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Sky's Delle Donne returns to lineup vs New York

It's been a frustrating month for Elena Delle Donne.

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Ginobili will not play for Argentina at World Cup

Ginobili will not play for Argentina at World Cup

Manu Ginobili will not play for Argentina at the FIBA World Cup because of a stress fracture in his right leg that has bothered the San Antoni…

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Sky's Delle Donne returns to lineup vs New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Elena Delle Donne will return to the Chicago sky lineup against the New York Liberty on Thursday night after missing 17 of the…

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Griner, Mercury not focused on 16-game win streak

Griner, Mercury not focused on 16-game win streak

Brittney Griner and the Phoenix Mercury are closing in on one of the greatest records in WNBA history, the Los Angeles Sparks' 18-game winning streak.

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NBA ref Violet Palmer to marry longtime partner

NBA ref Violet Palmer to marry longtime partner

Violet Palmer made her biggest call yet: The NBA referee will marry her partner of 20 years on Friday.

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Stern sees Sterling saga ending well, lauds Silver

Stern sees Sterling saga ending well, lauds Silver

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Commissioner David Stern praised the NBA's handling of the Donald Sterling controversy and predicts it will "end well" …

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Riley speaks out, insists Heat will be competitive

Riley speaks out, insists Heat will be competitive

MIAMI (AP) — One of the last things Miami Heat President Pat Riley told LeBron James before free agency began this summer was that he would be…

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NBA players union elects new executive director

Michele Roberts has watched basketball for as long as she can remember. It was an easy choice growing up in a home with one TV and two older brothers.

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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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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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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.

July 28, 2014 9:25 pm Photos

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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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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 …

July 27, 2014 1:09 pmLoading…

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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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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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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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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Cavs sign Wiggins, who can't be traded for 30 days

Cavs sign Wiggins, who can't be traded for 30 days

CLEVELAND (AP) — Andrew Wiggins has an NBA home. Maybe a temporary one.

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Jump ball: Bizarre Clippers court case nears close

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The bizarre battle over the fate of the Los Angeles Clippers goes to a judge Monday and he may not have the final word on t…

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Testimony ends in trial over $2B Clippers sale

Testimony ends in trial over $2B Clippers sale

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Testimony ended Wednesday in the trial to determine whether Donald Sterling's estranged wife can sell the Los Angeles Clipp…

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NBA player seeks tips on suspect in aunt's death

NBA player seeks tips on suspect in aunt's death

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes is asking for the public's help to track down the man police say killed his…

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Mavericks' Felton pleads guilty in NYC gun case

NEW YORK (AP) — Dallas Mavericks point guard Raymond Felton pleaded guilty Wednesday in a New York gun case, taking a plea deal that involved …

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LeBron James humbled by fans in Hong Kong

LeBron James humbled by fans in Hong Kong

HONG KONG (AP) — LeBron James was honored by the appearance of hundreds of fans who clutched his jersey or held up life-size cutouts of his fa…

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Mercury win 13th straight, clinch playoff berth

SEATTLE (AP) — Diana Taurasi isn't focused on winning streaks. She's just trying to get the Phoenix Mercury to keep improving.

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Mercury win 13th straight, clinch playoff berth

SEATTLE (AP) — Diana Taurasi scored 22 and Candice Dupree added 19 to help the Phoenix Mercury win their 13th straight game and clinch a playo…

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Moore has 48 points in the Lynx's 112-108 2OT win

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Maya Moore put on one of the best scoring displays in the history of the WNBA and it was barely enough to lift Minnesota.

July 22, 2014 8:55 pmLoading…

CEO: Clippers coach to quit if Sterling stays

CEO: Clippers coach to quit if Sterling stays

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The interim CEO of the Los Angeles Clippers testified Tuesday that coach Doc Rivers told him he will quit if Donald Sterlin…

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Clippers' Sterling targets wife, NBA in new suit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has filed a new lawsuit in his attempt to retain the team and derail a potential…

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AP source: Cavs to sign Andrew Wiggins to contract

CLEVELAND (AP) — Andrew Wiggins will sign his rookie contract with the Cavaliers. It's still not clear if he'll play for them.

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LeBron James begins tour of China

BEIJING (AP) — LeBron James began his tour of China on Monday by exchanging gifts with another former child prodigy.

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McCallum scores 29, Kings win summer league title

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ray McCallum scored 29 points and Sacramento rallied from an eight-point deficit in the final minutes, as the Kings topped th…

July 21, 2014 7:55 pmLoading…

Witness: Sterling needs Clippers sale to pay debts

Witness: Sterling needs Clippers sale to pay debts

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The chief financial officer of Donald Sterling's properties said Monday that the billionaire may be forced to sell a large …

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Pacers face uphill battle after signing Stuckey

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Last week, the Indiana Pacers lost Lance Stephenson.

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Slumping LA Sparks fire Carol Ross as coach

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carol Ross has been fired as coach of the slumping Los Angeles Sparks, and will be replaced by general manager Penny Toler …

July 20, 2014 6:09 pmLoading…

Schimmel's 29 leads East over West 125-124 in OT

Schimmel's 29 leads East over West 125-124 in OT

PHOENIX (AP) — Showtime Shoni had quite the All-Star debut.

July 19, 2014 4:29 pm Photos

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Schimmel's 29 leads East over West 125-124 in OT

Schimmel's 29 leads East over West 125-124 in OT

PHOENIX (AP) — Shoni Schimmel scored an All-Star game record 29 points and had eight assists as the East pulled out a 125-124 victory Saturday…

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Lawyer: Clippers sale could miss August deadline

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A lawyer for the man offering to buy the Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion told a judge Friday that Donald Sterling's sta…

July 18, 2014 6:10 pmLoading…

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