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Grizzlies announce David Fizdale as their new coach

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 29th - 2:50pm

The Grizzlies have hired another first-time head coach, and general manager Chris Wallace thinks David Fizdale's resume working with the Miami Heat has him primed to continue Memphis' recent success

Antetokounmpo brothers, Porzingis play streetball in Athens

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 29th - 12:50pm

NBA stars Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks and Kristaps Porzingis of the New York Knicks battled it out in Athens in a game of streetball Sunday, watched by a crowd of 5,000.

Thompson's 41 points, 11 3s save Golden State's season

Cliff Brunt, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 28th - 11:40pm

Stephen Curry turned things over to Klay Thompson, and his Splash Brother delivered.

Police: Pelicans guard Dejean-Jones fatally shot in Dallas

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 28th - 9:20pm

New Orleans Pelicans guard Bryce Dejean-Jones was fatally shot after breaking down the door to a Dallas apartment, authorities said Saturday.

Aubrey McClendon's Thunder stake at issue in probate court

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 28th - 10:30am

The roughly 20 percent ownership stake in the Oklahoma City Thunder held by the late Aubrey McClendon has become a concern of his estate's creditors.

James scores 33, Cavaliers reach second straight NBA Finals

Ian Harrison, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 9:22pm

LeBron James scored 33 points, Kevin Love had 20 points and 12 rebounds and the Cleveland Cavaliers advanced to their second straight NBA Finals by beating the Toronto Raptors 113-87 in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals Friday night.

Raptors' Biyombo faces Game 7 suspension after flagrant foul

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 7:40pm

Raptors center Bismack Biyombo faces a suspension for a potential Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals after picking up a flagrant foul in the first quarter of Game 6 on Friday night.

CONCACAF appoints Moggio general secretary

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 1:51pm

CONCACAF has appointed former NBA executive Philippe Moggio as its general secretary.

Defending champion Warriors stave off elimination, beat OKC

Janie McCauley, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 11:20pm

"We ain't going home! We're not going home!" Stephen Curry screamed at the top of his lungs.

AP Source: Wizards' Morris detained at Philadelphia Airport

Stephen Whyno, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 6:30pm

A person familiar with the situation says Washington Wizards forward Markieff Morris was detained at Philadelphia International Airport and then released.

Khloe Kardashian files to divorce Lamar Odom - again

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 5:32pm

Khloe Kardashian is once again seeking to end her marriage to former NBA player Lamar Odom.

Stephen Curry, LeBron James named first-team All-NBA

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 3:50pm

Stephen Curry has knocked down another honor.

LeBron, Love power Cavaliers to 116-78 romp over Raptors

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 25th - 10:10pm

Back home, the Cavaliers were not hospitable.

Maryland guard Melo Trimble to return for junior season

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 25th - 9:30pm

Maryland guard Melo Trimble has withdrawn his name from consideration for the NBA Draft and will return for his junior season.

Louisville's Chinanu Onuaku will remain in the NBA Draft

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 25th - 7:50pm

Louisville center/forward Chinanu Onuaku will forgo his final two seasons of eligibility to stay in the NBA Draft.

White takes name out of NBA draft pool to return to Huskers

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 25th - 6:40pm

Andrew White III will return to Nebraska men's basketball team next season after removing his name from the NBA draft.

Timberwolves G Ricky Rubio's mom dies at 56 of lung cancer

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 25th - 5:00pm

Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio's mother has died after a long battle with lung cancer.

Kermit Washington accused of stealing from his charity

Maria Sudekum, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 25th - 4:50pm

Prosecutors have filed charges against former NBA forward Kermit Washington, accusing him of embezzling about a half-million dollars in charitable donations meant to help the needy in Africa and spending it on jewelry, vacations and other things.

Purdue's Swanigan will return to school for sophomore season

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 25th - 3:00pm

Purdue forward Caleb Swanigan has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return to school for his sophomore season.