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McBride scores 22, Aces rally past Lynx 80-75

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 7:40pm

Kayla McBride scored seven of her 22 points in a 14-3 closing run and the Las Vegas Aces overcame a sloppy start and beat the Minnesota Lynx 80-75 on Sunday.

Thomas helps Sun win franchise-record 12th in a row at home

Doug Feinberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 3:52pm

Alyssa Thomas and the Connecticut Sun are tough to beat this season, especially at home.

Zahui B scores 37 points, Liberty beat Sparks 98-92

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 10:19pm

Amanda Zahui B scored a career-high 37 points and the New York Liberty ended a 10-game road losing streak with a 98-92 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks on Saturday night.

Wings get 1st win of season, 71-61 over Dream

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 8:33pm

Arike Ogunbowale scored 17 points, Allisha Gray added 16 points and the Dallas Wings got their first win of the season with a 71-61 victory over the Atlanta Dream on Saturday night.

Quigley scores 18; Sky win 3rd straight, 70-64 over Fever

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 7:15pm

Allie Quigley scored 18 points and the Chicago Sky won their third straight game with a 70-64 victory over the Indiana Fever on Saturday night.

AP sources: Pelicans to trade Anthony Davis to Lakers for Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart and 3 1st-round picks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 5:16pm

AP sources: Pelicans to trade Anthony Davis to Lakers for Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart and 3 1st-round picks.

Plum scores 19, Aces cruise to 100-65 win over Liberty

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 14th - 11:07pm

Kelsey Plum scored a season-high 19 points on 8-for-11 shooting and the Las Vegas Aces never trailed in a 100-65 win over the New York Liberty on Friday night.

Gray, Sparks used big third quarter to beat Mercury 85-68

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 14th - 10:16pm

Chelsea Gray had 21 points and a season-high nine assists, Nneka Ogwumike scored 12 of her 16 points in the second half and the Los Angeles Sparks pulled away in the third quarter to beat the Phoenix Mercury 85-68 on Friday night.

Jones, Sun beat Lynx 85-81 for fifth win in a row

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 14th - 8:41pm

Jonquel Jones had 16 points and 12 rebounds, Shekinna Stricklen and Alyssa Thomas also scored 16 points apiece and the Connecticut Sun pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the Minnesota Lynx 85-81 on Friday night for their fifth consecutive victory.

Loyd hits late jumper, Storm rally to beat Mystics 74-71

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 14th - 7:56pm

Jewell Loyd scored 14 points, including the go-ahead jumper with 8.6 seconds left, and the defending champion Seattle Storm overcame a 13-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Washington Mystics 74-71 on Friday night in a rematch of the WNBA Finals.

Raptors' title sees Canada set viewing, spending records

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 14th - 5:14pm

The final numbers are in, and the NBA Finals were a smashing success for Canada all the way around.

No longer champs, injured Warriors brace for unclear summer

Janie McCauley, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 14th - 5:13pm

Steve Kerr still considers Golden State an ideal fit for Kevin Durant.

Canada inspired in World Cup by Toronto Raptors NBA title

Jenna Fryer, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 14th - 3:24pm

Inspired by Canada's first NBA title, the country's national women's soccer team is aiming to emulate the Toronto Raptors' magical run.

The Latest: Deputy taken to hospital after championship game

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 14th - 12:47pm

The Latest on an investigation into whether the president of the Toronto Raptors pushed and hit a sheriff's deputy in the face (all times local):

Nick Nurse's nomadic coaching path takes him to an NBA title

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 14th - 12:09pm

Whenever Toronto coach Nick Nurse needed inspiration this season, he merely needed to look at his office wall.

Raptors' president encounter with deputy being investigated

Olga R. Rodriguez and Rob Gillies, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 14th - 11:25am

Prosecutors will decide whether to charge Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri with misdemeanor battery after he was accused of shoving and hitting a sheriff's deputy in the face while trying to join his team on the court to celebrate their first NBA championship.

Analysis: A global NBA now has a truly global champion

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 14th - 1:32am

The Canadian flag, soaked in beer and champagne, was waved in the Toronto locker room. Pascal Siakam wore the flag of Cameroon around his shoulders. Marc Gasol was yelling some happy phrase in Spanish.

Klay Thompson sustains torn left ACL in Warriors' loss

Janie McCauley, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 14th - 12:19am

Klay Thompson sustained a torn ACL in his left knee during Game 6 of the NBA Finals, more heartbreaking injury news for the Golden State Warriors after Kevin Durant ruptured his right Achilles tendon and had surgery.

King of the North: Kawhi Leonard wins Finals MVP

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 13th - 10:29pm

Kawhi Leonard's first season with the Toronto Raptors started with his now-infamous laugh.