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Will North Carolina make March Marchess? UNC Tar Heels reeling after latest blowout loss under Hubert Davis

UNC fell apart against Miami on Tuesday night. Down 27 points to the Hurricanes at halftime, tying their largest halftime deficit in the last 25 years, the Tar Heels were dominated in every way, falling 85-57. Miami improved to 14-4, (6-1 ACC) in the blowout victory.  It marked North Carolina’s lowest-scoring effort of the season under first-year head coach Hubert Davis and resulted in their second-worst loss in […]

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Delly masterclass nets Uniteds sixth win in a row

A vintage display from guard Matthew Dellavedova led Melbourne United to their sixth straight win in a tense clash with fellow title aspirants the Illawarra Hawks at the WIN Entertainment Centre in Wollongong on Sunday afternoon. The 31-year-old, who won an NBA title with the Cavaliers in 2016 and made his name from his physicality and hustle plays on both […]

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Hall, Rupp’s successor at Kentucky, dies at 93

Joe B. Hall, who succeeded legendary coach Adolph Rupp at Kentucky and led the Wildcats to an NCAA men’s basketball championship, has died at the age of 93. Hall is one of only three men to both play on and coach an NCAA championship team (1949, 1978) and is the only one to do so for the same school. “It […]

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‘Don’t know why we’re playing chicken’: 76ers blamed in Simmons impasse

Asked about Ben Simmons’ situation, Michele Roberts didn’t hold back in voicing her displeasure with the 76ers’ front office. Speaking on SiriusXM NBA Radio in the US on Wednesday, the soon-to-retire National Basketball Players Association executive director took the Sixers to task. Ben Simmons has not played at all for the 76ers in the NBA this season.Credit:Getty Images “Candidly, I […]

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LeBron leads criticism of announcer for reference to NBA player’s dead father

A Washington Wizards announcer has apologised for a questionable reference to a Houston Rockets player’s dead father, who was killed in a shooting, after criticism on social media and calls for his firing. Over a replay of Kevin Porter jnr making a three-pointer at the buzzer to beat Washington on Wednesday, Wizards broadcaster Glenn Consor remarked that the Rockets’ 21-year-old […]

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