PHOENIX (AP) — Even in a building packed with 16,583 rowdy, rollicking fans, Suns guard Cameron Payne could feel the silence. Phoenix still found a way to persevere in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals without the veteran, talkative presence of 11-time All-Star Chris Paul, beating the Los Angeles Clippers 120-114 on Sunday. But […]
ATLANTA (AP) — John Collins’ value to the Atlanta Hawks’ championship hopes — and in free agency — can’t be fully measured by his points and rebounds. To better appreciate the power forward’s vital role, try to imagine the Hawks’ matchup against Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks in the Eastern Conference finals without Collins’ […]
Seattle University men’s basketball team welcomes new additions as the team gets set to begin summer workouts in preparation for the upcoming season this winter.
USA Basketball’s Olympic men’s roster is getting closer to filled, with now as many as eight spots on the 12-person team claimed. Brooklyn’s James Harden has told the national team that is committed to playing U.S. men’s national team next month at the Tokyo Games, said a person familiar with the decision. Miami’s Bam Adebayo […]
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ben Simmons backed his way to the basket, spun around Danilo Gallinari for the easy look at the net — an uncontested layup, a dunk — and he passed. Passed the ball. Passed on the shot. Passed on the chance to tie the game. Joel Embiid threw up his hands in disbelief. […]
BOSTON (AP) — Brad Stevens is still getting used to his new job as the Celtics’ president of basketball operations. He’s also keeping tight-lipped about candidates in Boston’s head coaching search. But once he’s made that hire and is done tinkering with the roster this offseason, one thing he promises his successor in advance is […]
Siena looks to build upon the foundations head coach Carmen Maciarello built the last couple of years. Here’s a look at Maciarello’s versatile roster.
Having coached collegiate men’s basketball since 2010, Rashon Burno is set to take over his own program for the first time in his career. He becomes the 29th head coach in Northern Illinois program history.
Mark Few continues to cement himself as one of the all-time great college basketball coaches by sustaining his success at Gonzaga.
Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi will try and become the first five-time Olympic gold medalists in basketball as they lead the U.S women’s team at the Tokyo Games. The duo was selected for their fifth Olympics on Monday, joining Teresa Edwards as the only basketball players in U.S. history to play in five. Edwards won […]