Global Basketball News for 23 Apr 2019
Nikola Jokic said Tim Duncan was his favorite big man to watch as far as footwork in the post, and the Nuggets center is displaying his own versatility in averaging nearly a triple-double in the... first-round series.
A female sports reporter has accused new Sacramento Kings coach Luke Walton of sexual assault in a lawsuit.
Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 41 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat Detroit 127-104 on Monday night, completing a four-game sweep of the Pistons and advancing to the second round of the playoffs for... the first time since 2001.
Nets minority owner Josephy Tsai was fined $35,000 by the NBA for comments critical of officiating after Game 4.
Tsai, a part owner of the team, posted support for General Manager Sean Marks, who was suspended a game without pay and fined $25,000 for entering the referees' locker room after Saturday's loss.
Virginia guard Kyle Guy announced Monday he plans to keep his name in the NBA draft and will not return to the Cavaliers for his senior season.
The Minnesota Lynx have acquired guard Odyssey Sims from the Los Angeles Sparks, the team announced in a press release. Heading to the west coast will be third-year guard Alexis Jones. The addition of... Sims, the No. 2 pick in the 2014 WNBA draft, will give the Lynx an extra rotation player as they cope […] The post Lynx Acquire Odyssey Sims From Sparks appeared first on SLAM.
If this enjoyable ride through the playoffs continues deep into May and perhaps further, we may all look back on the Game 1 loss to the Orlando Magic and sing the praises of D.J. Augustin. From the... moment Augustin torched Toronto's defence to the tune of 25 points, Toronto's fortunes have turned. Those straight-line drives […]
ORLANDO -- Danny Green saw nearly everything the playoffs can offer as a member of the San Antonio Spurs. What a title win feels like. How much losing another in the most excruciating way possible can... rip apart your insides for a full year afterward. He's swept teams, been swept and watched 2-0 series leads […]
The league recently unveiled a new logo and color scheme, and made clear that they reflected heightened ambitions. But growth in its TV audience has so far has been modest.