| Jun 23, 2014
| 2:59 PM
Occasionally seen sitting courtside at Chicago Bulls games, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is a basketball fan.
So it stands to reason Emanuel is excited for Chicago to host the World Basketball Festival that Nike, the Jordan brand and USA Basketball is staging...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 6:14 PM
USA Basketball head coach Mike Krzyzewski tried to put a stop to Carmelo Anthony's reputation as a ball-stopper.
"I love Carmelo," Krzyzewski said by phone Monday. "I've been with him from the start when I took over USA Basketball. He's been a great...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 5:34 PM
One of the side effects of Blackhawks Fever is that sports fans may have missed just about everything else grabbing headlines for the past month and a half. That's where RedEye comes in.
Will Thibs stay or will he go?
Is he leaving the Bulls? Will...
| May 18, 2014
| 8:15 PM
One of the winningest coaches in men's college basketball
Don Meyer, 69, one of the winningest coaches in college basketball who came back from a near-fatal car accident and liver cancer before closing out his career, died Sunday of...
| May 13, 2014
| 7:57 AM
Three years ago, Jalen Merrick had a dream, and if that dream had come true, college coaches like Mike Krzyzewski or Rick Pitino or Billy Donovan might be swinging by New Smyrna Beach High to check him out as a top recruit.
That dream is gone, but...
| May 3, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Mike Krzyzewski woke up early Saturday, elated to do something he rarely can.
The Duke and USA Olympic men's basketball coach, winner of two gold medals and four NCAA national championships, went on a tour of his old haunts on the city's Northwest side....
| Apr 30, 2014
| 10:00 PM
After two challenging seasons, Mike D'Antoni has stepped down as coach of the Lakers.
The Lakers, coming off their worst season (27-55) since moving to Los Angeles in 1960, said they will begin their coaching search immediately. What kind of coach...
| May 20, 2014
| 10:07 AM
The NBA can wait. Kevin Ollie is staying at UConn.
Ollie, who led the Huskies to the national championship in his second season as men's basketball coach, and UConn are putting the finishing touches on a new contract that will more than double his...
| May 20, 2014
| 5:03 PM
Kevin Ollie is reportedly close to signing a new contract. He isn't the only well-paid coach in the nation. A look some of the highest-paid college coaches:
| May 21, 2014
| 3:54 PM
After the Lakers were assigned the seventh pick in the June NBA draft during Tuesday's draft lottery, the team can turn to filling its coaching vacancy.
Mike Dunleavy met Wednesday with General Manager Mitch Kupchak to interview for the job, according...
| May 15, 2014
| 2:21 PM
The NBA opened its annual draft combine in Chicago on Thursday.
Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak was on hand to observe and meet with a number of prospects for June's NBA draft, armed with a rare lottery pick.
"We have not been in [the lottery]...