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David Robinson, Grant Hill honored at Legends Brunch

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 19th - 5:50pm

David Robinson and Grant Hill went home from All-Star weekend with trophies.

Takes a village: 'Greek Freak' got many assists growing up

Demetris Nellas and Theodora Tongas, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 19th - 7:55am

He was just a scrawny, hungry kid, the son of migrants from Nigeria, trying to survive in Sepolia, a modest Athens neighborhood.

The Latest: Robinson wins dunk contest, caps Saturday events

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 18th - 9:40pm

The Latest on Saturday's NBA All-Star events (all times local):

LeBron James talking a good game, still playing a great one

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 18th - 4:31pm

Older, wiser and more aware of the world, LeBron James is unafraid to let his views known on politics or social issues or even the business of basketball.

NBA going back to Africa this summer for showcase event

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 18th - 2:05pm

The NBA is going back to Africa.

Webber, Massimino among the Hall of Fame finalists

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 18th - 10:34am

Chris Webber and Rollie Massimino are one step from the Hall of Fame.

NBA warns Texas over proposed 'bathroom bill'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 17th - 11:40pm

The NBA has warned that Texas could be overlooked for future events because of a proposed "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people.

Murray, Hield, lead World past US, 150-141 in Rising Stars

Brett Martel, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 17th - 10:25pm

Jamal Murray and Buddy Hield each had moments when they caught the ball in the low post, only to dribble right out to the corner, turn and let fly a 3-point shot.

NBPA officers express concern over Oakley-Knicks conflict

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 17th - 7:57pm

Officers with the National Basketball Players Association said Friday that the problems between Charles Oakley and Madison Square Garden chairman James Dolan could impact decisions future free agents make about playing for the New York Knicks.

Westbrook, Durant All-Star reunion off to awkward start

Brett Martel, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 17th - 7:33pm

Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant had plenty to say at their first All-Star appearance.

Little big man: Isaiah Thomas a full-fledged All-Star

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 17th - 7:22pm

Isaiah Thomas isn't even average.

Pau Gasol elected to 3-year term on NBPA Executive Committee

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 17th - 7:12pm

Pau Gasol is the newest member of the National Basketball Players Association's executive committee.

AP Exclusive: Wolves owner says playoffs priority this year

Jon Krawczynski, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 17th - 12:25am

The Minnesota Timberwolves enter the All-Star break in 13th place in the muddled Western Conference, seemingly faced with two options.

Butler lifts Bulls to 104-103 victory over Celtics

Jay Cohen, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 16th - 9:56pm

Jimmy Butler and Isaiah Thomas should have plenty to talk about when they see each other in New Orleans this weekend.

Porter Jr. shines, Wizards win fourth straight game

Corey Elliot, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 16th - 8:51pm

If the Wizards come back from the All-Star break without missing a beat, the nation's eyes will soon be glued to Washington, D.C.

NBA Capsules

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 16th - 8:41pm

Jimmy Butler made two free throws with 0.9 seconds left to lift the Chicago Bulls to a 104-103 victory over the Boston Celtics on Thursday night.

AP Interview: Investor optimistic on Seattle arena chances

Tim Booth, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 16th - 7:33pm

More than five years into efforts to get a new arena built in Seattle, Chris Hansen remains confident that his goal of being the facilitator for getting the NBA and NHL to Seattle will ultimately be realized.

Celtics G Bradley, F Brown out with injuries

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 16th - 6:25pm

Boston guard Avery Bradley and rookie forward Jaylen Brown have been ruled out for the Celtics' final game before the All-Star break due to injuries.

Bulls rest G Wade against Celtics

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 16th - 5:00pm

The Chicago Bulls are going to rest Dwyane Wade for their final game before the All-Star break.