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FBI probed Knight for groping

Jul 8, 2017

FBI probed Knight for groping

The FBI and the U.S. Army investigated complaints from four women that Hall of Fame basketball coach Bob Knight groped them or touched them inappropriately during a visit to a U.S. spy agency in 2015, an investigation that concluded a year later without charges, ...

Tokashiki left off roster for FIBA Asia Cup

Jul 6, 2017

Tokashiki left off roster for FIBA Asia Cup

The Akatsuki Five will be looking for a three-peat at the upcoming FIBA Asia Cup, but this time it will have to do it without star forward Ramu Tokashiki. The Japan Basketball Association announced its 12-player roster for the tournament later this month in Bangalore, ...

Hayward to leave Jazz for Celtics

/ Jul 5, 2017

Hayward to leave Jazz for Celtics

Gordon Hayward and Brad Stevens were a couple inches from winning an NCAA championship together at Butler. They are now reuniting, to try for an NBA title. The top remaining free agent in this summer's class is now off the board, with Hayward announcing Tuesday night ...

Walters lands spot on Pistons staff

/ Jul 1, 2017

Walters lands spot on Pistons staff

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Rex Walters has joined the Detroit Pistons as an assistant coach and will work on Stan Van Gundy's staff next season. Walters, 47, served as the Grand Rapids Drive head coach last season, guiding the Pistons' NBA Development League (now known as the NBA G ...

/ Jul 1, 2017

Warriors, Curry to finalize deal: GM

Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers said a contract will be finalized with two-time MVP Stephen Curry once the free agency moratorium ends on Thursday. The Warriors confirmed that in an email to The Associated Press on Friday night. Curry's agent, Jeff Austin of ...

Katsuhisa named new Sunrockers head coach

/ Jun 30, 2017

Katsuhisa named new Sunrockers head coach

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The Sunrockers Shibuya have appointed Geoffrey Katsuhisa as their new head coach. The B. League first-division club made the announcement on Thursday. The Sunrockers parted ways with Canadian BT Toews after the team was eliminated by the Kawasaki Brave Thunders in the first round of the ...

Teams plotting moves to land Pacers' George

/ Jun 30, 2017

Teams plotting moves to land Pacers' George

Indiana Pacers forward Paul George is being wooed by several clubs as the NBA prepares for Saturday's start of free agency for the 2017-18 season. Teams can negotiate terms and deals with available talent starting this weekend but there is a moratorium on signing any ...

Rockets acquire Paul from Clippers in blockbuster trade

/ Jun 29, 2017

Rockets acquire Paul from Clippers in blockbuster trade

Chris Paul is heading to Houston to join James Harden, giving the Rockets two All-Stars in the backcourt to lead their chase for a championship. In the NBA's second blockbuster trade in less than a week, the Rockets acquired Paul from the Los Angeles Clippers ...

Jackson era over after three years

/ Jun 29, 2017

Jackson era over after three years

Phil Jackson wanted to trade Carmelo Anthony and wouldn't rule out dealing Kristaps Porzingis. Turns out, Jackson is the one leaving. Jackson is out as New York Knicks president after he oversaw one of the worst eras in team history, with the team saying in a ...