The Raptors teams of the Vince Carter and Chris Bosh era were relevant and almost overcame the stupidity of naming the franchise based on the early-1990s dinosaur craze. But it's time to rebrand, as incoming MLSE CEO Tim Leiweke alluded to on Tuesday.
Tony Parker had 15 points and a career playoff-high 18 assists, Tim Duncan scored San Antonio's first six points of overtime and the Spurs bounced back after squandering a 13-point lead in the fourth quarter to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 93-89 on Tuesday night.
Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan on Tuesday said he's changing his team's name to Hornets beginning in 2014-15. He has submitted an application to the NBA board of governors. Jordan said he submitted an application to the NBA board of governors
The massive tornado that ripped through a handful of Oklahoma City suburbs and killed at least 50 people grabbed the attention of the sports world on Monday, especially the players and coaches with ties to the area.
A person familiar with the deal says the Maloof family has reached an agreement with a Sacramento group headed by TIBCO software tycoon Vivek Ranadive to sell a 65 per cent controlling interest in the Kings at a total franchise valuation of $535 million.
Bill Self knew after witnessing an emotional senior day that Andrew Wiggins was considering Kansas, even if the Jayhawks' coach was in the dark like everyone else while the superstar recruit made certain of his future.
By passing on his parents' alma mater (Florida State) and John Calipari's star factory (Kentucky) in favour of Kansas, prized Canadian basketball recruit Andrew Wiggins proved to be his own man, writes John Chick.