BEIJING (AP) — Kobe Bryant was a hugely popular figure in Asia, no more so than in China where basketball rivals soccer as the most popular sport.
SHANGHAI (AP) — It is gold or bust for U.S. as the two-time defending World Cup champions try to become the first nation to win three straight.
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers have signed forward Zach Auguste after his solid summer league performance.
The Lakers announced the signing Monday.
Auguste averaged 5.3 points and 4.0 rebounds in four games for the Lakers in Las Vegas summer league play.
The 6-foot-10 Notre Dame product averaged 14.0 points and 10.7 rebounds for the Irish last season as a senior.