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NBA investigating Lakers amid George tampering allegation

The NBA is investigating whether the Los Angeles Lakers tampered with All-Star forward Paul George while he was under contract with the Indiana Pacers. The Pacers asked the league to open the probe. The story was first reported by veteran NBA writer and longtime former Japan Times columnist Peter Vecsey on patreon.com. "The ...

LeBron blasts 'so-called President' Trump

/ Aug 16, 2017

LeBron blasts 'so-called President' Trump

Speaking from his heart and for unity, LeBron James went after President Trump, calling him the "so-called president" while calling for unity in light of the Charlottesville tragedy. Standing on stage before students, parents and families connected to his foundation at the end of a ...

/ Aug 15, 2017

NBA announces full schedule for 2017-18 season

DeMarcus Cousins will make an early season trip back to Sacramento, while Gordon Hayward will wait almost all season to see Utah again. Chris Paul's return to his old Clippers home is part of a Martin Luther King Jr. day tripleheader that includes another NBA ...

/ Aug 12, 2017

Oakley to play in Big3 season finale

Charles Oakley is checking himself in for the Big3's regular-season finale. Oakley plans to play for the first time this season on Sunday in Los Angeles, the league announced Friday. The former New York Knicks All-Star is the coach of the Killer 3s, who have ...

Kings' Randolph arrested on marijuana charge

/ Aug 11, 2017

Kings' Randolph arrested on marijuana charge

Sacramento Kings forward Zach Randolph was arrested on a marijuana charge after several police cars were vandalized when a large gathering became unruly at a Los Angeles housing project, authorities said Thursday. Randolph, 36, was taken into custody late Wednesday on suspicion of possessing marijuana ...

Rivers will only coach after role is reduced by Clippers

/ Aug 5, 2017

Rivers will only coach after role is reduced by Clippers

Doc Rivers is losing his dual roles with the Los Angeles Clippers, keeping his position as coach while Lawrence Frank takes over Rivers' responsibility for basketball operations. The team announced the changes Friday, saying the moves are "aimed at bringing the team to a new ...

Curry shoots a 74 in pro golf debut

/ Aug 4, 2017

Curry shoots a 74 in pro golf debut

Stephen Curry pumped his right fist, raised his arms in the air with club in hand and gave a firm shoulder bump to caddie Jonnie West, his golf partner on road trips with the Golden State Warriors. After three bogeys in five holes of his ...

Durant hopes to boost sport with clinic in India

/ Jul 29, 2017

Durant hopes to boost sport with clinic in India

NBA MVP Kevin Durant set a world record in India on Friday but admitted it will take a lot more for basketball to overtake cricket in the country. Durant said that India will have to be patient and find its own Yao Ming to become ...

Curry, Warriors finalize new deal

/ Jul 26, 2017

Curry, Warriors finalize new deal

Stephen Curry has already delivered his share of success to a franchise that desperately needed it. Now, he's being paid for all he has done — and certainly will do. Curry finalized his new contract on Tuesday, signing a $201 million, five-year deal with the ...

Rose agrees to deal with Cavaliers

/ Jul 25, 2017

Rose agrees to deal with Cavaliers

For the moment, the Cavaliers have one content, proven point guard. Free agent Derrick Rose agreed Monday to sign with Cleveland, a person familiar with the decision told AP. Rose, a former NBA MVP who has struggled with knee injuries, will get a one-year contract ...

/ Jul 22, 2017

Wall, Wizards reach agreement on four-year extension: source

All-Star point guard John Wall has agreed to a $170 million, four-year contract extension with the Washington Wizards that will start with the 2019 season, a source familiar with the deal said. The person confirmed the terms of the agreement on Friday night on condition ...