Posts Tagged Basketball

Durant, Watt sign with American Family

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Thunder forward Kevin Durant and Houston Texans defensive lineman J.J. Watt have signed endorsement deals with American Family Insurance, the company said Tuesday.

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Howard questionable for Rockets game against Dallas

Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard walks on the floor during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Golden State Warriors in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. The Warriors won 126-113. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

HOUSTON (AP) — Dwight Howard could miss Houston’s game against Dallas on Wednesday night after tweaking his injured right ankle in practice.

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Krzyzewski concerned whether Duke will be ready for Irish

Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski, center, celebrates with his players after his 1,000th career win in an NCAA college basketball game against St. John's at Madison Square Garden in New York, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. Krzyzewski became the first men's coach in Division I history with 1,000 wins. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — After months of talk about how about how Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski would become the first NCAA Division I men’s coach with 1,000 victories and weeks of speculation on when and where it would happen, the focus now turns to win No. 1,001.

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Wisconsin governor proposes plan to help fund Bucks arena

Milwaukee Bucks head coach Jason Kidd watches from the sidelines during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the San Antonio Spurs, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, in San Antonio. San Antonio won 101-95. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Wisconsin will help build a new basketball arena for the Milwaukee Bucks with $220 million in bonds that would be funded by projected growth in income taxes from NBA players, Gov. Scott Walker proposed Tuesday.

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Hendrick, Bostic brothers headline NC Sports Hall class

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR team owner Rick Hendrick headlines this year’s electees into the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame.

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