Posts Tagged Professional basketball

Kupchak: Healthy Kobe plans big return for Lakers

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Mitch Kupchak is confident Kobe Bryant will make an impressive return to the Los Angeles Lakers after losing last season to injuries.

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Rondo to miss 6-8 weeks with broken left finger

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics rebuilding project suffered a major setback when four-time All-Star Rajon Rondo underwent surgery Friday for a broken left finger.

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Suns sign Barron, Jackson, Prather, Wilson

PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns signed center Earl Barron and rookies Joe Jackson, Casey Prather and Jamil Wilson on Friday, giving them 18 players on the roster.

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Column: NBA still must deal with the race issue

In this April 29, 2014, file photo, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver addresses a news conference in New York. Silver says his league will "take a fresh look" at its domestic violence procedures following the rash of cases in the NFL.  (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, FILE)

ATLANTA (AP) — While the NFL was rightfully being hammered over turning a blind eye to domestic violence, the NBA got a bit of a pass on its latest brouhaha.

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LeBron, Cavs begin road to possible championship

Clevleand Cavaliers' Kevin Love, left, LeBron James and Kyrie Irving (2) get ready for a photo shoot with Sports Illustrated during the NBA basketball team's media day Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, in Independence, Ohio. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James threw his right arm around Kevin Love and rested the other on Kyrie Irving’s shoulder.

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