Posts Tagged Men’s basketball

LeBron brings Cleveland together in new commercial

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James shoots during practice Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Cleveland. It will be a night unlike any in Cleveland sports history as LeBron James returns to play his first NBA regular-season game for the Cavaliers in four years. Any bitterness toward James has been replaced with forgiveness by a city thirsting for a championship. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James huddles with teammates before each game, pulling them close to deliver a message. In a new TV commercial, James does the same to bring an entire city together.

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NBA hires sports exec as new D-League president

NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA has hired former Wasserman Media Group executive Malcolm Turner to be the president of its Development League.

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LSU aiming high in Jones’ 3rd season as coach

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU coach Johnny Jones isn’t quite ready to guarantee greatness for the Tigers.

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Kentucky set to start season with platoon system

The Blue squads' Willie Cauley-Stein, right, is pressured by the White squads' Marcus Lee during Kentucky's intrasquad NCAA college basketball scrimmage, Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, in Lexington, Ky. (AP Photo/James Crisp)

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — This year’s Kentucky roster is unusually deep even for a program used to having an abundance of talent.

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Vanderbilt coach plans to rely heavily on freshmen

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kevin Stallings has only two starters back and five freshmen expected to play early for the Vanderbilt Commodores, and he’s cracking jokes.

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