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Aces close on 7-1 run, beat short-handed Storm 60-56

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 10:14pm

Liz Cambage had 14 points and 13 rebounds, A'ja Wilson added 12 points, eight boards and three blocks, and the Las Vegas Aces used a closing 7-1 run to beat the short-handed Seattle Storm 60-56 on Tuesday night.

Timberwolves hire Pablo Prigioni as assistant coach

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 2:33pm

The Minnesota Timberwolves have hired Pablo Prigioni as an assistant coach, after the native of Argentina spent last season on staff with the Brooklyn Nets.

Raptors president 'confident' Leonard will return to champs

Ian Harrison, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 2:09pm

Still absorbing the magnitude of his team's accomplishment, Raptors President Masai Ujiri is confident Kawhi Leonard and the rest of Toronto's core will reunite next season in a bid for another title.

Teary-eyed Antetokounmpo wins NBA MVP honors

Beth Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 9:53pm

The Milwaukee Bucks fell two games short of the NBA Finals.

Hawks trade Kent Bazemore to Trail Blazers for Evan Turner

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 7:35pm

The Atlanta Hawks have traded Kent Bazemore to the Portland Trail Blazers for Evan Turner is a swap of high-priced players heading into the final year of their contracts.

Ex-Sacramento Kings exec gets 7 years for siphoning $13.4M

Samantha Maldonado, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 5:46pm

A former top Sacramento Kings executive was sentenced Monday to seven years in prison for siphoning $13.4 million from the team.

The Latest: Giannis Antetokounmpo wins NBA MVP honor

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 5:30pm

The Latest on the NBA Awards show in Santa Monica, California (all times local):

Warriors GM to meet soon with Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson

Janie McCauley, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 4:09pm

Golden State general manager Bob Myers plans to meet with both Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson ahead of the start of free agency this weekend.

Pistons owner forming joint venture to redevelop Palace area

Noah Trister, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 2:47pm

Pistons owner Tom Gores and Schostak Brothers & Co. are forming a joint venture to redevelop The Palace of Auburn Hills and its surrounding land and the arena is expected to be demolished.

NBA fines Knicks $50,000 over feud with New York Daily News

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 1:06pm

The NBA fined the New York Knicks $50,000 on Monday for violating media rules by not allowing the New York Daily News to cover one of the team's news conferences.

Ex-Kentucky center Dorie Harrison transferring to Lipscomb

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 10:23am

Former Kentucky center Dorie Harrison is transferring to Lipscomb.

Dikembe Mutombo records Ebola messages for US officials

Mike Stobbe, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 7:14am

Unable to send disease fighters to help battle one of the deadliest Ebola outbreaks in history, U.S. health officials are turning to basketball hall of famer Dikembe Mutombo for help.

Loyd, Howard lift Storm past Fever 65-61

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 7:28pm

Jewell Loyd scored 21 points, including the go-ahead basket with 24.6 seconds left, to lift the Seattle Storm to a 65-61 win over the Indiana Fever on Sunday.

Mitchell has 22 points, Mercury top Sparks 82-72 to end skid

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 6:32pm

Leilani Mitchell scored 22 points in her first start of the season and the Phoenix Mercury handed the Los Angeles Sparks their fourth-straight loss with an 82-72 victory Sunday.

Parker scores 22, Sky end Sun's streak 93-75

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 6:09pm

Cheyenne Parker scored 22 points and the Chicago Sky ended the Connecticut Sun's seven-game winning streak with a 95-73 victory Sunday.

Delle Donne scores 21, Mystics defeat Dream 89-73

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 1:12pm

Elena Delle Donne scored eight of her 21 points in a game-changing 14-0 run to start the second half and the Washington Mystics rolled to an 89-73 win over the Atlanta Dream on Sunday.

Yelich: Giannis winning NBA MVP in Milwaukee would be 'cool'

Keith Jenkins, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 8:28am

Christian Yelich first met Giannis Antetokounmpo last month in downtown Milwaukee.

Hamby, Wilson send Vegas past Dallas 86-68

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 10:46pm

Reserve Dearica Hamby scored 27 points on 11-for-14 shooting and Las Vegas' strong second quarter propelled the Aces past Dallas, 86-68 on Saturday night.

Odyssey Sims scores 20 points, Lynx beat Liberty 92-83

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 9:12pm

Odyssey Sims scored 20 points and Sylvia Fowles had 19 points and 10 rebounds in the Minnesota Lynx's 92-83 victory over the New York Liberty on Saturday night.