Samardo Samuels joins Hapoel Haifa

Samardo Samuels joins Hapoel Haifa

Samardo Samuels (206 cm, PF) is on the move to Israel’s Hapoel Haifa. The 32-year-old Jamaican-born player attended the University of Louisville before launching his pro career in 2010 with the Cleveland Cavaliers. He appeared in 109 games in three seasons in the NBA. Samardo Samuels had 23 points in his first NBA career start […]

Shavon Shields nets career-high 35 for Olimpia Milano

Shavon Shields nets career-high 35 for Olimpia Milano

Shavon Shields had a dynamic offensive performance in the first half for Olimpia Milano on Saturday, scoring 22 points. He had a splendid overall game as a shooter (13-for-16 from the floor, including 7 of 9 from beyond the 3-point arc). Shields finished with a career-best 35 points in a 94-84 victory over Virtus Bologna. […]

Steve Nash, Nets focused on big picture

Steve Nash, Nets focused on big picture

With Steve Nash calling the plays, the revamped Brooklyn Nets, who boast a high-octane offense, are built to win right now. One of the NBA’s most intriguing teams, with the newly formed Big 3 of Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and James Harden along with rookie head coach Nash, the Nets are in the thick of […]

Tommy Lloyd to lead University of Arizona

Tommy Lloyd to lead University of Arizona

Tommy Lloyd, a key in the Gonzaga University machine throughout the 21st century, is leaving the program to become the next University of Arizona men’s basketball coach. The Pac-12 Conference school made the blockbuster announcement on Wednesday. Lloyd agreed to a five-year contract to coach Arizona.  Lloyd, 46, replaces scandal-tainted bench boss Sean Miller, who […]

Nicolas Laprovittola saves the day

Nicolas Laprovittola saves the day

Nicolas Laprovittola scored a go-ahead 3-point play with a few seconds remaining to lift Real Madrid to an 87-85 triumph over FC Barcelona on Sunday. In the rivals’ dramatic clash, Nikola Mirotic sank a 3-pointer with 8 seconds left, giving FC Barcelona its first lead of the game. That set the stage for the final […]

Full capacity crowds to return to NBA in 2021-22: report

Full capacity crowds to return to NBA in 2021-22: report

Working with a biometric screening company, the NBA is forging ahead with the expectation of having full capacity crowds for the 2021-22 season. The NBA’s league-wide partnership with CLEAR is to be formally announced this week, according to an ESPN report this week. CLEAR is involved in the screening of travelers at hundreds of airports […]