Basketball

Kings laugh off questions over size under the boards

Despite the perception of having an undersized squad, Sydney Kings coach Will Weaver is confident that he has the team to compete on the boards with any other side in the NBL. "I just continue to laugh at how many questions we get about how small we are, he said after the Kings beat the […]

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Hall of Fame coach Jim Calhoun named in sex discrimination lawsuit

Jim Calhoun was named in a sex discrimination lawsuit by a former associate athletic director at the University of Saint Joseph, the Division III school where the Hall of Fame coach currently works.  Jaclyn Piscitelli alleged in the lawsuit filed Wednesday that Calhoun and other officials created a “male-dominated, hostile work environment,” including making crude comments about her appearance and violating Title […]

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Bogut goads China once again as NBA feud deepens

Andrew Bogut has once again goaded Chinese sports fans by poking fun at the ongoing feud between the NBA and China. Relations between the NBA and China have taken a rapid turn for the worse in the past week after Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey took to Twitter to support anti-government protests. Andrew Bogut […]

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Melbourne United demand better ahead of NBA pre-season test

If Melbourne United's players had dared forget how they lost their clash with Perth Wildcats last Saturday, coach Dean Vickerman was quick to remind them. "We missed a box out and it cost us the game-winner – you saw it on the video," Vickerman yelled late in training on Wednesday. Dillon Stith drives to the […]

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Dawkins sentenced for role in bribery scandal

NEW YORK — A federal judge on Thursday sentenced aspiring agent Christian Dawkins to one year and one day for each bribery charge, to be served concurrently, for his role in bribing college basketball assistant coaches to influence their players to sign with Dawkins’ new sports management company and certain financial advisers once they turned […]