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Rebuilding Hawks add depth by signing Hamilton, Poythress

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 3:16pm

The rebuilding Atlanta Hawks have added depth by signing guard-forward Daniel Hamilton and forward Alex Poythress.

WNBA playoff field set, LA-Minnesota meet in first round

Doug Feinberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 7:43am

The WNBA playoffs are set after a wild, unpredictable regular season came to an end Sunday.

Lynx beat Mystics 88-83 on "Lindsay Whalen Day"

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 7:47pm

Lindsay Whalen scored 10 points in the final regular-season home game of her career, Sylvia Fowles set the WNBA season record for rebounds and the Minnesota Lynx closed the season with a 88-83 victory over the Washington Mystics on Sunday night.

Top-seeded Storm beat Wings 84-68 in regular-season finale

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 7:20pm

Breanna Stewart and Crystal Langhorne had 15 points each to help the Seattle Storm beat the Dallas Wings 84-68 in the regular-season finale for both teams Sunday.

Fever snap 5-game skid, beat Sky 97-92 in finale

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 6:53pm

Candice Dupree and Cappie Pondexter had 22 points each to help the Indiana Fever close the season with a 97-92 victory over the Chicago Sky on Sunday.

DeWanna Bonner had 23 points, Mercury beat Liberty 96-85

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 6:36pm

DeWanna Bonner had 23 points and 10 rebounds to help the Phoenix Mercury beat New York 96-85 on Sunday in the regular-season finale for both teams, sending the Liberty to their 13th straight loss.

Dream earn 2nd WNBA playoff seed with 93-78 win over Aces

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 6:22pm

Elizabeth Williams scored 20 points and the Atlanta Dream beat the Las Vegas Aces 93-78 on Sunday to take the No. 2 seed in the WNBA playoffs.

Sun earn 4th seed with 89-86 win over Sparks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 3:29pm

Jasmine Thomas scored 27 points and the Connecticut Sun beat the Los Angeles Sparks 89-86 on Sunday to secure the fourth seed in the WNBA playoffs.

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.

Stewart has double-double, Storm secure top seed in playoffs

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 10:14pm

Breanna Stewart had 22 points and 15 rebounds and the Seattle Storm beat the New York Liberty 85-77 on Friday night to secure the top seed in the WNBA playoffs.

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.