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Bucks Owner Sells Team for $550 Million

Bucks Owner Sells Team for $550 Million

Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Milwaukee Bucks owner Herb Kohl announced on Wednesday an agreement to sell the team to investors Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry for approximately $550 million. A condition of the sale was for the buyers to keep t…

Ogwumike Selected No. 1 in WNBA Draft

Ogwumike Selected No. 1 in WNBA Draft

Justin Edmonds/Getty Images(UNCASVILLE, Conn.) — The Connecticut Sun selected Chiney Ogwumike with the No. 1 overall selection in the WNBA Draft on Monday night at Mohegan Sun Arena.
Ogwumike becomes the second Stanford Cardinal taken with the top pic…

Grizzlies Beat Phoenix, Clinch Playoff Spot

Grizzlies Beat Phoenix, Clinch Playoff Spot

Christian Petersen/Getty Images(PHOENIX, Ariz.) — Zach Randolph had a season-high 32 as Memphis clinched a playoff berth in the Western Conference with a 97-91 win over Phoenix. The Grizzlies can finish as high as seventh in the West while the Suns we…

Heat Fall to Wizards, Give Pacers Top Seed

Heat Fall to Wizards, Give Pacers Top Seed

Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images(WASHINGTON, D.C.) — The Indiana Pacers clinched the top seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs on Monday night — without even playing. That’s because the Miami Heat suffered a 21-point loss to the Washington Wizards, 114-93…

Source: Dumars Out as Pistons President

Source: Dumars Out as Pistons President

Jed Jacobson/Getty Images(AUBURN HILLS, Mich.) — After 15 years with the Detroit Pistons, Joe Dumars is reportedly out as the team President. That’s according to a source close to the situation that says the team has opted not to renew Dumars’ contrac…

Blazers Clinch Five Seed Despite Curry’s 47 Points

Blazers Clinch Five Seed Despite Curry’s 47 Points

Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images(PORTLAND, Ore.) — LaMarcus Aldridge hit a go-ahead jumper in the final moments of overtime to put Portland ahead 118-117, as the Trail Blazers edged Golden State by a final of 119-117 on Sunday. With the win, the Blazers l…

Pacers Beat Milwaukee, Regain Lead in East

Pacers Beat Milwaukee, Regain Lead in East

Christian Petersen/Getty Images (MILWAUKEE, Wisc.) — Indiana Pacers head coach Frank Vogel benched his usual starters for the entire game against Milwaukee on Wednesday. The reserves delivered with a 104-102 win over the Bucks that helped put Indiana …

Joel Embiid Declares for NBA Draft

Joel Embiid Declares for NBA Draft

Cooper Neill/Getty Images(LAWRENCE, Kan.) — The Kansas Jayhawks have now lost two star freshman to the NBA. On Wednesday, Joel Embiid declared for the NBA draft joining teammate Andrew Wiggins as rookies who will be leaving college after one season.
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Basketball Hall of Fame Announces 2014 Class

Basketball Hall of Fame Announces 2014 Class

Tom Pennington/Getty Images(DALLAS, Texas) — The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced its Class of 2014, set to be inducted on August 8 in Springfield, Mass. The inductees were announced at a press conference at the site of the 2014 Fin…

Marcus Smart to Enter NBA Draft

Marcus Smart to Enter NBA Draft

Cooper Neill/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Marcus Smart returned to Oklahoma State for his sophomore year with the goal of improving his draft stock. After a tumultuous second season, the guard has declared for the NBA draft.
“I had a great season he…

Despite Degree Flap, Manhattan to Retain Masiello as Coach

Despite Degree Flap, Manhattan to Retain Masiello as Coach

Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Manhattan College will keep Steve Masiello as its head men’s basketball coach — if he completes his undergraduate degree. Until then, Masiello will be placed on unpaid leave while associate head coach Matt …

Connecticut Wins NCAA Title, Napier Named MOP

Connecticut Wins NCAA Title, Napier Named MOP

Jamie Squire/Getty Images(ARLINGTON, Texas) — Completing one of the more memorable NCAA Tournament runs in recent history, the seventh-seeded Connecticut Huskies defeated eighth-seeded Kentucky 60-54 on Monday night to win the national championship. I…

Durant, Thunder End Spurs’ Win Streak

Durant, Thunder End Spurs’ Win Streak

Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.) — While one streak continued, another one went down. Kevin Durant scored 25 or more points for the 39th straight time, helping Oklahoma City defeat Western Conference-leading San Antonio 106-94 on Thu…

Minnesota Wins NIT Championship

Minnesota Wins NIT Championship

Mike Stobe/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — In 2013, Rick Pitino hoisted the NCAA Championship trophy with his Louisville Cardinals. On Thursday, he watched his son, Richard, hoist up the NIT title after leading Minnesota to a 65-63 win over Southern Methodis…

Houston to Hire Sampson as Men’s Basketball Coach

Houston to Hire Sampson as Men’s Basketball Coach

Scott Halleran/Getty Images (HOUSTON, Tex.) — Kelvin Sampson won’t have to travel very far for his new job. The current Houston Rocket assistant has been hired by the University of Houston as the school’s new men’s basketball coach. Sampson will be in…

Bavetta Refs 2,633rd Straight NBA Game

Bavetta Refs 2,633rd Straight NBA Game

Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Longtime NBA referee Dick Bavetta has been officiating games since the 1975 season. On Wednesday, Bavetta refereed his 2,633rd straight game when the New York Knicks beat the Brooklyn Nets, 110-81 at Madison S…

Spurs Extend Record Streak to 19 Games

Spurs Extend Record Streak to 19 Games

Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images(SAN ANTONIO, Texas) — The San Antonio Spurs continued their quiet dominance of the NBA’s Western Conference with a 111-90 win over Golden State on Wednesday. It was the 19th consecutive win for the Spurs (59-16), extending…

Philadelphia Snaps 26-Game Losing Streak

Philadelphia Snaps 26-Game Losing Streak

Scott Halleran/Getty Images(PHILADELPHIA, Pa.) — It took two months but Philadelphia found a way to end up on the winning side of things, and they did so in dominant fashion. The 76ers routed Detroit 123-98 to snap a 26-game losing streak which was ti…

(2) Wisconsin Topples (1) Arizona in Overtime

(2) Wisconsin Topples (1) Arizona in Overtime

Harry How/Getty Images(ANAHEIM, Calif.) — It would have been Butch Ryan’s 90th birthday on Saturday. His son, Bo, always took him to the Final Four as a gift to his dad. This year, the Wisconsin coach is going for the first time as a head coach follow…

(1) Florida Reaches First Final Four Since 2007

(1) Florida Reaches First Final Four Since 2007

Streeter Lecka/Getty Images(MEMPHIS, Tenn.) — The number one team in the land has punched its ticket to Dallas. Top seed Florida edged out 11th-seeded Dayton to win the South region crown, 62-52, on Saturday night.
Scottie Wilbekin scored 23 points f…

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