Basketball


Opinion: RJ Hampton passing on college basketball is what NCAA wants, but won't start trend

firefoxRJ Hampton's decision to pass on college basketball and play professionally in Australia won't upset many and is what the NCAA wants to happen.        


Study finds most sudden deaths in youth sports were in basketball

firefoxThe majority of sudden deaths in youth and middle school sports happen to boys at an average age of 13 on the basketball court, a NATA study found.        


Emotional ex-USC basketball coach avoids prison after plea

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge says a former assistant basketball coach for the University of Southern California won’t be going to prison for accepting a bribe to steer young athletes to a manager. Tony Bland dropped his head in relief Wednesday when he was sentenced to 100 hours of community service and two years’ […] The post Emotional ex-USC basketball coach avoids prison after plea appeared first on LEX18.com.


New Green Bay Packers head coach Matt LaFleur tears Achilles playing basketball: reports

firefoxGreen Bay Packers head coach Matt LaFleur reportedly suffered a torn Achilles while playing basketball Wednesday.


We the North: A black flag, a Raptor’s claw, and the branding of Canadian basketball

firefoxWhile Sid Lee was contracted to redesign the brand for one team, Canada's only NBA team, they realize now that what they'd been tasked with was branding Canadian basketball.


Basketball is Canadian, and so’s the whistle you hear in every NBA game

firefoxAn NBA referee born in Ontario is the inventor of a "pea-less" whistle that's now the standard used in professional level sports organizations like the CFL, NFL and NBA.


How Basketball and Baseball Helped Gary Woodland Master Golf

He was college basketball player and part of championship baseball teams growing up. Maybe that’s why Gary Woodland bloomed late on the golf course.


Sports legends honor basketball great John Havlicek

firefoxSports legends were in Boston to honor basketball great John Havlicek        


NBA DFS: Kawhi Leonard and top picks for Warriors vs. Raptors, Game 2 FanDuel, DraftKings daily fantasy basketball lineups

Mike McClure, a DFS pro with almost $2 million in career earnings, gives optimal lineup advice


Mom with sleep disorder claims she once unknowingly purchased a full-sized basketball court

firefoxA mother of three who said her online shopping habits while sleeping have nearly driven her to a life in debt has finally received a diagnosis for the disorder.