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Robertson's NBA title ring sells for $91,000 in auction

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 5:40pm

Oscar Robertson's 1971 NBA championship ring has sold for a little more than $91,000 in an auction.

Vandersloot, DeShields help Sky beat Fever 115-106 in 2OT

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 4:52pm

Diamond DeShields scored 24 points on 11-of-16 shooting and Courtney Vandersloot had 24 points, nine rebounds and 10 assists to help the Chicago Sky beat the Indiana Fever 115-106 in double overtime Saturday.

Bob Bass, former GM in San Antonio and Charlotte, dead at 89

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 4:15pm

Bob Bass, the former San Antonio and Charlotte general manager who was an integral part of the front office for most of the Spurs' first 20 years in South Texas, has died. He was 89.

Celtics' Kyrie Irving to visit reservation in North Dakota

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 10:22am

Boston Celtics star Kyrie Irving is set to visit the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, where his late mother was once part of the tribe.

Griner, Taurasi lead Mercury over Dream 104-95

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 10:22pm

Brittney Griner had 33 points, 18 rebounds and seven blocks, and Diana Taurasi added 27 points and a career-high-tying 14 assists to help the Phoenix Mercury beat the Atlanta Dream 104-95 on Friday night.

Cambage has 43 points, Wings clinch final WNBA playoff spot

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 8:37pm

Elizabeth Cambage had 43 points and 13 rebounds and the Dallas Wings beat the Las Vegas Aces 107-102 on Friday night to clinch the final WNBA playoff spot and end a nine-game losing streak.

Cloud hits winner at buzzer, Mystics top Sparks 69-67

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 7:50pm

Natasha Cloud made a fade-away jumper just before the buzzer to give the Washington Mystics a 69-67 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks on Friday night for their eighth straight victory.

Jonquel Jones hits 5 3s, Sun ease by Lynx 96-79

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 7:41pm

Jonquel Jones made five 3-points and scored 26 points, Alyssa Thomas had 18 points, eight rebounds and eight assists and the Connecticut Sun beat the Minnesota Lynx 96-79 on Friday night.

Stephen Curry supports women's game by hosting girls camps

Janie McCauley, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 3:29am

Just like Steph, seventh-grader Amanda Kerner stood before a big crowd and knocked down shot after shot from five different spots on the court — 20 makes in 2 1/2 minutes, complete with a buzzer-beater.

McBride has 15 points in 4th, Aces move into 8th-place tie

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 10:07pm

A'ja Wilson had 18 of her 19 points in the first half, Kayla McBride scored all 15 of her points in the fourth quarter and the Las Vegas Aces beat the short-handed New York Liberty 85-72 on Wednesday night to move into a tie for the final playoff spot.

Delle Donne scores 25, Mystics get 7th straight victory

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 7:14pm

Elena Delle Donne scored 25 points, Kristi Toliver added 19 and the Washington Mystics used an 18-2 fourth quarter to beat the Indiana Fever 76-62 on Wednesday night.

Lynx plan Whalen event, more seats for regular-season finale

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 2:03pm

The Minnesota Lynx will make additional seats available in the upper level of the arena for their final regular-season home game and farewell to star point guard Lindsay Whalen.

Gray scores career-high 26, Sparks beat Liberty 74-66

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 10:49pm

Chelsea Gray scored a career-high 26 points, Nneka Ogwumike had 20 points and eight rebounds, and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the New York Liberty 74-66 on Tuesday night.

Vandersloot sets a WNBA assist record, Sky beat Lynx 91-88

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 8:27pm

Courtney Vandersloot hit two free throws with 2.2 seconds left and broke the WNBA's single-season assists record, helping the Chicago Sky beat the Minnesota Lynx 91-88 on Tuesday night.

Jones scores 27, Sun hand Wings 9th straight loss

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 7:32pm

Jonquel Jones had 27 points and 10 rebounds, and the Connecticut Sun beat the Dallas Wings 96-76 on Tuesday night to spoil the head-coaching debut of Taj McWilliams-Franklin.

WNBA set for wild dash to regular season finish

Doug Feinberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 11:03am

The WNBA's final week of the regular season is shaping up to be a wild dash to the finish.

Lynx star, Minnesota legend: Whalen to retire from WNBA

Dave Campbell, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 13th - 4:32pm

When Lindsay Whalen retires from the WNBA at the end of this season, the gritty Minnesota Lynx point guard won't have trouble figuring out what to do next.

Anthony signs 1-year, $2.4 million deal with Houston Rockets

Kristie Rieken, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 13th - 1:30pm

Carmelo Anthony signed a one-year, $2.4 million deal with the Houston Rockets on Monday.

Dallas Wings coach Fred Williams out after 8th straight loss

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 12th - 7:37pm

Dallas Wings coach Fred Williams was relieved of his duties Sunday with the club mired in an eight-game losing streak that jeopardized a playoff spot that once seemed secure.