Analysis: It’s time for Tomjanovich to get the Hall’s call

FILE – In this Jan. 18, 1998, file photo, Houston Rockets coach Rudy Tomjanovich signals his team during the first quarter against the Chicago Bulls in Chicago. The votes are in, and word is about to come if this finally is the year that former Rockets coach Tomjanovich gets the call from the Basketball Hall […]

Kobe Bryant ‘to be posthumously inducted into the Hall of Fame with rivals Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett’ following his fatal helicopter crash

In 1995, Garnett became trail blazer for high school players making the jump to the NBA, which is a path Bryant would follow the following year. After winning an NBA MVP award with the Minnesota Timberwolves, the 6-foot-11 power forward was traded to Boston in 2007, winning his only title in his first year with […]

Kobe Bryant Gets Quick Induction To Basketball Hall Of Fame, Joined By Kevin Garnett, Tim Duncan

Garnett, like Bryant, jumped directly to the NBA from high school in 1995. He played 22 NBA seasons for the Minnesota Timberwolves, Boston Celtics and Brooklyn Nets, winning a championship with the Celtics in 2007-2008. Garnett was a 15-time All-Star who averaged 17 points and 10 rebounds.

New York museum honors city’s rich basketball history

“People don’t realize that my dad played in high school with Red. They were teammates in high school and I don’t think Red realized that I was the son of someone he played with,” Abdul-Jabbar said. “Red graduated in January. My dad said we were good until Red graduated and then forget it.”

Former Wake Forest basketball coach Carl Tacy dies at 87

“In my opinion, he was never given the credit he deserved as a basketball coach,” Odom said in a statement released by the school. “He was a terrific tactician, teacher, and a fearless competitor who relished big games against the ACC’s best.”

Kobe Bryant, Kevin Garnett, Tim Duncan headline 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame class

Bryant spent his entire 20-year NBA career with the Los Angeles Lakers, winning five championships and the 2008 MVP award. His tragic death drew tributes and eulogies from around the league. A Lakers game against the Los Angeles Clippers was postponed to give the team time to grieve his loss, and when they did finally return […]

Kobe Bryant Posthumously Inducted Into Basketball Hall Of Fame

Mulkey has three NCAA titles as a coach, won two others as a player and had Baylor in position to vie for another championship this season had the global coronavirus pandemic not forced the shutdown of virtually every sport around the globe. Stevens has coached for 43 years and is a five-time Division II coach […]

Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan, Kevin Garnett officially Hall of Famers

One of the few guys who can put up a resume anywhere close to that is Tim Duncan, the face of a two-decade San Antonio Spurs dynasty. He is a five-time NBA champion and three-time Finals MVP, two-time NBA MVP, he was a 15-time NBA All-Star, an eight-time NBA All-Defensive First Team member,  Rookie of […]

Durant headlines players in NBA 2K video game tourney

FILE PHOTO: May 6, 2019; Houston, TX, USA; Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) reacts after a play during the third quarter against the Houston Rockets in game four of the second round of the 2019 NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports – 12657562

Study: racial graduation-rate gap grows for men’s NCAA teams

“It’s good news that women are succeeding,” Lapchick said. “I think it’s also good news that the gap between men and women continued to improve, so that sooner or later, they’re getting closer and closer to the women. I think we are paying much more attention on college campuses across the board to the importance […]