THERE were more than 50 players from the G League who helped USA Basketball get into the FIBA World Cup by winning enough games during the tournament's qualifying rounds.A few of them are getting a thank-you this week. ...
Aug 14, 2019
NBA
MIAMI - Jeff Van Gundy has an idea on how to fix the NBA All-Star Game.His plan: Eliminate it.Van Gundy, the former NBA coach and now longtime television commentator for ABC and ESPN, said what he's seeing now ...
Feb 21, 2019
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay - Jeff Van Gundy did his job. USA Basketball is headed to the World Cup.The US rallied late to beat Uruguay, 78-70, on Sunday night (Monday, Manila time) to wrap up a spot next year in the FIBA World ...
Dec 3, 2018
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. - The U.S. remained unbeaten with a spot secured in the second round of qualifying for the 2019 Basketball World Cup, beating Puerto Rico, 83-75, on Monday night (Tuesday, Manila time).The Americans got big shots down the ...
Feb 28, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. - For USA Basketball, the first World Cup qualifying test is out of the way.Jameel Warney and Reggie Hearn each scored 17 points and the United States opened qualifying for the 2019 Basketball World Cup with an 85-78 victory ...
Nov 24, 2017
ORLANDO, Fla. - Jameel Warney and Reggie Hearn each scored 17 points, and the United States opened qualifying for the 2019 Basketball World Cup with an 85-78 victory over Puerto Rico on Thursday night (Friday, Manila time).Xavier Munford scored 12 points ...
Nov 24, 2017
CORDOBA, Argentina - The U.S. basketball team won the FIBA AmeriCup, rallying from a 20-point deficit to beat host Argentina 81-76 on Sunday night (Monday, Manila time).Comprised of NBA G League players, the Americans went undefeated under former NBA ...
Sep 4, 2017
FORMER NBA coach Jeff Van Gundy will lead the U.S. men's basketball team through the early stages of qualifying for the 2019 Basketball World Cup, USA Basketball announced Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time).He will guide a team made up ...
Jul 6, 2017
NBA
CLEVELAND - When I first came here to cover the 2007 NBA Finals, I was mesmerized by a 110-foot high by 212-foot wide billboard at the Sherwin-Williams building on Ontario street just across the Quicken Loans Arena.It featured a ...
Jun 12, 2017
NBA
SOME predictions see the NBA Finals ending quickly. A video game simulation has them going the distance.All seem to agree on the Golden State Warriors winning.Beaten last year by Cleveland's historic comeback, the Warriors will try to avenge ...
Jun 1, 2017
NBA
NEW YORK - Mike Woodson had the Knicks on top of their division and in the second round of the playoffs, destinations that had become unreachable and practically unimaginable in New York.A year later, he was out of job.Phil Jackson fired ...
Apr 22, 2014
NBA
THE NBA's Eastern Conference is awful - and it only appears to be getting worse, particularly at the bottom of the standings.The shortage of quality teams in the East has left the door open for mediocre squads to earn playoff ...
Feb 7, 2014
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