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Jul 5, 2016

Heat make two-year offer to Wade

Dwyane Wade has an offer to consider. Wade has been extended a two-year, $40 million contract offer to stay with the Miami Heat, a person with knowledge of the negotiations told The Associated Press on Monday. The second year would be at Wade’s option, ...

Jul 5, 2016

Mavericks agree to acquire Bogut from Warriors: source

Andrew Bogut is headed to the Dallas Mavericks from Golden State thanks to the Warriors’ successful pursuit of Kevin Durant. A person with knowledge of the deal said Monday that the Mavericks have agreed to acquire Bogut with the Warriors trying to clear salary ...

Durant rocks NBA in move to Warriors

Jul 5, 2016

Durant rocks NBA in move to Warriors

Kevin Durant decided his best chance for “growth” means leaving his beloved Oklahoma City behind for a big move out West to join the star-studded, record-setting Golden State Warriors and play alongside Splash Brothers Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson. In the most anticipated move ...

Mavericks setting sights on Barnes

Jul 3, 2016

Mavericks setting sights on Barnes

The Mavericks have informed representatives of Golden State’s Harrison Barnes that they intend to sign the restricted free agent to an offer sheet for a four-year, $95 million contract, two people with knowledge of Dallas’ plans said Saturday. The people spoke to AP about ...

Memories all that remain of bj-league

| Jul 2, 2016

Memories all that remain of bj-league

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First in a two-part series Six weeks after the bj-league’s final game, it’s now a good time to dust the cobwebs off the memory bank . . . Hoop Scoop chronicled the highlights and lowlights of the final 10 seasons of the bj-league’s wild ...

Players cash in on free agency

Jul 2, 2016

Players cash in on free agency

A person with knowledge of the situation says Dwight Howard has agreed to join the Atlanta Hawks, who will re-sign Kent Bazemore. Howard received a three-year contract worth $70.5 million, while Bazemore will get $70 million over four years, the person told AP on ...

Jul 1, 2016

Superstar Durant embarks on free agency tour

Kevin Durant started his free agency tour in a familiar place. Video from Fox 25 in Oklahoma City shows Durant arriving at Chesapeake Energy Arena on Thursday and being greeted by general manager Sam Presti. Durant still hasn’t made it clear whether he’s going ...

Jul 1, 2016

Private funeral held for Summitt

A private funeral service for former Tennessee women’s basketball coach Pat Summitt was held Thursday. Erin Freeman, who has been acting as a spokeswoman for the Summitt family this week, confirmed that the funeral took place Thursday in Clarksville, Tennessee. When Summitt died Tuesday ...