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Byron Scott sees swift title contention for Lakers

Byron Scott sees swift title contention for Lakers

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Byron Scott was a key component of the Los Angeles Lakers' Showtime teams, a smooth shooting guard with sizzling com…

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Husband arrested in death of NBA player's aunt

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Police say they have arrested a man wanted in the slaying of the aunt of Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes.

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UA basketball: Final thoughts from Las Vegas and other notes

UA basketball: Final thoughts from Las Vegas and other notes

News, notes and thoughts after the July evaluation season winds up.

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NBA, Clippers eager for Sterling out, Ballmer in

The NBA and the Los Angeles Clippers are ready to move on, even if Donald Sterling wants to keep fighting.

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Recruiting season marks last chance for Sahuaro's Molina

Recruiting season marks last chance for Sahuaro's Molina

High school senior "just trying to get a scholarship” this summer.  

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NBA notebook: Judge OKs $2billion sale of Clippers

LOS ANGELES — Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the team to former Microso…

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Lakers finally confirm Byron Scott is new coach

Lakers finally confirm Byron Scott is new coach

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers confirmed Byron Scott is their new coach Monday night.

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Judge OKs record-setting $2B sale of Clippers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the team to former Mi…

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Rose returns as US basketball team opens camp

Rose returns as US basketball team opens camp

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Derrick Rose says he feels old.

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All tickets claimed for LeBron's homecoming show

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James' Ohio hometown says fans quickly claimed the thousands of tickets available for the homecoming event expected …

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Recruit: UA basketball 2015 class 'could be No. 1'

Recruit: UA basketball 2015 class 'could be No. 1'

Guard Simon, forward Smith await '5-star guys' at point guard, center.

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Byron Scott says he will be LA Lakers' new coach

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers have waited nearly three months to hire a new coach, and they're apparently making Byron Scott wait …

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LeBron deep-sixes number; will be No. 23 with Cavs

LeBron deep-sixes number; will be No. 23 with Cavs

LeBron James will go back to wearing jersey No. 23 in his return to Cleveland.

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UA commit Simon lights up Adidas event

UA commit Simon lights up Adidas event

Chase Jeter's "recruitment" of Justin Simon helped Dream Vision... and more from Las Vegas.

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Griner leads Mercury to 15th straight victory

Griner leads Mercury to 15th straight victory

PHOENIX (AP) — Old Detroit Pistons "Bad Boy" Bill Laimbeer and his New York Liberty tried to rough up the streaking Phoenix Mercury — with lit…

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Seen and heard in Vegas: UA target hurts foot

Seen and heard in Vegas: UA target hurts foot

Guard Isaiah Briscoe, a UA target from class of 2015, hurt his foot.

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Griner leads Mercury to 15th straight victory

Griner leads Mercury to 15th straight victory

PHOENIX (AP) — Brittney Griner scored 18 points and the Phoenix Mercury tied the second-longest winning streak in WNBA history with their 15th…

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UA commit views torn ACL as a blessing

Seventeen-year-old won't ask "Why me?" He says, "Why not me?"

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Kevin Love withdraws from Team USA

Kevin Love still doesn't know where he will play next season, his NBA future hanging in the air while a seldom-used league rule complicates a …

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UA target Briscoe upbeat despite draining day in Las Vegas

UA target Briscoe upbeat despite draining day in Las Vegas

Isaiah Briscoe played three games in 12 hours -- and had no complaints... Plus other notes from Las Vegas...

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High school hoops: Seen and heard in Las Vegas

News about the local basketball scene.

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There's no rest for Cienega's two-way star

There's no rest for Cienega's two-way star

Tucson's Terence Johnson looks to play football, basketball in college.

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Cienega recruit Johnson considers football, basketball

Cienega recruit Johnson considers football, basketball

Football highlights of Cienega High School two-sport star Terrence Johnson. Provided by ultrahighlightvideos. 

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San Diego's Ayton attracting Wildcats -- and everyone else

San Diego's Ayton attracting Wildcats -- and everyone else

DeAndre Ayton's coach is mentor and former coach of ex-Cat Angelo Chol.

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Growth spurt changed Comanche into coveted recruit

Growth spurt changed Comanche into coveted recruit

Wildcats, others looking to land California big man. 

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