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14-second clock after offensive rebound among new NBA rules

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 2:34pm

The shot clock will be reset to 14 seconds after offensive rebounds next season, down from 24, and the NBA has made alterations to two other rules.

76ers set to turn promising season into must-see TV

Dan Gelston, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 12:57pm

Ben Simmons is set to turn the 76ers into must-see TV.

International players to watch at Women's World Cup

Doug Feinberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 12:23pm

The U.S. women's basketball roster is full of WNBA All-Stars and clearly the 12-member team led by Diana Taurasi, Sue Bird and Breanna Stewart will be fun to watch.

No rest for WNBA champs Bird, Stewart and Loyd

Doug Feinberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 1:33pm

It's been a whirlwind week for Breanna Stewart, Sue Bird and Jewell Loyd. The trio won a WNBA championship with the Seattle Storm and then dashed off to play for USA Basketball in the FIBA Women's World Cup.

From G League to GM, 76ers turn franchise over to Brand

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 11:27am

Only two years out of the NBA, Elton Brand is set to return to the league as a 39-year-old general manager of the Philadelphia 76ers.

Trail Blazers unveil jersey sponsorship

Anne M. Peterson, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 2:16pm

The Portland Trail Blazers have announced a multi-year jersey sponsorship deal with Performance Health, an Illinois-based company that manufactures products for the rehabilitation and sports medicine markets.

Mavs owner Mark Cuban donates $10M after workplace probe

Schuyler Dixon, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 12:52pm

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has agreed to contribute $10 million to help further the cause of women in sports and raise awareness about domestic violence after an investigation released Wednesday substantiated numerous incidents of sexual harassment and improper workplace conduct within the franchise going back more than 20 years.

Owner Mark Cuban agrees to contribute $10 million to women's causes after workplace investigation of Dallas Mavericks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 12:42pm

Owner Mark Cuban agrees to contribute $10 million to women's causes after workplace investigation of Dallas Mavericks.

Bird highlights US women's world cup roster

Doug Feinberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 11:08am

Fresh off winning a third WNBA title, Sue Bird will try to help the U.S. win a third straight FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup.

AP source: 76ers name Elton Brand general manager

Dan Gelston, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 5:33pm

Elton Brand is in charge of the Philadelphia 76ers.

NBA, union reminds players that mental health help available

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 3:55pm

NBA players were reminded Tuesday that help for their mental wellness is available if needed, and they were urged to take advantage of that whenever necessary.

Heat say Dion Waiters won't be ready for training camp

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 2:54pm

Miami Heat guard Dion Waiters will begin this season as he finished last season — unable to play.

Timberwolves' Justin Patton again has surgery on broken foot

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 2:43pm

Minnesota Timberwolves center Justin Patton has had surgery for a broken foot for the second straight year and is out indefinitely.

Michael Jordan donates $2M for hurricane relief in NC

Steve Reed, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 1:04pm

Michael Jordan grew up playing high school basketball in Wilmington, North Carolina. So when the former NBA star watched the destruction caused by Hurricane Florence to his hometown and surrounding area, he acted quickly to help.

AP source: Pelicans bringing back veteran guard Jarrett Jack

Brett Martel, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 9:55am

A person familiar with the situation says the New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to terms on a one-year, veteran-minimum contract with guard Jarrett Jack.

One Last Dance: Wade returning to Heat for a final season

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 6:08pm

Dwyane Wade looked into the camera, stood alone in the middle of a darkened room and talked for 10 minutes. He struggled with his words at times, unable to control his emotions. He wept.

Mood electric as Seattle Storm, fans celebrate third title

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 3:33pm

Fans are whooping and cheering as they celebrate the Seattle Storm's third WNBA championship during a parade and rally.

Timberwolves C Justin Patton out with injured right foot

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 2:05pm

Minnesota Timberwolves center Justin Patton is sidelined indefinitely after injuring his right foot during a workout.

2 US basketball players stabbed in Romania; 1 seriously hurt

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 8:12am

Two U.S. basketball players have been stabbed in a club in eastern Romania and one is in a serious condition, Romanian authorities said Sunday.