[New York Times] Lou Tsioropoulos, Basketball Champion, Dies at 84 (Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:43:39 GMT) Tsioropoulos won an N.C.A.A. title with Kentucky in 1951 before serving in the Air Force and playing for the Boston Celtics during the rest of the ’50s.
NEW YORK, August 27, 2015 – The New York Knickerbockers announced its 2015-16 preseason schedule. The schedule is as follows: Date Opponent Arena City State Time Oct. 7 vs. Paschoalotto/Bauru (Brazil) Madison Square Garden New York NY 7:30 p.m. Oct. 9 @ Washington Wizards Verizon Center Washington D.C. 7:00 p.m. Oct. 12 vs. Philadelphia 76ers Madison Square Garden New York NY 7:30 p.m. Oct. 16 vs. Boston Celtics Madison Square Garden New York NY 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17 @ Charlotte Hornets Time Warner Cable Arena Charlotte NC 7:00 p.m. Oct. 22 @ Boston Celtics TD Garden Boston MA 7:30 p.m. …continue reading
[New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: League Fines Clippers (Wed, 26 Aug 2015 03:42:33 GMT) An investigation found that the team had violated league rules while trying to re-sign DeAndre Jordan last month.
[New York Times] AP Source: Hornets Sign Kidd-Gilchrist to $52M Extension (Tue, 25 Aug 2015 02:16:40 GMT) Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has agreed to a four-year, $52 million contract extension with the Charlotte Hornets, a person familiar with the situation said Monday.
[New York Times] East Shows Its Better Than West in Head-To-Head Matchups (Mon, 24 Aug 2015 06:52:44 GMT) Bragging rights for the regular season belong to the Eastern Conference. [New York Times] Fever 80, Liberty 79: Liberty Keep Close but Fall at Indiana (Mon, 24 Aug 2015 02:45:35 GMT) Shenise Johnson hit a go-ahead jumper with 1 minute 32 seconds left to help defeat the Liberty, 80-79.
[New York Times] Former NBA Star Kirilenko Hopes to Rescue Russian Basketball (Sun, 23 Aug 2015 09:40:33 GMT) After spending more than a decade in the NBA, former All-Star Andrei Kirilenko is taking on what may be his biggest challenge yet — rescuing basketball in his native Russia.
[New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Second-Half Run Lifts Liberty (Sat, 22 Aug 2015 04:11:22 GMT) Tina Charles had 25 points and 7 rebounds as the Liberty beat the Atlanta Dream, 78-67, at Madison Square Garden for their sixth win in seven games.