Former sharpshooting guard won five championships as a player, signs $25 million deal.
Management says ‘it’s best to move in a different direction’ after coach’s three successful seasons.
The clock struck midnight for the Cardinal’s Cinderella guys, but the team looks strong for next year.
Palo Alto’s Jeremy Lin — remember “Linsanity” with the NBA Knicks in 2012? — has always been praised for his humility. But now the Houston Rockets point guard has come out with a video making fun of his celebrity. Titled “You’ve Changed Bro,” the five-minute video made with longtime pals shows Lin choosing to work […]
The chances that Northern California will maintain its current NBA quotient looks a lot better as of Monday afternoon. A committee of team owners said they wanted to keep the Kings basketball team where it is now — in Sacramento. The team majority owners, the Maloof family, tentatively accepted an offer to sell it to […]
NBA Player, Stanford Alum Jason Collins Comes Out as Gay; Reactions From Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash, More …
For years now it has seemed like only a matter of time. And now it has happened. In Sports Illustrated essay published online Monday, Washington Wizards center Jason Collins became the first male athlete to come out as gay while playing in major-league U.S. sports. He writes: I’m a 34-year-old NBA center. I’m black. And […]
An unprecedented run for the UC Berkeley women’s basketball team ended on Sunday with a loss to the Louisville Cardinals. Cal, appearing for the first time in the semi finals, finished the first half up 37-27, but allowed the Cardinals to surge back in the second half to a final score of 64-57. You can […]
Update 9:15 a.m.: St. Mary’s College men’s basketball program–enjoying another dominating season under Coach Randy Bennett–has been hit with sanctions by the NCAA for failing to monitor recruiting for the team. Penalties, which focus on the team’s recruiting of overseas players–the team has established a now semi-legendary pipeline to Australian hoops talent–include four years of […]
Update 03-01-2013: Kevin Johnson did indeed produce the “whales” at the State of the City speech on Thursday night, and the bid was submitted to the NBA today. In addition to a plan to buy the team and build a new arena in downtown Sacramento, the new ownership would revive the Monarchs WNBA franchise. Some […]
by Antonio Gonzalez (AP) The only thing stopping the Sacramento Kings from a sale and move to Seattle is approval by NBA owners. The Maloof family has agreed to sell the Kings to a Seattle group led by investor Chris Hansen, the league confirmed in a statement Monday morning. The deal is still pending a […]