Posts Tagged Basketball

Hinkle Fieldhouse keeps charm after renovation

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Butler’s Roosevelt Jones looked up at the new video board after practice at Hinkle Fieldhouse and said what a lot of other people will be thinking on Saturday night.

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LeBron very un-LeBron in opening loss to Knicks

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James tosses chalk in the air before the start of an NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

CLEVELAND (AP) — Shortly after showering, and maybe rinsing off a forgettable performance, LeBron James smiled and laughed as he dressed for a flight to Chicago.

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Clippers hold off Thunder 93-90 in opener

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin (32) drives against Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams (12), of New Zealand,  during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Clippers didn’t shoot well, couldn’t build more than a 10-point lead, and still managed to usher in the Steve Ballmer era with a victory for their new owner.

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Young, Wolves hold off Pistons 97-91

Minnesota Timberwolves'  Thaddeus Young, left, shoots as Detroit Pistons' Brandon Jennings looks on in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, in Minneapolis. The Timberwolves won 97-91. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves’ youth movement is in full effect, with Andrew Wiggins and Co. ushering in a new era in the wake of Kevin Love’s departure.

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Knicks spoil James’ homecoming, 95-90

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James tosses chalk in the air before the start of an NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James struggled from the start in his first game with Cleveland in four years, and the New York Knicks ruined the megastar’s emotional homecoming with a 95-90 victory over the Cavaliers on Thursday night.

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