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Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Spurs coach calls Duncan 'irreplaceable'

Gregg Popovich bade an emotional farewell to Tim Duncan's playing career Tuesday, the longtime San Antonio coach saying the now-retired Spurs star was the best teammate anyone could have known.

Monday, July 11, 2016

Hawks agree to deal with ex-Jacket

The Atlanta Hawks and point guard Jarrett Jack agreed on a one-year contract for next season.

Duncan announces retirement from NBA

Tim Duncan spent nearly two decades as the quiet storm in the middle of the San Antonio Spurs franchise, putting the team on his broad shoulders and carrying it to heights unseen in modern ...
By Jon Krawczynski

Friday, July 8, 2016

SMU's Larry Brown resigns after four seasons

Larry Brown is leaving Southern Methodist after turning down a contract extension, ending a four-year run during which the Mustangs made the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1993 and then ...

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Wade announces he will leave Miami for Chicago

MIAMI - Dwyane Wade is going home, making what he called "an extremely emotional and tough decision" on Wednesday night to leave the Miami Heat after 13 seasons and sign with the Chicago Bulls.

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Heat might not be able to afford Wade

Dwyane Wade's representatives have told teams that the All-Star shooting guard is seeking a deal worth around $50 million over two years, currently leaving the salary cap-strapped Miami Heat ...

Warriors' super team rocks NBA

Kevin Durant's decision to join the Warriors on Monday sent tremors through the NBA, and players and executives throughout the league immediately started to contemplate how the newest super team ...
By Jon Krawczynski

Monday, July 4, 2016

Durant to join Golden State

OAKLAND, Calif. - Kevin Durant decided his best chance for "growth" means leaving his beloved Oklahoma City behind for a big move out West to join the star-studded, record-setting Golden State ...
By Janie McCauley

Spurs lure Gasol into fold

The San Antonio Spurs agreed to a two-year deal with veteran forward Pau Gasol on Monday, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press.

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.

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