| Sep 18, 2014
| 4:05 PM
DURHAM, N.C. When it comes to college basketball, this area can occasionally run short on long-term memory, so it might seem like eons ago, but it was only five years ago that Mike Krzyzewski's involvement with Team USA was generally perceived as bad...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Klay Thompson isn't much of a talker, especially not to the media. He's a nice guy who will give an interview if you ask him in person. But he's not volunteering to be anybody's spokesperson.
Which is why when I texted him to ask for an interview, and he...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 2:35 PM
The Timberwolves remain two-plus weeks away from finalizing it with the NBA office, but they have reached an agreement in principle on a trade that will send discontented star Kevin Love away to play with LeBron James in Cleveland and bring back No. 1...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 9:39 AM
USA Basketball today formally named Orlando Magic forward Tobias Harris, Magic guard Victor Oladipo and 11 additional players to its select team.
The select team will train with the U.S. national team from July 28-July 31 in Las Vegas as the national...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 5:03 PM
As Doug McDermott sifted through his congratulatory text messages from draft night, one from Brazil stood out.
Even while attending the World Cup, Warriors forward Harrison Barnes couldn't contain his excitement for his former Ames (Iowa) High teammate....
| Jun 28, 2014
| 6:58 PM
Vance Downs vividly remembers the first time he met Doug McDermott.
"My first impression was, 'Wow, he's small!'" the longtime coach of Ames (Iowa) High said by phone. "His father told me he was the same size at Doug's age, maybe even a little smaller....
| Jul 22, 2014
| 8:51 AM
The Chicago Bulls' association with USA Basketball keeps growing.
USA Basketball released its 13-man roster for the Select team that will train with the National team at next week's minicamp in Las Vegas, and Jimmy Butler is on it. He joins first-...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 12:52 PM
Son of a Division I basketball coach.
The fifth-leading scorer in Division I men's history.
If you knew nothing else about Doug McDermott, you might assume his passion for basketball and his dominance at Creighton University were preordained.
| May 1, 2014
| 11:35 PM
OAKLAND — Slowly, the Clippers are putting the Donald Sterling scandal behind them.
Now the Clippers just need to put the Golden State Warriors behind them.
The Clippers were unable to do so in a close-out game for them Thursday night at...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 9:50 PM
Golden State Warriors 112- Lakers 95 (end of regulation)
All the Golden State Warriors needed was a big second quarter to put away the Lakers on Friday night at Staples Center.
All-Star guard Stephen Curry scored 11 points in the second on four-of-...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 5:45 PM
Aside from the constant refrain of whether the Clippers and Golden State Warriors dislike or hate each other, their first-round Western Conference playoff series has the potential to be very entertaining.
The Clippers have two All-Stars in point guard...