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Bob Myers' care for people goes long way as Warriors GM

Janie McCauley, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 12:22am

When Bob Myers hosts a dinner party, he is the guy who once it's all over has a pretty good read on the entire evening: who had a great time, who held something back, which couples are getting along, who might be dealing with a life challenge but chose to keep it private.

Draymond Green not bored by another Cavs-Dubs Finals matchup

Janie McCauley, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 5:22pm

Draymond Green just doesn't see the logic: How could three straight NBA Finals between Golden State and Cleveland possibly be boring?

James passes Jordan, Cavs back in Finals with 135-102 win

Kyle Hightower, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 10:50pm

The NBA Finals has its first "three-match," courtesy of a King who passed His Airness.

LeBron James breaks Michael Jordan's playoff scoring record

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 10:50pm

King James has another throne.

Cleveland Cavaliers beat Boston Celtics 135-102 in Game 5 to advance to NBA Finals against Golden State Warriors

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 9:00pm

Cleveland Cavaliers beat Boston Celtics 135-102 in Game 5 to advance to NBA Finals against Golden State Warriors.

Warriors coach Steve Kerr not yet ready to return to bench

Janie McCauley, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 5:52pm

Steve Kerr is involved in just about everything but the actual game-day coaching for the Golden State Warriors — film session, coaches meetings, game-planning and practice.

Timberwolves name John Thomas VP of community engagement

Jon Krawczynski, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 3:07pm

John Thomas grew up in Minneapolis, becoming a prep star at Roosevelt High School before playing at the University of Minnesota and bouncing around the NBA for five seasons.

LeBron: Jordan chase is about motivation, not greatness

Kyle Hightower, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 1:08pm

LeBron James says his chase of Michael Jordan's accomplishments is simply personal motivation. It's not about wanting to establish himself as the NBA's greatest player.

Hawks hire Warriors' Travis Schlenk as general manager

Charles Odum, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 10:29am

The Atlanta Hawks hired Travis Schlenk as general manager and head of basketball operations on Thursday, giving the Golden State assistant GM control of personnel decisions.

Trust Colangelo: 76ers president holds reins on the Process

Dan Gelston, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 6:21am

Bryan Colangelo is not masking inferior basketball with a snappy nickname. The only banner he wants raised is one for the next Philadelphia 76ers' championship.

Diallo announces he will return to play for Kentucky

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 12:54am

Kentucky freshman guard Hamidou Diallo has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return to school to begin playing with the Wildcats.

Swanigan headed to NBA, but Edwards returning to Purdue

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 5:00pm

Big Ten player of the year Caleb Swanigan has decided to stay in this year's NBA draft.

Cavs remain humble with chance to closeout Celtics in Game 5

Kyle Hightower, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 4:41pm

It took 10 games and halfway through the third round of the NBA playoffs before the Cleveland Cavaliers finally encountered their first true dose of resistance this postseason.

Wagner returning to Michigan, Wilson staying in draft

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 4:08pm

Moe Wagner is coming back to Michigan, while D.J. Wilson is staying in the NBA draft.

Former Knicks exec, Mariners PR man Childs dies at age 84

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 3:48pm

Hal Childs, a former assistant general manager for the New York Knicks and public relations director for the Golden State Warriors and Seattle Mariners, has died of complications from heart disease. He was 84.

Jeff Weltman says Magic front-office position a 'dream job'

Terrance Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 12:58pm

Jeff Weltman was perfectly content as the general manager of the Toronto Raptors two weeks ago.

NBA announces 2019 All-Star game will held in Charlotte

Steve Reed, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 12:48pm

The NBA All-Star game is headed back to Charlotte in 2019, a couple of years later than anticipated.

Johnathan Williams will return to Gonzaga for senior season

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 11:35am

Gonzaga forward Johnathan Williams has decided to return to school for his senior season after previously submitting his name for the NBA draft without hiring an agent.

Big man Yurtseven to return to NC State for sophomore season

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 10:30am

North Carolina State says big man Omer Yurtseven will return for his sophomore season.