| Apr 4, 2014
| 6:31 AM
ARLINGTON, Texas — The foundation was shaking under the UConn basketball program and players were fleeing.
Facing a postseason ban because it failed to meet NCAA academic standards, UConn saw Alex Oriakhi, Roscoe Smith, and Michael Bradley...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 6:08 PM
STORRS — Jim Calhoun remembers meeting Niels Giffey at Gampel Pavilion in the spring of 2012, disquieting days for the UConn basketball program.
Players were leaving for the NBA, which was one thing. Others were transferring.
"I remember Niels...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 10:40 PM
The Lakers gave the Oklahoma City a scare on Thursday night, taking a 10-point lead into the final quarter, but All-Star forward Kevin Durant took over in the fourth, scoring 19 of his 43 points to push the Thunder to a 107-103 victory.
| Feb 7, 2014
| 10:11 PM
The most emotional single play of the Orlando Magic's last two seasons started when a rookie outhustled two Oklahoma City Thunder players for a loose ball.
With the Magic trailing by a point, Kevin Durant missed a long jumper that careened off the...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 7:00 PM
With All-Star forward Kevin Durant sitting out Friday night against the Boston Celtics, the Oklahoma City Thunder will play a game for the first time since 2008, when the franchise relocated from Seattle, without either Durant or point guard Russell...
| May 19, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The Orlando Magic now have an outpost in northwestern Pennsylvania.
After months of talks, Magic officials have finalized a one-to-one affiliation agreement with the NBA Development League’s Erie BayHawks. The agreement will begin with the 2014-15...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 8:10 PM
OKLAHOMA CITY — Games can spiral out of control quickly for teams that visit Chesapeake Energy Arena. The fans make it a tough venue for out-of-town teams. But, more importantly, the Oklahoma City Thunder, headed by perennial All-Stars Kevin...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 5:28 PM
Friday was decision day at UConn regarding the NBA draft, and the Huskies got some good news and some bad news.
DeAndre Daniels, who played the best basketball of his career during UConn's run to the national championship, decided to leave college on...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 3:25 PM
Thirty-eight players from UConn have been chosen in the NBA draft, beginning with Toby Kimball in 1965, and 18 have gone in the first round. The Huskies have made a habit of sending quality guards to the NBA. Shabazz Napier, projected to be drafted in the...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 5:10 PM
When Clifford Robinson was drafted in the second round in 1989, not many would have predicted he'd play 18 seasons in the NBA, including 14 seasons where he averaged double figures. That was the beginning of a steady flow to the NBA of players under Jim...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:50 PM
UConn's NBA draft history:
Walt Dropo: 1947, 4th, Providence-#
Burr Carlson: 1952, 82nd, Philadelphia-x
Jim Ahearn: 1955, 53rd, Boston
Art Quimby: 1955, 80th, Rochester-x
Toby Kimball: 1965, 23rd, Boston
Wes Bialosuknia: 1967, 37th, St. Louis...