Even though its season has been over for two weeks now, Rutgers suffered another loss. Sophomore guard Malick Kone has reportedly decided to transfer from the Scarlet Knights program following the end of this academic year. The news was first reported by the website, TheRecruitScoop.com and later confirmed by Gannett New Jersey.
On Thursday, Mike Woodson said Tyson Chandler, who has missed the past eight games with a bulging disk in his neck, will return before the playoffs. "He'll be back before then, I'm pretty sure of that," the coach said during an appearance on ESPN New York 98.7 FM. "When, I don't know. Yeah, we are short-handed a little bit, but, hey, we've just been kind of mixing and matching, and guys are buyin
Los Angeles Lakers forward Metta World Peace will have surgery on a torn meniscus in his left knee and miss the next six weeks. The Lakers announced the timeline on Wednesday. World Peace is scheduled to have surgery Thursday and he won't be ready when the playoffs begin next month, if the Lakers reach the postseason.
Boston's Kevin Garnett is expected to miss at least a week with inflammation in his left ankle as the Celtics practice patience with their 36-year-old star.
Garcia provided an amazing highlight Sunday at the Arnold Palmer Invitational when he climbed some 15 feet into an oak tree and played a shot back out to the fairway. "First, I went up there to identify the ball and then saw that I could make the shot with just one hand," Garcia said on his website. "Luckily, it went well."
It's hard to imagine a newly minted national champion exulting any more in a win than the Wichita Shockers did in the wake of their 76-70 upset over No. 1 seed Gonzaga in the round of 32 Saturday night. With the doors of the Shocker locker room still closed to the outside world, individual screams and shouts leaked out into the hallway of EnergySolutions Arena, eventually giving way to a unified
Pat Riley turned 68 on Wednesday and the man who put this machine together down in Miami must be having some fun time these days, with his Heat team going for its 25th straight win on Friday against the Pistons.
We keep looking for reasons the Denver Nuggets can't win the West this season. After Denver extended its win streak to 13 in Oklahoma City on Tuesday, maybe it's time that we started looking for reasons the Nuggets can win their conference. Here's one: From top to bottom, the Nuggets are the most athletic team in the NBA.