Home Basketball

Basketball

Draymond Green Is Growing. But Some Things Never Change.

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Tom Izzo, the men’s basketball coach at Michigan State, was in his office sharing stories about Draymond Green. Stories about the practices when Green would get so angry that he would punt the ball off...

Lawsuit Against Luke Walton Is Dropped

A woman who accused Sacramento Kings Coach Luke Walton of sexual assault has dropped her lawsuit. The request for dismissal, filed on Tuesday in Superior Court in Los Angeles, was first reported by TMZ. After the woman, Kelli Tennant,...

Adam Sandler Is Betting the N.B.A. (and Knicks) Can Take a Joke

He also had to deal with gambling-related headlines ensnaring the estimable likes of Michael Jordan and Isiah Thomas. In 2007, a public relations fire had to be doused in the case of Tim Donaghy, a veteran referee who...

James Harden Dunked It. Ruling: No Basket.

James Harden rose for an uncontested dunk. It went into the basket with great downward force, as so many of his others have before. Then came an apparent violation of some of the fundamental laws of physics.The ball passed...

Yes, Luis Scola Is Still Playing (Now in Milan)

This week’s newsletter catches up with Luis Scola, 39, to talk about how the N.B.A. has changed since he left two years ago and about his surprising World Cup silver medal as part of Argentina’s team. Source link

The Nets Win One for Their Culture

The Nets are missing their three best players, two of them All-N.B.A.-caliber centerpieces. And yet, they’re doing just enough to get by.For that, the Nets have chiefly turned to two players who made them such a watchable...

Giannis Antetokounmpo Is Called Amazing. Now in Sign Language, Too.

MILWAUKEE — Mike Budenholzer, the coach of the Milwaukee Bucks, recently described Giannis Antetokounmpo as a “monster” at one of his postgame news conferences.In that moment, as he stood a few feet from Budenholzer, Brice Christianson tried to work...

Chasing Tim Duncan – The New York Times

“It’s just beautiful,” Willis said. “I love seeing him out there. I never saw it coming — I never really saw Tim as a coach. But since it happened, why not? When he’s working with other players, he’s the...

Why Nerds Rule the N.B.A.

In this week’s newsletter: a look at analytics, what Andre Iguodala has to offer and the team whose record obscures its success on offensive. Source link

Ralph Lawler Does Not Need a Microphone to Shout About the Clippers

“Based on how I’m feeling, I may have retired too early,” he said. “But I didn’t want to be too late.”It helps, he said, that he left the broadcast in good hands with Brian Sieman, who moved over from...

HOT NEWS

MOST COMMENTED

Landeskog scores in return, Avalanche beat Canadiens 3-2

MONTREAL (AP) -- Gabriel Landeskog scored in his return from a lower-body injury and the Colorado Avalanche beat the slumping Montreal Canadiens 3-2 on...