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July 29, 2014; Updated: 4:19 am
Los Angeles — Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.
July 28, 2014; Updated: 6:13 pm
July 28, 2014; Updated: 11:54 pm
Mystics 77, Dream 67
July 23, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm
Lynx 112, Dream 108Former UConn star Maya Moore scored a franchise-record 48 points, the second most in WNBA history, to help Minnesota beat Atlanta in double overtime on Tuesday night.Moore hit 16 of 30 shots from the field,...
July 22, 2014; Updated: 1:06 am
Witness: Sterling needs Clippers sale to pay off debts
July 21, 2014; Updated: 11:29 pm
Carol Ross has been fired as coach of the slumping Los Angeles Sparks, and will be replaced by general manager Penny Toler for the rest of the season.The team made the move Sunday. The Sparks are in fourth place in the Western Conference,...
July 20, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm
Four-time Olympic gold medalist Lisa Leslie headlines the 2015 women's basketball Hall of Fame induction class announced Saturday.She is joined by former Houston Comets star Janeth Arcain, University of Georgia standout Janet Harris,...
July 19, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm
Shabazz Napier has signed his rookie deal with the Miami Heat.Napier's deal got finalized Friday, hours before Miami's final game of its summer league schedule in Las Vegas. The point guard will make about $1.2 million this season after...
July 18, 2014; Updated: 5:01 pm
Phoenix — The league-leading Phoenix Mercury have the offensive firepower to overwhelm any team in the WNBA.
July 18, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm
Celtics officials say NBA Hall of Famer Bill Russell is doing OK after collapsing during a speaking engagement near Lake Tahoe.Team spokesman Brian Olive says the 80-year-old Russell felt faint after the Thursday morning fall at the Hyatt...
July 18, 2014; Updated: 11:48 pm
Fever 82, Sky 64The message on the board in the Indiana locker room was "Finish Strong," something the Fever have struggled to do.
July 17, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm
Lynx 93, Shock 82After a rocky midseason stretch, Minnesota coach Cheryl Reeve believes the defending-champion Lynx have just started to play their best basketball.Former UConn star Maya Moore scored 32 points and the Lynx handed...
July 17, 2014; Updated: 11:50 pm
AP Source: Hornets land StephensonLance Stephenson is bringing his swag to Charlotte.
July 16, 2014; Updated: 2:54 am
Las Vegas — Patrick Ewing sees the parallels between then and now.
July 15, 2014; Updated: 11:29 pm
Coach Mike Krzyzewski hopes Derrick Rose's NBA comeback begins in a USA uniform.Even if Rose isn't ready, the Americans have plenty of talent for another run at a world championship.Rose and four returnees from the 2012 Olympic...
July 13, 2014; Updated: 2:09 am
AP source: James signs two-year contractFirst, the Cavaliers got LeBron James' word. Then they got his signature.
July 12, 2014; Updated: 1:50 am
Cleveland — If LeBron James was going to win another NBA title, heal broken hearts and continue building his legacy, he knew there was only one place to go.
July 12, 2014; Updated: 4:19 am
Chris Bosh said countless times in recent weeks that he did not want to leave Miami.Not even LeBron James’ departure changed his mind.
July 12, 2014; Updated: 12:03 am
Lakers acquire Lin from Rockets, still pursuing Anthony
July 11, 2014; Updated: 12:54 pm
James told Sports Illustrated in a first-person story: "My relationship with Northeast Ohio is bigger than basketball. I didn't realize that four years ago. I do now."
July 10, 2014; Updated: 2:08 am
Stars 80, Liberty 66
July 10, 2014; Updated: 2:04 am
Las Vegas — Pat Riley made his pitch. And now, LeBron James wants time to think.
July 8, 2014; Updated: 3:57 am
Cleveland — There was no eye contact, nothing to indicate any reconciliation. The breakup of LeBron James and Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert was beyond bitter.
July 8, 2014; Updated: 11:56 pm
Cleveland - There was no eye contact, nothing to indicate any reconciliation. The breakup of LeBron James and Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert was beyond bitter.But now, as James considers a return to the team he abandoned four years ago...
July 7, 2014; Updated: 12:01 am
Liberty 87, Lynx 80It's all starting to click for Tina Charles and the New York Liberty.