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Nothin' but Net: Questions abound for Jackson, Knicks

Nothin' but Net: Questions abound for Jackson, Knicks

Here's my analysis of Phil Jackson reportedly running the New York Knicks basketball operations: I have no clue.
Bryant named All-Star starter despite injuries

Bryant named All-Star starter despite injuries

NEW YORK, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Kobe Bryant, even though he has played in just six contests this season, was named Thursday as a starter for this year's NBA All-Star Game.

NBA: Miami 104, Toronto 95

TORONTO, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- LeBron James joined an elite NBA club with a 35-point performance Tuesday and Miami notched its first road win of the season, 104-95 over Toronto.
Pro skier Rory Bushfield wins celebrity diving competition 'Splash'

Pro skier Rory Bushfield wins celebrity diving competition 'Splash'

LOS ANGELES, May 7 (UPI) -- Professional extreme skier Rory Bushfield won Season 1 of the U.S. celebrity diving competition series "Splash" Tuesday night.

Miami's LeBron James earns fourth career NBA MVP award

NEW YORK, May 5 (UPI) -- Miami Heat forward LeBron James garnered his fourth career NBA Most Valuable Player award Sunday in a near-unanimous vote.

Reports: LeBron James to be named MVP

NEW YORK, May 3 (UPI) -- Miami forward LeBron James will be named the NBA's Most Valuable Player for the fourth time, multiple media outlets reported Friday.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, April 16, 2013.
By United Press International

Lakers owner Buss hospitalized

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss has been hospitalized for treatment of an undisclosed form of cancer, team personnel told the Los Angeles Times Thursday.

UPI NewsTrack Sports

Report: Lakers owner Buss hospitalized ... Athletics closer Balfour has knee surgery ... Senators' Karlsson has Achilles surgery ... UConn's Wolf arraigned in domestic case ... Sports news from United Press International.
Drake Bell, Keshia Knight Pulliam set for celebrity diving show

Drake Bell, Keshia Knight Pulliam set for celebrity diving show

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Louie Anderson, Drake Bell, Nicole Eggert and Keshia Knight Pulliam are to compete on "Splash," a U.S. celebrity diving series to debut next month, ABC said.

NBA: Miami 92, Golden State 75

OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 17 (UPI) -- LeBron James reached 20,000 points for his career Wednesday, becoming the youngest NBA player to do so while leading Miami to a 92-75 win over Golden State.

NBA: LA Lakers 103, New Orleans 87

NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Kobe Bryant became the fifth NBA player to reach 30,000 points in a career Wednesday, scoring 29 in leading the Los Angeles Lakers past New Orleans 103-87.

Unveiling set for Kareem's Staples statue

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will be the next Los Angeles sports star to be immortalized with a statue outside Staples Center, the Lakers announced.

Lakers to retire O'Neal, Wilkes jerseys

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Aug. 31 (UPI) -- The Los Angeles Lakers announced plans to retire the jerseys of Shaquille O'Neal and Jamaal Wilkes this season.
Report: LeBron James wins MVP award

Report: LeBron James wins MVP award

MIAMI, May 11 (UPI) -- Miami Heat forward LeBron James will be named as the most valuable player in the NBA, The Miami Herald reported Friday.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, April 16, 2012.
By United Press International
NBA: Los Angeles Lakers 108, Chicago 93

NBA: Los Angeles Lakers 108, Chicago 93

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Pau Gasol had 24 points and 13 rebounds Thursday in his first appearance of the season to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to a 108-93 win over Chicago.

NBA: Milwaukee 129, Golden State 125

MILWAUKEE, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Milwaukee rookie Brandon Jennings exploded for 55 points Saturday in the Bucks' 129-125 win over the Golden State Warriors.
Abdul-Jabbar says he has leukemia

Abdul-Jabbar says he has leukemia

NEW YORK, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Former college and professional basketball great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar says he has a form of blood cancer.
NBA: Cleveland 107, New York 102

NBA: Cleveland 107, New York 102

NEW YORK, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- LeBron James poured in 52 points and recorded a triple-double Wednesday, allowing Cleveland to fight off New York 107-102.
'Footloose,' 'Airplane!' casts to reunite

'Footloose,' 'Airplane!' casts to reunite

NEW YORK, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- The casts of the classic 1980s movies "The Big Chill," "Footloose" and "Airplane!" are scheduled to reunite on the "Today" show in New York, NBC said Friday.

NBA Finals begin Thursday

BOSTON, June 4 (UPI) -- The Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers, who make up the most tradition-bound rivalry pro basketball, open the NBA Finals Thursday.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, April 16, 2008.
By United Press International

Obama tribute video gets 6 million views

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- A video by Will.i.am and George Pajon, Jr., in support of U.S. presidential hopeful Barack Obama has been viewed an estimated 6 million times.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Monday, April 16, 2007.
By United Press International
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