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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.

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.

Pelicans get Jackson from Charlotte in draft deal

Les East, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 12:10am

The New Orleans Pelicans traded up to the top of the second round in an attempt to bring in potential back-court help for a lineup featuring the All-Star tandem of power forward Anthony Davis and center DeMarcus Cousins.

Thunder take guard Terrance Ferguson with 21st pick

Cliff Brunt, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 12:01am

Thunder general manager Sam Presti made no promises that first-round draft pick Terrance Ferguson would be an immediate contributor.

Houston Rockets select Hartenstein in 2nd round of draft

Kristie Rieken, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 11:50pm

Houston kept just one pick in this year's NBA draft and he won't even be with the team next season.

Bucks add another young forward in Michigan's D.J. Wilson

Genaro C. Armas, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 11:50pm

The Milwaukee Bucks keep getting younger and longer up front.

Indiana Pacers take UCLA's Leaf, Anigbogu in NBA draft

Jim Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 11:43pm

Paul George's notice that he intends to leave caught the Indiana Pacers front office by surprise.