Paul George horror injury exposes fears for international basketball

Seeing George’s accident live, it was impossible not to think about the Louisville guard Kevin Ware, who suffered a similarly horrific injury in front of a big TV audience during the 2013 NCAA tournament. In an Elite Eight game against Duke, Ware broke his leg in what ended up being a Louisville victory on the […]

Basketball fans eligible for refunds over floor seats from Boomers vs USA games

In a statement, the ACCC said: “TEG Live admits it made false or misleading claims about seating at the games held in Melbourne and acknowledged the ACCC’s concerns that it may have breached the Australian Consumer Law by misleading consumers about which USA national basketball team players would be playing, or would be available to […]

ACCC orders $5m refund for basketball fans angered by poor views and lack of stars

They were also found to have been subjected to false advertising by promoter TEG Live. Top NBA stars who appeared in promotional material – including LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Paul George and James Harden – did not ultimately play in the two games.

Why are NBA superstars shunning Team USA at the World Cup?

Ah yes, the teams. Let’s not pretend that this is all on the players. Team USA is at the mercy of 30 NBA franchises who want their players fit and rosters intact. It’s particularly messy right now considering the craziness of this year’s free agency period. Roughly 25% of the players in the league changed […]

USA basketball coach Gregg Popovich praises ‘patriotic’ Colin Kaepernick

“To negate that part of what we’re able to do is ignorant on anybody’s part who tries to make those people look unpatriotic,” Popovich said. “Like a Kaepernick. That was a very patriotic thing he did. He cared about his country enough to fix some things that were obvious, that everybody knows about but does […]

Basketball fans furious costly seating at USA v Boomers match offered poor views

“Not only did the stars all pull out, not only did TEG not reply to emails asking for a refund or answer the phone, the seats were pitiful and you couldn’t even see the court. I spent the night watching it on the screen,” he posted on Twitter.

Samford hires longtime prep basketball coach Bucky McMillan

McMillan led Mountain Brook High School in suburban Birmingham the past 12 seasons, winning his fifth state title in 2019. He took the program to the finals seven times. in the state’s highest classification.

Vietnam’s multisport athlete masters taekwondo, basketball

At the age of 13, Hung already stood nearly 1.8 meters tall and was playing for the junior volleyball team in his home province of Thanh Hoa. Unfortunately, just one year later the team was dissolved and the leggy teenager was told to choose a new sport.

College basketball awards: Obi Toppin, Luka Garza, Saddiq Bey, Myles Powell, Payton Pritchard earn honors

Oregon’s Payton Pritchard won the The Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year after leading the Ducks to a 24-7 record and Pac-12 title while averaging 20.5 points and 5.5 assists. Seton Hall’s Myles Powell won the Jerry West Shooting Guard of the Year for after averaging  21 points as the Pirates won a share […]

Shining moments: The top memories from the 2019-20 college basketball season

The Lumberjacks came from 14 points down inside Cameron Indoor, got a stop in the final seconds of regulation, and took Duke to overtime. So wild. And things got wilder and weirder from there because both teams struggled in the extra period. It was 81-81 at the end of regulation but just 83-83 with 10 […]