Just days after Tim Duncan and the San Antonio Spurs were crowned NBA champions, the world shifted its focus back to LeBron James. And Carmelo Anthony.
After leading the Miami Heat to a fourth-straight Finals appearance, but missing out on a three-peat, LeBron and his family left for vacation. Before he departed yesterday, the superstar dropped a huge announcement: He would opt of his contract and become a free agent.
After a poor shooting weekend, Grinnell guard Jack Taylor was given the green light to shoot his way out of a slump.
It only took 108 shots for Taylor to make a mockery of the college basketball record books.
Taylor scored 138 points to shatter the NCAA scoring record in Division III Grinnell's 179-104 victory over Faith Baptist Bible on Tuesday night in Grinnell, Iowa.More »
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) Jim Calhoun is leaving Connecticut the same way he coached it to three national titles - on his terms.
The 70-year-old Hall of Famer scheduled a news conference for 2 p.m. Thursday to announce his retirement, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press.More »
LONDON (AP) -- Dwight Howard held some of the championship trophies in the Los Angeles Lakers' facility Friday, the first act of the next phase of his NBA career.
"Making some wishes," Howard said.
One of his wishes has finally come true. At long last, he's out of Orlando.More »
HOUSTON (AP) -- Say goodbye to Linsanity, New York.
Jeremy Lin is taking his game off Broadway - way off - to Houston after the Knicks announced Tuesday night they would not match the Rockets' three-year, $25 million offer for the restricted free agent.
"Extremely excited and honored to be a Houston Rocket again!!" Lin posted on his Twitter account.More »
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- LeBron James, Kobe Bryant and three other Olympic gold medalists were already back.
Add a defensive stopper, a potent scorer off the bench, and one of the NBA's most explosive athletes, and the U.S. is certain it has a powerful Olympic basketball team.
Better even than the one that won gold four years ago.More »
PHOENIX (AP) - Steve Nash is going to the Los Angeles Lakers, a Pacific Division rival the two-time MVP point guard tried so hard to beat, with little success, in his eight seasons with the Phoenix Suns.