NBA Preview: Eastern Conference team capsules for 2015-16

Published : 4:47 pm  October 27, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  1547 reads   |  
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Eastern Conference capsule team previews for the 2015-16 NBA season that tips off on Tuesday

NBA Preview: Western Conference team capsules for 2015-16

Published : 4:41 pm  October 27, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  1489 reads   |  
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Western Conference capsule team previews for the 2015-16 NBA season that tips off on Tuesday

LeBron aims to emulate ‘fearless’ Jordan

Published : 11:41 pm  October 26, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  1355 reads   |  
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LeBron James is aiming to emulate the fearless approach of his idol Michael Jordan as he prepares for another tilt at glory with the Cleveland Cavaliers following last season’s heartbreak.

Rose makes pre-season Bulls debut, eyes season opener

Published : 11:35 pm  October 26, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  1202 reads   |  
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Former NBA Most Valuable Player Derrick Rose made his pre-season debut on Friday with a plastic mask protecting his ailing left eye and said he hopes to be ready for the start of the season next week.

Spurs Popovich to coach US squad in 2020 Olympic run

Published : 12:46 am  October 24, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  1407 reads   |  
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Gregg Popovich, a five-time NBA champion coach with the San Antonio Spurs, was named Friday by USA Basketball as coach of the Americans from 2017 through the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

James could miss rest of pre-season with sore back

Published : 10:53 am  October 18, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  1588 reads   |  
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Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James might not play the remainder of the NBA pre-season, coach David Blatt said, due to back pain that reportedly prompted James to have an anti-inflammatory injection.

Jeremy Lin leads Hornets to victory in Shanghai

Published : 10:57 am  October 16, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  1596 reads   |  
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Jeremy Lin scored the first 10 points for the Charlotte Hornets as they soundly defeated the Los Angeles Clippers 113-71 in a preseason game in Shanghai’s Mercedes-Benz Arena.

China win Asia title, qualify for Olympics

Published : 10:45 am  October 4, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  1824 reads   |  
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China’s men beat the Philippines 78-67 in the FIBA Asia Championship final before an ecstatic 7,000-strong capacity home crowd in Changsha late on Saturday to secure a place at the 2016 Olympics.

Kerr takes leave from coaching NBA champions

Published : 4:35 pm  October 2, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  1837 reads   |  
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Steve Kerr is stepping aside from his job as coach of the NBA champion Golden State Warriors to focus on his recovery from two back surgeries in the past three months.

Bulls hope to have Rose back in two weeks

Published : 11:17 am  October 1, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  1877 reads   |  
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Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose underwent surgery Wednesday to repair his fractured left orbital bone after being hit in the face by an elbow in his first NBA pre-season practice.

New finals schedule gives title contenders more rest

Published : 10:39 am  September 25, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  1955 reads   |  
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The NBA has again tweaked its finals format to ease travel demands and give players more rest in the championship series slated to tip off on June 2.

Thunder star Durant ready to roll

Published : 4:05 pm  September 24, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  1841 reads   |  
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Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant, who underwent three surgeries in six months on his right foot, has been cleared for full participation in the NBA team’s training camp.

Inspired Gasol propels Spain to European title

Published : 1:17 pm  September 21, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  1919 reads   |  
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Spain won their third European championship in style after a blistering performance by the talismanic Pau Gasol inspired them to an 80-63 win over Lithuania in Sunday’s final.

Bryant reportedly ready for action

Published : 10:30 am  September 18, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  1872 reads   |  
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NBA superstar Kobe Bryant has been medically cleared for all basketball activities when the Los Angeles lakers open training camp this month, US media reported Thursday.

Lakers drop Bryant future hint

Published : 9:41 am  August 29, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  2856 reads   |  
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Los Angeles Lakers president Jim Buss hinted the club would be ready to hold discussions about possibly extending Kobe Bryant's NBA career when the star's current contract expires at the end of the 2015-2016 season.

Embiid’s debut put on hold for another year

Published : 11:14 am  August 21, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  3050 reads   |  
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Joel Embiid, who was the third overall pick in the 2014 NBA entry draft, will miss a second straight season after undergoing more foot surgery, the Philadelphia 76ers announced Wednesday.

Shaq picks Jordan over James – but ‘Dr. J was best’

Published : 9:55 pm  August 18, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  2912 reads   |  
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Shaquille O’Neal weighed into basketball’s great debate on Tuesday when he backed a young Michael Jordan to beat LeBron James one-on-one — but added that both were outshone by the legendary Dr. J.

Adidas sign James Harden to ‘$200 million deal’

Published : 11:28 am  August 15, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  3150 reads   |  
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German sports giant Adidas on Thursday agreed a sponsorship deal with NBA superstar James Harden which was reported to be worth $200 million in a major blow to heavyweight rivals Nike.

Cavaliers in finals rematch on Christmas day

Published : 10:56 am  August 14, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  2752 reads   |  
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LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers will visit the defending champion Golden State Warriors in a Christmas Day rematch of last season’s National Basketball Association final, the league announced on Wednesday.

LeBron, Curry among 34 stars set for Olympic camp

Published : 11:02 am  August 8, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  2987 reads   |  
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LeBron James and Steph Curry, opponents in this year’s NBA Finals, were among 34 NBA players named Thursday by USA Basketball as participants in this weekend’s Olympic mini-camp in Las Vegas.

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