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Pistons claim F-C Christian Wood off waivers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 5:44pm

The Detroit Pistons have claimed Christian Wood off waivers.

Mercury keep Wings winless on the road, 69-64

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 4:22pm

Brittney Griner scored 23 points, including the go-ahead basket with 33.9 seconds left, and the Phoenix Mercury held off the Dallas Wings 69-64 on Wednesday.

Dolson makes late go-ahead basket, Sky top Dream 77-76

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 12:42pm

Diamond DeShields scored 20 of her season-high 22 points in the first half, Stefanie Dolson made a go-ahead layup with 2.3 seconds left and the Chicago Sky beat the Atlanta Dream 77-76 on Wednesday.

Kemba Walker, Enes Kanter join Celtics

Jimmy Golen, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 11:16am

Enes Kanter took a playful swipe at him.

Bucks sign Thanasis Antetokounmpo, older brother of Giannis

Keith Jenkins, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 8:03pm

The Milwaukee Bucks announced Tuesday that they have signed free agent forward Thanasis Antetokounmpo, the older brother of Bucks forward and NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo.

New Pelicans forward Ingram says he's 'close' to normal

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 6:21pm

Pelicans forward Brandon Ingram says he's "pretty close" to resuming normal workouts as he continues to recover from surgery to address a blood clot in his right arm.

Suns re-sign forward Kelly Oubre Jr.

Jose M. Romero, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 6:03pm

Forward Kelly Oubre Jr. re-signed with the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday.

Lynx scoring leader Odyssey Sims appears on DWI charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 3:49pm

Minnesota Lynx scoring leader Odyssey Sims is due back in court in September on drunken driving charges.

Simmons, 76ers agree to $170 million, 5-year deal

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 3:39pm

The Philadelphia 76ers and All-Star guard Ben Simmons have agreed to a $170 million, five-year contract extension.

WNBA suspends Riquna Williams 10 games for domestic violence

Doug Feinberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 2:30pm

Los Angeles Sparks guard Riquna Williams was suspended without pay by the WNBA on Tuesday for 10 games — nearly a third of the season — for a domestic violence incident.

CORRECTS: WNBA suspends Los Angeles Sparks guard Riquna Williams 10 games for domestic violence incident

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 2:24pm

CORRECTS: WNBA suspends Los Angeles Sparks guard Riquna Williams 10 games for domestic violence incident. (Corrects APNewsAlert that said it was the longest suspension in league history )

Kings sign free agent F Richaun Holmes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 1:17pm

The Sacramento Kings have signed free agent forward Richaun Holmes.

Knicks finalize contracts with Marcus Morris, Reggie Bullock

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 1:09pm

The New York Knicks have finalized contracts with Marcus Morris and Reggie Bullock, two of their offseason additions.

Surging Aces have won 5 straight, sit atop power poll

Doug Feinberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 11:17am

Kayla McBride's eyes light up when talking about the Las Vegas offense.

Oklahoma City Thunder's rebuild will take some time

Cliff Brunt, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 12:47am

Yosef Maaroof wanted one more Russell Westbrook memory in Oklahoma City.

Clarke's double-double leads Grizzlies to title

W.g. Ramirez, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 8:58pm

Memphis Grizzlies head coach Taylor Jenkins has yet to lead an official NBA game, but he's bringing some hardware home to Beale Street.

Pelicans waive forward-center Christian Wood

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 7:09pm

The New Orleans Pelicans have waived Christian Wood despite his productive showing with the club late last season.

MVP Antetokounmpo gives baseball a shot at Yankee Stadium

Avery Yang, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 5:21pm

In hoops, Giannis Antetokounmpo is court royalty. But in baseball, he's a complete rookie.

Cavs waive shooting guard JR Smith after eventful tenure

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 3:42pm

J.R. Smith's never-a-dull-moment run with the Cavaliers is over.