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BIG3 league to conduct youth 3-on-3 tournaments this season

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:40am

The BIG3 will host 3-on-3 tournaments and skills clinics for children in the cities where it plays games this season.

Milwaukee police to release video of Bucks guard's arrest

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 7:55am

Milwaukee's mayor is expressing concern about police conduct in the stun-gun arrest of Bucks guard Sterling Brown in January.

Rockets-Warriors a roller-coaster of blowouts after 3 games

Josh Dubow, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 5:08pm

One thing is clear through three games of the power-packed Western Conference finals between a Golden State team that has won two of the past three championships and a Houston team that had a league-best 65 wins.

Mike Budenholzer looks to unlock Bucks' defensive potential

Genaro C. Armas, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 4:50pm

Preparing for Giannis Antetokounmpo kept Mike Budenholzer up at night.

Warriors' Andre Iguodala doubtful for Game 4 with sore knee

Janie McCauley, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 4:12pm

Warriors forward Andre Iguodala is listed as doubtful for Game 4 of the Western Conference finals Tuesday night against Houston because of a sore left knee.

South Carolina forward Chris Silva withdraws from NBA draft

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 4:10pm

South Carolina's leading scorer and rebounder Chris Silva is withdrawing from the NBA draft and returning to the Gamecocks for his senior year.

Georgia Tech guard Josh Okogie remains in NBA draft

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 1:35pm

Josh Okogie has decided to remain in the NBA draft, ending his career at Georgia Tech after two seasons.

LeBronzed? James honored by drive to build statue of him

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 11:02am

LeBron James may go from idolized to immortalized in his hometown.

Curry comes alive to score 35, Warriors rout Rockets by 41

Janie McCauley, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 10:16pm

Stephen Curry shook, shimmied and screamed, letting his adoring fans and the Rockets know that Oracle Arena was his house.

Griner has 29 points and 10 boards, Mercury beat Storm 87-82

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 9:46pm

Brittney Griner had 29 points and 10 rebounds to help the Phoenix Mercury hold on for an 87-82 victory over the Seattle Storm on Sunday night.

Quigley scores 22 to help Sky beat Liberty 80-76

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 8:10pm

Allie Quigley scored 15 of her 22 points in the fourth quarter to help the Chicago Sky beat the New York Liberty 80-76 on Sunday night.

Gray's shot lifts Sparks past Lynx 77-76 in finals rematch

Dave Campbell, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 6:30pm

There was no better way for the WNBA to open its 22nd season than with another intense matchup between the Los Angeles Sparks and the Minnesota Lynx.

Road tripped: Celtics' Game 3 loss another playoff pothole

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 5:29pm

The Celtics were loose, smiling and laughing. They weren't straining to hear each other speak and there were no obnoxious Cleveland fans heckling them.

Tolliver, Delle Donne lead Mystics to 82-75 win over Fever

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 3:54pm

Kristi Toliver hit four 3-pointers and finished with 16 points and Elena Delle Donne had 13 points and seven assists to help the Washington Mystics beat the Indiana Fever 82-75 on Sunday.

Diggins-Smith, Cambage lead Wings past Dream, 101-78

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 3:50pm

Skyler Diggins-Smith scored 25 points, and Liz Cambage had 21 points, nine rebounds and four blocks to help the Dallas Wings beat the Atlanta Dream 101-78 on Sunday.

Thomas' double-double helps Sun cruise past Aces, 101-65

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 2:08pm

Alyssa Thomas had 13 points, 16 rebounds and six assists to help the Connecticut Sun beat the expansion Las Vegas Aces 101-65 on Sunday in the season opener for both teams.

On time, on target: LeBron, Cavs pound Celtics in Game 3

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 10:39pm

Before taking the floor, LeBron James stood in the hallway with his teammates outside Cleveland's locker room and pounded his chest with both hands.

Basketball great Bill Russell released from hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 5:51pm

Basketball Hall of Famer Bill Russell was released from a Seattle hospital Saturday after an overnight stay for an unknown condition.

Warriors eager to get back on the court, respond from loss

Janie McCauley, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 4:21pm

One good beating per series is plenty for Draymond Green and Golden State.