By Alex West The Portsmouth Invitational Tournament is over, but some of the 64 seniors who came out to play made a big impression on NBA and international scouts over the four days. Most NBA people I talked to said that this was the most talented field they had ever seen in Portsmouth, which is […]
By Alex West The Portsmouth Invitational Tournament is just around the corner. Over the past few seasons, players such as Robert Covington, Pat Connaughton, Royce O’Neal, Josh Huestis, Bryn Forbes (which is to say, players who will be contributing significant minutes during the playoffs) have all cut their teeth in Southeast Virginia. The tournament, with […]
The Charlotte Hornets recalled shooting guard Dwayne Bacon and guard-forward Julyan Stone from the Greensboro Swarm of the G League on Sunday. Bacon, a rookie, is averaging 3.6 points and 3.1 rebounds in 15.9 minutes in 28 games for the Hornets including six starts.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) apologized on Thursday night after its website listed the “Occupied Palestinian Territories” as a country. The website in question was set up for the 2018 All-Star Game in Los Angeles.
Kevin Durant scored 21 points to lead six double-figure scorers for defending NBA champion Golden State and the Warriors pulled away in the third quarter to beat Utah 126-101 on Wednesday. The Warriors hit 33-of-46 shots in the second half, outscoring the Jazz 42-22 in the third quarter to blow open a close game in […]
Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball is out of the lineup after suffering a sprained left shoulder in Saturday’s NBA game against the Portland Trail Blazers. Ball will not play in the Lakers …
Former star NBA point guards Steve Nash and Jason Kidd head the list of first-time eligible candidates for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame class of 2018, the organization said Thursday. Canada’s Nash, a two-time NBA Most Valuable Player with the Phoenix Suns, ranks third in the NBA history with 10,335 assists. Kidd, the […]
Greece’s Giannis Antetokounmpo capped a 27-point performance on a three-point play with 5.9 seconds remaining Tuesday to spark the Milwaukee Bucks over visiting Cleveland 119-116 in an NBA thriller. The Cavaliers were led by 39 points from LeBron James as Cleveland made a furious fourth-quarter rally only to fall short at Milwaukee’s Bradley Center.
Five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant was hailed as the “greatest” Los Angeles Laker of all Monday by fellow legend Magic Johnson in a ceremony to retire Bryant’s jersey numbers. The tribute came …
WASHINGTON — Washington Wizards guard John Wall returned to the lineup Wednesday against the visiting Memphis Grizzlies after missing nine games with a knee injury. The four-time All-Star received injections in his left knee on Nov. 25 to help against inflammation.