Posts Tagged Basketball

Big 12 future sites familiar for basketball, baseball

IRVING, Texas (AP) — The Big 12 is keeping its men’s basketball tournament in Kansas City through at least 2020, and the conference plans play the baseball and for women’s basketball tournaments in Oklahoma City for multiple years.

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Thompson’s father says son ‘on track’ to return for finals

Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson lies on the court after being injured during the second half of Game 5 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals against the Houston Rockets in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, May 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson is feeling better and on track to return for the NBA Finals next week after taking a knee to his head from Trevor Ariza that caused “concussion-like symptoms.”

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Adrian Peterson vents on Twitter about honoring contract

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Adrian Peterson took to Twitter on Thursday to express his frustration over criticism he is receiving while staying away from the voluntary portion of Minnesota Vikings’ offseason.

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Chicago Bulls fire coach Tom Thibodeau

In this May 10, 2015, file photo, Chicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau yells to his team during the first half of Game 4 in a second-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Chicago.  The Bulls fired Thibodeau on Thursday, May 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

CHICAGO (AP) — In five seasons under Tom Thibodeau, the Chicago Bulls soared to heights they had not reached since Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen were collecting championships.

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North Carolina to play road game at Northern Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Northern Iowa will host North Carolina this fall in what will serve as a homecoming for Tar Heels senior and Iowa native Marcus Paige.

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