[New York Times] Paul George’s Injury Fuels Concerns in N.B.A. Over International Competition (Sun, 03 Aug 2014 00:09:22 GMT) The league receives global exposure through such play but gets few tangible benefits, and team owners worry about injuries to players they have invested a lot of money in.
[New York Times] Pacers’ George Suffers Leg Injury in Team USA Game (Sat, 02 Aug 2014 05:09:02 GMT) Indiana Pacers All Star forward Paul George suffered an ugly horror leg injury while playing in a Team USA practice game at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas on Friday. [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Basketball: Knicks Sign Cleanthony Early (Sat, 02 Aug 2014 04:30:44 GMT) The Knicks signed forward Cleanthony Early, their first draft pick under Phil Jackson. [New York Times] George Suffers Serious Leg Injury in US Exhibition (Sat, 02 Aug 2014 04:21:07 GMT) Indiana Pacers All-Star Paul …continue reading
[New York Times] Sports Briefing | Basketball: Delle Donne Lifts Sky in Return (Fri, 01 Aug 2014 03:53:10 GMT) Elena Delle Donne, who had been dealing with a recurrence of Lyme disease, played for the first time since June 25 and scored 10 points to help the host Chicago Sky beat the Liberty, 87-74. [New York Times] Moore, Lynx End Mercury’s 16-Game Win Streak (Fri, 01 Aug 2014 03:39:12 GMT) With the WNBA playoffs about three weeks away, the Minnesota Lynx and Phoenix Mercury gave a peek at what the postseason could bring. [New York Times] Donald Sterling Loses Bid …continue reading
[New York Post] Hardaway Jr. explains how US Select Team’s helping his game (Thu, 31 Jul 2014 03:22:05 -0400) Knicks shooting guard Tim Hardaway Jr., coming off his First-Team All-Rookie season, is writing a periodic diary from Las Vegas this week as a member of the U.S. Select Team,… [New York Times] Sports of The Times: Stixx Williams, a Summer League Basketball Star, Is Mourned (Thu, 31 Jul 2014 03:45:18 GMT) Stixx Williams, who died last week while playing in a summer league basketball game at Baruch College, was known as a friend to both professional players and troubled teenagers …continue reading
[New York Times] In Search of the Next Andrew Wiggins (Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:00:03 GMT) Nike’s youth basketball league is the largest incubator of teenage talent. For one coach in the Bronx, it might be too much to take. [New York Times] Pulling From Their Past, Lakers Turn to Scott to Rekindle Success (Wed, 30 Jul 2014 03:54:27 GMT) After a run of unsuccessful coaching hires not named Phil Jackson, the Lakers turned to someone familiar — not just with their tradition, but with their inner workings — in Byron Scott to try to turn things around. [New York …continue reading
[New York Times] Lakers Finally Confirm Byron Scott Is New Coach (Tue, 29 Jul 2014 04:27:57 GMT) The Los Angeles Lakers confirmed Byron Scott is their new coach Monday night. [New York Times] Lakers Appoint Scott as Head Coach (Tue, 29 Jul 2014 03:33:52 GMT) The Los Angeles Lakers appointed former player Byron Scott as their new head coach on Monday, bringing an end to their “extensive and thorough” search for Mike D’Antoni’s replacement. [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Minnesota Signs Williams (Tue, 29 Jul 2014 02:40:31 GMT) The Minnesota Timberwolves and the free-agent guard Mo Williams …continue reading
[New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: James Will Wear No. 23 With the Cavaliers (Mon, 28 Jul 2014 03:35:53 GMT) LeBron James will go back to wearing jersey No. 23 in his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers. [New York Times] In Joining Lakers, Lin Narrows Focus and Sheds Status as a Sensation (Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:27:56 GMT) Jeremy Lin is more concerned with finding a starting spot and growing in Los Angeles than with rekindling his banner run. [New York Times] National Basketball Association Roundup (Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:03:53 GMT) Byron Scott said in a television …continue reading