Tag: Men’s basketball

Trump: I Think Susan Rice Committed Crime, Declines To Provide Proof

President Trump said in a Wednesday interview with The New York Times that he believes former national security adviser Susan Rice committed a crime in allegedly seeking to unmask the identities of Trump associates mentioned in intercepted communications. “I think it’s going to be the biggest story,” the president told the Times, though he declined…

Flights, School Canceled As Winter Storm Hits Northeast

Airlines canceled thousands of flights on Monday as the Northeast braced for a fast-moving winter storm expected to hit parts of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, and Connecticut with up to two feet of snow by early Wednesday. The storm, Stella, began hitting the East Coast from Washington, D.C., to New York with ice and…

NAACP President Arrested After Sit-In To Protest Trump

Several protesters, including NAACP President Cornell William Brooks, were arrested Tuesday after an hours-long sit-in by about two dozen civil rights activists at the Mobile, Alabama, office of Sen. Jeff Sessions, President-elect Donald J. Trump’s nominee for attorney general. The protesters criticized Sessions’ record on voting rights and race relations, and Brooks said he was…

Derrick Rose Investigator Found Dead of Gunshot Wound

A Los Angeles Police Department detective who was working on the case against New York Knicks star Derrick Rose has been found dead from a gunshot wound. Nadine Hernandez, 44, was one of two investigators looking into the rape allegations against the NBA player. Police got a call at 2:45 p.m. Tuesday about an attempted…

NBA San Antonion Spurs ’s Tim Duncan Announces Retirement

San Antonion Spurs power forward Tim Duncan announced Monday that he is retiring after spending all 19 of his seasons with the team. A five-time NBA championship winner, Duncan, 40, won the Most Valuable Player award twice in his career and the Finals MVP award three times. The Spurs had a .710 winning percentage during…

Golden State Warriors Defeated Oklahoma City Thunder [VIDEO]

The Golden State Warriors beated Monday the Oklahoma City Thunder, 96-88, rebounding from a 3-1 series deficit to advance to the NBA Finals. League MVP Stephen Curry proved unstoppable, sinking six three-pointers and netting 30 points overall. With their resurgence, the 2015-16 Warriors became the 10th team in NBA history to bounce back from a…

Kobe Scores 60 in Final Game; Warriors Break Wins Record [VIDEO]

The NBA ended its regular season Wednesday night with two historic moments: The league said goodbye to the iconic Kobe Bryant while the Golden State Warriors won their 73rd game—a new single-season record. Bryant scored 60 points in his final NBA game, rounding out the Los Angeles Lakers season with a 101-96 victory over the…

Warriors Tie All-Time NBA Wins Record [VIDEO]

The Golden State Warriors tied the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls’ record with the most wins in a season in their 72nd victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday night. The Warriors’ 92-86 win also ended the Spur’s 39-game winning streak at home, making Golden State the first team to win in San Antonio all season.…

Kobe Bryant Announces Retirement [VIDEO]

Basketball icon and Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant announced Sunday he will retire from the game at the end of the NBA season. Bryant broke the news that he would end his 20-year career in a letter posted to the Players Tribune website. The 37-year-old wrote that basketball “gave a 6-year-old boy his Laker dream…

Warriors Set NBA Record for Best Start [VIDEO]

The Golden State Warriors set a new NBA record Tuesday night by becoming the first team ever to begin a season 16-0, with a 111-77 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers. Stephen Curry led the Warriors with a game-high 24 points and nine assists, while Draymond Green brought in 18 points, seven rebounds, and five…

NBA star Darryl Dawkins dies at 58 [VIDEO]

Former NBA star Darryl Dawkins has died at age 58, local media reported Thursday. Dawkins, who was 6’11”, earned the nickname “Chocolate Thunder” for his powerful dunks that famously broke two backboards in 1979. He appeared in three NBA finals with the Philadelphia 76ers

Derrick Rose Accused of Gang-Raping Ex [VIDEO]

Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose was hit with a lawsuit by an ex-girlfriend who claims that he and two of his friends drugged and gang-raped her in 2013, TMZ reported Wednesday. The unidentified woman allegedly dated the point guard between 2011 and 2013 and claims Rose attempted to coerce her into masturbating in front…

Watch as LeBron James goes off for 61 points vs. Bobcats VIDEO

LeBron James was scoring wherever he wanted against Charlotte — the seventh best defense in the NBA this season — he was 10-of-12 at the rim, 7-of-8 from three from the left side of the floor. Here are all 61 of his points. Watch him get going early and he just could not miss, he…