‘Basketball Wives’ Star Brooke Bailey’s Daughter Kayla Bailey Dead at 25: ‘Forever My Baby’

Brooke Bailey Instagram Brooke Bailey’s Instagram post  star has announced that her daughter, Kayla, has died. The reality star, 45, confirmed the tragic news on Sunday. “Forever my baby, Pretty Black aka Kayla Nicole Bailey 💜🕊💔 This is not a goodbye,” Brooke wrote alongside a carousel of images of her 25-year-old daughter. “Mommy will see … Read more

USA, Australia hit three figures as Japan crash at women’s basketball World Cup

Holders the United States and hosts Australia both hit the century mark on Friday to signal they mean business at the women’s basketball World Cup, while Serbia upset Olympic silver medallists Japan. The three-time defending champion Americans romped 106-42 against Puerto Rico to make it 2-0 in Group A as they target an 11th title, … Read more

U.S. women’s basketball team wins FIBA World Cup opener missing players

SYDNEY — It’s been a whirlwind week for Alyssa Thomas. She went from losing in the WNBA Finals on Sunday to flying 10,000 miles to Australia a day later to play for the United States in the World Cup. Thomas had 14 points, nine assists and seven rebounds in her debut for the Americans, who … Read more

What’s next for Emoni Bates, the once prized basketball recruit?

was one of the best high school prospects in the country and was hailed as “the next .” Bates has fallen considerably over the past two years since he received those glowing accolades and projections. Perhaps his lowest point was last weekend, when he was arrested on weapon charges after a traffic stop and suspended … Read more

Greg Lee dies; UCLA basketball player under John Wooden who became a beach volleyball star

Greg Lee once described the dominance of his UCLA basketball teams by saying if he had a perfect game, they would win by 50 points instead of 40. It was no exaggeration. Those Bruins won national championships in 1972 and ’73 under coach John Wooden while amassing the bulk of a record 88-game winning streak … Read more

Fantasy Basketball Breakout Candidates: Seven NBA players ready to make a leap

By Henry Weinberg,  Special to Iheart Sports By the conclusion of the 2021-22 season fantasy basketball, guys like , , and showed elite skills and bright futures. The aforementioned names are key contributors on their teams and will likely pick up where they left off this season. However, the following list features players poised to … Read more

Here are the 13 members of the 2022 Basketball Hall of Fame class

This content is not available due to your privacy preferences. Update your settings here to see it. originally appeared on Thirteen people are about to be enshrined into basketball immortality. The 2022 class for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame was announced in April, and the 13 new members will officially be inducted at … Read more

Kentucky’s new basketball uniforms are here. Here’s how fans are reacting

The team on Tuesday unveiled new home uniforms for the 2022-23 season and much to the enjoyment of fans, there’s not a checkerboard in sight on the Wildcats’ new threads. After UK unveiled for its in early August, fans have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of the team’s new regular-season look. Head coach piqued their … Read more

Sorare teams up with NBA for a new NFT fantasy basketball game

French startup originally launched a fantasy football (soccer) game. This year, the company is expanding to new sports. After partnering with Major League Baseball earlier this year, the company is announcing a new partnership with the National Basketball Association (NBA) and National Basketball Players Association (NBPA). Thanks to this multi-year partnership, Sorare will launch an … Read more