Archive for the ‘Sports/Basketball/NBA’ Category

Connor Hellebuyck posts 34-save shutout as Jets down Blues

Friday, February 23rd, 2018

Connor Hellebuyck made 34 saves for his sixth shutout of the season and Blake Wheeler and Kyle Connor each had a goal and an assist in the Winnipeg Jets' 4-0 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Friday.

Giannis Antetokounmpo leads Bucks past Raptors in OT

Friday, February 23rd, 2018

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored a team-high 26 points and added 12 rebounds as the Milwaukee Bucks hung on to defeat the Toronto Raptors 122-119 in overtime on Friday.

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban fined $600K for tanking comments

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

The NBA has fined outspoken Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban $600,000 for comments about tanking during a podcast with Hall of Famer Julius Erving.

Mavericks launch probe after allegations of sexual misconduct in workplace

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
Mark Cuban

The Dallas Mavericks have hired outside counsel to investigate allegations of inappropriate conduct by former team president Terdema Ussery in a Sports Illustrated report that described a hostile workplace for women.

Hornets fire GM Rich Cho amid disappointing season

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
Rich Cho

The struggling Hornets have fired general manager Rich Cho.

‘Televise it’: players rave about new NBA all-star draft format

Monday, February 19th, 2018
Team Stephen

There's a definite appetite for the NBA to televise the captains' draft rather than conduct it clandestinely like it was this year.

LeBron James leads team to victory at NBA All-Star Game

Sunday, February 18th, 2018

LeBron James hit the go-ahead layup with 34.5 seconds to play as his team rallied to beat Team Stephen 148-145 at the NBA All-Star Game on Sunday.

Jazz rookie Donovan Mitchell wins NBA Slam Dunk Contest

Saturday, February 17th, 2018

Rookie Donovan Mitchell of the Utah Jazz put on a show in the slam dunk contest to cap off NBA All-Star Saturday, while Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker won the 3-point contest with a record 28 points in the final round.

‘I will not just shut up and dribble’: LeBron James won’t be silent on social issues

Saturday, February 17th, 2018

Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James reiterated his determination to speak out on social issues and the nation's political climate Saturday during his media availability for the NBA All-Star Game.

Steve Nash headlines finalists for 2018 Basketball HOF class

Saturday, February 17th, 2018
Steve Nash

Two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash and fellow star point guard Jason Kidd, Grant Hill and Ray Allen are among the 13 finalists for induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.