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Lynx scoring leader Odyssey Sims appears on DWI charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 3:49pm

Minnesota Lynx scoring leader Odyssey Sims is due back in court in September on drunken driving charges.

WNBA suspends Riquna Williams 10 games for domestic violence

Doug Feinberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 2:30pm

Los Angeles Sparks guard Riquna Williams was suspended without pay by the WNBA on Tuesday for 10 games — nearly a third of the season — for a domestic violence incident.

CORRECTS: WNBA suspends Los Angeles Sparks guard Riquna Williams 10 games for domestic violence incident

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 2:24pm

CORRECTS: WNBA suspends Los Angeles Sparks guard Riquna Williams 10 games for domestic violence incident. (Corrects APNewsAlert that said it was the longest suspension in league history )

Kings sign free agent F Richaun Holmes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 1:17pm

The Sacramento Kings have signed free agent forward Richaun Holmes.

Knicks finalize contracts with Marcus Morris, Reggie Bullock

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 1:09pm

The New York Knicks have finalized contracts with Marcus Morris and Reggie Bullock, two of their offseason additions.

Surging Aces have won 5 straight, sit atop power poll

Doug Feinberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 11:17am

Kayla McBride's eyes light up when talking about the Las Vegas offense.

Oklahoma City Thunder's rebuild will take some time

Cliff Brunt, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 12:47am

Yosef Maaroof wanted one more Russell Westbrook memory in Oklahoma City.

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.