Posts Tagged Basketball

Suns sign Barron, Jackson, Prather, Wilson

PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns signed center Earl Barron and rookies Joe Jackson, Casey Prather and Jamil Wilson on Friday, giving them 18 players on the roster.

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Column: NBA still must deal with the race issue

In this April 29, 2014, file photo, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver addresses a news conference in New York. Silver says his league will "take a fresh look" at its domestic violence procedures following the rash of cases in the NFL.  (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, FILE)

ATLANTA (AP) — While the NFL was rightfully being hammered over turning a blind eye to domestic violence, the NBA got a bit of a pass on its latest brouhaha.

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Cal releases report on student-athlete grad rates

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — California will raise the academic requirements of incoming student-athletes as part of an effort to improve graduation rates for football players and other athletes.

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LeBron, Cavs begin road to possible championship

Clevleand Cavaliers' Kevin Love, left, LeBron James and Kyrie Irving (2) get ready for a photo shoot with Sports Illustrated during the NBA basketball team's media day Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, in Independence, Ohio. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James threw his right arm around Kevin Love and rested the other on Kyrie Irving’s shoulder.

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Luol Deng forgives Danny Ferry for racist comments

Miami Heat's Luol Deng listens to a question from a member of the media during an NBA basketball media day, Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

MIAMI (AP) — Luol Deng said Friday that he forgives Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry for making racially charged remarks about him, and hopes the two will work together to draw some sort of positive solution to the matter.

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