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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 ...

Japan roster unveiled for FIBA Asia Cup

Jul 25, 2017

Japan roster unveiled for FIBA Asia Cup

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Star guards Yuki Togashi, Makoto Hiejima and Daiki Tanaka headline the Japan men's national team's 12-man roster for the upcoming FIBA Asia Cup, the Japan Basketball Association announced on Tuesday. Most of the squad that competed at June's East Asia Championship in Nagano, where the ...

Jul 25, 2017

Yoshida steers Japan women past South Korea

Asami Yoshida steered Japan to its second win in two days at the FIBA Women's Asia Cup in Bangalore, India on Monday, beating South Korea to ensure a top-two finish in Group B. After Japan coach Tom Hovasse sat her for almost all of 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 ...

Hall of Fame coach Kundla dies at 101

Jul 24, 2017

Hall of Fame coach Kundla dies at 101

Before Phil Jackson and Pat Riley, before Gregg Popovich and Larry Brown, even before Red Auerbach, there was John Kundla. Kundla, the Hall of Fame coach who led the Minneapolis Lakers to five NBA championships, died Sunday. He was 101. Son Tom Kundla said his father ...

Jul 23, 2017

Japan wins big in Women's Asia Cup opener

Japan blew out the Philippines by 51 points for a 106-55 win in its opening match of the Women's Asia Cup on Sunday. Keyed by 21 points from 22-year-old small forward Evelyn Mawuli, Japan broke the Filipinos' spirit early and was never challenged before closing ...

/ 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 ...

Irving asks Cavs for trade

/ Jul 22, 2017

Irving asks Cavs for trade

Kyrie Irving wants the stage for himself. Cleveland's All-Star point guard has asked the Cavaliers to trade him, two people familiar with the situation told AP on Friday. Irving made the request last week to owner Dan Gilbert, said the people who spoke on condition ...

Cavs' Irving fired up about 2020 Games

/ Jul 22, 2017

Cavs' Irving fired up about 2020 Games

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Kyrie Irving made his first trip to Japan this week, and the Cleveland Cavaliers point guard already has plans to come back. In the summer of 2020, just in time for the Tokyo Olympics. "I can't wait," Irving said on Friday night, after the Clutch Bucket ...

Jazz sign Griffin to two-way contract

/ Jul 21, 2017

Jazz sign Griffin to two-way contract

The Utah Jazz signed big man Eric Griffin to a two-way contract Thursday. Contract details were not released. Griffin was a member of the Jazz during NBA summer leagues in Salt Lake City and Las Vegas. He averaged 10.8 points, 7.8 rebounds and 3.0 blocks in ...