Pete Nance, best available player in basketball portal, transferring to North Carolina from Northwestern

Potential preseason No. 1 team North Carolina has landed Northwestern transfer Pete Nance, the best available player in the men’s basketball portal. Nance visited Chapel Hill earlier this week and…

Myles Copeland helps save life of referee John Sculli during The Basketball League game

4:49 PM ET Jamal CollierESPN After wrapping up a 24-hour shift as a firefighter in Toledo, Ohio, this past weekend, Myles Copeland went to New York to suit up for…

Bruce Willis’ wife shared video of him playing basketball

His wife, Emma Heming Willis, recently posted a video on the Instastory portion of her verified Instagram account that showed the actor shooting hoops with a few other men. “I…

Former Las Vegas Aces coach Bill Laimbeer says coaching career is over but won’t rule out future in basketball

4:03 PM ET Mechelle VoepelESPN.com Close Mechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been…

Former Michigan State basketball star Adreian Payne fatally shot while trying to prevent domestic dispute, police investigation reveals

Former Michigan State basketball star Adreian Payne was shot and killed in Orlando, Florida, early Monday while trying to help a woman engaged in a domestic dispute, according to court…

C. Vivian Stringer, Celebrated Basketball Coach, Is Retiring

C. Vivian Stringer, the Hall of Fame women’s basketball coach at Rutgers University who first commanded a college sideline in 1971 and became one of her sport’s premier defensive minds,…

Arkansas Razorbacks are No. 1 in Way-Too-Early Top 25 college basketball rankings for 2022-23

After an NCAA tournament that featured a 15-seed in the Elite Eight, a Duke-North Carolina rivalry game with unprecedented stakes, the final game of Mike Krzyzewski’s legendary career and as…

South Carolina senior Destanni Henderson caps her college basketball career with a national title

MINNEAPOLIS — South Carolina’s Destanni Henderson sized up Paige Bueckers. It was two minutes into the fourth quarter of the 2022 NCAA national championship game between the Gamecocks and the…

N.B.A. Basketball Returns to Chinese TV After a Long Absence

China Central Television, China’s state-run TV network, has begun to broadcast N.B.A. games again, signaling that the rift between the league and the authoritarian government that has persisted since 2019…

Iowa sophomore basketball player Keegan Murray is entering the NBA draft

Iowa sophomore Keegan Murray will enter the 2022 NBA draft. “I am forever grateful that Coach [Fran] McCaffery gave me the opportunity to live out my dream,” Murray told ESPN…