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LeBron James call Thompson's contract issue 'a distraction'

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 4th - 1:52pm

LeBron James was done talking about Tristan Thompson's contract situation. Then he saw his teammate at a wedding Saturday and changed his mind.

Hornets Kidd-Gilchrist leaves game with shoulder injury

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 3rd - 8:11pm

Hornets coach Steve Clifford said forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist was taken to the hospital for further evaluation Saturday night after injuring his right shoulder in Charlotte's 106-100 exhibition win over Orlando.

Hornets Kidd-Gilchrist injured in 106-100 win over Magic

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 3rd - 7:41pm

Jeremy Lin had 17 points, Jeremy Lamb added 16 and the Charlotte Hornets held on to beat the Orlando Magic 106-100 on Saturday night in their exhibition opener.

Clippers waive free agent Nikoloz Tskitishvili

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 3rd - 2:50pm

The Clippers have waived free agent forward/center Nikoloz Tskitishvili.

Kings pick up option on G Ben McLemore

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 3rd - 1:30pm

The Sacramento have picked up the 2016-17 option on guard Ben McLemore's contract.

Clippers beat Nuggets 103-96 in preseason opener

Curtis Zupke, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 2nd - 11:20pm

DeAndre Jordan had 15 points and 12 rebounds to help the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Denver Nuggets 103-96 on Friday night in the first game of the NBA preseason.

Cavs' Thompson declines qualifying offer, still free agent

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 2nd - 4:10pm

Tristan Thompson has gone from boxing out to holding out.

LeBron James: 'There's no room for guns'

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 2nd - 2:50pm

LeBron James was at home with his three kids when news broke that a 5-month-old girl had been killed in a drive-by shooting — the third fatal shooting of a child in Cleveland in the past month.

Former Joint Chiefs chairman Dempsey joining NBA as adviser

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 2nd - 7:22am

Gen. Martin Dempsey, the recently retired chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, was appointed special adviser to NBA Commissioner Adam Silver on Friday.

Former Milwaukee Bucks cheerleader sues team over pay

Greg Moore, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 4:00pm

A former Milwaukee Bucks cheerleader has sued the team, saying the flat-rate pay system dancers work under leaves them earning far less than minimum wage.

Warriors coach Steve Kerr to take leave of absence

Josh Dubow, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 3:52pm

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr will take a leave of absence as he recovers from back surgery and will be replaced on an interim basis by Luke Walton.

Nuggets sign Mike Miller to 1-year deal

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 7:20pm

The Denver Nuggets signed veteran forward Mike Miller to a one-year deal Wednesday.

Refs in replay center will make some rulings on NBA reviews

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 5:20pm

The NBA says current referees will staff its replay center this season and be able to make decisions in certain situations.

Bulls star Derrick Rose out 2 weeks after eye socket surgery

Andrew Seligman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 3:30pm

The Chicago Bulls find themselves in a familiar spot, waiting for Derrick Rose to return from surgery.

Bulls' Rose says woman consented to group sex

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 9:10pm

Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose says in a court filing that a woman accusing him of sexual battery consented to group sex and became upset because she felt she should be reimbursed for a sex toy.

Jabari Parker a full participant as Bucks open training camp

Genaro C. Armas, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 6:30pm

At the end of his first official practice after a left knee injury, Milwaukee Bucks forward Jabari Parker rested.

Bulls PG Rose to have eye surgery after getting elbowed

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 5:32pm

Bulls star Derrick Rose will have surgery on his left eye after being elbowed in the face.

Ibaka's return should boost Thunder defense

Cliff Brunt, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 5:00pm

Much of the buzz around the Oklahoma City Thunder has been about Kevin Durant's return.

Cavs guard Shumpert needs wrist surgery, out 3 months

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 3:02pm

The Cavaliers didn't get through one day without another significant injury.