The Detroit Pistons fired coach Maurice Cheeks after the team struggled to a 21-29 record in his first season with the National Basketball Association club.
The Josh Harris-controlled Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Devils signed a multiyear marketing agreement with partypoker, becoming the first major U.S.-based professional sports teams to align themselves with online gambling.
Allen Iverson retired as a member of the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association, nearly four years after playing his last game.
The Philadelphia 76ers continue to defy the Las Vegas oddsmakers and have extended their National Basketball Association record to 3-0 with a 107-104 victory over the Chicago Bulls.
Grant Hill spent much of his tenure with the Orlando Magic in the trainer’s room, where to the chagrin of him and teammate Pat Garrity, control of the television remote was governed by majority rule.
The owner of the Philadelphia 76ers reached an agreement to sell the National Basketball Association team to a group led by Joshua Harris, a director at Apollo Global Management LLC.
The Philadelphia 76ers are exploring a sale, according to the president of the holding company that owns and operates the National Basketball Association team.
Philadelphia 76ers center Andrew Bynum is out indefinitely with bone bruises in both knees and weakened cartilage, General Manager Tony DiLeo said.
Tony DiLeo was promoted to general manager of the Philadelphia 76ers, the National Basketball Association team said on its website.
The Miami Heat defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 97-89 in the first game of their National Basketball Association playoff series.