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.

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 […]

Chris Smith, the New Jersey native, former Louisville standout and one-time Knicks guard, was once best-known as J.R. Smith’s younger brother. Now Smith’s story–and faith–have changed that. Chris Smith is now Ariel Smith, a name change brought upon by a conversion to Orthodox Jewish faith. As detailed in a conversation with the New York Post, […]