Basketball

Michael Jordan Held Players-Only Meeting with the Hornets

The Hornets have opened the season with a 9-16 record, ranking them as the East’s third-worst team. Michael Jordan called a players-only meeting to …

Steph Curry photoshops himself into Warriors team photo while out injured

The Warriors were clearly missing Stephen Curry on the road, so he tried to assuage the Curry-sized hole in their hearts with a hilarious photoshop.<p>Curry, who is currently out with an ankle injury, posted a photoshopped image of himself on the team plane ride home.<p>"No fear of missing out over here! …

NBA

No. 12 Gonzaga shuts down state rival Washington

SEATTLE -- With each team coming off an opposite result against a highly ranked opponent, Gonzaga gave in-state rival Washington a lesson in upper-echelon resiliency and consistency Sunday.<p>Johnathan Williams had 23 points and 12 rebounds, and Zach Norvell Jr. added 21 points as 12th-ranked Gonzaga …

College Basketball

Derrick Rose Insists His $80 Million Adidas Deal Wasn’t A Deciding Factor In Continuing His Career

Victor Oladipo and the Indiana Pacers snapped the Cleveland Cavaliers’ 13-game win streak on Friday night, but what made Cleveland’s run so impressive was how successful they were with so many top rotation players out of the lineup.<p>Iman Shumpert is out after having surgery on his left knee. Tristan …

NBA

Damian Lillard ties franchise record in loss to Houston

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – James Harden scored 48 points and the Houston Rockets won their ninth straight, overcoming a 14-point, fourth-quarter deficit …

Portland, OR

Joel Embiid a late scratch in Sixers' loss to Pelicans

NEW ORLEANS — The 76ers are falling apart. There’s no other way to describe the string of bad health affecting a team that, a couple of weeks ago, …

Joel Embiid

LeBron James perfectly summed up the Browns' miserable loss in 3 tweets

The Cleveland Browns blew a 14-point lead in the fourth quarter to drop to 0-13 on the season.<p>It wasn’t pretty either.<p>As the Browns looked poised to lock up their first win of the season, LeBron James took to Twitter to root on the hometown team. At first, there was hope. James urged the Browns to …

Sports

All the famous people got to see The Last Jedi last night

Look, we get that, most of the time, being famous is probably a big old pain in the ass. Between the paparazzi, the PR nightmares, and the constant …

Offbeat News

NBA Rumors: LeBron James To Houston Rockets?

NBA rumors about a LeBron James to Houston Rockets scenario has taken social media by storm. Could a trio of LeBron James, Chris Paul, and James …

Houston Rockets

College basketball rankings: Sunday brings a mea culpa, reshuffle and No. 1 Villanova - CBSSports.com

Jay Wright's undefeated Wildcats are now No. 1 in the Top 25 (and one)<p>I don't remember exactly how I ended up in this mess. It's probably rooted in …

College Basketball

Gordon Hayward Rejected Kyrie Irving’s Flat Earth Theory On A Twitch Livestream

Gordon Hayward has spent a lot of his newfound downtime due to the brutal dislocated ankle and fractured tibia he suffered on opening night playing video games in between rehab and watching the Celtics. If you follow Hayward on social media, you already know that gaming is a huge part of his …

Sports

Stanford beats Indiana in double OT for 3rd straight title

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Sam Werner ripped off his shirt, raced the length of the field and was smothered by a swarm of Stanford teammates.<p>Even for a budding dynasty, that championship feeling isn't getting old.<p>Werner scored in the second overtime to lead Stanford to its third straight NCAA men's soccer …

College Basketball

NBA Rumors: Latest Trade Buzz on DeAndre Jordan, Courtney Lee and More

Although the NBA trade deadline isn't until February, there have already been a few notable deals during the season's first quarter. Eric Bledsoe moved from the Phoenix Suns to the Milwaukee Bucks in November, and the Philadelphia 76ers dealt Jahlil Okafor to the Brooklyn Nets Thursday.<p>The early …

NBA

Philly is hurting: Joel Embiid scratched from 76ers game moments after Wentz injury

Shortly after Carson Wentz was ruled out of the Eagles game, 76ers star Joel Embiid was scratched due to back tightness.<p>Not a great few minutes for …

Joel Embiid

Arizona State makes its case for being the best team in college basketball - CBSSports.com

Having shocked Kansas at Allen Fieldhouse, Duke legend Bobby Hurley is coaching the Sun Devils to newfound fame<p>Though the occasion is rare, whenever …

College Basketball

Steph Curry's game-used 2016 NBA Finals jersey sells at auction for...a lot

Everything Steph Curry touches...turns to cash, apparently.<p>The jersey that Curry wore during Games 4 and 6 of the 2016 NBA Finals against the Cavs …

Klay Thompson

Towns scores 28, Timberwolves hold off Mavericks 97-92

Karl-Anthony Towns had 28 points, Jimmy Butler scored 10 of his 22 in the fourth quarter and the Minnesota Timberwolves held on for a 97-92 win …

Sports

LaVar Ball draws massive crowd at BBB pop-up shop in NYC

LaVar Ball has been silencing the critics by building a huge following. Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports<p>Big Baller Brand aficionados in New York City …

NBA

Kobe Bryant Isn’t Happy With How ESPN Used His Quote About Lonzo Ball Needing To ‘Get Better’

Kobe Bryant is one of the most beloved Los Angeles Lakers of all-time, while rookie Lonzo Ball is only a couple of months into his NBA career, and he’s already one of the most polarizing.<p>Like it or not, the Big Ball Brand story, from LaVar to Lonzo to LaMelo to LiAngelo, is one of the biggest …

Sports

NBA Stats Insider: The Russell Westbrook stats showing Oklahoma City Thunder’s problems

THE Oklahoma City Thunder were one of the big stories of the NBA off-season.<p>Many called them the league’s next ‘super team’ after adding superstars …

Sport (Australia)

Ben Simmons' walk-in dunk was made possible by the Pelicans' brutal defense

Ben Simmons has yet to make a 3-point shot this season — he hasn’t even attempted a 3 that wasn’t a beyond-halfcourt heave. So, it was understandable when the Pelicans decided to give Simmons space around the 3-point arc on Sunday.<p>The rest of the possession just didn’t make any sense.<p>After the …

News (U.S.)

Aaron Gordon is ‘back to work’ after concussion Friday

ORLANDO, FL - DECEMBER 6: Aaron Gordon #00 of the Orlando Magic shoots the ball against the Atlanta Hawks on December 6, 2017 at Amway Center in …

NBA

Arizona State improves to 9-0 after upset of No. 2 Kansas

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) -- Tra Holder scored 29 points on 8-for-16 shooting and No. 16 Arizona State upset No. 2 Kansas 95-85 on Sunday, handing the …

College Basketball

Rumor: NBA executives think Rockets have shot at signing LeBron James

LeBron James is now rumored to be headed to about 29 NBA teams this summer when he can opt out of his current contract and become a free agent. …

NBA

Victor Oladipo, Taurean Prince, and the Best Plays From Sunday | December 10, 2017

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The Hurley Brothers are Rolling

Don’t look now, but the Hurley Brothers are rolling. Following Arizona State’s 95-85 win at No. 2 Kansas on Sunday, <b>Bobby Hurley</b> and the Sun Devils …

College Basketball

Westbrook, Anthony can't buy a bucket in George's absence

It's a small sample size, yes, but during the Oklahoma City Thunder's last two outings sans Paul George, both reigning NBA MVP Russell Westbrook and …

Sports

James Harden puts Noah Vonleh on the ground with his handles on the way to two points - CBSSports.com

Nooooooo James Harden don't do Noah Vonleh like that<p>James Harden had one of those plays tonight that, after it happens, the only response left is to …

Sports

UConn’s Auriemma, Dailey, always pushing to get the most out of their players

Plenty of numbers will be thrown around in the next week and a half as UConn head coach Geno Auriemma and invaluable associate head coach Chris …

College Basketball

11-0: Lobo women nip Navy in OT thriller

The University of New Mexico women’s basketball team nearly tasted defeat for the first time Sunday.<p>It made a thrilling overtime win that much …

Women's Basketball