Posts Tagged Professional basketball

AP PHOTOS: Cavaliers fans welcome back LeBron

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James is introduced during an NBA scrimmage basketball game Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

CLEVELAND (AP) — They waited in line to see him, and when LeBron James ran onto the new court inside Quicken Loans Arena for the first time in four years wearing the Cavaliers’ wine and gold colors, Cleveland fans welcomed him back with a thunderous roar they’ve been waiting to unleash.

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LeBron welcomed back by Cleveland fans

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James is introduced during an NBA scrimmage basketball game Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

CLEVELAND (AP) — The crowd’s deafening roar was so loud LeBron James couldn’t hear his name announced.

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Wilt Chamberlain set to appear on postage stamp

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Wilt Chamberlain has been cut down to size. Wilt The Stilt is now Wilt The Stamp.

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Gottfried looks for scoring balance from Wolfpack

North Carolina State coach Mark Gottfried makes a statement during the team's NCAA college basketball media day in Raleigh, N.C., Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A year ago, North Carolina State coach Mark Gottfried — not to mention every opponent — knew where the ball was going when the Wolfpack needed a big basket.

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Warriors’ Andrew Bogut hoping for a healthy season

Golden State Warriors' Andrew Bogut is photographed during NBA basketball media day, Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Andrew Bogut saw Marreese Speights driving to the rim during a pickup game at the Golden State Warriors’ practice facility a couple weeks ago and never second-guessed what to do next.

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