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On June 17, 2008, the Boston Celtics powered past the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 6 of the 2008 NBA Finals to win their 17th NBA title in franchise history.
Kawhi Leonard reportedly wants out of San Antonio. Assuming that is the case, the Spurs are looking for a trade package valuable enough to consider parting ways with the two-time All-Star and former Finals MVP. The Lakers, 76ers and Celtics were immediately considered viable options given their wealth of draft assets and/or young players on the rise.
MARION, Ind. (AP) -- Authorities say a brother of Sacramento Kings forward Zach Randolph was shot and killed outside of an Indiana bar.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- The Memphis Grizzlies have named Jerry Stackhouse, Nick Van Exel and six others as assistant coaches.
It appears that the Kawhi Leonard era with the San Antonio Spurs is coming to an end. According to multiple reports, the 2014 NBA Finals MVP is requesting to being traded away from the franchise.
In the summer of 1975, Rick Barry, Clifford Ray, Butch Beard, Jamaal Wilkes, Charles Johnson and the rest of the Golden State Warriors were the biggest stars in the Bay Area. That crew swept the 60-win Washington Bullets in the 1975 Finals, giving the Warriors their first title since 1956.
The Toronto Raptors announced Thursday they have named Nick Nurse as the team's new head coach. Per team policy terms of the deal were not released. Nurse becomes the ninth head coach in franchise history after spending the past five seasons as an assistant coach with the Raptors along with successful coaching tenures in the NBA G League and overseas.
Anne Donovan, the Basketball Hall of Famer who won a national championship at Old Dominion, two Olympic gold medals as a player and another as a coach, died Wednesday of heart failure. She was 56.
The Toronto Raptors didn't have to look far to name their next coach. ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reports that the Raptors are hiring current Raptors assistant Nick Nurse as their new coach.
NEW YORK – Forty-three international players who had declared as early entry candidates for the NBA Draft 2018 presented by State Farm® have withdrawn their names from consideration. Three collegiate players who previously had declared as early entry candidates have also withdrawn. There are 79 collegiate and 12 international prospects that remain early entry candidates.
BOSTON (AP) -- Kyrie Irving is playing coy about the possibility of reuniting with his former Cleveland Cavaliers teammate LeBron James next season in Boston.
NEW YORK -- The matchup between the potential top two picks in NBA Draft 2018 presented by State Farm highlights the 12-day, 82-game schedule for MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2018 in Las Vegas. For the first time, every Summer League game will air live on television, with ESPN networks and NBA TV combining to televise a record number of games.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- For the second straight year, throngs of Oakland fans will get to celebrate the Golden State Warriors with a parade for a team some are calling a basketball dynasty.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Warriors general manager Bob Myers expects swift negotiations to re-sign two-time reigning NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant and coach Steve Kerr.
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Warriors general manager Bob Myers expects swift negotiations to re-sign two-time reigning NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant and coach Steve Kerr.
DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Pistons have hired Dwane Casey as their new coach.
DETROIT, Mich. -- The Detroit Pistons announced Monday an agreement with Dwane Casey to join the organization as Head Coach. Casey, who will be formally introduced at a news conference in Detroit next week, is expected to start immediately with player meetings and staff development starting this week.
With 4.4 seconds remaining in a second-round Southeastern Conference Tournament game last March, Alabama trailed Texas A&M 70-69. Everyone in the Scottrade Center in St. Louis—every fan, player, coach, writer and broadcaster, knew the deal. Those scant few seconds, 94 feet of court, and one more basket stood between the Crimson Tide and an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Pavlos Giannakopoulos, a Greek businessman and owner of basketball club Panathinaikos, who guided the team to domestic and European success, has died. He was 89.
After making the rounds in early head coaching interviews, Jerry Stackhouse will reportedly take an important step toward ultimately earning that position.