Timberwolves' Towns chosen as face of 2K mobile app (Yahoo Sports)
(Wed, 24 Aug 2016 09:59:36 PDT)
Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns has been tabbed to be the face of 2K's mobile companion application to NBA 2K17 video game, which is set to launch on Sept. 8. The reigning rookie of the year will be the icon cover athlete for MyNBA2K17, the latest in a series of high-profile endorsements for Towns. The NBA 2K franchise has been the No. 1 selling NBA video game for the last eight years.
Milwaukee Bucks sign free agent guard Jason Terry (Yahoo Sports)
(Mon, 22 Aug 2016 17:28:19 PDT)
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The Milwaukee Bucks have signed free agent guard Jason Terry.
Carmelo Anthony caps Olympic odyssey with 3rd gold medal (Yahoo Sports)
(Sun, 21 Aug 2016 17:27:04 PDT)
Carmelo Anthony had one last thing to teach his young teammates. On the podium wearing his third Olympic gold medal, Anthony, who led this inexperienced U.S. team from the moment it first gathered weeks ago in Las Vegas, pointed toward one end of Carioca Arena, to the spot where the American flag was about to rise. The only U.S. male player to be chosen for four Olympic teams, Anthony became the first to win three golds as the Americans saved their best for last and crushed Serbia 96-66 on Sunday.
Coach K goes, Pop arrives for US hoops team in transition (Yahoo Sports)
(Sun, 21 Aug 2016 19:10:50 PDT)
Mike Krzyzewski is heading out, Gregg Popovich is coming in and maybe LeBron James would even come back. It's a time of transition for both the U.S. Olympic team and international basketball and it starts, as usual, with the Americans on top. The U.S. won its third straight gold medal Sunday, beating Serbia 96-66 in the final game for Krzyzewski, who led the program for a decade and became the first coach to win three Olympic gold medals.