Kevin Durant signing with the Golden State Warriors will kill the NBA. AFP editor Chris Graham examines that premise in today’s podcast.
Richmond men’s basketball alum Dan Geriot celebrated on Sunday night as his Cleveland Cavaliers won the 2016 NBA Championship.
The narrative after Golden State dominated Cleveland in Games 1 and 2 was, where do we put the Warriors in terms of history? Just above, or just below, the Romans, pre-Empire?
Anthony Gill is a tweener, they say, and that’s the worst thing you can be as an NBA prospect, a tweener.
For some reason, we’re trying to assess Golden State’s place in NBA history. The 73-win Warriors: are they better than the Showtime Lakers? How about Jordan’s Bulls?
Pamela El, executive vice president and chief marketing officer of the NBA, challenged VCU graduates to find their passion.
The NFL tops the list of favorite American sports, but new poll numbers could signal trouble for the future of pro football.
All that stuff about Virginia senior forward Anthony Gill being in a crisis? Two numbers for you: 15 and 9.
Former Richmond forward Justin Harper has signed a contract with the Detroit Pistons. Harper averaged 14.8 points per game in the NBA D-League this season.
Tuesday was a whirlwind day for former Virginia guard Joe Harris, who woke up a Cleveland Cavalier, had surgery, was traded to the Orlando Magic, and went to bed looking for a job.
Second-year Cleveland Cavaliers guard Joe Harris will undergo surgery on his right foot next week and is expected to miss the rest of the season.
Justin Anderson is having a hard time getting minutes in his NBA rookie season, so the Dallas Mavericks have put him on the D-League train.
The Dallas Mavericks have reassigned UVA alum Justin Anderson to the Texas Legends of the NBA Development League.
Justin Anderson is hot-t-t-t-t. The rookie from Virginia scored seven points in 10 minutes off the bench Wednesday night for Dallas in a 118-108 win over the Los Angeles Clippers.
Former Richmond basketball standout Justin Harper has signed with the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets.
The Greenbrier, the classic American destination resort set on 10,000 private acres in the foothills of West Virginia’s Allegheny Mountains, has announced the New Orleans Pelicans’ training camp schedule, which will be taking place on property from September 29-October 2.
The Greenbrier announced this week that the New Orleans Pelicans will hold their 2015 Training Camp at America’s Resort.
In a career of firsts, Old Dominion University Lady Monarch great Nancy Lieberman hit another milestone today as the NBA’s Sacramento Kings officially announced she was joining the team as an assistant coach.
Former William and Mary men’s basketball standout Marcus Thornton begins his career with the Boston Celtics, competing in the NBA Summer League. Thornton and the Celtics take part in both the Utah and Las Vegas Summer Leagues, starting on Monday, July 6.
William & Mary men’s basketball All-American Marcus Thornton was selected 45th overall by the Boston Celtics in the second round of the 2015 NBA Draft on Thursday night from the Barclays Center.
Former Virginia All-American Justin Anderson (Montross, Va.) was selected by the Dallas Mavericks in the first round of the 2015 NBA Draft on Thursday (June 25) night. Anderson was the 21st overall pick of the draft and is the first UVa player to be selected in the first round since Cory Alexander was selected 29th overall by San Antonio in 1995.
Old Dominion University athletic director Dr. Wood Selig announced today that former Monarch basketball standout and Atlanta Hawk guard Kent Bazemore has made a generous gift to the Bernett and Blanche Mitchum Basketball Performance Center, which is expected to break ground in July.
Cleveland finished off a four-game sweep of the #1 seed Atlanta Hawks in the Eastern Conference Finals with a blowout win on Tuesday night. It was such a blowout that little-used rookie Joe Harris got in with six minutes to go, enough time for the UVA alum to score seven points and dish out an assist while running the offense at the point.
The NFL, trying to get our attention away from Deflategate, announced last week that it will now place the ball at the 15 for attempts at single points after touchdown, therein not fixing a problem that didn’t exist in the first place.
3-2 series all the way around: Atlanta got a stickback from Al Horford with 1.9 seconds left to top Washington, 82-81, and Golden State dominated Memphis in a 98-78 laugher Wednesday night, pushing the Hawks and Warriors, the top seeds in the Eastern and Western playoffs, to 3-2 series leads.
Chicago will be Marcus Thornton’s Kind of Town as the William & Mary men’s basketball senior was selected to take part in the 2015 National Basketball Association (NBA) Draft Combine on Wednesday.
From the time he first stepped on Grounds, it was obvious that Justin Anderson was destined for a job in professional sports.
With Justin Anderson declaring for the 2015 NBA Draft, Virginia Sports TV relives the memories provided by Simba in his three years on Grounds.
Junior guard Justin Anderson (Montross, Va.) announced Monday (April 13) that he will forego his final season of eligibility at Virginia and enter the 2015 NBA Draft.
At first glance, the news that Justin Anderson is foregoing his senior season to declare for the 2015 NBA Draft is bad news for UVA’s 2016 national-title hopes.
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, he of the hot take, said this week that college basketball is, among other things, “horrible” and “ridiculous,” that it’s “uglier than ugly,” and that the poor state of play in college basketball is hurting the NBA game.
Every day brings another slew of college underclassmen declaring for the NBA Draft. All UVA basketball fans care about is Justin Anderson, whose silence has created a vacuum into which fans and sportswriters have contributed endless speculation.
The pending return of UVA junior guard Justin Anderson to the rotation for coach Tony Bennett has Virginia fans fired up and at the same time apprehensive.
Even writing the name makes me want to take a hot shower. Stephen A. Smith. But give the guy credit: he does what ESPN asks him to do, and does it well.
UVA basketball is bad for college basketball, ESPN.com columnist Myron Medcalf writes, because the Cavs lack style, substance be damned.
Your favorite team’s best player picks up his second foul early in the first half, and you know what’s coming. It’s automatic. He has to go to the bench.
VMI alumnus and all-time leading scorer Reggie Williams ’08 has signed a 10-day contract with the defending NBA champion San Antonio Spurs, according to information released by the organization on January 28.
The fifth-ranked UVA basketball team is already 11 games into its march toward the NCAA Tournament. This week, the Virginia baseball team, still a few weeks away from the start of its season, was ranked third in the preseason Collegiate Baseball poll.
UVA basketball legend Sean Singletary is offering a series of basketball clinics and coaching opportunities through the Waynesboro YMCA.
For the past couple of decades, athletes followed in the tradition of Michael Jordan, who made his mint off the court by famously avoiding any kind of brand controversy.
Eighth-ranked UVA didn’t look like one of the best teams in the country this weekend in Brooklyn in winning the Barclays Center Classic. But the Cavs did more than enough to take home the tournament title in wins over LaSalle and Rutgers, and also get some quality work in toward their end goal.
Sean Singletary’s jersey hangs in the rafters at the John Paul Jones Arena, but he hasn’t been back for a game at his old stomping grounds since graduating in 2008.
Former four-year JMU basketball starter Devon Moore was selected by the Delaware 87ers in the third round of the 2014 NBA D-League Draft on Saturday.
It’s part of the secret sauce to the Cavalanche that hard-nosed defense and a ruthlessly efficient, yet patient, offense go hand-in-hand.
As a freshman in 2011-2012, UVA guard Malcolm Brogdon showed flashes of the brilliance that was to come, putting in a season-high 16 points in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge against #14 Michigan and scoring in double figures in three ACC games.
William and Mary head men’s basketball coach Tony Shaver announced the addition of Luke Ford to the Tribe staff as the program’s director of operations on Monday.
A preseason game between the Brooklyn Nets and Boston Celtics on Sunday will test out a shorter 44-minute NBA game model that is being looked at as a way to improve the flow of the game.
This week’s EMU Athlete of the week is being award to Caleb Schlabach (Millersburg, Ohio/Hiland) for demonstrating his ability to significantly improve every round this fall on the golf course.
The Richmond men’s basketball program has finalized its schedule for the 2014-15 season, adding a non-conference road game at Northern Iowa on Nov. 30.
Former VMI basketball player Reggie Williams ’08 has signed a free agent contract with the Miami Heat, according to information released by the organization earlier this week.
NASCAR star Tony Stewart could very well be thinking, There but for the grace of God go I, considering how many times he has engaged in scrapes with fellow drivers on the track.
WC Global Restaurant Partners LLC is a joint venture of WC Global Franchise Partners LLC and Tidewater Nutritional Discs LLC, and is led by NBA Hall of Famer Ralph Sampson, CEO of Winner’s Circle Enterprises.
It’s over, and he’s back. LeBron James is returning to his hometown Cleveland Cavaliers, four years after bolting Cleveland for Miami, where he helped lead the Heat to two NBA titles and four appearances in the Finals.
VMI returns to its intercollegiate athletic roots when it officially rejoins the Southern Conference effective Tuesday, July 1.
Led by Duke’s Jabari Parker, the second overall selection by the Milwaukee Bucks, the Atlantic Coast Conference had nine players chosen in the 2014 NBA draft, including five first-round selections.