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U.S. routs Uruguay in FIBA hoops WC qualifying

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 01:43
Frank Mason III scored 16 points, and the U.S. men beat Uruguay 114-57 on Friday night to put themselves in strong position to qualify for next year's FIBA Basketball World Cup.

LeBron adds female coach drama to TV portfolio

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 18:48
LeBron James production company SpringHill Entertainment has locked in another commitment from NBC on script rights for a show called "Hoops" about a female coach of a men's college basketball team.

Prosecutor to review allegations against Harden

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 17:03
The city prosecutor is reviewing an allegation that James Harden grabbed a woman by the wrist, took her phone and threw it on a roof after she took video of a fight.

NBArank: Predicting the best players this season, from 20-11

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 23:33
Our annual forecast of the best ballers in the NBA reaches the top 20 players in the league.

Milwaukee officer involved in Brown's arrest fired

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 18:59
Milwaukee Police Chief Erik Morales said Thursday that an officer involved in the arrest of Bucks' guard Sterling Brown has been fired because of social media posts. Morales later said Erik Andrade was the officer fired.

Celts' Hayward says he's 'basically 100 percent'

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 15:50
Celtics forward Gordon Hayward, 11 months removed from a gruesome ankle injury, said Thursday that he's essentially at full health and has been playing 5-on-5 games with teammates in advance of training camp later this month.

Prosecutors: Bird strangled woman dozen times

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 14:41
Celtics guard Jabari Bird allegedly assaulted a woman at least a dozen times over a four-hour period last Friday, prosecutors said at an arraignment hearing Thursday.

Lawler, longtime voice of Clippers, to retire

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 20:20
Ralph Lawler, the voice of the LA Clippers for 40 years, announced Wednesday he is retiring at the end of the 2018-19 season.

Westbrook has knee surgery, may miss games

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 15:44
Russell Westbrook might miss the opening few games of the 2018-19 season after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his right knee Wednesday.

Dirk praises Doncic: 'Couldn't believe what I saw'

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 14:49
Luka Doncic, a EuroLeague MVP from Slovenia who is six months younger than Dirk Nowitzki was as a rookie from Germany, is in many ways already a better player than Nowitzki was when he entered the league 20 years ago, Dirk says.

Prep hoops' elite set to attend Team USA camp

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 09:05
The cream of the crop of American high school basketball will congregate in Colorado Springs from Oct. 5-7, as USA Basketball unveils its newly expanded Junior National Team minicamp in collaboration with the NBA, NCAA and NBPA.

NBArank: Rising stars climbing up the top 100

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 07:35
Our annual countdown forecasting the best players in the NBA starts at No. 100. See which stars made the cut.

Lowe: Welcome to the NBA's hall of absolute absurdities

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 17:37
The NBA is the most absurd major U.S. sports league. Let's celebrate it.

Kyle Kuzma's dream of having a LeBron-like impact on Flint

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 15:43
In his struggling hometown of Flint, Michigan, Kyle Kuzma hopes he can drive the kind of lasting change that LeBron James has led in Akron, Ohio.

Haslem: Decision to stay in Miami 'not about me'

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 00:50
Udonis Haslem arrived at the Miami Heat facility for a workout one day last week and was told he needed to sign a waiver before he took the court.

Sources: Deng agrees to 1-year deal with Wolves

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 15:56
Free agent forward Luol Deng has agreed to a one-year deal with the Timberwolves, league sources told ESPN.

Sources: Suns' Booker to undergo hand surgery

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 21:48
Suns star Devin Booker will have minor hand surgery on Monday in Los Angeles, a source confirmed. A timetable for his recovery has not been determined.

Sources: Hood to sign qualifying offer from Cavs

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 15:28
Restricted free agent forward Rodney Hood has decided to sign his one-year, $3.4 million qualifying offer with the Cavaliers, sources told

The best and worst of LeBron James' signature sneakers

Sat, 09/08/2018 - 11:24
Before the LeBron 16 drops next week, we look back at King James' signature line, ranking all 15 previous models.

Celtics' Jabari Bird arrested in alleged assault

Sat, 09/08/2018 - 10:24
Celtics guard Jabari Bird was arrested Friday for alleged assault, strangling and kidnapping, according to Boston police.