If Kevin Durant's decision to sign with the Nets was the earthquake that reshaped the NBA, Brooklyn's subsequent trade that sent D'Angelo Russell to the Warriors was an aftershock. Instead of kicking Russell to the curb and letting him pick his next destination after getting their new core of Durant, Kyrie Irving, and DeAndre Jordan, the Nets gave him a $117 million max extension traded him to ...
So where do the Miami Heat stand with Chris Paul? As casual spectators, while waiting to see what might come their way. Unlike the team's pursuit of Russell Westbrook, when Pat Riley and his front-office staff negotiated with a proactive approach, the Heat have taken a more reserved methodology with the Oklahoma City Thunder's potential desire to move off Paul's contract, an NBA source told ...
PHILADELPHIA - There were eight men sitting on a dais inside the 76ers' headquarters in Camden on Friday afternoon - managing partner Josh Harris and general manager Elton Brand, Tobias Harris and Al Horford, Josh Richardson and James Ennis, even Kyle O'Quinn and Raul Neto - and there was an aspect to the scene that was odd, unfamiliar. It was not because of the new players who were there. It ...
NEW YORK - It's the middle of July. Players have received sizable pay raises and taken substantial pay cuts. Free agents have committed (and in one case, reneged). Star players have forced trades, and rosters have filled. A grand total of salaries exceeding $3.5 billion have been handed out this summer. It has been a fun summer for many free agents; certainly for most fans. Not so much for ...
LOS ANGELES - The last time DeMarcus Cousins and Anthony Davis played together, they loved it. "Me and A have talked about it numerous times, about being teammates again," Cousins said on a conference call Wednesday evening. "We never wanted it to end but everything happens for a reason." They played together for the New Orleans Pelicans for about one season, a formidable pair for a time. Then ...
LAS VEGAS - So how does Josh Richardson feel about being the newest 76ers shooting guard? "I'm super excited," Richardson told The Inquirer on Wednesday while attending the Sixers' 96-81 NBA Summer League loss to the Detroit Pistons. The four-year veteran will join a talented starting lineup that includes All-Stars Al Horford, Joel Embiid, and Ben Simmons, and fringe All-Star Tobias Harris. ...
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - The future of the Heat and the final, big swing by president Pat Riley get filtered into a question as polarizing as the involved player: What is Russell Westbrook worth? He's fun. He's electric. He's a human highlight reel, a reason to attend NBA games and a dribbling triple-double every night on the schedule. But what's he worth? He turns 31 in November. His analytic ...
The NBA has the worst regular season. It’s not even close.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo will play for Greece at the basketball World Cup in China, saying on Friday he can play any position.
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks fell two games short of the NBA Finals.
Kleenex would have done well to spring for a draft sponsorship, given all the players and parents who cried upon their draft dreams coming true.
Check out these videos breaking down the latest news and action in sports, including a look at ta wild 2019 NBA draft that featured 15 trades and saw teams like the New Orleans Pelicans re-make their roster.
The UW-Parkside men’s basketball team has added four players to a roster that won the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference North Division title in its first season in the conference and finished a win shy of the NCAA Division II Tournament during the 2018-19 season.
Editor’s note: This is the fourth of a “Where Are They Now?” series that will run each month during the Kenosha News’ 125th anniversary year. The series focuses on former Kenosha County standout athletes and their lives after sports.
From 1972 to 2016, the Kenosha Small Fry basketball program came close but couldn’t quite claim an International Small Fry Tournament championship.
With four seniors on last year’s first-team roster, there was plenty of room for turnover this year on the 55th annual Kenosha News All-County Boys Basketball Team.
Here is a closer look at the 2018-19 All-County Boys Basketball second team:
The Kenosha vs. Racine All-Star boys and girls basketball games, featuring each county’s top seniors, will take place at the Racine Park Fieldhouse tonight as part of the seventh annual Mark Your Moment Basketball Showcase and All-Star Games.
The prolific scoring efforts of Shoreland Lutheran senior Chelby Koker certainly made plenty of local girls basketball news in 2018-19.
Jaeden Zackery and Chelby Koker were honored with one final award recently for their standout senior seasons with the Central boys and Shoreland Lutheran girls basketball teams, respectively.
Bolton earns All-Metro honors
Former St. Joseph standout Sidney Cooks made her first NCAA Tournament appearance a memorable one.
For the second straight season, the Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association bestowed Central senior guard Jaeden Zackery with an award commensurate with his talented peers throughout the state.
Three former Kenosha County girls basketball standouts will pack their bags for the NCAA Division I Tournament later this week.
Hannah and Ellie Harmeyer are about as close as sisters can be.
It took a buzzer-beater from Southern Lakes Conference rival Elkhorn in last week’s Division-2 sectional semifinal to keep the Central boys basketball team from a return trip to state.
When Division-3 girls basketball coaches met this past weekend to vote for the Wisconsin Basketball Coaches All-State teams, they shared a similar sentiment about Shoreland Lutheran star Chelby Koker.
After a stellar season, UW-Parkside redshirt senior forward Chip Flanigan was honored appropriately by the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.
The ball hit what looked like every part of the rim, came up off the backboard and back down again.
Following its first season in the conference, the UW-Parkside women’s basketball team had three players named to the All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference team, which was announced Friday.
SOMERS — Last season was obviously a difficult one for the UW-Parkside men’s basketball team.
SOMERS — In the movies, Luke Reigel would’ve stood at the front of the bus and delivered an inspiring speech.
BURLINGTON — This time, the Central boys basketball team couldn’t escape Elkhorn.
After a breakout junior season for the Belmont women’s basketball team, Shoreland Lutheran graduate Ellie Harmeyer was commended by the Ohio Valley Conference.
Shoreland Lutheran’s Chelby Koker finished her four-year girls basketball varsity career as the most prolific scorer in Kenosha County history and one of the top scorers in girls state history.
As Yogi Berra would say, it’s deja vu all over again.
SOMERS — If the players on the UW-Parkside men’s basketball team are intentionally trying to give coach Luke Reigel severe heartburn every night, they’re doing a splendid job.
The UW-Parkside women’s basketball team didn’t go down without a fight Tuesday in a season-ending 77-59 road loss to Ashland (Ohio) in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament quarterfinals.
Luke Reigel isn’t going to take time to pat himself on the back.
There’s only one result that would be surprising when the UW-Parkside men’s basketball team hosts Lake Superior State in a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference quarterfinal at 7:30 tonight at the DeSimone Gymnasium.