Posts Tagged Men’s basketball

Hornets’ Jefferson anxious to build on huge season

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Al Jefferson breaks into a wide, giddy smile and anxiously rubs his large hands together when he thinks about what he and the Charlotte Hornets might to able to accomplish this season.

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Knicks stress defense, teamwork at West Point camp

New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher talks to his players during practice at the team's NBA basketball training camp at the U.S. Military Academy on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in West Point, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — A few days at the U.S. Military Academy can change the Knicks only so much. Notorious night owl J.R. Smith isn’t going to start waking up at dawn like a cadet.

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Kenny Smith, family to appear on TBS reality show

NEW YORK (AP) — Former NBA star Kenny Smith and his family will appear on a reality show on TBS in the spring.

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Training camp essential for NBA’s new head coaches

File - In this May 20, 2014, file photo, Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr smiles during a news conference in Oakland, Calif. With the Warriors set to open training camp Tuesday, Sept. 30, Kerr is counting on his work this offseason to pay off in practice. He has traveled the globe since being hired to replace coach Mark Jackson in May, believing all along that building personal relationships with players would wash away any uneasiness some had from his popular predecessor’s firing. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers made an impromptu visit to Steve Kerr’s office last week and couldn’t stop staring at the walls.

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Former NBA player George seeks new fraud trial

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former NBA player convicted of wire fraud in an alleged real estate Ponzi scheme is seeking to have his conviction thrown out and claiming prosecutorial misconduct, among other allegations.

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