[New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Rockets’ Dwight Howard Detained at Airport Over Gun (Thu, 03 Sep 2015 05:00:37 GMT) Howard was questioned, and the gun was seized by the airport authorities, who allowed him to board a later flight. The police said he would not be charged with a crime.
[New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Liberty Beat Dream in Overtime (Wed, 02 Sep 2015 04:16:59 GMT) Sugar Rodgers made five 3-pointers and tied a career high with 23 points to leave the Liberty one win shy of matching the franchise record, set in 2010. [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Hawks to Retire Mutombo’s No. 55 (Wed, 02 Sep 2015 04:00:04 GMT) Atlanta will retire Dikembe Mutombo’s No. 55 on Nov. 24, about two months after he is enshrined into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
[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.