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AP source: Breanna Stewart to be WNBA ambassador this season

Doug Feinberg, Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 11:16pm

Breanna Stewart will be a paid ambassador for the WNBA this season.

Leonard scores 35, Raptors beat Bucks 105-99 for 3-2 lead

Andrew Seligman, Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 9:27pm

Kawhi Leonard arrived in Toronto thinking he could pick up another championship to go with the one he already has.

Kevin Durant won't return in time for Game 1 of NBA Finals

Janie McCauley, Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 1:51pm

Kevin Durant won't be ready to play in time for Game 1 of the NBA Finals on May 30.

Lillard, Kemba, LeBron among noteworthy All-NBA picks

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 12:34pm

Giannis Antetokounmpo and James Harden got the most votes, and Damian Lillard and Kemba Walker also were big winners when the All-NBA teams were announced.

Suns' Holmes arrested in Florida for Marijuana possession

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 11:24am

Phoenix Suns big man Richaun Holmes was arrested for misdemeanor possession of cannabis after a Miami-area traffic stop.

WNBA's new season ready to tip off

Doug Feinberg, Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 12:34am

It's been a busy offseason for the WNBA with big names changing places, a new commissioner and a few injuries to some of the sport's greatest players.

Gobert, George, Giannis headline NBA All-Defensive teams

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 22nd - 6:34pm

Defensive Player of the Year Rudy Gobert and MVP finalists Giannis Antetokounmpo and Paul George were the leading vote-getters for the All-Defensive first team.

Bruins hoping to win Stanley Cup, join Boston's title parade

Jimmy Golen, Associated Press  |  Posted May 22nd - 5:32pm

It's been more than three months since the last championship parade in Boston, and the city is getting antsy.

Bucks need better bench play to regain control vs Raptors

Keith Jenkins, Associated Press  |  Posted May 22nd - 5:24pm

The Bucks are back in Milwaukee looking to regain momentum in the Eastern Conference finals.

Michigan hires Juwan Howard as basketball coach

Larry Lage, Associated Press  |  Posted May 22nd - 4:03pm

Juwan Howard is coming back to Michigan.

A first: Washington Mystics top AP WNBA preseason poll

Doug Feinberg, Associated Press  |  Posted May 22nd - 11:12am

The Washington Mystics sit atop the preseason Associated Press WNBA poll for the first time.

Monty Williams hoping to give Suns some needed stability

John Marshall, Associated Press  |  Posted May 22nd - 1:03am

The Phoenix Suns have gone through coaches like tear-away racing visors, the count up to five in five years.

Michigan's Brazdeikis staying in draft

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 10:22pm

Michigan's Iggy Brazdeikis is staying in the NBA draft.

Syracuse forward Oshae Brissett leaving for NBA

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 9:35pm

Syracuse forward Oshae Brissett has decided to keep his name in the NBA draft and won't return for his junior year.

Lowry has 25, Raptors rout Bucks 120-102 to even East finals

Ian Harrison, Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 9:09pm

With a weary Kawhi Leonard fighting through fatigue, the Toronto Raptors found enough energy to pull away from the Milwaukee Bucks.

Lynx acquire frontcourt help in 2 deals for draft picks

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 7:36pm

The Minnesota Lynx acquired Stephanie Talbot from Phoenix and Alaina Coates from Chicago in two separate trades on Tuesday for draft picks next year.

Sam Mitchell leaves Memphis coach Penny Hardaway's staff

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 3:45pm

Memphis coach Penny Hardaway says former NBA coach of the year Sam Mitchell is no longer part of his staff.

Doncic, Young unanimous NBA All-Rookie 1st-teamers

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 12:44pm

With Dallas' Luka Doncic and Atlanta's Trae Young leading the way, the top five NBA draft picks from 2018 have been selected as the top five NBA rookies this season.

Storm's Sue Bird needs surgery, will be out indefinitely

Tim Booth, Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 11:23am

Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird needs arthroscopic surgery on her left knee and will be out indefinitely, another big blow for the defending WNBA champs.