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Knicks expect Carmelo at camp

When training camp opens, the New York Knicks expect Carmelo Anthony right where he's been — in their uniform and in their starting lineup. The Knicks said Friday they plan for Anthony to report next week after not finding a trade for their All-Star forward. "When we set out, we said if ...

Irving not concerned about Lebron's feelings

/ Sep 19, 2017

Irving not concerned about Lebron's feelings

New Boston Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving says he doesn't care if anyone took it personally that he left Cleveland, even Cavaliers star LeBron James. Appearing Monday on ESPN's "First Take," Irving said he doesn't feel like he owed James an explanation for asking for ...

Pelicans finalize deal with guard Allen

/ Sep 16, 2017

Pelicans finalize deal with guard Allen

The New Orleans Pelicans signed free-agent guard Tony Allen on Friday. A person familiar with the contract says it's worth $2.3 million for one year. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because financial terms have not been disclosed. The source ...

Kings' Randolph pleads no contest to drug charge

/ Sep 14, 2017

Kings' Randolph pleads no contest to drug charge

Sacramento Kings forward Zach Randolph was sentenced to community service on Wednesday in connection with an incident that saw him charged with marijuana possession. With his no-contest plea, the 36-year-old Randolph had the charge against him reduced to delaying an officer. The 36-year-old was arrested last ...

George Washington, ex-coach Lonergan reach settlement

Sep 14, 2017

George Washington, ex-coach Lonergan reach settlement

George Washington and former men's basketball coach Mike Lonergan have reached a settlement a year after he was fired. Lonergan's lawyer, Andy Phillips, released a statement Wednesday about the settlement that was agreed to by George Washington lawyers. The statement says that while Lonergan considered ...

Lakers to retire Bryant's two numbers

/ Sep 13, 2017

Lakers to retire Bryant's two numbers

One retired jersey number just isn't enough for Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers. The Lakers will retire Bryant's No. 8 and No. 24 in a ceremony Dec. 18 during their game against Golden State, the franchise announced Tuesday. Bryant wore No. 8 from 1996 ...

Former WKU star McDaniels dies

Sep 9, 2017

Former WKU star McDaniels dies

Jim McDaniels, a 211-cm big man who led Western Kentucky to the NCAA Final Four in 1971 and ranks at or near the top of several statistical categories, has died. He was 69. The school said McDaniels died Wednesday in Bowling Green. Visitation is Monday ...

McGrady, McGinnis head Hall of Fame class of 2017

/ Sep 9, 2017

McGrady, McGinnis head Hall of Fame class of 2017

Former NBA star Tracy McGrady and ABA and NBA star George McGinnis were part of a class of 11 basketball greats inducted Friday into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. McGrady, a seven-time All Star, says his induction was put into perspective by the ...