Stories by Brian Mahoney

Monday, Nov. 10, 2014

Hawks knock off Knicks again

NEW YORK - Paul Millsap scored 19 points, Dennis Schroder extended his best stretch in the NBA with two big baskets in the final 2 minutes.
By Brian Mahoney

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014

Team USA turns focus to Rio after romping to title

The Americans run perhaps the most stable program in the world, gold medalists at both the men's and women's, senior and junior levels.
By Brian Mahoney

Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014

U.S. rolls into Basketball World Cup final

BARCELONA, Spain - James Harden scored all of his 16 points in the lopsided third quarter as the United States rolled to a 96-68 semifinal victory over Lithuania on Thursday night in the ...
By Brian Mahoney

Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014

Americans wrap up pool play unbeaten

BILBAO, Spain - James Harden scored 17 points, Stephen Curry added 14 and the unbeaten U.S. national team wrapped up pool play with a 95-71 victory over Ukraine on Thursday at the Basketball World ...
By Brian Mahoney

Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014

Americans improve to 4-0 in FIBA World Cup

BILBAO, Spain - Kenneth Faried kept up his sharp shooting with 16 points and the U.S. national team rolled to a 4-0 start with a 106-71 victory over the Dominican Republic on Wednesday night.
By Brian Mahoney

Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014

US routs New Zealand at Basketball World Cup

BILBAO, Spain - Anthony Davis had 21 points and nine rebounds, Kenneth Faried added 15 and 11 boards and the U.S. stayed unbeaten at the Basketball World Cup.
By Brian Mahoney

Monday, Sept. 1, 2014

Spain, Greece earn a trip to the round of 16

Spain and Greece are headed to the round of 16, and Senegal is in position to join them after shaking up Group B with an upset Monday at the Basketball World Cup.
By Brian Mahoney

Sunday, Aug 31, 2014

US surges past Turkey after slow start

BILBAO, Spain - Kenneth Faried scored 22 points, Anthony Davis all of his 19 in the second half, and the U.S. rebounded from a rare deficit at halftime to beat Turkey 98-77 on Sunday in the ...
By Brian Mahoney

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014

US cruises in final tuneup

LAS PALMAS, Canary Islands - Anthony Davis scored 18 points with forward Kenneth Faried to dominate the inside, leading the U.S. national team to a 101-71 victory.
By Brian Mahoney

Monday, Aug 18, 2014

Coach K, US team pay visit to West Point

WEST POINT, N.Y. - Mike Krzyzewski returned to West Point on Monday with the U.S. national team, which toured the campus, ate lunch with cadets in the mess hall and held an open practice for ...
By Brian Mahoney

Wednesday, Aug 13, 2014

James, Cavaliers to play Heat in Miami on Christmas

NEW YORK - LeBron James will play his first game since rejoining the Cleveland Cavaliers at home Oct. 30 against New York, then return to Miami for the first time on Christmas Day.
By Brian Mahoney

James, Cavs to play at Miami on Christmas Day

NEW YORK - LeBron James will play his first game since rejoining the Cleveland Cavaliers at home Oct. 30 against New York, then return to Miami for the first time on Christmas.
By Brian Mahoney

Tuesday, Aug 5, 2014

U.S. cuts basketball roster to 16

The United States has 16 players left in their roster pool for the World Cup of Basketball tournament after cutting three Tuesday.
By Brian Mahoney

Monday, Aug 4, 2014

Stern set to enter Hall of Fame

David Stern will be enshrined in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, part of a 2014 class that includes former players Alonzo Mourning and Mitch Richmond.
By Brian Mahoney

Saturday, July 12, 2014

James' moves shifts balance of power

Even the newest Cleveland Cavalier, LeBron James, in the fold, the star know knows the team has a lot of work to do.
By Brian Mahoney

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Free agents might opt to help team

Free agency opens Tuesday, and it's no longer just a means for players to make their situations better. That might be Carmelo Anthony's goal, but for other players, improving their teams might be ...
By Brian Mahoney

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Cavs take Wiggins with No. 1 pick in draft

NEW YORK - Andrew Wiggins, of Kansas, was selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers with the No. 1 pick in the NBA Draft on Thursday night.
By Brian Mahoney

Monday, June 16, 2014

Spurs have some aging players, but have young talent, too

Tim Duncan's eventual retirement - whether it's next week, or after the next championship - probably won't be the end of what's been a 15-year run at or near the top.
By Brian Mahoney

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Spurs take 3-1 series lead in finals

MIAMI - Kawhi Leonard had 20 points and 14 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs dominated the Miami Heat again in a 107-86 victory to take a 3-1 lead in the NBA Finals.
By Brian Mahoney

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Heat break down tape from Game 3

Miami's defense didn't offer much resistance early in Game 3 of the NBA Finals; the San Antonio Spurs played like they were on the court by themselves en route to victory.
By Brian Mahoney
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