Posts Tagged Men’s basketball

Knicks’ season over, focus is on Anthony’s future

New York Knicks president Phil Jackson, right, watches during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Toronto Raptors Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — Carmelo Anthony says he wants to stay in New York, and he says he wants to win.

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Disappointed Wolves enter offseason of uncertainty

Minnesota Timberwolves head coach Rick Adelman checks the scoreboard during a timeout in the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz in Minneapolis, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. The Jazz won 136-130 in double overtime. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kevin Love sat in front of his locker after the Minnesota Timberwolves’ season came to a close, his sixth year in the NBA and his sixth without a trip to the playoffs.

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Can Spurs get back at Heat? Can they survive West?

In this June 13, 2013 file photo, Miami Heat's LeBron James (6) passes between San Antonio Spurs' Boris Diaw (33), of France,  and Manu Ginobili (20), of Argentina, during the second half at Game 4 of the NBA Finals, in San Antonio.  A rematch of last year's thrilling NBA Finals finish is possible, but the Spurs and Heat would have to get through tough paths to get there. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

To get another shot at LeBron James, the San Antonio Spurs may have to go through Dirk Nowitzki, then Dwight Howard and James Harden, and finally Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook.

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Duke freshman Jabari Parker declares for NBA draft

In this March 16, 2014 file photo, Duke's Jabari Parker (1) tries to shoot over Virginia's Darion Atkins during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the championship of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Greensboro, N.C. Parker says he plans to meet with Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski when he returns to Durham, N.C., on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, and he will decide Wednesday whether to declare for the NBA draft or return to college for his sophomore year.  (AP Photo/Bob Leverone, File)

Jabari Parker is hoping to become Duke’s latest one-and-done star to become the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft.

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Blazers survive adversity to surge into playoffs

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — After starting off as one of the hottest teams in the NBA, the Portland Trail Blazers wilted a bit after the All-Star break.

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