Larry Bird steps down as Pacers president

Larry Bird steps down as Pacers president

Larry Bird started the week by driving an IndyCar down Fifth Avenue in Manhattan to stump for the NBA’s All-Star weekend returning to Indiana.He...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Cavs off to 2nd round after sweep of Pacers

Cavs off to 2nd round after sweep of Pacers

INDIANAPOLIS — LeBron James stuck to the old script Sunday.Again, he bailed out the Cleveland Cavaliers. And again, he sent the Indiana Pacers h...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Oakley arraigned on charges from Madison Square Garden incident

Oakley arraigned on charges from Madison Square Garden incident

NEW YORK — Charles Oakley appeared at a Manhattan criminal court Tuesday morning for an arraignment hearing stemming from a series of misdemeano...

April 11th, 2017 |  


NBA bans Knicks’ Joakim Noah 20 games for drug violation

NBA bans Knicks’ Joakim Noah 20 games for drug violation

Joakim Noah of the New York Knicks was suspended 20 games without pay for violating the league’s anti-drug policy.He tested positive for a subst...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Jerry Krause, Bulls’ GM during 1990s dynasty, dies at 77

Jerry Krause, Bulls’ GM during 1990s dynasty, dies at 77

CHICAGO — Jerry Krause, the Chicago Bulls’ general manager during their 1990s dynasty that saw them capture six NBA championships with Mic...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Rare air: Dirk Nowitzki becomes sixth player to top 30,000 career points

Rare air: Dirk Nowitzki becomes sixth player to top 30,000 career points

DALLAS — Dirk Nowitzki has given the NBA’s 30,000-point club its first international member.Nowitzki became the sixth player to reach the ...

March 7th, 2017 |  


Former NBA star Amare Stoudemire says he would avoid gay teammate

Former NBA star Amare Stoudemire says he would avoid gay teammate

JERUSALEM (AP) — Former NBA star Amare Stoudemire has told an Israeli sports website he would avoid a gay teammate.Of a gay teammate, Stoudemire...

March 2nd, 2017 |  


Joel Embiid’s season over due to left knee injury

Joel Embiid’s season over due to left knee injury

MIAMI — Philadelphia center Joel Embiid’s season is over because of continued issues with his left knee.The 76ers made the announcement We...

March 1st, 2017 |  


NBA: Joel Embiid out indefinitely

NBA: Joel Embiid out indefinitely

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers say center Joel Embiid is out indefinitely with a left knee injury.The team updated Embiid’s st...

February 27th, 2017 updated: February 28th, 2017. |  


Injured 76ers rookie Ben Simmons won’t play this season

Injured 76ers rookie Ben Simmons won’t play this season

CAMDEN, N.J. — Ben Simmons won’t make his NBA debut this season.His surgically repaired right foot hasn’t healed sufficiently for th...

February 24th, 2017 |