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Saturday, July 2, 2016

Rockets sign ex-Pelican star Anderson

A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that the Houston Rockets have agreed to terms with power forward Ryan Anderson on a four-year, $80 million contract.

Celtics sign Horford away from Hawks

Prized free agent Al Horford agreed to terms on a four-year, $113 million deal with the Boston Celtics, leaving the Atlanta Hawks after nine seasons.
By Tim Reynolds

Hawks reach deals with Howard, Bazemore

A person with knowledge of the situation says Dwight Howard agreed to join the Atlanta Hawks, who also re-signed Kent Bazemore.
By Brian Mahoney

Friday, July 1, 2016

NBA free agents signing big deals

Many NBA free agents are on the move - and some are getting paid like they never could have imagined.

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Clippers meet with Durant Friday

The Los Angeles Clippers' meeting with Kevin Durant today will be led by coach Doc Rivers and owner Steve Ballmer.

Friday, June 24, 2016

Ex-Crusader Webb signs with Philadelphia

Former Curtis Baptist basketball star James Webb III has signed with the Philadephia 76ers.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Simmons goes first in NBA Draft

NEW YORK - The Philadelphia 76ers selected Louisiana State freshman Ben Simmons with the No. 1 pick Thursday night as the NBA Draft opened with three freshmen chosen in a row.
By Brian Mahoney

James won't play in the Olympics

LeBron James confirmed Thursday that he won't be a part of the United States men's Olympic basketball team

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Cleveland finally gets its parade

CLEVELAND - Cheered by a sea of fans spilling off sidewalks and choking the streets, LeBron James and the Cavaliers paraded and rallied as NBA champs in a once in a generation party for Cleveland.
By Tom Withers

Bulls trade Rose to Knicks

The New York Knicks acquired Derrick Rose from the Bulls on Wednesday, hoping the former NBA MVP can be their answer at point guard.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Simmons works out with 76ers

Ben Simmons has worked out for the Philadelphia 76ers, who could make him the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft.

Monday, June 20, 2016

Cavaliers greeted by delirious fans on return home

CLEVELAND — LeBron James stepped off the plane and into a blizzard of red-and-gold confetti before hoisting the Larry O’Brien trophy. It gleamed in the bright summer sun, a symbol of hope and history.
By Tom Withers

Australia's Simmons could go first in the NBA Draft

The NBA Draft should include many international players, including Australia's Ben Simmons.
By Brian Mahoney

Sunday, June 19, 2016

Cavaliers end Cleveland's title drought

OAKLAND, Calif. - LeBron James and his relentless, never-count-them-out Cavs pulled off an improbable NBA Finals comeback, and Cleveland is title town again at long last.
By Janie McCauley

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Warriors' dream year could end in defeat

OAKLAND, Calif. - Stephen Curry knows that the record-setting 73 wins, awards and memorable moments that highlighted Golden State's special season will only be footnotes if the Warriors can't ...
By Josh Dubow

Friday, June 17, 2016

Ultimate Game 7 set for Sunday in the NBA Finals

Game 7 awaits on Sunday night to decide these NBA Finals, decide the legacy of the season that has been put together by Stephen Curry and Golden State, and maybe even decide a big chunk of LeBron ...
By Tim Reynolds

Cavaliers force Game 7 with Warriors

CLEVELAND - LeBron James had 41 points, 11 assists and eight rebounds and the Cleveland Cavaliers forced a Game 7 in the NBA Finals with a 115-101 victory over the Golden State Warriors on ...
By Tom Withers

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Warriors' Green returns after suspension

CLEVELAND - For all the criticism of Golden State's Draymond Green and his penchant for committing flagrant fouls during these playoffs, Wednesday may have brought the harshest words yet. The ...
By Tim Reynolds

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Cavs step up their games to help send series back to Cleveland

CLEVELAND - Kyrie Irving's now-you-see-it-now-you-don't, ankle-breaking crossover dribble happened at almost the exact spot where his first NBA Finals ended brutally last year with his left leg ...
By Tom Withers

James, Irving lift Cavaliers in Game 5

OAKLAND, Calif. - LeBron James had 41 points, 16 rebounds and seven assists, Kyrie Irving also scored 41 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers capitalized on the Warriors playing without suspended ...
By Janie McCauley

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