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The San Antonio Spurs named Becky Hammon as an assistant coach on Tuesday. Hammon will become the first female coach in the NBA since Lisa Boyer served on John Lucas' staff with Cleveland in 2001-02. In July, the Los Angeles Clippers named Natalie Nakase an assistant coach for...
USA Basketball trimmed its roster for the upcoming FIBA World Cup, cutting John Wall, Bradley Beal and Paul Millsap on Tuesday. A total of 16 players are still competing for 12 spots on the team that will play in Spain later this summer. The remaining finalists are DeMarcus...
Paul George may play some power forward for Team USA in the World Cup. (Photo: USA Basketball) The biggest news stemming from USA Basketball's summer practice is more about who left, or never came, than it is who is in the red, white and blue practice jerseys. Aside from the...
Judge Michael Levanas ruled against Donald Sterling on Monday in his attempt to prevent the $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. The Los Angeles Superior Court Judge favored with Donald Sterling's estranged wife Shelly Sterling on...
Byron Scott has agreed to become the new coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, although the team has yet to confirm the deal. The former Lakers star has agreed to a four-year, $17 million deal to replace Mike D'Antoni in Los Angeles, ESPN.com reported Saturday evening. "It feels...
The Golden State Warriors have signed free agent guard/forward Brandon Rush, the team announced Tuesday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed per team policy, but the San Jose Mercury News reports that the contract is for two years and $2.5 million and includes a player option...
After a fast start, Shabazz Napier has struggled with his shot for the Heat in Las Vegas. Come on, sports fans, you're better than this. PLEASE stop telling me there are no sports on this week. Sure it's a bit quieter than usual with baseball on All-Star break and the World Cup...
The Los Angeles Lakers have acquired forward Carlos Boozer. Boozer was available for silent bidding from any team with salary cap space after being waived using the amnesty clause by the Chicago Bulls on Tuesday. The amount of the Lakers' bid was reportedly $3.25 million, and it...
Pro Basketball Hall of Famer Bill Russell was sent to a hospital Thursday after collapsing during a corporate speaking event near Lake Tahoe. The Boston Herald said Russell was recovering in his home Thursday night after fainting while attending a function. The Boston Celtics...

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