Shawn Forrest Named Assistant Basketball Coach At SMUShawn Forrest has been named an assistant basketball coach at SMU, his third school since the end of last season. Mustangs coach Tim Jankovich announced Forrest's hiring Tuesday.
NBA D-League To Begin Regular Season On Nov. 11This season features 22 teams, including three NBA-owned expansion teams. The Long Island Nets and Windy City Bulls will make their league debuts on opening night against each other in Chicago.
NBA Chooses New Orleans For 2017 All-Star GameThe NBA has decided to hold the 2017 All-Star Game in New Orleans. Source says announcement is expected within the day.
U.S. Men's Basketball Team Hearing Whistles In RioUnbeaten but no longer unchallenged, the U.S. men's basketball team is still adjusting to FIBA's rules and officials, who call a different game than the one that players have grown accustomed to at home in the NBA.
U.S. Men's Basketball Tested In 98-88 Win Over AustraliaThe blowouts are over. The Olympics are underway. After nothing but pushovers this summer, the U.S. men's basketball team finally faced a team that pushed back. But Carmelo Anthony and Kyrie Irving had the answers.
Carmelo Is Now Top Scorer In USA Basketball HistoryThe first American male basketball player to appear in four Olympics, Carmelo Anthony also passed LeBron James on Wednesday night as the most prolific scorer to ever wear a USA jersey.
U.S. Women's Basketball Routs Serbia 110-84Diana Taurasi scored 22 of her 25 points in the first half to help the U.S. women's basketball team beat Serbia by a score of 110-84 on Wednesday and advance to the quarterfinals.
Strong Debuts For Rookies In Rio Women's BasketballIt's been an impressive start in Rio for the three Olympic rookies on the U.S. women's basketball team -- Elena Delle Donne, Breanna Stewart and Brittney Griner. Next up for the Americans is Serbia on Wednesday.
U.S. Women Top Spain 103-63 In Rio BasketballAnother rout for the U.S. women's basketball team. Diana Taurasi scored 13 points and Elena Delle Donne added 12 points to help the Americans beat Spain by a score of 103-63 on Monday.
U.S. Basketball Teams Ready To Work In RioThe U.S. men and women's basketball teams arrived in Rio, spent some time on their luxury cruise ship that will house them for the next 20 days, and then the ladies went to work.
Olympics Provide Opportunity For Sneaker CompaniesWhile the men's basketball team's first order of business is to win the gold medal at the Rio games, there will be some other basketball business taking place on the court. Shoe business. And it can get personal.
USA Basketball Team Tops Nigeria In Final TuneupThere were no bumps on this road to Rio. Next up for the U.S. men's basketball team is the trip to Brazil, where the Americans think that they can play even better now that they're done having to go from place to place.