Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016

Rose cleared in civil rape trial

Jurors in Los Angeles cleared NBA star Derrick Rose and two friends Wednesday in a lawsuit that accused them of gang raping his ex-girlfriend when she was incapacitated from drugs or alcohol.

Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016

NBA says returning the All-Star Game to Charlotte in 2019 is "a high priority"

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Tuesday that returning the All-Star Game to Charlotte in 2019 is "a high priority," provided there's a resolution to a North Carolina law that ...
By Steve Reed

Hawks' starting lineup to play together for first time

The Atlanta Hawks will finally debut their projected starting lineup in tonight's exhibition game against the Pelicans.

Monday, Oct. 17, 2016

Knicks' Rose might miss final two preseason games

Derrick Rose is going to have to learn the Knicks offense on the fly.

Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016

Cavaliers now have first $100 million starting five

Barring any lineup changes, J.R. Smith's new contract will give the Cavs the most expensive starting lineup in NBA history.

Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016

Smith signs with Cavaliers

After sitting out most of training camp, free agent shooting guard J.R. Smith re-signed Saturday with the defending NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers, who now have all their starting pieces in ...

Friday, Oct. 14, 2016

Hawks' Schroder eager to make most of opportunity

While the signing of Dwight Howard generated much of the off-season buzz in Atlanta, the decision to go with Dennis Schroder could turn out to be more significant for the Hawks.
By Paul Newberry

Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016

Hawks' Splitter back on the shelf with hamstring injury

You can forgive Tiago Splitter for having a 'Why me' moment.

Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016

Blatt accepts championship ring from Cavaliers

Former Cavaliers coach David Blatt has accepted a championship ring from the team despite being fired last season.

Monday, Sept. 26, 2016

Howard ready for change in Atlanta

ATLANTA - Dwight Howard beamed Monday as he posed for photos, finally wearing his hometown "ATLANTA" in big letters across his broad chest.

Spurs start camp without Duncan

SAN ANTONIO - Life without Tim Duncan has officially begun for the San Antonio Spurs, even if they aren't quite ready to accept it.
By Raul Dominguez

James will stand for national anthem

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio - LeBron James has been horrified at the videos of police shootings and violence he's seen over the past few months. Like many Americans, he's anxious for change.
By By Tom Withers

Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016

NBA asks players for ideas on social change

MIAMI - NBA players are being urged to reach out to league and union officials to try and come up with ways to create "positive change" in communities around the country, a move that comes in ...
By Tim Reynolds

Friday, Sept. 9, 2016

Stars go into Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

Former NBA MVPs Shaquille O'Neal, Allen Iverson and Yeo Ming headlined the 10-member Class of 2016 that was enshrined into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
By Kyle Hightower

Friday, Sept. 2, 2016

Wade lashes out at Chicago's gun laws

Dwyane Wade lashed out against Chicago's gun laws, calling them weak and saying he has urged city officials in his hometown to enact changes to help both citizens and police.
By Tim Reynolds

Thursday, Aug 11, 2016

Warriors will face new star's ex-team in 2017

Kevin Durant will return to Oklahoma City on Feb. 11 and join Golden State for an NBA Finals rematch at Cleveland on Christmas.
By Brian Mahoney

Friday, July 22, 2016

Enlarged heart led to death of Oklahoma State player

Oklahoma State basketball player Tyrek Coger died from an enlarged heart after a 40-minute team workout on the football stadium stairs in hot weather, officials said Friday.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

NBA pulls 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte

The NBA is moving the 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte because of its objections to a North Carolina law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people.

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Ex-NBA star Thurmond dies

Former NBA great Nate Thurmond, a tenacious defensive center who was an iconic sports figure in two cities, died Saturday after a short battle with leukemia. He was 74.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Howard emotional about returning home to Atlanta

ATLANTA - Dwight Howard watched Kent Bazemore choke up with emotion and soon did the same. Returning to Atlanta means a lot.
By George Henry

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