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Heat suspend Dion Waiters for season opener over conduct

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 10:03pm

Shooting guard Dion Waiters has been suspended by the Miami Heat for their season opener against Memphis on Wednesday night for what was described as "conduct detrimental to the team."

Hawks exercise 2020-21 options on Collins, Young, Huerter

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 11:38am

The Atlanta Hawks have exercised the 2020-21 contract options on three of the team's top young players — forward John Collins and guards Trae Young and Kevin Huerter.

Harden caps preseason with a scoring flourish

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 8:56pm

James Harden sure seems in midseason form.

Lynx leading scorer Sims suspended 2 games for DWI charge

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 2:30pm

Minnesota Lynx leading scorer Odyssey Sims has been suspended for two games to start the 2020 season, stemming from a drunken-driving charge last summer.

Pistons sign Tre'Shawn Thurman, waive Sword

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 12:50pm

The Detroit Pistons have signed forward Tre'Shawn Thurman and waived guard Craig Sword.

WNBA Dream moving to 3,500-seat arena near Atlanta airport.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 10:20am

The Atlanta Dream are getting a new home.

NBA says Chinese wanted Morey's firing; China denies claim

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 2:10am

we are an American business — travel with us wherever we go, and one of those values is free expression," Silver said. "We wanted to make sure everyone understood we were supporting free expression."

Update on the latest sports

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 10:57pm

George Springer and Carlos Correa each hit three-run homers and the Houston Astros got another wild ace off the hook to beat the sloppy New York Yankees 8-3 Thursday night and reach the cusp of a second World Series visit in three years.

Pistons exercise 2020-21 option on Kennard

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 6:48pm

The Detroit Pistons have exercised their team option for the 2020-21 season on Luke Kennard.

Williamson to miss final preseason game with sore right knee

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 5:49pm

Zion Williamson won't play in New York in the New Orleans Pelicans' final preseason game because of a sore right knee.

Deng signs with Bulls, retires

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 4:03pm

Two-time All-Star forward Luol Deng has signed with the Chicago Bulls and retired as a member of the team that drafted him.

Lakers exercise 4th-year contract option on Kyle Kuzma

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 2:56pm

The Los Angeles Lakers have exercised their contract option on forward Kyle Kuzma for the 2020-21 season.

Sims, Minnesota Lynx leading scorer, pleads guilty to DWI

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 11:35am

Minnesota Lynx scoring leader Odyssey Sims has been sentenced to house arrest after pleading guilty to a drunken-driving charge.

Toronto Raptors sign former Cornell star Matt Morgan

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 10:39am

The Toronto Raptors have signed former Cornell star Matt Morgan after waiving forward Sagaba Konate.

Michael Jordan opens first of 2 medical clinics in Charlotte

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 10:24am

An emotional Michael Jordan unveiled the first of two medical clinics he and his family funded to provide care to underprivileged members of the community.

USBWA names top freshman award after Tamika Catchings

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 9:35am

The nation's top freshman women's basketball player each season will win the Tamika Catchings Award starting this year.

Update on the latest sports

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 9:08am

Indians catcher Roberto Pérez had arthroscopic surgery to remove bone spurs in his right ankle.

APNewsBreak: Liberty to play at Barclays starting in 2020

Doug Feinberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 7:35am

The New York Liberty will have a new home next year — Barclays Center.

Wizards sign Beal to 2-year, $72 million extension

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 6:44am

for one, that they even consider me a franchise player, a piece of this organization in itself," Beal said at a news conference in Washington. "And I was prideful of that. You don't get that type of love and respect and responsibility from anywhere."