Reggie Miller is still debating whether to make a comeback at age 42. The NBA’s career leader in 3-pointers tried to dodge reporters’ questions about his possible return on Tuesday as he attended Peyton Manning’s charity bowling tournament, saying he wanted to talk about the Super Bowl MVP and his event.
Former Minnesota Timberwolves forward Eddie Griffin died last week when his sport utility vehicle collided with a freight train in a fiery crash, the Harris County medical examiner’s office said Tuesday. Investigators used dental records to identify Griffin, 25, who began his tumultuous pro career with the Houston Rockets in 2001.
The NBA on Tuesday chose former federal prosecutor Lawrence B. Pedowitz to oversee a review of its policies regarding gambling and its referees in the wake of the Tim Donaghy scandal. Pedowitz and his partners at the New York law firm Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz will study the NBA’s antigambling efforts, as well as
A 31-year-old man was shot during an altercation outside the home of Washington Wizards’ guard DeShawn Stevenson, authorities said Monday. Stevenson, 26, was asleep at his central Florida home when shots were fired about 4 a.m. Monday. He was not injured, according to a sheriff’s report. Stevenson re-signed with the Wizards last month, reportedly getting
After helping the Chicago Bulls get to the NBA playoffs, Luol Deng is now working hard to try to bring a similar bounce to Great Britain’s basketball hopes. He’s back in Britain and hoping to lead the national team to a berth in the 2012 London Olympics. The 22-year-old native of Sudan moved to London
The referees union maintained Friday that Tim Donaghy is known to be the only referee involved in gambling activities, despite a report that said he was about to provide names of colleagues who also may have violated NBA rules. The report on 1050 ESPN Radio in New York said Donaghy will provide prosecutors as many
If Amare Stoudemire wasn’t preparing for the FIBA Americas championship, he might be far from a basketball court this week. “Right now, I’d probably just be on a vacation with my family,” the All-Star center said. LeBron James said he would probably be back home “working out and playing video games all day.” But both
Forward Andray Blatche re-signed with the Wizards on Friday, as Washington opted to keep the restricted free agent despite his recent run-in with the law. Blatche signed a multiyear deal. Its completion was delayed because of his arrest on Aug. 2 on sexual solicitation charges. Blatche, 20, and another man were accused of trying to
Former Miami Heat player James Posey has agreed to plead guilty to reckless driving in connection with an incident in April on Miami Beach, prosecutors said Friday. Posey, who is unsigned, agreed to a deal involving lesser charges. He was originally arrested on drunken-driving charges after Miami Beach police pulled him over for stopping in
Disgraced former NBA referee Tim Donaghy isn’t saying much about the betting scandal that brought him down and rocked the league, but he is saying sorry. “I’m very sorry about what happened,” Donaghy told the Daily News on Thursday outside his home in Bradenton, Fla. “This is an ongoing case — I can’t say anything
Gene Bartow, a former coach at Memphis State and UCLA, was hired Thursday as president of Hoops LP, the company that operates the Memphis Grizzlies and their arena, the FedExForum. Bartow was chosen NCAA coach of the year in 1973 after leading the Tigers to the NCAA finals against powerhouse UCLA. Memphis State is now
The Detroit Pistons signed free-agent guard/forward Jarvis Hayes on Thursday. The 6-foot-8 Hayes appeared in 81 games last season for the Washington Wizards, averaging 7.2 points, 2.6 rebounds and 20.1 minutes. “We are pleased to add Jarvis Hayes to our roster,” team president Joe Dumars said. “Jarvis has proven himself as a solid NBA player