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Clarke's double-double leads Grizzlies to title

W.g. Ramirez, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 8:58pm

Memphis Grizzlies head coach Taylor Jenkins has yet to lead an official NBA game, but he's bringing some hardware home to Beale Street.

Pelicans waive forward-center Christian Wood

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 7:09pm

The New Orleans Pelicans have waived Christian Wood despite his productive showing with the club late last season.

MVP Antetokounmpo gives baseball a shot at Yankee Stadium

Avery Yang, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 5:21pm

In hoops, Giannis Antetokounmpo is court royalty. But in baseball, he's a complete rookie.

Cavs waive shooting guard JR Smith after eventful tenure

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 3:42pm

J.R. Smith's never-a-dull-moment run with the Cavaliers is over.

Warriors GM Bob Myers moves on from Durant with appreciation

Janie McCauley, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 3:06pm

Bob Myers has accepted Kevin Durant's departure for the Brooklyn Nets with an appreciation for all the superstar forward accomplished with the franchise, even if the Golden State general manager would have loved to keep KD around a little longer.

Trio of first-timers headline WNBA All-Star reserves

Doug Feinberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 2:24pm

Diamond DeShields, Erica Wheeler and Odyssey Sims will make their All-Star debuts this month after the trio was selected Monday for the game in Las Vegas.

AP source: Simmons, 76ers agree to $170 million, 5-year deal

Dan Gelston, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 12:10pm

The Philadelphia 76ers and star guard Ben Simmons have agreed to a $170 million, five-year contract extension, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The max deal is the latest big commitment by a team expected to make a serious push at its first NBA championship since 1983.

Old Nets think Durant, Irving can succeed where they didn't

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 8:48am

Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving gave the Brooklyn Nets two big victories in one night.

Howard plays amid abuse allegation, Storm beat Liberty

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 7:23pm

Natasha Howard scored 14 points a day after abuse allegations were raised against her to help the Seattle Storm beat the New York Liberty 78-69 on Sunday.

Fowles makes history, helps Lynx beat Mercury 75-62

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 7:16pm

Sylvia Fowles set a WNBA record with her 157th career double-double and the Minnesota Lynx pulled away in the second half to beat the Phoenix Mercury 75-62 on Sunday night.

Grizzles, Timberwolves advance to Summer League title game

W.g. Ramirez, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 6:07pm

Brandon Clarke made a dunk with 10.7 left in overtime and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the New Orleans Pelicans 88-86 on Sunday in the NBA Summer League semifinals.

DeShields hits 5 3s, scores 26 in Sky's win over Wings

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 4:59pm

Diamond DeShields had a season-high 26 points, matching her career high with five 3-pointers, and Allie Quigley scored eight of her 12 points in the decisive third quarter to help the Chicago Sky beat the Dallas Wings 89-79 on Sunday.

Jones scores 26, Sun beats Fever to snap a 4-game road skid

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 4:00pm

Jonquel Jones had 16 points, eight rebounds, three steals and three blocks to help the Connecticut Sun beat the Indiana Fever 76-63 on Sunday and snap a four-game road losing streak.

Williams hits 5 3s, scores 23 as Sparks beat Dream in OT

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 3:24pm

Riquna Williams scored 23 points, hitting five 3-pointers, and Nneka Ogwumike added 17 points and 15 rebounds to help the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Atlanta Dream 76-71 in overtime on Sunday.

Howard to play for Storm against Liberty

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 2:44pm

The Seattle Storm say Natasha Howard will play Sunday night against the New York Liberty, a day after her wife posted a video that alleged abuse.

Colson has 17, Aces hand Mystics 3rd straight loss 85-81

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 13th - 8:04pm

A'ja Wilson and Sydney Colson each scored 17 points and the Las Vegas Aces handed the Washington Mystics their third straight loss, 85-81 on Saturday night.

No. 8 seed Grizzlies beat No. 1 Celtics in NBA Summer League

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 13th - 6:56pm

Tyler Harvey scored 20 points to lead No. 8 seed Memphis past top-seeded Boston 94-88 on Saturday night in the quarterfinals of the NBA Summer League tournament.

Storm looking into abuse allegations against Natasha Howard

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 13th - 4:49pm

The Seattle Storm say they are looking into allegations on social media that Natasha Howard physically threatened and abused her wife.

AD3: Anthony Davis joins Lakers with championship plans

Greg Beacham, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 13th - 4:03pm

Anthony Davis' year of uncertainty finally felt finished when he stood in the Los Angeles Lakers' training complex and proudly held up his new gold jersey while LeBron James looked on approvingly.