Posts Tagged Professional basketball

WNBA’s Mystics, Lynx participate in analytic scrimmage

Ted Leonsis, Monumental Sports & Entertainment founder, chairman, majority owner and CEO, speaks to reporters before the Washington Mystics played the Minnesota Lynx during an WNBA basketball special analytic scrimmage, Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ted Leonsis has turned to analytics in his search for ways to broaden the appeal of the WNBA.

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Northwestern, Collins agree to extension

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Northwestern has agreed to a contract extension with men’s basketball coach Chris Collins.

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Lawmaker says goal is to announce Bucks deal Wednesday

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Milwaukee officials, leaders of the Wisconsin state Legislature and the president of the Milwaukee Bucks all said Tuesday they’re close to reaching a deal to pay for a new $500 million arena for the NBA team.

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Harden helps Rockets stay alive, beat Warriors 128-115

Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) celebrates with forward Terrence Jones (6) after a 3-point basket against the Golden State Warriors during the first half in Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals Monday, May 25, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden was not happy after a poor performance in Houston’s embarrassing loss to Golden State in Game 3.

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NBA MVP Stephen Curry takes nasty fall, walks off court

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) topples over Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza (1) during the first half in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals of the NBA basketball playoffs as center Festus Ezeli (31) looks on, Monday, May 25, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

HOUSTON (AP) — MVP Stephen Curry was able to return to Game 4 of the Western Conference finals after a nasty spill where he flipped over in the air and his head crashed to the court against Houston on Monday night.

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