| Mar 30, 2012
| 7:41 AM
ACC basketball’s talent drain continues at a record pace. With the expected news that Duke’s Austin Rivers and North Carolina’s Harrison Barnes and John Henson are entering the NBA draft, the conference next season will return no first-...
| Sep 10, 2009
Michael Jordan's basketball wizardry has yet to translate to the front office in his second tour as an NBA executive.
Following the unsatisfying end to his tenure as player/president of the Washington Wizards, Jordan bought into the Charlotte Bobcats...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 8:08 PM
Candace Parker had a blast in her All-Star debut. Parker scored a record 23 points to lead the West to a 102-98 win over the East on Saturday at Uncasville, Conn., and earn MVP honors.
The Sparks star was voted a starter for the 2011 game, but she...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 1:54 PM
Jess Kersey stood at midcourt at Appalachian State's old Varsity Gym in Boone, N.C., shaking like a leaf before officiating his first professional basketball game, a 1974 exhibition between the Carolina Cougars and the New York Nets of the defunct ABA....
| Jan 17, 2012
| 9:35 PM
The Orlando Magic looked tired Tuesday night.
But Dwight Howard, Von Wafer and Glen Davis provided a spark.
Playing their second game in as many nights, and with another one looming Wednesday, the Magic overcame a listless start and eked out a ragged...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 12:56 PM
The Virginia Sports Hall of Fame released Monday its Class of 2012 inductees, which include Newport News native Jess Kersey, former Virginia women's basketball coach Debbie Ryan, former MLB relief pitcher Billy Wagner and former Daily Press reporter Al...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 7:32 PM
Ankles were spraining, elbows were flying, and a few technicals were spruced in here and there.
But it wasn't like Frank Vogel expected his team to lose composure, just like he didn't loose his in the midst of a dull Pacers first half on Saturday night....
| May 27, 2013
| 5:44 AM
Duke faithful used to worry that coaching the pros would lure Mike Krzyzewski away from the Blue Devils. The Celtics called, the Lakers called, and heaven knows who else.
Never mind the notion that a college basketball lifer wouldn’t translate...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 7:03 PM
Former Bobcat D.J. Augustin missed a buzzer-beating 3-pointer for Indiana as time expired, and Charlotte held on to a 90-89 victory over the Pacers in its first game of the season.
Charlotte's top draft choice in 2011, Kemba Walker, led all scorers...