NBA legend Scottie Pippen has a special message for the US Olympic men's basketball team, competing for their fourth consecutive gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics. "They will do well and bring home the gold," declared the former Chicago Bulls player, who was a first-time Olympian himself when he... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — For Sarah Gamal, the significance of being the first hijab-wearing basketball referee to take part in the Olympic Games goes well beyond the court. The Egyptian referee and 3-on-3 basketball will both make their Olympic debuts in Tokyo next week after the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The US Men's Olympic basketball team is adding San Antonio Spurs guard Keldon Johnson and Denver Nuggets center JaVale McGee to its roster to replace Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love and Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski... Read More.
(SAN DIEGO) -- San Diego high school student Nick Herrmann was told by some doctors he might never play basketball again. On June 14, the 16-year-old cancer survivor stepped onto the court for the Torrey Pines High School basketball team and hit a 3-pointer at... Read More.
(LAS VEGAS) -- The USA Men's Olympic basketball team lost to Australia 91-83 in Las Vegas Monday night. It was the second straight loss for the team after losing to Nigeria 90-87 on Saturday. Entering into Saturday's game, Team USA was 54-2 since 1992 when... Read More.
(BATON ROUGE, La.) -- It is just after 5 p.m. on a muggy, hot Louisiana evening and officers with the Baton Rouge Police Department and deputies from the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Department, along with local community leaders, are gathering in Maplewood Park. They are... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- A high school basketball coach in California has been fired after tortillas were thrown at the team's predominantly Hispanic opponents after a championship game. The incident, which was caught on video and sparked outrage, unfolded Saturday evening after Coronado High beat Orange... Read More.
(OMAHA, Neb.) -- Creighton University's men's basketball program was handed down a series of punishments on Tuesday, as part of an NCAA investigation into rules violations. The NCAA report found that former Blue Jays assistant coach Preston Murphy was given a two-year show-cause penalty for... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The US Women's Olympic Basketball team has been announced with a mix of star veterans and first-time selections Guard's Dianna Taurasi and Sue Bird have been selected to their fifth Olympic team, while forward's A'ja Wilson and Napheesa Collier make their first. Guard's... Read More.
Basketball Wives wrapped its ninth season in March, and according to HipHollywood, the hit VH1 series is planning to shake up next season with a few familiar faces. Brooke Bailey, Brittish Williams, DJ Duffey and Angel Brinks, who all appeared on the spinoff series Basketball Wives LA, will reportedly be returning... Read More.
(DURHAM, N.C.) -- After 41 seasons with the Blue Devils, Duke men's basketball head coach Mike Krzyzewski is retiring, the university announced on Wednesday. Krzyzewski, the winningest coach in Division I men's basketball history, will step down after the 2021-22 season. "My family and I... Read More.
(BOSTON) -- The Boston Celtics have announced President of Basketball Operations Danny Ainge is retiring and head coach Brad Stevens is taking over the role. A search for a new head coach will start immediately. Ainge will continue to work with the team through the... Read More.