Basketball

Mark Williams admitted Ronnie O'Sullivan was 'pain in my a**e' as he lashed out at record

Mark Williams wins snooker World Championship in 2018 When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time. The 46-year-old is in action today as he takes on Englishman Sam Craigie in the

Barry Hearn's brilliant Brexit takedown of EU: 'Faceless superstate'

Barry Hearn makes huge DIG at Tyson Fury’s fight plans When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time. The 72-year-old announced his son Eddie would be replacing him as the head

LaMarcus Aldridge retirement will hurt Brooklyn Nets, but they will both survive – and that’s what matters

LaMarcus Aldridge’s NBA career was plagued by interrupted momentum. And on cue, just as his elite career was finally back on a path to championship contention this season after being picked up by the Brooklyn Nets, cruel fate once again struck the forward-center and ended any opportunity that will fall to a team that is likely to be Finals-bound in the next few years. For the unaware, Aldridge was forced

Source: Mavericks fire exec in wake of allegation

Dallas Mavericks director of player personnel Tony Ronzone has been fired after the organization learned new information pertaining to a sexual assault allegation made public last summer, a source confirmed to ESPN’s Tim MacMahon on Monday. Sports Illustrated reported in July that a woman said Ronzone had forced himself on her in his Las Vegas hotel room during the NBA’s annual summer league in July 2019. According to the report,

Bam Adebayo's defense on Kyrie Irving was even more impressive than his game-winning shot

Bam Adebayo ended Sunday’s game between the Heat and Nets with a bang, draining a midrange jump shot as time expired and giving Miami a 109-107 victory. The buzzer-beater capped off a terrific all-around performance from Adebayo, who finished with 21 points, 15 rebounds, five assists and two steals in 33 minutes. That shot represented the work Adebayo has put in to become much more than just a rim-rolling athlete. The 23-year-old has

Bam Adebayo wins it at the horn as Miami Heat beat Brooklyn Nets in thriller

Bam Adebayo’s step-back 14-foot jumper from the baseline at the buzzer lifted the Miami Heat to a 109-107 victory at home against the Brooklyn Nets in a matchup of shorthanded teams on Sunday. Sunday night’s NBA results WATCH: Sunday’s best plays and performances Updated NBA Conference standings Brooklyn Nets 107 – 109 Miami Heat Adebayo finished with 21 points, 15 rebounds and five assists to help the Heat snap a

Kings star Louzada NBA bound

Didi Louzada’s looming signing with the New Orleans Pelicans from the Sydney Kings will pave the way for more potential NBA players to join the NBL’s Next Stars program. In another boost for the Australian league as a legitimate pathway to the world’s best competition, Louzada is poised to ink a deal with the Pelicans following one-and-a-half seasons with the Kings. Sydney officials granted the Brazilian guard permission to travel

Melbourne United celebrate a baby boom in NBL season 2021

There’s something in the water at Melbourne United, the club buoyed in season 2021 by somewhat of a baby boom. Mitch McCarron became the latest United player to welcome a new life into the world when he made a mad dash from their win over Brisbane Bullets last Monday to be with wife Abby, who delivered a little boy named Oslo on Wednesday. Go become a Dad @MitchMcCarron 💙👶🏼 pic.twitter.com/qqNoWpD4or

Sources: MRI clean, but Mitchell to miss games

An MRI on the right ankle sprain of Donovan Mitchell revealed no structural damage, but the Utah Jazz guard is expected to miss several games before he is cleared to return, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Mitchell suffered the injury during the third quarter of Friday’s 119-111 win over the Pacers when he jumped to try to deflect a long outlet pass and came down awkwardly with his foot underneath