Take Two: Steve Clifford Returns to Hornets as Head Coach | Sports News

Take Two: Steve Clifford Returns to Hornets as Head Coach | Sports News

By Steve Reed, sports writer for the Associated Press CHARLOTTE, NC (AP) – Steve Clifford is returning to Charlotte. Clifford has agreed to a multi-year contract to return as coach of the NBA’s Hornets four years after he was fired by team owner Michael Jordan, the team announced Friday night. Charlotte previously agreed to the … Read more

Every first-round NBA Draft pick in Kentucky basketball history

Every first-round NBA Draft pick in Kentucky basketball history

TyTy Washington in Kentucky celebrates making three pointers against Vanderbilt during the SEC Championship on March 11th. Silas Walker [email protected] Read more 2022 NBA Draft Coverage A pair of Kentucky basketball players — Sheldon Sharp and T. Ty Washington — are selected in the first round of the 2022 NBA Draft. Click below for Lexington … Read more

Kentucky basketball: Shaedon Sharpe selected No. 7 overall in 2022 NBA Draft

Kentucky basketball: Shaedon Sharpe selected No. 7 overall in 2022 NBA Draft

Read more 2022 NBA Draft Coverage A pair of Kentucky basketball players – Sheldon Sharp and Ty Washington – were expected to be selected in the 2022 NBA Draft. Click below for Lexington Herald-Leader coverage of Thursday night’s event. (Below is an ongoing summary of the 2022 NBA Draft with breaking news, notes, and commentary.) … Read more

Men’s Basketball: ‘A chance to advance’: Owens embraces new opportunity

Men’s Basketball: ‘A chance to advance’: Owens embraces new opportunity

Assistant coach Jack Owens speaks to the media on June 15. Credit: Jacob Benge | Math Editor Jack Owens’ career as a basketball coach spans over two decades, and his experience in Ohio State will only grow. He has spent the past five seasons as head coach for Miami (Ohio) and more than 10 years … Read more

Why Ice Cube’s BIG3 Basketball League Is Focused On Chicago And Dallas

Why Ice Cube’s BIG3 Basketball League Is Focused On Chicago And Dallas

Ice Cube poses for a photo before a match between Triplets and Trilogy during Week One at … [+] Credit Union 1 Arena on June 18, 2022 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Quinn Harris/Getty Images for BIG3) Getty Images for BIG3 For its first three years, Ice Cube’s BIG3 Basketball League was a traveling road … Read more

Four-star recruit Pryce Sandfort sees fit with Nebraska basketball | Men’s Basketball

Four-star recruit Pryce Sandfort sees fit with Nebraska basketball | Men’s Basketball

Bryce Sandvoort’s parents still keep the photos. Sandvoort is 5 or 6 years old. He’s at a basketball camp in Iowa, posing with Fred Hoiberg. Hoiberg saw the photos at the Sandforts home in April. This camper is now a four star recruit at Waukee (Iowa) High School. “I was a huge fan of Hoiberg,” … Read more

Born into old Arizona-UNLV basketball rivalry, Dedan Thomas Jr., attracting UA’s recruiting attention | Arizona Wildcats basketball

Born into old Arizona-UNLV basketball rivalry, Dedan Thomas Jr., attracting UA’s recruiting attention | Arizona Wildcats basketball

Despite the nickname “Midnight Lute” slapped on by former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian decades ago, allegedly snatching top-ranking recruit Tom Tolbert from his hands at the last minute, Lute Olson has occasionally watched things go in the opposite direction. At least Thomas Jr.’s worms will ensure that. He says his father, Worm Thomas, actually committed … Read more

Title IX: WNBA Owner Among Women Athletes Running Businesses | Sports News

Title IX: WNBA Owner Among Women Athletes Running Businesses | Sports News

By Tim Booth, sports writer for the Associated Press Seattle (AFP) – Jenny Gelder wasn’t well aware of what the ninth law meant until she was a freshman at Yale University, competed on the rowing team and participated in one of the most famous protests surrounding the law. He was co-owner of the WNBA’s Seattle … Read more

Champion Warriors Celebrate Fourth Title in Eight Seasons | Sports News

Champion Warriors Celebrate Fourth Title in Eight Seasons | Sports News

By Janie McCauley, sports writer for the Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – From the moment Klay Thompson said “championship or bankruptcy” with his team at the start of the 18-2 game, the Golden State Warriors seemed poised to make good on his lofty declaration. It took Thompson to finally get healthy, then Draymond Green … Read more

College basketball centerpieces got higher ratings than NBA Finals

College basketball centerpieces got higher ratings than NBA Finals

The Pac-12 hasn’t won a national championship in men’s college basketball since Arizona State in 1997. If the conference somehow managed to break through, it would have more publicity—and all the benefits associated with it—than many people might think. Pause for a moment and absorb this fact: The top-rated basketball games of 2022 were in … Read more