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Crawford, T-Wolves hammer out two-year deal

/ Jul 9, 2017

Crawford, T-Wolves hammer out two-year deal

The Minnesota Timberwolves were in desperate need of a scorer off the bench. Jamal Crawford has made a living doing just that.Crawford reached agreement with the Timberwolves on a two-year deal Saturday, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press. The ...

FBI probed Knight for groping

Jul 8, 2017

FBI probed Knight for groping

The FBI and the U.S. Army investigated complaints from four women that Hall of Fame basketball coach Bob Knight groped them or touched them inappropriately during a visit to a U.S. spy agency in 2015, an investigation that concluded a year later without charges, ...

Tokashiki left off roster for FIBA Asia Cup

Jul 6, 2017

Tokashiki left off roster for FIBA Asia Cup

The Akatsuki Five will be looking for a three-peat at the upcoming FIBA Asia Cup, but this time it will have to do it without star forward Ramu Tokashiki.The Japan Basketball Association announced its 12-player roster for the tournament later this month in Bangalore, ...

Young reaches deal with Warriors

/ Jul 6, 2017

Young reaches deal with Warriors

Veteran guard Nick Young is getting a new start with Golden State, agreeing to a $5.2 million, one-year contract Wednesday with the champion Warriors.Young’s agent, Mark Bartelstein, confirmed the deal in a message to AP. Warriors general manager Bob Myers also said the team ...

Hayward to leave Jazz for Celtics

/ Jul 5, 2017

Hayward to leave Jazz for Celtics

Gordon Hayward and Brad Stevens were a couple inches from winning an NCAA championship together at Butler.They are now reuniting, to try for an NBA title. The top remaining free agent in this summer’s class is now off the board, with Hayward announcing Tuesday ...

Billups out of running to be GM of Cavaliers

/ Jul 4, 2017

Billups out of running to be GM of Cavaliers

Chauncey Billups spun away from the Cavaliers.After discussing a lead role in Cleveland’s front office, Billups withdrew from consideration Monday. The former All-Star guard had been in discussions with Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert about joining the Eastern Conference champions, but Billups said the “timing ...

Durant reaches deal with Warriors

/ Jul 4, 2017

Durant reaches deal with Warriors

The NBA Finals MVP gladly accepted a pay cut.One day shy of a year after announcing his decision to join the powerhouse Warriors, Kevin Durant took far less than he could have to help make sure they stay winners and chase more championships. KD ...