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Nets guard Lin donates $1 million to Harvard

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 6:00pm

Brooklyn Nets guard Jeremy Lin is donating $1 million to Harvard that will help pay for renovation of the school's basketball arena and for undergraduate financial aid.

No. 1 pick Simmons says no timetable on 76ers return

Dan Gelston, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 5:50pm

No. 1 overall draft pick Ben Simmons says there is no timetable for his return from a broken bone in his right foot.

Hawks give 4-year extension to new starting PG Schroder

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

The Atlanta Hawks signed point guard Dennis Schroder a four-year contract extension worth $70 million, a person familiar with the deal said Wednesday.

Gilberts donate $15 million to MSU to help Breslin project

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 4:50pm

Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert and wife Jennifer are donating $15 million from the family's foundation to support renovations at Michigan State's basketball arena.

Lillard scores 39, Blazers run home-opening win streak to 16

Anne M Peterson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 11:50pm

Portland's NBA-record streak of home-opening wins provided the inspiration against the Utah Jazz.

Bling and baseball: Cleveland at center of sports storm

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 11:32pm

Blinking back tears, LeBron James extended his right ring finger, the one sparkling with 400 diamonds, and touched the championship banner.

Warriors, Spurs honor TNT's Craig Sager

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 11:00pm

It wasn't a White Out, a Black Out or a Blue Out at Oracle Arena on Tuesday night. It was a Craig Out.

James has triple-double as Cavs rout Knicks 117-88 in opener

Steve Herrick, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:52pm

LeBron James took time to reflect as the Cleveland Cavaliers raised their championship banner.

Global game: One-fourth of NBA rosters is international

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

The NBA begins its season Tuesday night with international players making up one-quarter of the league.

Investor group offering to pay for NBA arena in Seattle

Tim Booth, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 3:33pm

The quest to bring the NBA back to Seattle took a significant step Tuesday with investor Chris Hansen and his investment group offering to pay for a proposed arena with private funds.

Biyombo's Magic debut delayed due to 1-game suspension

Terrance Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 2:43pm

The Bismack Biyombo era in Orlando will be delayed one game.

County rejected $384M offer to buy Palace of Auburn Hills

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 10:11am

Suburban Detroit officials say they rejected a $384 million offer in June to buy the Palace of Auburn Hills.

Best foot forward: 76ers' Embiid set for long-awaited debut

Dan Gelston, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:51am

With a dunk contest, half court shots and "Juju on that Beat " dancing contest finished, Joel Embiid turned back toward Philadelphia 76ers fans at an open practice.

Next year here: Lovable losers Cubs, Indians meet in Series

Ronald Blum, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:22am

The last time the Cleveland Indians won the World Series, Dewey led Truman in the polls. The Chicago Cubs' last title was 13 days after the first Ford Model T car was completed.

Saunders family presses on with Wolves after Flip's death

Jon Krawczynski, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 7:00am

The easy thing for the Saunders family to do would have been to walk away.

Here are 10 things to know going into the NBA season

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 1:00am

The offseason is over. And only 1,230 games are left until the playoffs start.

Suns waive former first-round pick Goodwin

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 8:40pm

The Suns have waived former first-round draft pick Archie Goodwin.

Warriors, TNT to begin NBA season with tribute to Sager

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 8:10pm

The Golden State Warriors and TNT will begin the season with a tribute to sideline reporter Craig Sager, who is battling leukemia.

Lakers waive Yi Jianlian, Anthony Brown before season opener

Greg Beacham, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 6:10pm

Metta World Peace and Thomas Robinson both went into training camp with only a small chance of making the Los Angeles Lakers' roster.