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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 ...

/ Jun 18, 2017

Sixers, Celtics agree on trade for No. 1 pick

Philadelphia and Boston have agreed in principle on a trade where the 76ers would acquire the chance to take Markelle Fultz with the No. 1 pick in Thursday’s NBA Draft, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press. The Celtics will ...

NBA bans Ellis, Bullock

/ Jun 17, 2017

NBA bans Ellis, Bullock

Monta Ellis of the Indiana Pacers and Reggie Bullock of the Detroit Pistons have been suspended five games under the NBA’s anti-drug program. The league announced the suspensions Friday without disclosing details of the violations. The 31-year-old Ellis averaged 8.5 points a game for ...

NCAA suspends Pitino, sanctions Louisville

Jun 16, 2017

NCAA suspends Pitino, sanctions Louisville

The NCAA has suspended Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino for five Atlantic Coast Conference games following its sex scandal investigation. The governing body also Thursday placed the basketball program on four years’ probation, vacated wins in which ineligible players participated and handed down a ...

/ Jun 16, 2017

Ex-Happinet Bryant joins Nets coaching staff

Former Akita Northern Happinets forward Travon Bryant has joined the Brooklyn Nets coaching staff, it was announced on Thursday. Bryant was named an assistant player development coach for Kenny Atkinson’s staff. The 34-year-old Bryant, a University of Missouri alum, wrapped up his playing career ...

/ Jun 16, 2017

Inglewood City Council OKs talks with Clippers on new arena

The Inglewood City Council unanimously approved an exclusive negotiating agreement with the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday that could lead to the construction of an arena for the NBA team across the street from the future home of the NFL’s Chargers and Rams. The ...

/ Jun 16, 2017

NBA to honor Russell with award for lifetime achievement

Bill Russell will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award during the first NBA Awards. The Hall of Fame center and 11-time NBA champion with the Boston Celtics will be given the award by the NBA and Turner Sports, it was announced Thursday. Russell ...

West intrigued at joining Clippers front office

/ Jun 16, 2017

West intrigued at joining Clippers front office

Hall of Famer Jerry West is leaving his job as an executive board member with the NBA champion Golden State Warriors and is expected to take a similar role with the Los Angeles Clippers. Warriors general manager Bob Myers said to NBC Sports Bay ...