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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.

Ginobili content with retirement after 16 seasons with Spurs

Raul Dominguez, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 1:39pm

Manu Ginobili walked into the San Antonio Spurs practice facility and saw the intense efforts of his young teammates in preseason workouts.

Prosecutor to review club incident involving Rockets' Harden

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 1:46pm

Prosecutors are reviewing allegations that Houston Rockets star James Harden took a woman's cellphone outside a Scottsdale nightclub last month.

Former president, family speak at Amway co-founder's funeral

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 13th - 9:59pm

Former President George W. Bush joined family and friends of Amway co-founder and Orlando Magic owner Richard DeVos to celebrate his life.

Milwaukee officer involved in NBA player's arrest fired

Ivan Moreno, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 13th - 3:05pm

A Milwaukee officer involved in the stun gun arrest of Bucks' player Sterling Brown has been fired because of social media posts mocking the incident, the city's police chief said Thursday.