| Jun 26, 2014
| 8:55 PM
NEW YORK – The route didn’t go quite as anticipated, but Shabazz Napier ended up in Miami.
Napier became the 19th UConn player selected in the first round when the Charlotte Hornets selected him with the 24th pick. But as soon as the pick...
| 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...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 5:22 PM
The Lakers are a week away from their reward for an unforgettably rough season.
Philadelphia, Milwaukee and tons of other teams can also start replenishing their roster in next Thursday's NBA draft after unspeakably bad seasons.
This is all...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 5:50 PM
NEW BRITAIN — Roosevelt Lee, an Osgood Shootout fan-turned-Osgood Shootout participant, stepped off the court at New Britain High and walked outside, toward the line for barbecue food. As a trail of smoke from the grill raced past him, Lee was...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 4:27 PM
Not many basketball programs can celebrate their history the way UConn does.
Not many have the history UConn has, or history-maker that keeps players coming home.
"I can't wait to just be around the guys again," Kevin Ollie said. "We always share some...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 8:45 PM
UNCASVILLE — Before Rudy Gay could get a sentence out, Andre Drummond snuck up from behind and grabbed his shoulders.
"That's my new teammate right there," Gay said. "We have little side bets in games. I bet him $100 he couldn't block my shot ...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 3:39 PM
NEW YORK — A year ago, Steve Enoch of Norwalk was a relatively unknown basketball prospect — even within Connecticut.
"I worked hard all last summer," Enoch was saying Friday morning as he and other top recruits were gathering in the Bronx...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 11:09 AM
AVON – Had a chance to talk to Kevin Ollie today at Jim Calhoun’s charity golf tournament, the culmination of a weekend of activities for the former Huskies.
My topic was “championship hangover,” with the Huskies soon to get back...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 12:49 PM
From The Dream Season to the Hungry Huskies, more than three dozen players and coaches from various UConn men’s basketball teams will gather at Mohegan Sun Arena Friday night for Jim Calhoun’s Charity All-Star Classic.
Some names listed on...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 5:22 PM
It's a question with a seemingly straightforward answer: Who is the NBA's best rebounder?
Kevin Love averages a league-leading 13.7 rebounds to DeAndre Jordan's and Dwight Howard's 13.0. Was that so hard?
Well, actually ...
What some might...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 8:59 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — In times like these, with the Lakers down to no healthy point guards, it's tempting to ask "What if?"
What if Ramon Sessions hadn't opted out of the final year of his contract, a move setting in motion a chain of events that...