[New York Times] Liberty Fall to Mystics (Wed, 06 Aug 2014 04:26:26 GMT) Ivory Latta scored 16 points, and the host Washington Mystics beat the Liberty, 79-46. [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Basketball: Liberty Fall to Mystics (Wed, 06 Aug 2014 04:20:54 GMT) Ivory Latta scored 16 points, and the host Washington Mystics beat the Liberty, 79-46. [New York Times] U.S. Basketball Team Pares Roster Ahead of World Cup (Wed, 06 Aug 2014 04:19:57 GMT) The United States men’s national team has trimmed its roster to 16 players by cutting Washington’s John Wall and Bradley Beal and Atlanta’s Paul …continue reading
[New York Times] Phoenix Suns P.J. Tucker Gets Jail Time for Drunk Driving in Arizona: Attorney (Tue, 05 Aug 2014 07:03:01 GMT) Phoenix Suns basketball forward P.J. Tucker was sentenced on Monday to three days in jail and 11 days of house arrest after pleading guilty to “super extreme” drunk driving in Arizona, one of his attorneys said. [New York Times] P.J. Tucker Gets Jail Time, Apologizes; Suns React (Tue, 05 Aug 2014 04:24:11 GMT) Phoenix Suns forward P.J. Tucker was sentenced to three days in jail and 11 days of home detention Monday after pleading guilty to “super extreme” …continue reading
[New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Minnesota Owner Says Trade of Kevin Love Is Likely (Mon, 04 Aug 2014 04:11:59 GMT) The Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor told The St. Paul Pioneer Press that the All-Star power forward Kevin Love would most likely be traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers by Aug. 23 or Aug. 24.
[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