Tyler Herro’s spectacular season continues; Heat thanking their stars they didn’t trade him this offseason

The Miami Heat have gotten out to a fast start. Winners of five of their last six games, they sit at 12-6 for the season, good enough for the Eastern Conference’s second spot, just behind Brooklyn....

Nuggets’ Michael Porter Jr. dealing with nerve issue in back that could jeopardize his season, per report

USATSI Denver Nuggets forward Michael Porter Jr. is dealing with a nerve issue in his back that could jeopardize his season, according to Mike Singer of The Denver Post. Porter has had two back surgeries already...

Frank Vogel thinks win over Pistons ‘can change the momentum’ of Lakers’ season, and his players concur

The 2021-22 season has undoubtedly gotten off to a disappointing start for the Los Angeles Lakers. Despite entering the season as Western Conference favorites, they came into Sunday’s game against the Detroit Pistons below .500 at...

Kings fire Luke Walton after 6-11 start to season, tab Alvin Gentry as interim head coach, per reports

The Sacramento Kings have fired head coach Luke Walton after two-plus frustrating seasons, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. Walton, who took over in 2019, was 68-93 during his time in charge. Assistant coach Alvin Gentry...

Ranking the SEC’s 14 men’s basketball teams for 2021-22 season

The SEC is poised to have a good showing during the 2021-22 basketball season and should add to last year’s success. In the current week’s AP Poll, the SEC has five teams ranked in the top-25...

What is behind this weird start to the 2021-22 NBA season?

It has been a most unusual start to the 2021-22 NBA season — and not just for the Boston Celtics. A number of teams have jumped out to rough starts, and plenty more of the league’s...

Loyola Chicago to join Atlantic 10 Conference next season

Loyola Ramblers to join Atlantic 10 Conference originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago Loyola University Chicago announced Tuesday afternoon it will leave the Missouri Valley Conference at the end of the season and join the Atlantic...

Arkansas hoops ready for Gardner-Webb in second game of season

With first-game nerves out of the way, the Arkansas men’s basketball team can now aim forward through the rest of its nonconference slate. Next up: Gardner-Webb. Arkansas had to rally in the second half to beat...

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Basketball – WKU bounces back to defeat Alabama State 79-74 in season opener

The Hilltoppers and Hornets get ready for the opening tip. (Drew Toennies) “Our guys found a way to stay together when they’re down. And they’ll learn a lot from that. That game can carry and help...

Duke pushes past Kentucky to kick off Coach K’s final season

Coach K’s send off tour got off to the perfect start on Tuesday night. Mike Krzyzewski and No. 9 Duke mounted a big second half run to power past No. 10 Kentucky on Tuesday night 79-71...