- Duke counting on more from Allen after Final Four breakout Updated: Oct-06-15 6:13 pm
DURHAM, North Carolina - Grayson Allen is still getting used to all this attention.
- Celtics ease to 124-91 win at Olimpia Milano in Global Games Updated: Oct-06-15 6:01 pm
MILAN - The Boston Celtics eased to a 124-91 victory over Olimpia Milano at the Mediolanum Forum on Tuesday, comfortably winning the first of a double-header in Europe as part of the NBA Global Games.
- Pressure is on new coach Steve Prohm at Iowa State Updated: Oct-06-15 5:36 pm
AMES, Iowa - Five months ago, Iowa State's Steve Prohm was the coach at mid-major Murray State. Now he's in charge of one of the big favorites in the Big 12.
- Hornets: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist to have surgery on shoulder Updated: Oct-06-15 5:36 pm
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Charlotte Hornets coach Steve Clifford plans to spend the rest of the preseason looking at different combinations while trying to adapt to the loss of forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist to a right shoulder injury.
- Column: Daily fantasy contests in trouble without regulation Updated: Oct-06-15 5:32 pm
LAS VEGAS - The incessant commercials promising big money and fun times were by themselves enough to sour millions of Americans on the idea of betting on daily fantasy sports.
- Louisville campus police reviewing escort allegations Updated: Oct-06-15 5:29 pm
Louisville campus police now say they are reviewing allegations that a former men's basketball staffer hired escorts to dance and have sex with recruits and players in a dormitory.
- New job provides different challenges for Tennessee's Barnes Updated: Oct-06-15 4:33 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - Tennessee coach Rick Barnes' new surroundings have the veteran coach adopting a slightly different approach in preseason practices.
- Offseason trip builds bond among young Blazers Updated: Oct-06-15 4:10 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - With all the upheaval in Portland, guard Damian Lillard thought maybe the best thing for the Trail Blazers would be a vacation. Together.
- Indiana to host Ottawa, Bellarmine in exhibition games Updated: Oct-06-15 2:39 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - The Indiana Hoosiers will face Ottawa on Nov. 3 and Bellarmine on Nov. 9 in their two exhibition games.
- Defense lawyer: White NYC officer targeted black NBA player Updated: Oct-06-15 2:34 pm
NEW YORK - A white police officer singled out a black professional basketball player as he filed out of a trendy nightclub this year, sparking a confrontation that resulted in the player's arrest and a season-ending leg fracture, a defense lawyer told jurors Tuesday.
- Man enters plea in slaying of high school basketball player Updated: Oct-06-15 10:54 am
MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, Michigan - A man charged in the fatal drive-by shooting of a 17-year-old high school basketball player from western Michigan has entered a plea deal.
- Kings down Trail Blazers 109-105 in OT preseason opener Updated: Oct-06-15 3:03 am
- Cameron Carter-Vickers shines on soccer field for US Updated: Oct-06-15 2:03 am
COMMERCE CITY, Colorado - His father had an accurate shot. So does United States defender Cameron Carter-Vickers.
- Barboza, Thompson lead Warriors past Raptors 95-87 Updated: Oct-06-15 1:02 am
- Indiana hires Elston as director of player development Updated: Oct-06-15 12:50 am
BLOOMINGTON, Indiana - Indiana coach Tom Crean hired former player Derek Elston as the new director of player development Monday.
- Turkey's Fenerbahce beats Nets 101-96 in exhibition game Updated: Oct-05-15 10:11 pm
NEW YORK - The Brooklyn Nets lost their preseason opener Monday night to Turkey's Fenerbahce Ulker, which got 18 points from former NBA lottery pick Jan Vesely in a 101-96 victory.
- Cavaliers return to home court for 1st time since Finals Updated: Oct-05-15 9:49 pm
CLEVELAND - LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers took the court at Quicken Loans Arena on Monday night for the first time since losing Game 6 of the NBA Finals in June.
- Kentucky guard Hawkins to miss 4 weeks with broken hand Updated: Oct-05-15 9:00 pm
LEXINGTON, Kentucky - Kentucky guard Dominique Hawkins will miss four weeks after breaking his right hand in practice over the weekend.
- Drake hoping to turn corner in 2015-16 Updated: Oct-05-15 7:23 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Last season was a landmark year for basketball in the state of Iowa, as three Division I teams reached the NCAA Tournament for the first time.
- Kentucky State promotes Darnell Williams to head coach Updated: Oct-05-15 7:06 pm
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Kentucky State has promoted Darnell Williams to head coach after three seasons as Antwain Banks' assistant.
- Arkansas returns to underdog role after offseason arrests Updated: Oct-05-15 6:30 pm
FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas - Arkansas coach Mike Anderson says he was "blindsided" by a tumultuous offseason for the Razorbacks, one that included the arrests of three players on allegations of using counterfeit money.
- Arkansas State men's basketball player dismissed from team Updated: Oct-05-15 4:30 pm
JONESBORO, Arkansas - Arkansas State University basketball player Cameron Golden has been dismissed from the team for a violation of team rules and university policy.
- Former Suns center Neal Walk dead at 67 Updated: Oct-05-15 3:50 pm
PHOENIX - Neal Walk, a tough center on the early Phoenix Suns teams who became an inspirational speaker after losing the use of his legs, has died at age 67.
- Leaders who follow: What candidates' Twitter lists reveal Updated: Oct-05-15 2:34 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Jeb Bush follows Donald Trump on Twitter but that's a one-way street: Trump mainly follows people with a connection to himself. Ted Cruz's follow list is a big tea party, though he keeps an eye on President Barack Obama, too.
- Kings pick up option on G Ben McLemore Updated: Oct-03-15 3:26 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - The Sacramento have picked up the 2016-17 option on guard Ben McLemore's contract.