being ushered away by a team-mate.

St. John's Edge vs. Niagra River Lions 2017

NBL Canada expansion franchise St. John’s Edge won their first-in-history home game (which, of course was also their first ever home opener, but why be redundant?) by defeating the visiting Niagra River Lions 105-103 in front of a sold out crowd at Home Court at Mile One Centre. The win improved St. John’s to 4-2 […]

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Cleveland Cavaliers guard Iman Shumpert had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee Friday and will miss six to eight weeks, according to the team. Team physicians, Dr. Richard Parker and Dr. James Rosneck performed the surgery at the Cleveland Clinic.

Rick Pitino Louisville

Former Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino sued the university’s Athletic Association for $37.6 million, claiming his contract was breached and that he was fired with no justified cause. The school dismissed Pitino in October in wake of the FBI investigation into bribery and fraud in college basketball