NBA

  • New York Knicks Fire Jeff Hornacek After Two Seasons

    New York Knicks Fire Jeff Hornacek After Two Seasons

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA April 12, 2018 at 1:59 pm 0 comments

    The New York Knicks have fired coach Jeff Hornacek, the team announced Thursday morning. Sources said Mills and Perry informed Hornacek of his firing upon the team’s return to suburban New York following a flight back from Cleveland, where the Knicks beat the Cavaliers 110-98. The Knicks went 60-104 under […]

     
  • Memphis Grizzlies Valued Between $1.3-$1.4 Billion

    Memphis Grizzlies Valued Between $1.3-$1.4 Billion

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA April 10, 2018 at 11:33 pm 0 comments

    Robert Pera’s deal to retain control of the Memphis Grizzlies under the terms of an unusual buy-sell clause values the team between $1.3 billion and $1.4 billion, a big price tag for a small-market team that has been among the league’s largest revenue-sharing recipients, sources familiar with the process told […]

     
  • Mitch Kupchak Officially Named Hornets President and General Manager

    Mitch Kupchak Officially Named Hornets President and General Manager

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA April 8, 2018 at 11:10 pm 0 comments

    Mitch Kupchak has been named president and general manager of the Charlotte Hornets, the team announced Sunday. Kupchak, who won four championships as the Los Angeles Lakers GM, has been the clear focus of owner Michael Jordan’s search process to replace ex-GM Rich Cho, whose contract wasn’t renewed. Kupchak will […]

     
  • Kyrie Irving to Miss Playoffs After Knee Surgery

    Kyrie Irving to Miss Playoffs After Knee Surgery

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA April 5, 2018 at 11:56 pm 0 comments

    In the aftermath of left knee surgery, All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving of the Boston Celtics will miss the rest of the regular season and playoffs, the team announced. Irving will undergo another procedure on Saturday to remove two screws from his patella that were inserted in 2015 to repair […]

     
  • Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame to Have Star-Studded Class of 2018

    Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame to Have Star-Studded Class of 2018

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA March 31, 2018 at 11:14 pm 0 comments

    Former NBA stars Jason Kidd, Steve Nash, Ray Allen and Grant Hill headline the 2018 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame class announced Saturday. Other inductees include longtime college basketball coach Lefty Driesell, women’s basketball standouts Katie Smith and Tina Thompson, and four-time NBA All-Star Maurice Cheeks. Kidd, a 10-time […]

     
  • NBA Sets 3-Point Record for Sixth Straight Season

    NBA Sets 3-Point Record for Sixth Straight Season

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA March 29, 2018 at 11:48 pm 0 comments

    For the sixth consecutive season, NBA teams have combined to set a leaguewide 3-point record. Last season’s number was 23,748, and No. 23,749 of this season came on Friday night. The league is more than 8 percent ahead of last year’s pace, and 25,000 makes this season is very possible. […]

     
  • LeBron James Ties MJ’s Record 866 Straight Games With 10+ Points

    LeBron James Ties MJ’s Record 866 Straight Games With 10+ Points

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA March 28, 2018 at 11:32 pm 0 comments

    LeBron James joined Michael Jordan in the record books Wednesday as perhaps the most consistent scorer in NBA history while playing against the team that Jordan owns. James tied Jordan’s league record of 866 consecutive games with 10 points or more in the first half of the Cleveland Cavaliers’ 118-105 […]

     
  • Philadelphia 76ers Clinch First Postseason Appearance Since 2012

    Philadelphia 76ers Clinch First Postseason Appearance Since 2012

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA March 25, 2018 at 11:47 pm 0 comments

    The Philadelphia 76ers didn’t play on Sunday, but they clinched their first playoff berth in six seasons when the Indiana Pacers beat the Miami Heat. The Sixers last made the playoffs in the 2011-12 season, which was shortened to 66 games by a lockout. Prior to this season, that marked […]

     
  • Stephen Curry Out Minimum Three Weeks With MCL Sprain

    Stephen Curry Out Minimum Three Weeks With MCL Sprain

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA March 24, 2018 at 11:26 pm 0 comments

    Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry will be re-evaluated in three weeks after an MRI showed a Grade 2 MCL sprain in his left knee, the team announced Saturday. The timetable means Curry, who already has missed 21 games this season, could return near the start of the playoffs. He […]

     
  • Dwight Howard Becomes First Player Since 2010 to go 30-30

    Dwight Howard Becomes First Player Since 2010 to go 30-30

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA March 21, 2018 at 11:02 pm 0 comments

    Charlotte Hornets center Dwight Howard did something Wednesday night seen only one other time in the past 36 years. With a rebound in the final seconds of a 111-105 victory at the Brooklyn Nets, Howard finished with 32 points and 30 boards to become the first player since 2010 — […]