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Jul 16, 2014

Silver hopeful Sterling will go soon

NBA commissioner Adam Silver says he is hopeful that the proposed $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers will be completed before next season begins. But he could not guarantee that will happen because the deal is held up in the courts. Silver ...

U.S. revamps hoops roster

Jul 15, 2014

U.S. revamps hoops roster

Kevin Durant and three returnees from the 2012 Olympic men’s basketball champions are among the 19 players selected for this summer’s U.S. national team roster. Durant, Kevin Love, James Harden and Anthony Davis were the four holdovers announced Monday, along with new additions DeMar ...

Jul 15, 2014

Klotz, Globetrotters sidekick, dies at 93

The basketball barnstormer who owned the Washington Generals and other teams that lost thousands of games to the Harlem Globetrotters has died. Louis “Red” Klotz was 93. The Press of Atlantic City reports Klotz died in his sleep Saturday at his home in Margate. ...

'Melo chooses to stay in New York with Knicks

Jul 14, 2014

'Melo chooses to stay in New York with Knicks

Carmelo Anthony wanted to be a Knick a few years ago, and nothing has changed now. Anthony is staying in New York, announcing his decision Sunday in a posting titled “My City, My Heart” on his website. “This organization has supported me and in ...

LeBron's contract with Cavaliers only for two years

Jul 13, 2014

LeBron's contract with Cavaliers only for two years

First, the Cavaliers got LeBron James’ word. Then they got his signature. James signed a two-year, $42.1 million contract with the Cavs on Saturday, a day after he announced he was returning to play in Cleveland and try to end the city’s 50-year championship ...

Jul 13, 2014

Pierce to join Wizards: source

Paul Pierce turns 37 in October and isn’t quite the offensive force he was when he was leading the Boston Celtics to the championship seven years ago. The old man showed last year in Brooklyn that he still knows how to knock down a ...

Jul 12, 2014

Thomas to join Suns from Kings

The Phoenix Suns agreed to a sign-and-trade deal with the Sacramento Kings for point guard Isaiah Thomas, two people with knowledge of the situation said Friday. The people, who sought anonymity because the deal has not been officially announced, say Thomas is signing a ...

Return  of the  King

Jul 12, 2014

Return of the King

NBA If LeBron James was going to win another NBA title, heal broken hearts and continue building his legacy, he knew there was only one place to go. To Ohio. Home. Four years after he left for Miami, a widely criticized departure that damaged ...

3x3 basketball circuit makes hot start

Jul 12, 2014

3x3 basketball circuit makes hot start

by Kaz Nagatsuka

With Typhoon Neoguri having passed, what awaited spectators was glaring sunlight and high temperatures perhaps heralding the start of the real summer. And the arrival of the hot weather coincided with the beginning of the inaugural 3×3 Premier.exe basketball circuit. On Saturday afternoon at ...

LeBron James returns to Cavs: 'I'm coming home'

Jul 12, 2014

LeBron James returns to Cavs: 'I'm coming home'

If LeBron James was going to win another NBA title, heal broken hearts and continue building his legacy, he knew there was only one place to go. To Ohio. Home. Four years after he left for Miami, a widely criticized departure that damaged his ...