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  • Gary Williams reflects on enshrinement into Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

    Gary Williams reflects on enshrinement into Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — The ride from Collingswood, N.J., to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame takes about four hours by car. Fueled by a passion for the game very few possess, a South Jersey gym rat named Gary Williams arrived here in...
  • Lots of Philly pride at Basketball Hall inductions

    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. Throughout the day Guy Rodgers finally entered the Basketball Hall of Fame, his son proudly carried with him a book whose musty contents proved the late Philadelphia legend belonged. "My mother kept this. It's got all my father's...
  • Kobe Bryant as head coach? Nope, it's against the rules

    Kobe Bryant as head coach? Nope, it's against the rules
    The Lakers are in need of a head coach -- why not Kobe Bryant as player-coach? Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak rencently said the team's next head coach will need to know how to get the most out of Bryant. "We have a player on our team right...
  • For Fifth Time, UConn's Shabazz Napier AAC Player Of Week

    Shabazz Napier's case for American Athletic Conference player of the year is getting stronger. Napier was named AAC player of the week for the fifth time this season after leading the Huskies to two victories last week. Napier, who will be honored...
  • UConn's Shabazz Napier Named AAC Player Of The Year

    UConn's Shabazz Napier Named AAC Player Of The Year
    MEMPHIS — Shabazz Napier got the news Sunday and remained coy. He didn't even tell his mother. But he knew, and his UConn coaches and teammates knew, affirming what they believed all along: Napier was the American Athletic Conference player of...
  • AAC Taking Pitches From Potential Hosts For Men's Tournament

    MEMPHIS — The American Athletic Conference is listening to officials from other venues who might want to host the men's basketball tournament. "We have an option to come back to Memphis next year," commissioner Mike Aresco said, "but we've always...
  • Aaron Harrison Deadly With Game On Line, And UConn Knows It

    ARLINGTON, Texas — Shabazz Napier has delivered his share of game-winning shots, so he can appreciate Kentucky freshman guard Aaron Harrison's recent run. Harrison lifted his team to a victory over Wisconsin Saturday with a three-pointer with 5.7...
  • Late Run Is A Recruiting Gold Mine For UConn

    ARLINGTON, Texas – Now that the Huskies have won the title, athletic director Warde Manuel plans to sit down with coach Kevin Ollie and talk about a new contract, which will include more years and dollars. "Right now, I'm going to go to [the...
  • Napier Put Teammates On Shoulders, Carried Them All The Way

    Napier Put Teammates On Shoulders, Carried Them All The Way
    ARLINGTON, Texas — Because there is no point in doubting the Huskies now, let's state this with absolute certainty. Shabazz Napier's postgame speech will become an iconic moment in the history of the program, just as his career and this...
  • Bill Sharman dies at 87; basketball legend and former Lakers coach

    Bill Sharman dies at 87; basketball legend and former Lakers coach
    The Lakers had plenty of talent when Bill Sharman showed up as their new coach in the summer of 1971. The Hall of Fame lineup included a towering Wilt Chamberlain at center, flanked by Jerry West and Gail Goodrich. What the team lacked — after...
  • Bill Sharman, Hall of Fame basketball coach and player for Celtics and Lakers, dies at 87

    Bill Sharman, Hall of Fame basketball coach and player for Celtics and Lakers, dies at 87
    Bill Sharman, a Hall of Fame basketball player and coach who guided the Lakers to their first National Basketball Assn. title in Los Angeles in record-setting fashion, has died. He was 87. Sharman, who coached teams to championships in three...
  • Bill Sharman, L.A. sports legend, speaks softly, carries a big heart

    Bill Sharman, L.A. sports legend, speaks softly, carries a big heart
    Bill Sharman is 87 years old. Saturday afternoon, he had a mild stroke. These things hit us like lightning bolts of reality. Los Angeles has more than its share of sports legends. We are blessed. We thought John Wooden would live forever. We were wrong....