THE basketball gods are fickle. But they do know how to put on a good show. After that “meant to be” point-one-of-a-second miracle put-back by Derrick White in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals, the energy and storytelling shifted in the direction of Massachusetts. “Boston in 7” went the
In "King James," Glenn Davis and Chris Perfetti star as two men who become best friends through their shared fanatacism for the Cavaliers and, specifically, Lebron James. The play by Rajiv Joseph traces the ups and downs of their relationship from James' first NBA season, in 2003-2004, through the 2016 finals. Davis, Perfetti, and Joseph join us.
DENVER—Asked for his comments on playing in his first NBA Finals, Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic told reporters Thursday night that he found basketball boring. “I do not find this sport very interesting at all,” said Jokic, adding that he was actually disappointed that the Nuggets reached the Finals, because there
As the NBA Finals kick off, a spotlight is being shone on the Serbian
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Wait, basketball was invented at a McDonald's!? No, not at all. Well, sorta. I don't know, let me explain: In December of 1891, James Naismith was responsible for the physical education of a group of young men attending the School for Christian Workers in Springfield, Massachusetts. Decembers in Massachusetts are really cold. It was Naismith's job to keep these young men active and engaged within the confines of a modestly-sized gymnasium. As destiny would have it, he would discover the...
Two years after announcing her exit from “Basketball Wives,” Evelyn Lozada is allegedly set to make her return to the reality series. According to The Jasmine Brand, Lozada, 47, is coming to the show for the upcoming season. In 2021, the mother of two announced she was exiting “Basketball Wives” after nine seasons. She starred […]
I wouldn't pretend to be a basketball expert. My colleague Stephen will be
THE Philippines overpowered Indonesia, 11-5, Friday in men’s wheelchair 3x3 basketball to jumpstart its campaign in the 12th ASEAN Para Games at the Elephant Hall A of the Morodok Techo National Stadium in Phnom Penh. Sweet-shooting Kenneth Tapia and bull strong Alfie Cabanos led a decisive run that shattered a
While hard to justify, this fictionalized portrayal of a young LeBron James
Illinois basketball is getting back one of the most unique big men in the college game. The last few seasons for the Illini have been quite the ride. We ha
UNM’s Jaelen House celebrates during the Lobos' win in men' s basketball at New Mexico State on Nov. 30, 2021. That's the last time the Lobos and Aggies have played at the Pan Am Center. No plans have been made to resume the series between the longtime rivals. ( Mike Sandoval/For the Journal) Since 1924, only three things have prevented the Lobos and Aggies from meeting in men's basketball: World War II COVID-19 A shooting death on the University of New Mexico campus last year involving a New...