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LeBron supports Kaepernick but will stand during anthem

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 1:10pm

LeBron James says he plans to stand during the national anthem, but he supports San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick's decision to kneel in protest.

Wall to be limited at Wizards' camp, no timeline to play

Stephen Whyno, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 1:02pm

All-Star guard John Wall will only participate in "bits and pieces" of Washington Wizards training camp as he rebounds from offseason knee surgery.

Rose on rape case: 'I feel like I didn't do anything wrong'

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 1:00pm

Derrick Rose said Monday he isn't worried about a rape trial set to start next week because he feels he "didn't do anything wrong."

Paul Pierce says this will be his final season in NBA

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 8:50am

Paul Pierce says this season with the Los Angeles Clippers will be his last as an NBA player.

Timberwolves announce coaching, front office hires

Jon Krawczynski, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 8:20pm

The Minnesota Timberwolves announced a number of additions to their front office and coaching staffs on Sunday night, including assistant general manager Noah Croom and director of player personnel Brian Pauga.

Suns sign Bakumanya, Cooke, Harrison, Jones

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 4:00pm

The Phoenix Suns signed center Gracin Bakumanya, forward Derek Cooke Jr., guard Shaquille Harrison and forward Derrick Jones Jr. on Sunday, bringing their roster to 19 players.

NBA's king of fashion Russell Westbrook talks style

Kristie Rieken, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 7:20am

When you're Russell Westbrook, the undisputed king of NBA fashion, you don't spend the offseason like a typical player.

Heat forward Chris Bosh fails physical, future in doubt

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 5:20am

Chris Bosh's plan to resume playing is now in jeopardy, after medical examinations performed in recent days convinced the Miami Heat that he is not healthy enough to return to the court.

Kevin Garnett says 'farewell' after 21 seasons in the NBA

Jon Krawczynski, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 23rd - 9:10pm

No fire burned hotter, no mouth was fouler, no opponent was in for a longer night than Kevin Garnett's.

LA Lakers re-sign Metta World Peace for 17th NBA season

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 23rd - 5:30pm

The Los Angeles Lakers have re-signed veteran forward Metta World Peace, who will attempt to win a roster spot for his 17th NBA season.

Around NBA, teams already discussing need for social change

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 23rd - 5:10pm

Whatever the Detroit Pistons decide to do when it comes to protests that call for societal change this season, they'll have the support of coach Stan Van Gundy.

Pistons announce promotions, new hires

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 23rd - 4:40pm

The Detroit Pistons have promoted Pat Garrity, Adam Glessner and J.R. Holden to senior leadership positions.

Westbrook on police shootings: "Something has to change"

Cliff Brunt, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 23rd - 4:30pm

Russell Westbrook is a multi-millionaire basketball player, far removed from the rough community he came from in the Los Angeles area.

Harden focused on helping Rockets improve after tough season

Kristie Rieken, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 23rd - 4:00pm

James Harden was second in the NBA with 29 points per game last season and his 7.5 rebounds were a career high.

Knicks not concerned about possible Rose rape trial

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 23rd - 3:20pm

Derrick Rose apparently isn't worried about a potential rape trial, and neither are the New York Knicks.

Man who hit Sacramento mayor with pie to face felony charge

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 23rd - 2:30am

A man who hit Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson in the face with a pie is expected to be formally charged with felony assault on Friday.

Sacramento mayor tackles protester who hit him with pie

Alison Noon, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 22nd - 6:40pm

A man took a coconut cream pie from a grocery bag, grabbed Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson from behind and smacked him in the face with it at a charity event, leading the former NBA star to start swinging and then tackle the man who was left battered and facing assault charges.

NBA refs to more closely monitor groin hits, walking calls

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 22nd - 6:00pm

NBA referees will be cracking down this season on the kind of hits to the groin area that resulted in Draymond Green's suspension during the NBA Finals.

Hawks' Paul Millsap has procedure to reduce swelling in knee

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 22nd - 5:30pm

Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap will be rested for three weeks and will miss the first two preseason games following a procedure to reduce swelling in his right knee.