• Los Angeles TimesFormer Michigan State coach Jud Heathcote dies

    Jud Heathcote, who led Michigan State and Magic Johnson to the 1979 NCAA championship, has died. He was 90. The school says Heathcote died Monday in Spokane, Washington. Spartans coach Tom Izzo was hired by Heathcote and was promoted to replace him when he retired in 1995. Heathcote won three Big Ten titles and appeared in nine NCAA tournaments during Read more...

  • Los Angeles TimesLamar Odom: 'That trade from the Lakers basically ended my career and purpose'

    Lamar Odom wasn’t in a good place emotionally going into the 2011-12 season.He had just won the NBA’s sixth man of the year award during his seventh season with the Lakers and wasn’t far removed from winning back-to-back league championships with the team.But things were not well with Odom off the court during that off-season. The day after he attended Read more...

  • Miami HeraldFormer Michigan State coach Jud Heathcote dies at 90

    Jud Heathcote, who led Michigan State and Magic Johnson to the 1979 NCAA championship, has died. He was 90. The school announced Heathcote died Monday in Spokane, Washington. … Read the story on Miami Herald.

  • The Columbus DispatchOhio State men's basketball: Buckeyes in hunt for Florida point guard

    Adam Jardy The Columbus Dispatch @AdamJardy In an effort to make up for lost time since getting the job in June, Ohio State men’s basketball coach Chris Holtmann has had to offer scholarships to more recruits than he’s normally accustomed.At or near the top of that list for 2018 is Elijah Weaver, a four-star point guard out of Oldsmar (Florida) Read more...

  • Chicago Sun-TimesCharles Oakley delivers on promise to Orr basketball players

    Last winter, former Bull Charles Oakley and a buddy — Chicago businessman John Kelly — promised to buy Air Jordans for the Orr boys basketball team if it won the state championship.Orr went on to beat Mount Carmel for the 2A title in March.On Wednesday, Oakley and Kelly paid up — with an assist from His Airness. Former NBA player Read more...

  • Miami HeraldUnderdog Isaiah Thomas facing biggest challenge of career

    Isaiah Thomas’ basketball journey is littered with decision-makers who have underestimated the diminutive guard. He was selected last in the 2011 NBA draft coming out of Washington, and when… Read the story on Miami Herald.

  • ABCOn Basketball: Kyrie gets a new address, but Cavs win trade

    It’s not the principals that will define the blockbuster trade between Cleveland and Boston. Great point guard leaves one city for another. That seems fair. All the other parts, they will tell the story. There are many ways to claim victory in the deal made Tuesday night . Kyrie Irving wanted his own team and got it, so he wins. Read more...

  • Associated PressOn Basketball: Kyrie gets a new address, but Cavs win trade

    On Basketball: Kyrie gets a new address, but Cavs win trade Associated Press – 23 August 2017 02:30-04:00 Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Read more on Associated Press.

  • Miami HeraldOn Basketball: Kyrie gets a new address, but Cavs win trade

    It’s not the principals that will define the blockbuster trade between Cleveland and Boston. Great point guard leaves one city for another. That seems fair. All the other parts, they will… Read the story on Miami Herald.

  • Miami HeraldTuesday's Sports in Brief

    PRO BASKETBALL CLEVELAND (AP) — Kyrie Irving was tired of being teammates with LeBron James. … Read the story on Miami Herald.