Stories tagged: las vegas
Wed., Oct. 30, 2019
Sin City had long been the epicenter of high-level amateur basketball. Hundreds of club teams descended upon the city every July, coaches from nearly every Division I program following to …
Sat., Sept. 14, 2019
Clint Bowyer has won just the third pole of his Cup career in time to open NASCAR’s playoffs.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 2, 2019
Coaches, players and WNBA executives were pleased with the show Las Vegas put on for the All-Star Game last weekend. Las Vegas Aces coach Bill Laimbeer says he accomplished two …
UPDATED: Thu., July 25, 2019
Gonzaga’s Mark Few will serve as an assistant coach for USA Basketball’s select team, a 13-player squad that will train with and help the national team prepare for the FIBA …
UPDATED: Wed., July 24, 2019
Pac-12 notes: Conference championship game shifting to Las Vegas in 2020, 2021; replay process amended
Wednesday at Pac-12 Media Day, commissioner Larry Scott confirmed the conference’s title game, held in early December, will move to the Raiders’ new home in Las Vegas for the 2020 …
UPDATED: Mon., July 15, 2019
Clarke shook off the rust quickly, averaging 14.6 points and hitting the game-winning tip-in in the semifinals to help Memphis reach the Summer League title game against Minnesota on Monday …
UPDATED: Fri., July 12, 2019
The NBA’s decision to invite a pair of international teams to the Summer League showed promise, even as it also demonstrated the competitive challenges facing the host team for the …
UPDATED: Wed., July 10, 2019
Norvell has averaged 13.3 points in the three games he’s played, while shooting 36.3% (12-33) from the field and 40.1% (9-22) from deep.
Tue., July 9, 2019
Harvey is averaging 13 points per game in Las Vegas after averaging six points in his two games during the Salt Lake City Summer League.
UPDATED: Tue., July 9, 2019
When two-time NBA slam dunk champion Zach LaVine called the Chicago Bulls organization and asked for a favor, it wasn’t the first time he’d reached out for his childhood friend …
UPDATED: Tue., July 9, 2019
Former Eastern Washington standout Tyler Harvey has taken a winding path back to the NBA Summer League
Tyler Harvey didn’t envision it this way, his basketball career trudging through Pennsylvania, France, Italy and Tennessee.
UPDATED: Sun., July 7, 2019
NBA Summer League:
UPDATED: Wed., July 10, 2019
“I was introduced to Jess Roskelley by my teammate, Sam Sicilia. Before we left for ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ seven years ago was when I met Jess. We actually signed our …
UPDATED: Sat., July 6, 2019
With the game in his hands, Rui Hachimura delivered in his first game wearing a Washington Wizards jersey.
UPDATED: Fri., July 5, 2019
Zion Williamson’s first NBA show was a sellout. It just ended earlier than fans wanted.
UPDATED: Mon., June 17, 2019
Greg Foster Jr., who announced 10 days ago he was transferring from Gonzaga, has committed to St. Joseph’s.
UPDATED: Thu., April 18, 2019
Julian Strawther, a talented wing ranked in the top 40 in the 2020 class, celebrated his 17th birthday Thursday by announcing on Twitter he’s “110% committed” to Gonzaga.
Thu., March 21, 2019
The Raiders have gotten final approval for their lease to remain in Oakland for at least one more season. The Oakland City Council voted to approve the lease for 2019 …
UPDATED: Wed., March 13, 2019
Gonzaga has produced a Who’s Who of top women in the courtroom, many of whom meet in Las Vegas for WCC Tournament
If you could pick an era’s Dream Team of successful and powerful women lawyers from Gonzaga, you’d be hard-pressed to find anything quite like what was happening on the banks …
Mon., March 11, 2019
Gonzaga is No. 1 just about everywhere you look.
UPDATED: Fri., March 8, 2019
A Gonzaga fan’s guide to Las Vegas: Where to eat, drink and hang out when the Bulldogs aren’t on the court
Much of Spokane is focused on – and even empties out during – the annual West Coast Conference Championships at The Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. That’s even more the …
Fri., March 8, 2019
Just 20 minutes from downtown Sin City is world-class rock climbing in the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. It’s an adult playground made of sandstone and sunshine.
UPDATED: Sun., March 3, 2019
With semifinal berths secured, the Gonzaga men will open tournament play at 6 on March 11 while the GU women play at noon on March 11.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 7, 2019
Gonzaga great Adam Morrison got the Hall call from the West Coast Conference. Morrison, the 2006 co-national player of the year, will be inducted into the WCC’s Hall of Honor …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018
Gonzaga’s rare, one-year absence as the WCC preseason favorite officially came to an end Thursday, to the surprise of absolutely nobody.
UPDATED: Tue., July 17, 2018
Zach Collins only scored three points, but his Portland Trail Blazers defeated Johnathan Williams and the Los Angeles Lakers 91-73.
Sun., July 15, 2018
Zach Collins isn’t used to sitting much, so to look at a final stat sheet with the letters DNP next to his name was becoming disturbing. There wasn’t a coach …
Sat., July 14, 2018
Former Gonzaga big man Johnathan Williams keeping the faith that making an NBA roster is in his future
There’s something to be said about having faith. Johnathan Williams abides by it.
UPDATED: Fri., July 13, 2018
Trips to Las Vegas feel better when they end on a win. The consolation round of the NBA Summer League gave teams a chance to experience that Friday.
Thu., July 12, 2018
Johnathan Williams, who went undrafted out of Gonzaga, added a block and a steal as the Lakers remained unbeaten in Las Vegas.