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Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Hornets need young forwards to step up

The Charlotte Hornets are turning to a pair of young, inexperienced power forwards after losing Josh McRoberts in free agency.

Monday, July 7, 2014

Sterlings' trial opens with talk of Alzheimer's

A neurologist testified Monday that Donald Sterling likely has Alzheimer's disease as a trial over the $2 billion Los Angeles Clippers sale finally got underway.

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Free agency has taken on a different tone this off-season

MIAMI — At this time four years ago NBA free agency was a circus. LeBron James was joining Twitter and Chris Bosh was offering regular updates on his free-agent wooing.
By Tim Reynolds

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Hollins agrees to coach Nets

The Brooklyn Nets reached an agreement in principle Wednesday with Lionel Hollins to become their coach, moving quickly after the departure of Jason Kidd.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Bulls make a strong push for Anthony

CHICAGO - The Chicago Bulls are making the hard sell for Carmelo Anthony.

Monday, June 30, 2014

Clippers sale hinges on terms of Sterling family trust

The $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers will hinge on the technicalities of family trust law and whether Donald Sterling's estranged wife had the right to negotiate a deal.

Teams with NBA title dreams look to free agents

As free agency opens Tuesday, the allure of splurging on one big star will be too intoxicating for most teams to resist.
By Jon Krawczynski

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Free agents might opt to help team

Free agency opens Tuesday, and it's no longer just a means for players to make their situations better. That might be Carmelo Anthony's goal, but for other players, improving their teams might be ...
By Brian Mahoney

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Wade opts out of Heat contract

Dwyane Wade has made his choice. Chris Bosh is still mulling his. Wade told the Miami Heat on Saturday that he is opting out of the final two years, and will become a free agent on Tuesday.

Friday, June 27, 2014

Seeing son drafted gives Wiggins' father 'closure'

His son, Andrew, is the No. 1 overall pick, and Mitchell Wiggins is now unburdened by guilt, embarrassment and disappointment. He's whole again.
By Tom Withers

Two Hawks draftees to play in summer league

Atlanta Hawks draftees Adreian Payne and Lamar Patterson each said they intend to play in the Las Vegas Summer League in July.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Hawks take former Spartan star with first pick

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks have selected Michigan State power forward Adreian Payne with the 15th overall pick of the NBA draft.
By George Henry

Cavs take Wiggins with No. 1 pick in draft

NEW YORK - Andrew Wiggins, of Kansas, was selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers with the No. 1 pick in the NBA Draft on Thursday night.
By Brian Mahoney

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Draft picks share spotlight with James

Before they could be the first selections in what appears to be a deep NBA Draft, Andre Wiggins, Jabari Parker and the rest of the class were in the spotlight with LeBron James.
By Associated Press

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Hawks GM mum about draft plans

Ask the Atlanta Hawks general manager what player the team has targeted in the upcoming NBA Draft and he offers a mere smile. That's as close to inside information an outsider can get.

James opts out of contract with Heat

Through his agent, LeBron James informed the Miami Heat on Tuesday that he has decided to opt out of the final two years of his contract.
By Tim Reynolds

Monday, June 23, 2014

Anthony wants to explore options

NEW YORK - Carmelo Anthony "loves being a Knick" but is headed for free agency because he wants to explore his options, his agent said.

Monday, June 16, 2014

Spurs have some aging players, but have young talent, too

Tim Duncan's eventual retirement - whether it's next week, or after the next championship - probably won't be the end of what's been a 15-year run at or near the top.
By Brian Mahoney

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Role players once again shine for Spurs

Role players Kawhi Leonard and Boris Diaw have been exactly what San Antonio has needed in the NBA Finals matchup against the Miami Heat,
By Tim Reynolds

Friday, June 13, 2014

Spurs a 'machine' against Heat

The Miami Heat, who were able to deny the Spurs last year, have two days to figure out what can possibly be done to do it again.

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