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Paul re-elected as NBPA president

Chris Paul has been re-elected president of the National Basketball Players Association. Paul’s new four-year term begins immediately. He will be assisted by the union’s newly elected vice president, Garrett Temple of the Sacramento Kings. In his first term as president, Paul most notably helped the players and the NBA ...

76ers take Fultz with No. 1 pick

/ Jun 23, 2017

76ers take Fultz with No. 1 pick

Markelle Fultz, Lonzo Ball and the future of the NBA arrived Thursday night. Jimmy Butler and Tom Thibodeau hope to rekindle their past. Fultz and Ball led a record-setting run of one-and-dones in the NBA Draft, which received a jolt early in the first ...

Howard, Lopez on move amid flurry of deals

/ Jun 21, 2017

Howard, Lopez on move amid flurry of deals

Dwight Howard and Brook Lopez are on the move. Dwyane Wade is opting in. Pau Gasol is opting out. The Los Angeles Lakers provided the clearest indication yet that Lonzo Ball is their guy. The NBA offseason is already in overdrive, with a dizzying ...

Japan women ousted at FIBA 3x3 World Cup

Jun 20, 2017

Japan women ousted at FIBA 3x3 World Cup

The Japan women’s team was sent to an early pool stage exit Monday at the FIBA 3×3 World Cupe, just weeks after the event was added to the 2020 Olympic program. The Japan team, featuring Ryoko Yano, Yui Hanada, Megumi Iizuka and Masami Tachikawa, ...

Levanga re-sign 47-year-old guard Orimo

/ Jun 20, 2017

Levanga re-sign 47-year-old guard Orimo

Levanga Hokkaido has agreed to extend the contract of 47-year-old player Takehiko Orimo for the 2017-18 season, the Sapporo-based B. League team announced Tuesday. Orimo, a 190-cm shooting guard who played for Toyota in the old Japan Basketball League, is the oldest player in ...

Hall of Famer West joins Clippers

/ Jun 20, 2017

Hall of Famer West joins Clippers

Hall of Famer Jerry West, fresh off helping the Golden State Warriors win another NBA championship, is now officially a consultant with the Los Angeles Clippers. West was formally introduced at a news conference Monday with Doc Rivers, the Clippers’ coach and president of ...

76ers acquire No. 1 pick from Celtics, eye Fultz

/ Jun 20, 2017

76ers acquire No. 1 pick from Celtics, eye Fultz

Philadelphia completed its trade for the No. 1 overall pick in this year’s NBA Draft, landing the pick from the Boston Celtics on Monday in a move that clears the way for the 76ers to grab guard Markelle Fultz. Philadelphia will hold the No. ...

Taurasi becomes WNBA's all-time scoring leader

Jun 19, 2017

Taurasi becomes WNBA's all-time scoring leader

About the only thing missing from Diana Taurasi’s record-setting day was a victory. Taurasi became the WNBA’s career scoring leader in front of her family, friends and Kobe Bryant. With her parents watching, Taurasi passed Tina Thompson on Sunday in the Phoenix Mercury’s 90-59 ...