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2 hrs ago | Reuters

Lakers close to naming Scott as coach: reports

Three months after coach Mike D'Antoni resigned, the struggling Los Angeles Lakers are expected to offer former player Byron Scott the job, multiple media outlets reported on Friday.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players

6 hrs ago | Click2Houston

Team USA surprised Blake Griffin bowed out

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin decided to pass on playing the U.S. national team at the FIBA World Cup of basketball in August and Washington Wizards guard John Wall reportedly was added to the roster.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, Blake Griffin, NBA Players, Washington Wizards, John Wall

10 hrs ago | Click Orlando

Chris Paul: Clippers players might walk out

With the future of the Los Angeles Clippers' ownership tied up in court, guard Chris Paul said Thursday that the team's players might boycott the start of the upcoming season if Donald Sterling still owns the club.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, Chris Paul, NBA Players, DeAndre Jordan

12 hrs ago | KGW-TV Portland

Original Blazer Dale Schlueter dies of cancer at 68

Dale Schlueter, a member of the Portland Trail Blazers for their inaugural 1970-71 season, died Thursday after battling cancer.


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17 hrs ago | Sporting News

Blake Griffin chooses Clippers over U.S. national team

Griffin said Thursday that he wants to dedicate all his energy on improving and preparing for the upcoming NBA season.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, Blake Griffin, NBA Players

Thu Jul 24, 2014


Mavericks Sign PG Jameer Nelson

Terms of the deal announced Thursday weren't released, but it is reportedly a one-year contract for the team's salary cap exception of $2.7 million with a player option for another year at roughly the same amount.


Related Topix: Sports, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, Jameer Nelson

The State

Magic sign 2nd-round pick Devyn Marble

Magic general manager Rob Hennigan announced the signing of the 56th pick Thursday.


Related Topix: Sports, Orlando Magic, Elfrid Payton, Aaron Gordon, NBA Players, Evan Fournier, Denver Nuggets, Arron Afflalo

Denver Post

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

The Cavaliers signed the No. 1 overall draft pick Thursday, a deal that prevents Wiggins from being traded for 30 days.


Related Topix: Sports, Cleveland Cavaliers, Joe Harris, Miami Heat, LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, NBA Players, Kevin Love, Minnesota Timberwolves


Allen could join LeBron in Cleveland

Ray Allen is reportedly leaning toward returning for his 19th season in the NBA to continue as a teammate of LeBron James with the Cleveland Cavaliers.


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Ed Davis believes he will have bigger opportunity with Los Angeles Lakers than Memphis Grizzlies

The Lakers quickly added free agent forward Ed Davis , providing some much-needed depth to their thin frontcourt.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, Ryan Kelly, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players, Jordan Hill, Memphis Grizzlies, Ed Davis

The Washington Post

Dominant 4th quarter leads Mystics past Sun 89-75

The Washington Mystics may have needed a reminder on how to find their own arena.


Related Topix: Monique Currie, Sports, More Sports, Washington Mystics, WNBA Women's Basketball, John Wall, Washington Wizards, NBA Players


Suns re-sign forward P.J. Tucker

The Phoenix Suns re-signed forward P.J. Tucker to a multiyear contract Wednesday.


Related Topix: Sports, Phoenix Suns, P.J. Tucker, NBA Players

Wed Jul 23, 2014

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Testimony ends in Donald vs. Shelly Sterling trial over $2 billion Clippers sale

Testimony ended Wednesday in the trial to determine whether Donald Sterling's estranged wife can sell the Los Angeles Clippers in a proposed $2 billion deal with former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers

Rock Hill Herald

NBA player seeks tips on suspect in aunt's death

In this May 13, 2014, file photo, Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes reacts to a call during an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, Matt Barnes, NBA Players

The Washington Post

Mavs void deal for Rashard Lewis over knee issue

The Dallas Mavericks have voided the contract of Rashard Lewis because the free agent forward needs surgery on his right knee.


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Bellingham Herald

Mavericks' Felton pleads guilty in NYC gun case

Felton pleaded guilty to attempted criminal possession of a weapon and criminal possession of a firearm.


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Nets sign Bogdanovic

The Brooklyn Nets have signed forward Bojan Bogdanovic to a multi-year contract, general manager Billy King announced on Tuesday.


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Bellingham Herald

Warriors ink Rush

Terms of the deal were not disclosed per team policy, but the San Jose Mercury News reports that the contract is for two years and $2.5 million and includes a player option for the second year.


Related Topix: Sports, Golden State Warriors, Andre Iguodala, NBA Players, Utah Jazz

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Bulls back in talks to get Love

Tuesday brought another busy day for the Bulls, who kept the door open with the Timberwolves about disgruntled All-Star forward Kevin Love while formally announcing the signings of Doug McDermott and Aaron Brooks .


Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bulls, Joakim Noah, Ronnie Brewer, Jimmy Butler, Mike Dunleavy, NBA Players, Mike James

WCAX-TV Burlington

New arrest linked to gun used after Boston attacks

A top National Guard general says most of the 1,000 troops heading to South Texas will take up observation positions along the border and detain people only if they interfere with their mission.


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