Washington’s second-half schedule might not be as jam-packed as first thought, after the NBA said Wednesday it was rescheduling some Wizards games after a half-dozen of their contests were postponed in recent weeks for virus-related reasons. Portland will now visit Washington on Tuesday, a game that was originally set for the second half. Washington will […]
With so many postponements, it has been difficult for basketball teams to build momentum, but like the Memphis Tigers, they keep finding reasons to get going. With six postponements already, the Tigers could have lost faith, but are staying positive and hoping to change the direction of their season.
After a disappointing end to last season, the West Virginia women’s basketball team is looking to make sure lightning doesn’t strike twice with a strong finish to this year’s campaign.
NBA All-Star voting opens Thursday, without any final determination yet if there will be an actual All-Star Game this season. The league said Wednesday that “discussions surrounding a potential NBA All-Star Game are ongoing.” The Associated Press reported Monday that there have been talks about having an All-Star Game that would benefit historically Black institutions […]
INDIANAPOLIS — The American Basketball Association (ABA) today announced that it has added the New Jersey Knights located in Northern New Jersey to its record-setting expansion for the season starting in November. “We’re very pleased to add another team to our great Northeast Division,” stated ABA CEO Joe Newman. “In Robert Whetham, we have an […]
After a long-awaited NCAA debut, Sharife Cooper is living up to lofty expectations. The Auburn Star looks like an NBA player in the making.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Rudy Gobert had 18 points, 19 rebounds and four blocked shots, and the Utah Jazz beat the New York Knicks 108-94 on Tuesday night for their ninth consecutive win. Royce O’Neale scored 20 points, helping Utah overcome a quiet night for Donovan Mitchell. Mike Conley had 19 points, seven rebounds, […]
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Sharife Cooper had 28 points, eight rebounds and seven assists to lead Auburn to an 88-82 win over No. 12 Missouri on Tuesday night. Cooper, a freshman point guard who missed Auburn’s first 11 contests this season, had his fourth 20-point outing in six career games. Bruce Pearl’s young Tigers, which […]
HOUSTON (AP) — On a minutes restriction because of a sore knee, Houston’s John Wall had to wait until the seven-minute mark of the fourth quarter to re-enter Tuesday night’s game against his former team. When he finally checked in, it didn’t take long for him to put a punctuation mark on a solid performance […]
DALLAS (AP) — Jason Dickinson scored 1:32 into overtime and the Dallas Stars won a third straight home game to start their delayed season, beating the Detroit Red Wings 2-1 on Tuesday night. The Red Wings controlled the puck for the first minute-plus of the 3-on-3 period before the Stars gained control and moved into […]