Basketball: USC picked 3rd in Pac-12 preseason poll, Isaiah Mobley honored

Despite losing its top two scorers from last season, including the reigning Pac-12 Player of the Year, Freshman of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year in NBA lottery pick Evan Mobley, the USC basketball...

Knicks takeaways from Wednesday’s 108-100 preseason win over Pistons, including Julius Randle’s big third quarter

Julius Randle running up the floor looking toward camera white uniform Pistons visible The Knicks shook off a slow first half to come back and beat the Detroit Pistons 108-100 on Wednesday night at The Garden....

Lakers’ LeBron James, Anthony Davis talk Netflix series ‘Squid Game’ after preseason loss to Warriors

USATSI The NBA’s regular season is rapidly approaching, but LeBron James and Anthony Davis proved Tuesday they have more than basketball on their minds. The Los Angeles Lakers‘ championship-winning duo dished on the Netflix hit series...

College basketball rankings: Preseason countdown of every team continues with Nos. 200-69 for 2021-22 season

This is the stage where things start to get controversial. The unveiling of part two of my preseason rankings spans the widest range: Nos. 69-200. This is the only portion of the three where all 32...

Sixers put an end to the Nets’ preseason win streak

The clock is ticking for the start of a new NBA season. The Nets went 2-0 in their first two preseason games, but Brooklyn’s short winning streak ended Monday in a loss to the Philadelphia 76ers....

Lakers blown out by Suns in Game 4 of preseason

The Los Angeles Lakers lost to the Phoenix Suns in Game 4 of the preseason, 123-94. LeBron James, Malik Monk and Talen Horton-Tucker were the late scratches for the Lakers, while Devin Booker didn’t play for...

Knicks takeaways from Saturday’s 117-99 preseason win over Wizards, including knock-down three-point shooting

Evan Fournier floater 10/5 cropped The Knicks shot the lights out as they pulled away for their 117-99 preseason win over the Wizards at Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C. Five things to know from Saturday’s...

Jaylen Brown is ‘probably going to miss preseason;’ hopeful he’s back before season starts

Despite missing Saturday’s preseason exhibition against the Toronto Raptors and likely the rest of the preseason slate of games ahead of the Boston Celtics, All-Star forward Jaylen Brown is hoped to be ready to return to...

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...

Grizzlies vs. Bucks preseason game ends early, fans evacuated after inadvertent fire alarm inside Fedex Forum

Getty Images Tuesday night’s preseason game between the Memphis Grizzlies and Milwaukee Bucks was called prior to the start of the fourth quarter, and fans were evacuated from FedEx Forum after a fire alarm went off...