Pablo Prigioni is not aware of the uproar Jeremy Lin’s stunning departure created in New York, but James Dolan’s newest point guard did try to lend a sane voice to Linsanity by assuring Knicks fans that they are in good hands.
The Houston Rockets look to be among the worst teams in the N.B.A. this season. They are angling to acquire Andrew Bynum or Dwight Howard down the road.
Jacque Vaughn was hired as the Orlando Magic’s coach, the team announced. He will be introduced at a news conference Monday afternoon.
The United States’ disputed loss to the Soviet Union in the men’s basketball final at the 1972 Summer Games is generally regarded as the game that changed the face of the sport.
Nigeria beat Tunisia 60-56 in their Olympic men’s basketball Group A match at the 2012 London Games on Sunday.
Tina Charles scored 14 points and Angel McCoughtry added 13 to lead the United States women’s basketball team to a rough 81-56 victory over Croatia on Saturday in their Olympic opener.