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McCowan leads Fever over Storm 63-54

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 7:41pm

Teaira McCowan had 22 points and 19 rebounds and the Indiana Fever kept their slim playoff hopes alive with a 63-54 win over the Seattle Storm on Sunday.

Hot-shooting Lynx beat Aces 98-77

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 7:38pm

Napheesa Collier and Danielle Robinson scored 23 points each and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Las Vegas Aces 98-77 on Sunday.

Sky pull away late to beat Mercury 94-86

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 6:20pm

Allie Quigley scored 24 points and passed 1,000 career made field goals to help the Chicago Sky beat the Phoenix Mercury 94-86 on Sunday.

Sparks knock Sun out of WNBA top spot 84-72

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

Riquna Williams scored 21 points and the Los Angeles Sparks beat Connecticut 84-72 on Sunday, knocking the Sun out of the top spot in the WNBA standings.

Dream hold off Wings rally 77-73

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 4:34pm

Tiffany Hayes scored 23 points to help Atlanta hold off the Dallas Wings 77-73 on Sunday for the Dream's first back-to-back road wins of the season.

Delle Donne scores 22, Mystics beat Liberty 101-72

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 3:20pm

Elena Delle Donne had 22 points and 10 rebounds on Sunday and the Washington Mystics led from the opening basket in a 101-72 rout of the New York Liberty.

Dwight Howard waived by Grizzlies ahead of Lakers move

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 4:57pm

The Memphis Grizzlies have waived Dwight Howard ahead of the veteran center's expected move to the Los Angeles Lakers.

Kuzma out of World Cup with ankle injury; US roster set

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 10:28pm

USA Basketball said Saturday that Kyle Kuzma of the Los Angeles Lakers has a left ankle injury that will keep him from playing in the FIBA World Cup.

Sky snap Mystics' 6-game winning streak

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 8:36pm

Diamond DeShields scored 22 points, Stefanie Dolson added 18 points and the Chicago Sky beat the Washington Mystics 85-78 on Friday night.

Dream beat Liberty 90-87, snap 12-game losing streak

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 8:15pm

Tiffany Hayes scored 19 points to lead five Atlanta starters in double figures, and the Dream beat the New York Liberty 90-87 on Friday night to snap a 12-game losing streak.

AP Source: Lakers plan to sign Dwight Howard

Greg Beacham, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 4:02pm

The Los Angeles Lakers intend to sign center Dwight Howard after he completes a buyout with Memphis, a person familiar with the decision says.

Kings, NBA taking no action against Walton in assault case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 2:29pm

The Sacramento Kings and the NBA have announced they are taking no action against Luke Walton after not finding enough evidence during an investigation into allegations that the coach sexually assaulted a woman.

Former NBA, ABA coach Tom Nissalke dead at 87

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 1:51pm

Tom Nissalke, who won coach of the year honors in the NBA and ABA, has died. He was 87.

Sparks win 10th straight at home, top Fever 98-65

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 10:43pm

Nneka Ogwumike had 17 points, seven rebounds and five steals as the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Indiana Fever 98-65 on Thursday night for their 10th straight win at home.

US-Australia basketball: Not all in crowd happy with seating

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 9:19pm

Not everyone was happy in the biggest crowd to watch a basketball game in Australia.

Collier's 19 points, 4 steals lead Lynx past Wings 86-70

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 8:29pm

Napheesa Collier scored 19 points, Damiris Dantas had 17 points and a career-high eight assists, and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Dallas Wings 86-70 on Thursday night.

Cavs owner Gilbert back home following stroke

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 8:19pm

Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert has been home for nearly a week in Detroit as he continues to recover from a stroke suffered in May.

Trump awards Medal of Freedom to NBA star Bob Cousy

Kali Robinson, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 12:27pm

President Donald Trump presented 91-year-old basketball legend Bob Cousy with the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Thursday, praising the Boston Celtics star as "one of the all-time greats in the history of sports."

Trial in former NBA player's slaying postponed by judge

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 9:36am

A trial in the fatal shooting of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright has been postponed to allow defense attorneys to review additional evidence presented in the case.