Category: NBA

The Minnesota Lynx Are a Dynasty on the Brink

UNCASVILLE, Conn. — The final days of these Minnesota Lynx are coming fast and furious, so quickly that even the players themselves could be forgiven for overlooking their full significance. “Just appreciating what we have and trying to stay in the moment,” Maya Moore, the team’s leader among leaders and four-time W.N.B.A. champion, said courtside…

Johnny Kline, Globetrotter Turned Advocate, Is Dead at 86

Johnny Kline, a forward for the Harlem Globetrotters in the 1950s who spent much of the ’60s addicted to heroin before becoming a drug abuse counselor and later an advocate for long-forgotten black basketball players, died on July 26 at his home in Lebanon, Tenn. He was 86. His daughter Sharon Hill confirmed the death.…

Carmelo Anthony Officially Signs with the Houston Rockets

Carmelo Anthony officially became a member of the Houston Rockets on Monday when he signed a one-year contract at the league’s veteran minimum of $2.4 million. On Twitter, the Rockets shared a picture of General Manager Daryl Morey with Anthony as the player formally signed his new deal after completing a physical. Anthony’s close friend…