Posts Tagged Men’s basketball

Rutgers’ Longa happy at weak-side linebacker

FILe - In this Oct. 10 , 2013, file photo, Louisville receiver Damian Copeland (7) catches a pass despite pressure from Rutgers' defender Steve Longa (3) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Louisville, Ky. When Rutgers kicks off its season against Washington State Thursday night, Aug. 28, 2014, Longa will be back where he’s supposed to be _ at weakside linebacker. (AP Photo/Garry Jones, File)

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — When Rutgers kicks off its season against Washington State, linebacker Steve Longa will be where he’s always wanted to be — on the weak side.

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Indy native Pickett decides to transfer to IUPUI

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis native Jordan Pickett has decided to continue his college career at IUPUI after leaving Loyola (Illinois).

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Bavetta looks back on a lifetime in basketball

In this May 24, 2008, file photo, NBA referee Dick Bavetta gestures during the second quarter of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals between the Boston Celtics and the Detroit Pistons in Auburn Hills, Mich. Bavetta, 74, tells The Associated Press that it is the right time to leave the game after a 39-year career. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson, File)

Dick Bavetta never missed a game.

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AP Sources: Love traded to Cavaliers, joins LeBron

In this Nov. 19, 2013, file photo, Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love (42) reacts in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards in Washington. The Timberwolves, Cleveland Cavaliers and Philadelphia 76ers completed a blockbuster trade sending Love to team up with LeBron James in Cleveland for 2014 No. 1 draft pick Andrew Wiggins on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, a person familiar with the trade said. The Timberwolves are getting Wiggins and former top pick Anthony Bennett from Cleveland and veteran forward Thaddeus Young from Philadelphia. The 76ers get a 2015 first-round draft choice from Cleveland, and guard Alexey Shved and forward Luc Mbah a Moute from Minnesota. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

CLEVELAND (AP) — Olympic champions together, Kevin Love and LeBron James spent the last 30 days waiting to become teammates again.

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US basketball decides bigger is better with roster

U.S. center Andre Drummond, rear, defends Dominican Republic center Jack Michael Martinez during the first half of an exhibition basketball game at Madison Square Garden in New York, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. The United States won 105-62. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK (AP) — A desire for a bigger look made Andre Drummond necessary. The belief in Derrick Rose’s health made Damian Lillard expendable.

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