Kenneth Faried scored 22 points, Anthony Davis all of his 19 in the second half, and the U.S. rebounded from a rare deficit at halftime to beat Turkey 98-77 on Sunday in the Basketball World Cup.
When Shelly Sterling was approached by former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer about buying the Los Angeles Clippers, the wife of disgraced team owner Donald Sterling did not know who he was. But in short order she convinced him the team was worth an unprecedented $2 billion.
Getting used to a new city and new team after being acquired by the Cavaliers on Saturday, Love said he’s committed to winning an NBA title with the Cavaliers — however long it takes.
Kevin Love is finally teaming up with LeBron James.
After struggling for nearly three full quarters, Tamika Catchings came through when the Indiana Fever needed her most.
The basketball was limited on a day Mike Krzyzewski spent more time addressing the crowd than his players during practice. But even with the Basketball World Cup opener just 12 days away, he thought the trip benefited his team no matter how much work the players did.
Ballmer paid a record $2 billion for the team in a sale that was confirmed by a judge last week. The name of disgraced former owner Donald Sterling, who controlled the team for 33 years before being banned for life by the NBA for racist remarks, was never uttered during the rally.
The U.S. national team has canceled a trip to Senegal after the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
Blair averaged 6.7 points, 6.2 rebounds and a team-high 2.0 steals against the Spurs. Perhaps the key stat is that the ample production came in only 13.5 minutes per game. With the Mavericks trailing 3-2 in the series, he tallied 10 points, 14 rebounds and four steals in a Game 6 win.
Advancing to the Eastern Conference semifinals last season was enough to push the Wizards more onto the national radar. The 2014-15 NBA schedule was released Wednesday night, and the Wizards will be on national television 10 times.
The chaos unfolding in Ferguson, Missouri, is not just about “systemic racism” — it’s about class warfare brought on by the “One Percent,” basketball icon Kareem Abdul-Jabbar wrote in an editorial published Sunday.
The other Christmas day games are: Washington at New York; Oklahoma City at San Antonio in a rematch of the Western Conference finals; the Los Angeles Lakers at Chicago; and Golden State at the Los Angeles Clippers.