Kevin Garnett will face his past before he gets on with his future. The 2004 MVP and 10-time All-Star, who left the Minnesota Timberwolves to join the Boston Celtics in a huge offseason trade, will play against his former team for the first time Wednesday in an NBA preseason game at the O2 Arena in
The NBA is staging another successful preseason tour in Europe. Regular-season games on the continent are the next step. “I think that time is coming closer,” NBA commissioner David Stern said Sunday at halftime of the Toronto Raptors win over Virtus Lottomatica Roma. “That has historically been a matter of euros.
Chris Bosh scored 23 points and grabbed nine rebounds as the Toronto Raptors held off a spirited Virtus Lottomatica Roma squad for a 93-87 preseason victory Sunday.
Watch T.J. Ford’s lightning-quick crossover dribble in the open court, followed by his dish to Chris Bosh for the lay-in. NBA Properties 2005
Chris Bosh scored 23 points and grabbed nine rebounds as the Toronto Raptors held off a spirited Virtus Lottomatica Roma squad for a 93-87 preseason victory Sunday. Andrea Bargnani added 13 points and seven rebounds to help the Raptors win in his hometown. Danish forward Christian Drejer led Roma with 23 points.
Watch as Kevin Garnett pulls down a rebound and drops Kendrick Perkins a no-look pass for the dunk. 2007
Denver Nuggets guard Anthony Carter broke a bone in his right hand during practice Saturday morning. He fractured the third metacarpal, the team said. No timeline was set for his return. Carter averaged 3.0 points, 5.5 assists and 1.5 rebounds in two games for the Nuggets last season. In eight years in the NBA, Carter
Kevin Garnett had 19 points and 16 rebounds in his Celtics debut, and Boston ruined Andrea Bargnani’s homecoming with an 89-85 preseason victory over the Toronto Raptors on Saturday. Paul Pierce added 21 points for Boston, while Ray Allen had an off night with only 10 points on 4-of-13 shooting. The start of the NBA
Yi Jianlian had 10 points and five rebounds, and threw in a halfcourt shot Saturday during the Milwaukee Bucks’ open scrimmage at the Bradley Center. Three days after arriving from Shanghai, the Bucks’ first-round pick from China also blocked a shot in 25 minutes before 7,109 fans. Yi was the main focus of the scrimmage
Al Jefferson had 11 points and 17 rebounds, fellow newcomer Ryan Gomes scored 12 points, and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat Efes Pilsen 84-81 Saturday in the first game of the NBA Europe Live tour. Gomes had 10 points and nine rebounds in the first half. Ricky Davis scored 12 points. Drew Nicholas scored 24 points,
Golden State Warriors guard Monta Ellis was released from the hospital after injuring his neck in practice and was expected to sit out Saturday’s workout. He left Castle Hospital in Kailua on Friday night on his own accord with what the team said was a neck sprain. Ellis underwent a battery of tests, including an
Charlotte Bobcats forward Sean May will miss the season after deciding to undergo microfracture surgery on his troublesome right knee. May will have the surgery Tuesday in New York. Recovery time will take six to 12 months. “It’s extremely frustrating,” May said Friday in a phone interview. May, the 13th pick in the 2005 draft,