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The Latest: Westbrook caps historic season with MVP award

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 9:40pm

The Latest on the NBA awards show (all times local):

Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook wins NBA MVP Award after setting single-season record for triple-doubles

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 9:10pm

Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook wins NBA MVP Award after setting single-season record for triple-doubles.

AP source: Billups still undecided about joining Cavaliers

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 5:33pm

Chauncey Billups isn't sure if it's time to jump back into the NBA.

Celtics' Ainge in Utah fundraising for son's US House race

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 5:33pm

Boston Celtics general manager Danny Ainge is hosting a private political fundraiser in Utah Monday night for his son Tanner Ainge's congressional campaign.

Timberwolves waive Jordan Hill, clearing $4M from cap

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 4:30pm

The Minnesota Timberwolves waived veteran forward Jordan Hill on Monday, clearing another $4 million in salary cap room as free agency approaches.

Westbrook set to learn if his historic season was an MVP one

Cliff Brunt, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 12:13am

A year ago, uncertainty surrounded Russell Westbrook.

Big3 begins: 3-on-3 league has close games, not much Iverson

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 5:32pm

Allen Iverson plans to be more spectator than scorer in the Big3.

Antetokounmpo reveals ambitious dream with Greece

Demetris Nellas, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 1:22pm

Giannis Antetokounmpo is dreaming big. He wants to beat the United States wearing Greek team colors.

Magic sees Lonzo as 1 piece in Lakers' grand rebuilding plan

Greg Beacham, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 7:43pm

Magic Johnson pointed a long index finger at the wall of the Los Angeles Lakers' training complex, where the 16-time NBA champions' nine retired numbers hang over the practice court.

Chris Paul re-elected president of the NBPA

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 7:03pm

Chris Paul has been re-elected president of the National Basketball Players Association.

Kings waive guard Arron Afflalo

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 5:40pm

The Sacramento Kings have waived guard Arron Afflalo one year after signing him as a free agent.

Frustrated fan: McEnroe says Knicks a 'total train wreck'

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 5:32pm

John McEnroe had a ringside seat for the ugliest bout at Madison Square Garden last season.

NBA draft draws second-largest audience on ESPN

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 4:25pm

The NBA draft averaged more than 3.5 million viewers, the second-biggest audience ever on ESPN.

Butler trade sets the stage for looming free agency

Jon Krawczynski, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 4:17pm

Cleveland, San Antonio, Houston, Boston, the Clippers among them — were jockeying, making calls and looking for deals to try to position themselves to make a run at the Golden State juggernaut.

Pistons guard Caldwell-Pope suspended for 2 games

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 3:10pm

Detroit Pistons guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope was suspended for two games without pay by the NBA on Friday for pleading guilty to operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.

It's time for No. 1 pick Fultz to turn 76ers into winners

Dan Gelston, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 2:35pm

Markelle Fultz already has his first turnover as a member of the Philadelphia 76ers.

Cleveland Cavaliers donate $875,000 to Habitat for Humanity

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 4:24am

The Cleveland Cavaliers have donated $875,000 in proceeds from NBA Finals watch parties to Greater Cleveland Habitat for Humanity.

Ice Cube has big expectations for his Big3 3-on-3 league

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 12:33am

Ice Cube is not planning an old timer's tour. He isn't interested in All-Star Game intensity.

Grizzlies swap future picks for Rabb, Brooks in 2nd round

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 12:23am

The Memphis Grizzlies just couldn't sit out the NBA draft, so they swapped a future second-round selection apiece for a pair of second-round players Thursday night.