December 9, 2022 | 3:33 pm EST Update
Dave McMenamin: LeBron James, following a one-game absence to rest his left ankle, will return to the lineup tonight against the Philadelphia 76ers (7:30 pm ET, ESPN), sources told ESPN. Anthony Davis is listed as probable to return as well after being out with a cold.
The Nike Hoop Summit is adding a women’s matchup for the first time. The summit an annual event that pits top U.S. high school players against a team of International players age 19 and under. The next summit will be in Portland on April 8.
Due to ongoing health concerns, while not considered serious, Special Advisor to the Head Coach and Basketball Hall of Famer Larry Brown has stepped down from his position with the Memphis Tiger men’s basketball program.
“We wish Coach Brown a speedy recovery,” Memphis head men’s basketball coach Penny Hardaway said. “Having Coach Brown as part of our program over the last year-and-a-half was very impactful on our student-athletes and me as a coach, and we hope all the best for him and good health moving forward.”