Russell Westbrook’s Lakers debut was downright ugly, but please hold your overreactions until a later date

SAN FRANCISCO — Oh you thought Russell Westbrook would have a pedestrian Los Angeles Lakers debut? Come on, now. This is the Lakers we’re talking about. Westbrook took the court for the first time in a...

Warriors’ Jonathan Kuminga, Moses Moody quiet in preseason debut vs. Trail Blazers

Along with the return to the court for Steph Curry, Draymond Green and Andrew Wiggins, Monday’s preseason opener for the Golden State Warriors served as the rookie debuts for Jonathan Kuminga and Moses Moody. With a...

Rockets react to first summer loss, Jalen Green injury, Usman Garuba debut

The Houston Rockets fell to 2-1 in Las Vegas Summer League play with Thursday’s 92-76 loss (box score) to Toronto. But the biggest postgame storyline involved the health of prized rookie Jalen Green. Green scored 13...

S.Korea’s Krafton, maker of hit game ‘PUBG’, tumbles on debut

By Joyce Lee and Scott Murdoch SEOUL/HONG KONG (Reuters) – Shares in Krafton Inc, the Tencent Holdings-backed South Korean company behind blockbuster video game “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds” (PUBG), fell as much as 20% from their IPO price...

NBA Summer League: Cade Cunningham has a mixed debut; Jalen Green and Scottie Barnes shine

A few minutes into Sunday night’s matchup between the Detroit Pistons and Oklahoma City Thunder at Las Vegas Summer League, Cade Cunningham took a pass in the corner and knocked down an open 3-pointer. A few...

Tokyo Olympics: Luka Doncic scores 48 points in historic debut en route to Slovenia’s first-ever Olympic win

Unless you decided to stay up past midnight to watch the Slovenian men’s basketball team early Monday morning, you probably missed Dallas Mavericks superstar Luka Doncic putting on an absolute show to carry Slovenia to a...