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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 ...

/ 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 ...

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 ...

/ Jul 20, 2017

Marbury announces move to Beijing Fly Dragons

Former NBA All-Star Stephon Marbury said Wednesday he is headed back to Beijing for one final pro season, but will not be playing for the same Chinese Basketball Association squad. Marbury announced in an Instagram posting that he will play next season for the Beijing ...

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 ...

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 ...