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Training camp essential for NBA's new head coaches

Training camp essential for NBA's new head coaches

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers made an impromptu visit to Steve Kerr's office last week and couldn't stop staring at the walls.

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Rose starting 'new journey' with Bulls

Rose starting 'new journey' with Bulls

CHICAGO | When you're being paid a king's ransom and have played in only 49 games since 2010-11, forgive fans if they have serious doubts about your future effectiveness.

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Clippers return focus to team post-Sterling

Clippers return focus to team post-Sterling

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Doc Rivers loves nothing more than talking basketball. And with the scandal involving former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling beginning to fade into the background, Rivers welcomes returning the focus squarely to …

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AL HAMNIK: Bulls' Moore anxious to prove his worth

CHICAGO | Big auditions have left many in tears when that official list of cast members is tacked onto the stage door.

September 29, 2014 7:00 pm

Hornets await NBA investigation into Taylor

Hornets await NBA investigation into Taylor

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets are moving forward for now without Jeffery Taylor, the latest in a growing list of professional athletes arrested on domestic violence charges.

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Cavaliers coach David Blatt gets right to business

Cavaliers coach David Blatt gets right to business

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Cavaliers coach David Blatt got right to business Saturday in his first NBA practice after two decades working overseas.

September 27, 2014 4:50 pm

For Heat, rival players are now new teammates

For Heat, rival players are now new teammates

MIAMI (AP) — Earlier this month, it just so happened that Josh McRoberts, Danny Granger and Luol Deng all had spots on the same side of the Miami Heat locker room.

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Hornets' Taylor banned from team activities

Hornets' Taylor banned from team activities

Hornets forward Jeffery Taylor will not participate in any team-related activities during an NBA investigation into his arrest on domestic assault charges, the team announced Friday.

September 26, 2014 8:25 pm

Column: NBA still must deal with the race issue

Column: NBA still must deal with the race issue

ATLANTA (AP) — While the NFL was rightfully being hammered over turning a blind eye to domestic violence, the NBA got a bit of a pass on its latest brouhaha.

September 26, 2014 6:13 pm

LeBron, Cavs begin road to possible championship

LeBron, Cavs begin road to possible championship

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James threw his right arm around Kevin Love and rested the other on Kyrie Irving's shoulder.

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Luol Deng forgives Danny Ferry for racist comments

Luol Deng forgives Danny Ferry for racist comments

MIAMI (AP) — Luol Deng said Friday that he forgives Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry for making racially charged remarks about him, and hopes the two will work together to draw some sort of positive solution to the matter.

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Pacers' George making rehab progress on broken leg

Pacers' George making rehab progress on broken leg

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Paul George is getting back on his feet.

September 25, 2014 2:44 pm

US women set to defend hoop title at world tourney

US women set to defend hoop title at world tourney

While the U.S. women's basketball team is a heavy favorite to win another gold medal at the world championship, the Americans have shown some unusual vulnerability.

September 25, 2014 2:30 pm

Qatar women withdraw over Asian Games hijab ban

Qatar women withdraw over Asian Games hijab ban

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — The Qatari women's basketball team withdrew from the Asian Games in protest against international rules that ban players from wearing Muslim headscarves in competition.

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India players break with tradition for basketball

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — Before all the attention generated by the Qatari women's team withdrawing from the Asian Games basketball competition due to a ban on head coverings in competition, the Indian men's team faced a similar predicament.

September 25, 2014 7:05 am

Suns, Bledsoe agree to 5-year, $70 million deal

Suns, Bledsoe agree to 5-year, $70 million deal

PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns and point guard Eric Bledsoe have reached agreement on a five-year, $70 million contract, capping a long, sometimes-tense negotiation to keep him in the desert.

September 24, 2014 8:25 pm

In copycat NBA, can Spurs cats be copied?

In copycat NBA, can Spurs cats be copied?

The unselfishness, the ball movement, the cohesion, the stability.

September 24, 2014 5:17 pm

Sue Bird 1st 4-time player on US basketball roster

Sue Bird 1st 4-time player on US basketball roster

Sue Bird is in a class by herself.

September 23, 2014 6:41 pm

Sue Bird 1st 4-time player on US basketball roster

Sue Bird is in a class by herself.

September 23, 2014 6:35 pm

Ex-NBA player Rex Chapman accused of shoplifting

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Former NBA guard Rex Chapman has been arrested for allegedly shoplifting $14,000 worth of merchandise from an Apple store in Scottsdale and then selling the items at a pawn shop.

September 19, 2014 9:21 pm

Bulls sign guard E'Twaun Moore

Bulls sign guard E'Twaun Moore

CHICAGO | The Bulls have signed former Orlando Magic guard E'Twaun Moore, the team announced Thursday.

September 18, 2014 6:45 pm

USA wins basketball worlds over Serbia

USA wins basketball worlds over Serbia

MADRID | With golden confetti raining on their heads and "Party in the U.S.A" ringing in their ears, it must have been hard for the U.S. basketball players to hear anything.

September 14, 2014 7:00 pm

US, Serbia to meet for Basketball World Cup gold

US, Serbia to meet for Basketball World Cup gold

MADRID | After a difficult summer, the Basketball World Cup has been pretty easy for the U.S.

September 13, 2014 1:03 pm

Illinois loses point guard Abrams to ACL tear

CHAMPAIGN | Illinois starting point guard Tracy Abrams is out for the season with an anterior cruciate ligament tear, coach Jon Groce confirmed Thursday.

September 11, 2014 4:39 pm

VU point guard Williams suffers torn ACL

VU point guard Williams suffers torn ACL

VALPARAISO | The college basketball season doesn’t begin for another two months, yet the Valparaiso men’s basketball team has already suffered their first significant loss of the year.

September 11, 2014 4:30 pm

Phoenix hopes to close out Sky in WNBA Final

Phoenix hopes to close out Sky in WNBA Final

After dominating the Sky in the first two games of the WNBA Finals, Diana Taurasi and her Phoenix Mercury know that closing out the series won't be as easy.

September 11, 2014 3:59 pm

Mercury crush the Sky again in WNBA Finals

Mercury crush the Sky again in WNBA Finals

PHOENIX | Brittney Griner shook off two blows to the face to finish with 19 points, Diana Taurasi added 18 and the Mercury made it two straight routs in the WNBA Finals with a 97-68 win over the Sky on Tuesday night.

September 09, 2014 10:12 pm

DuPree, Griner, Taurasi lead Mercury rout of Sky

PHOENIX | Brittney Griner swatted away just about everything within reach in the first quarter, setting the stage for a Phoenix rout.

September 07, 2014 6:30 pm

AL HAMNIK: Durant's outrageous shoe deal doesn't tell the whole story

AL HAMNIK: Durant's outrageous shoe deal doesn't tell the whole story

This is a great job, don't get me wrong.

September 01, 2014 5:15 pm

Delle Donne's late jumper rallies Sky past Dream

Delle Donne's late jumper rallies Sky past Dream

ATLANTA | Despite trailing by 17 early in the fourth quarter, the Chicago Sky weren't ready to give up on their season. Instead, they kept their focus and pulled off the biggest fourth-quarter comeback in WNBA playoff history.

August 26, 2014 10:40 pm

McCoughtry powers Dream past Sky

ROSEMONT | Angel McCoughtry scored a career-high 39 points, and the Atlanta Dream beat the Sky 92-83 on Sunday night to even their WNBA playoff series at one game apiece.

August 24, 2014 8:30 pm

Lovefest: Kevin Love traded to Cavs, joins LeBron

Lovefest: Kevin Love traded to Cavs, joins LeBron

CLEVELAND | Olympic champions together, Kevin Love and LeBron James spent the last 30 days waiting to become teammates again.

August 23, 2014 4:32 pm

Fever, Sky favored in opening round of WNBA playoffs

Fever, Sky favored in opening round of WNBA playoffs

A look at the four first-round series in the WNBA playoffs, which start today:

August 20, 2014 2:04 pm

Midwest Elite Prep expands basketball program

Midwest Elite Prep expands basketball program

MERRILLVILLE | When Glen "Red" Heffernan came to Midwest Elite Preparatory Academy last year to coach its post-graduate men's basketball team, he had at least one thing going for him.

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Stars beat Sky, Fever falls to Liberty in regular-season finales

ROSEMONT | Danielle Adams led a balanced offense with 18 points and 11 rebounds, and the San Antonio Stars beat the Sky 84-72 in the regular-season finale for both teams Sunday.

August 17, 2014 8:30 pm

George still hopeful of returning this season

George still hopeful of returning this season

INDIANAPOLIS | Paul George beat the odds to become an NBA star. He'll have to do it all over again to play next season.

August 15, 2014 5:00 pm

Crown Point's Barclay commits to play hoops at SE Louisiana

Crown Point's Barclay commits to play hoops at SE Louisiana

The dream seemed to be over. Crown Point senior forward Bret Barclay ended his final prep basketball season with the Bulldogs in March. The future seemed unclear.

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Steve Ballmer becomes owner of LA Clippers

Steve Ballmer becomes owner of LA Clippers

LOS ANGELES | The Clippers moved on from months of ugliness Tuesday, with Steve Ballmer officially becoming the team's new owner in a record $2 billion sale that ousted Donald Sterling as the NBA's longest-tenured owner.

August 12, 2014 5:00 pm

Pacers believe Paul George will make full recovery

Pacers believe Paul George will make full recovery

INDIANAPOLIS | The Pacers expect Paul George to make a full recovery from the compound fracture in his right leg. They're just not expecting that to happen this season.

August 12, 2014 5:00 pm

Sky keep Dream from wrapping up East, win 80-69

ROSEMONT, Ill. | Allie Quigley scored 17 points and the Sky prevented the Atlanta Dream from clinching the top seed in the Eastern Conference with an 80-69 victory on Sunday night.

August 10, 2014 8:30 pm

Former VU player Harris ready for new beginning at UIC

Former VU player Harris ready for new beginning at UIC

CHICAGO | Jay Harris took a break from a family vacation in Las Vegas earlier this week to reflect on a journey that has covered five years and three colleges.

August 09, 2014 5:00 pm

Mourning thanks doctors, kidney donor at hoop Hall

Mourning thanks doctors, kidney donor at hoop Hall

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. | Alonzo Mourning first thanked all of the usual people when he was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame: His coaches, his teachers, and the foster mother who raised him.

August 08, 2014 10:24 pm

LeBron says he'll stay with Cavs beyond contract

LeBron says he'll stay with Cavs beyond contract

AKRON, Ohio | LeBron James is home and he's not leaving again.

August 08, 2014 7:32 pm

Hammink completes Valparaiso’s roster

VALPARAISO | Bryce Drew went back to a familiar place in more ways than one in order to fill Valparaiso’s last remaining scholarship.

August 05, 2014 7:00 pm

Indiana Elite rallies for five runs before winning BPA World Series

Indiana Elite rallies for five runs before winning BPA World Series

For all of his malapropisms and unintended comedic statements, Yogi Berra is credited for these words of wisdom.

August 04, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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AL HAMNIK: Kansas star Ron Loneski made his entire life a competition

AL HAMNIK: Kansas star Ron Loneski made his entire life a competition

Calumet City native Ron Loneski loved to compete, was absolutely obsessed with it.

August 04, 2014 3:14 pm

Playoff scramble underway in WNBA

Playoff scramble underway in WNBA

With a little under a month left in the WNBA regular season, the scramble for the playoffs is underway.

July 22, 2014 5:30 pm

Timberwolves agree to terms with Hummel

Timberwolves agree to terms with Hummel

MINNEAPOLIS | The Minnesota Timberwolves have agreed to terms on a one-year deal with Valparaiso High School and Purdue graduate Robbie Hummel.

July 22, 2014 4:30 pm

Pacers face uphill battle after signing Stuckey

INDIANAPOLIS | Last week, the Pacers lost Lance Stephenson.

July 21, 2014 8:15 pm

Bulls re-sign Kirk Hinrich to 2-year deal

Bulls re-sign Kirk Hinrich to 2-year deal

The Bulls have made some big changes this summer as they try to beef up their roster and make a run at the Eastern Conference crown.

July 21, 2014 8:15 pm
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