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Jul 9, 2016

Hall of Fame coach Brown resigns after four seasons at SMU

Larry Brown is leaving SMU after turning down a contract extension, ending a four-year run during which the Mustangs made the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1993 and then were banned from postseason play last season. SMU athletic director Rick Hart said ...

Celtics bring Horford on board

Jul 9, 2016

Celtics bring Horford on board

Al Horford is the biggest free agent ever to sign with the Boston Celtics. And he’s going to try to make sure he’s not the last. “People around the league, they appreciate, they understand how special it is,” Horford said Friday at a news ...

Warriors unveil Durant after signing him to two-year deal

Jul 8, 2016

Warriors unveil Durant after signing him to two-year deal

Kevin Durant wanted to look MVP Stephen Curry in the eye, meet Klay Thompson face to face, and find out for himself whether they truly wanted him as a teammate. The All-Star shooting tandem made it clear during a meeting last weekend that he ...

Jul 7, 2016

NBA to introduce new shot clock, timing system

Time’s up for the old NBA shot clock. The league will debut a new timing system and shot clock this week in Las Vegas during the NBA Summer League, which will then be integrated into all 29 arenas for the 2016-17 season. The league ...

Wade bids Heat farewell, will return home to play for Bulls

Jul 7, 2016

Wade bids Heat farewell, will return home to play for Bulls

Dwyane Wade is going home, making what he called “an extremely emotional and tough decision” on Wednesday night to leave the Miami Heat after 13 seasons and sign with the Chicago Bulls. Wade will sign a two-year deal with the Bulls, one that will ...

Nowitzki stays put; Spurs get Gasol

Jul 6, 2016

Nowitzki stays put; Spurs get Gasol

Star forward Dirk Nowitzki has agreed to terms on a two-year deal to stay with the Dallas Mavericks, while Pau Gasol has agreed to join the San Antonio Spurs. Nowitzki has a two-year deal worth $40 million, according to The Dallas Morning News and ...

Jul 6, 2016

Italy, Latvia advance in Olympic basketball qualifying

Italy and Latvia claimed their second straight victories Tuesday to advance to the semifinals as group winners in their respective qualifying tournaments for men’s basketball at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. In Turin, Italy defeated Croatia 67-60 in Group B. Marco Belinelli led ...