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Anthony signs 1-year, $2.4 million deal with Houston Rockets

Kristie Rieken, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 13th - 1:30pm

Carmelo Anthony signed a one-year, $2.4 million deal with the Houston Rockets on Monday.

Dallas Wings coach Fred Williams out after 8th straight loss

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 12th - 7:37pm

Dallas Wings coach Fred Williams was relieved of his duties Sunday with the club mired in an eight-game losing streak that jeopardized a playoff spot that once seemed secure.

Mystics win 6th straight 93-80 over Wings

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 12th - 7:24pm

Ariel Atkins scored 26 points, Elena Delle Donne added 23 and the Washington Mystics won their sixth straight, beating the Dallas Wings 93-80 on Sunday.

Bonner, Taurasi lead Mercury over Sparks 86-78

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 12th - 7:22pm

DeWanna Bonner had a season-high 31 points, Diana Taurasi had 20 points and a career-best 14 assists and the Phoenix Mercury beat the Los Angeles Sparks 86-78 on Sunday.

Storm's magic number down to 1 with 81-72 win over Lynx

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 12th - 7:07pm

Natasha Howard scored 21 points, Breanna Stewart had 17 points and a season-high 17 rebounds and the Seattle Storm beat the Minnesota Lynx 81-72 on Sunday night.

Sun dominate glass, beat Sky 82-75

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 12th - 3:23pm

Courtney Williams scored 22 points, Jonquel Jones added 17 points and a season-high 15 rebounds and the Connecticut Sun beat the Chicago Sky 82-75 on Sunday.

Dream's Renee Montgomery hits 8 3s to tie WNBA record

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 12th - 3:04pm

Renee Montgomery hit eight 3-pointers to match to WNBA regular-season record and scored a season-high 30 points to help the Atlanta Dream beat the New York Liberty 86-77 on Sunday for their sixth straight victory.

Plum scores 20 points, Aces beat Fever to snap 5-game skid

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 11th - 10:33pm

Kelsey Plum scored 20 points and the Las Vegas Aces never trailed in snapping a five-game losing streak with a 92-74 victory over the Indiana Fever on Saturday night.

Wade says if he plays, he'll be with Heat this season

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 11th - 5:59pm

If Dwyane Wade plays this season, it will be in a Miami Heat uniform.

Montgomery hits 6 3s, scores 24 to help Dream beat Wings

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 11th - 2:51pm

Renee Montgomery was 6 of 7 from 3-point range and scored 24 points to help the Atlanta Dream beat the Dallas Wings 92-82 on Saturday.

Russian star Maria Vadeeva enjoying time in WNBA with Sparks

Doug Feinberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 11th - 12:56am

Maria Vadeeva dreamed of playing in the WNBA after growing up watching Diana Taurasi and Lauren Jackson compete in the Russian Basketball League.

Taurasi, Mercury never trail in 94-74 win over Fever

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 10th - 10:23pm

Diana Taurasi and Stephanie Talbot scored 14 points apiece to lead five Phoenix players in double figures and help the Mercury beat the Indiana Fever 94-74 on Friday night.

Vandersloot's 20 points, 15 assists help Sky beat Sun 97-86

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 10th - 9:33pm

Courtney Vandersloot scored 20 points and handed out 15 of Chicago's WNBA record-tying 35 assists to help the Sky beat the Connecticut Sun 97-86 on Friday night.

LeBron to make Lakers debut at Portland on Oct. 18

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 10th - 3:11pm

LeBron James will make his Los Angeles Lakers debut at Portland on Oct. 18 and play before home fans for the first time two days later.

Krzyzewski: No 'plan of execution' for NCAA hoops reforms

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 10th - 2:32pm

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski doesn't believe the NCAA went far enough with its reforms when it comes to how the changes were coordinated.

LeBron James returns to Cleveland with Lakers on Nov. 21

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 10th - 2:23pm

LeBron James will make his one and only visit to Cleveland on Nov. 21 when the Los Angeles Lakers play the Cavaliers in the four-time MVP's home state.

Only 1 spot left in WNBA playoffs, but seeds up for grabs

Doug Feinberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 10th - 6:48am

Maya Moore and the Minnesota Lynx are back in the postseason. The defending champions still have a long way to go to get a bye or two in the first round.

Moore scores 34, Lynx clinch 8th straight playoff spot

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 9th - 10:09pm

Maya Moore scored 34 points, Sylvia Fowles broke her own franchise single-season rebounding record and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Las Vegas Aces 89-73 on Thursday night to clinch their eighth straight playoff spot.

Short-handed Dream beat Sparks 79-73

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 9th - 7:23pm

Jessica Breland scored 19 points, Alex Bentley made a late go-ahead 3-pointer and the short-handed Atlanta Dream beat the Los Angeles Sparks 79-73 on Thursday night.