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Milwaukee funding for new Bucks arena goes before public

Greg Moore, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 7:30pm

The public's first opportunity to formally comment on part of a $500 million funding plan to build a new Milwaukee Bucks arena attracted an overflow crowd Monday evening, with one group questioning how the city has enough money to help pay for the project but not neighborhood or school investments.

Divac adds title of GM of Kings

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 7:00pm

Vlade Divac has added the title of general manager of the Sacramento Kings.

LA Clippers sign veteran free agent Chuck Hayes

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 6:50pm

The Clippers have signed free agent veteran Chuck Hayes.

Chris Jent to coach Bakersfield Jam in D-League

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 5:01pm

Chris Jent will coach the Bakersfield Jam, the Phoenix Suns' affiliate in the NBA Development League.

Former Kentucky standout Lou Tsioropoulos dies at 84

Gary B. Graves, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 8:30pm

Lou Tsioropoulos, a member of Kentucky's 1951 NCAA national championship team and the unbeaten '53-54 squad who went on to win two NBA titles with the Boston Celtics, has died. He was 84.

Pacers, St. Vincent join forces on new training facility

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 3:30pm

The Indiana Pacers and St. Vincent, a local health provider, have released more details plans for a $50 million training facility in downtown Indianapolis.

NBA fines Clippers $250,000 because of DeAndre Jordan pitch

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 5:30pm

The Los Angeles Clippers were fined $250,000 by the NBA on Tuesday for violating the league's rules while trying to re-sign DeAndre Jordan last month.

Kirilenko elected head of Russian basketball

James Ellingworth, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 12:24pm

Former NBA player Andrei Kirilenko was elected president of the troubled Russian Basketball Federation on Tuesday.

AP Source: Hornets sign Kidd-Gilchrist to $52M extension

Steve Reed, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 8:21pm

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has agreed to a four-year, $52 million contract extension with the Charlotte Hornets, a person familiar with the situation said Monday.

Rockets re-sign point guard Jason Terry

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 3:00pm

The Houston Rockets have re-signed point guard Jason Terry.

Buffalo star forward Moss dropped by men's basketball team

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 2:10pm

University at Buffalo star forward and last season's Mid-American Conference player of the year Justin Moss has been dropped by the men's basketball team.

Suns to induct 2-time MVP Nash into team's Ring of Honor

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 11:20am

The Phoenix Suns will induct Steve Nash into the franchise's Ring of Honor at halftime of their game against Portland on Oct. 30.

Bucks spent most lobbying Wisconsin lawmakers through June

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 21st - 12:00pm

The Milwaukee Bucks spent more money lobbying the Wisconsin Legislature than any other organization during the first half of the year, as the NBA team was pushing for approval of a new basketball arena.

AP Source: J.R. Smith agrees to new contract with Cavs

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 20th - 8:21pm

J.R. Smith looked around and realized there was no place like Cleveland.

Pelicans sign rookie guard Dejean-Jones

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 20th - 3:41pm

The New Orleans Pelicans have signed rookie guard Bryce Dejean-Jones.

Raptors sign 7-foot Jonas Valanciunas to extension

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 20th - 2:10pm

The Toronto Raptors have signed center Jonas Valanciunas to a multiyear contract extension.

LeBron visits Manila to mentor Filipino street ball talents

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 20th - 7:00am

LeBron James hopes his story can inspire young Filipinos to rise from adversity through basketball.

Tim Duncan named NBA's top teammate

Raul Dominguez, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 19th - 3:50pm

Tim Duncan has given up millions in salary to give the San Antonio Spurs the cap space needed to re-sign teammates and add players such as LaMarcus Aldridge.

76ers center Embiid to miss season following foot surgery

Dan Gelston, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 19th - 2:50pm

Joel Embiid will have to wait at least one more season to start his NBA career.