In the list of great Lakers accomplishments, this isn't one of them
A Lakers team with expectations of an NBA championship barely sneaks into the playoffs. Is that anything to get excited about? A Lakers team with expectations of an NBA championship barely sneaks into the playoffs. Is that anything to get excited about?
Russ Smith's dad says son will leave for NBA
ATLANTA -- On the court after Monday's national championship game, as the Louisville Cardinals cut down a net, Russ Smith Sr. told SI.com that his son Russ will turn pro. Russ Smith Jr., a junior, led Louisville in scoring this season.
Chris Webber attends title game
Former five-time NBA All-Star Chris Webber showed up at the Georgia Dome just about the time Michigan's starting lineup was being introduced before the Wolverines squared off against Louisville in Monday's night's national championship game.
Rick Pitino leads class of 7 into Naismith Hall of Fame
ATLANTA — Rick Pitino, who will coach Louisville in the NCAA championship game Monday night, is among seven people elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Joining Pitino in the class of 2013, announced Monday, are former NBA stars Bernard King and Gary Payton, former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian, North Carolina women’s coach Sylvia Hatchell, former University of Houston coach Guy Lewis, former University of Virginia star Dawn Staley. The inductions will take place in Springfield, Mass. in September. Inductees announced previously were Edwin E.B. Henderson, a direct elect by the Early African Pioneer Committee, longtime Indiana Pacers …
Washington Wizards couldn't find NBA championship trophy
See where the Bullets' 1977-78 trophy was finally discovered.