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Bucks' Sterling Brown sues Milwaukee over stun-gun arrest

Ivan Moreno, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 10:15am

Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the city of Milwaukee and its police department, claiming unlawful arrest and excessive force when officers used a stun gun on him during his arrest for a parking violation.

The Latest: Suit: Police tried to reframe NBA star's arrest

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 9:58am

The Latest on a lawsuit filed against Milwaukee and the city's police department by NBA player Sterling Brown alleging excessive force (all times local):

Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown is suing the police for using a stun gun during his arrest for a parking violation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 9:09am

Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown is suing the police for using a stun gun during his arrest for a parking violation.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 8:59am

NBA draft, New York (Brooklyn).

The interview remains critical in the NBA draft process

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 12:32am

The elevator stopped at the 16th floor of the swanky hotel, and after a few nervous steps down the hallway a soon-to-be professional athlete was ready to face perhaps the most unpredictable part of the NBA draft process.

Taurasi leads Mercury to 8th straight win, 92-80 over Aces

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 8:17pm

Diana Taurasi scored 18 of her 28 in the first half and the Phoenix Mercury ran their winning streak to eight with a 92-80 victory over the Las Vegas Aces on Sunday night.

Sparks stay atop WNBA with 81-72 win over Sky

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 6:21pm

Chelsea Gray scored 21 while Nneka Ogwumike added 20 points and 11 rebounds to help the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Chicago Sky 81-72 on Sunday night.

Arson suspected at bar where Zach Randolph's brother killed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 3:18pm

Investigators have determined a fire likely was intentionally set at an Indiana bar, one day after the brother of NBA star Zach Randolph was fatally shot there.

Mercury win 7th straight, 89-72 over Sun

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 10:11pm

Diana Taurasi had 19 points, DeWanna Bonner added 15 and the Phoenix Mercury beat the Connecticut Sun 89-72 on Saturday night to extend their winning streak to seven games.

Fowles, Lynx dominate in 85-71 win over Liberty

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 8:22pm

Sylvia Fowles scored 25 points, hitting 10 of 13 shots, to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the New York Liberty 85-71 on Saturday night.

Fever get 1st win of season in 96-64 rout of Dream

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 7:25pm

Victoria Vivians scored a career-best 21 points to help the Indiana Fever win their first game of the season, beating the Atlanta Dream 96-64 on Saturday night.

Brother of NBA's Zach Randolph killed outside of Indiana bar

Brian Slodysko, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 5:19pm

Authorities say Sacramento Kings forward Zach Randolph's brother was shot and killed early Saturday outside of a bar in the Indiana city where the two grew up.

Grizzlies name Stackhouse Van Exel among 8 assistants

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 5:59pm

The Memphis Grizzlies have named Jerry Stackhouse, Nick Van Exel and six others as assistant coaches.

Oscar Robertson to receive NBA's Lifetime Achievement Award

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 5:57pm

Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson will be honored with the NBA's Lifetime Achievement Award at the NBA Awards on June 25.

Oklahoma City Thunder won't renew contract of announcer

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 3:47pm

The Oklahoma City Thunder will not renew the contract of the only television play-by-play announcer the team has had since it relocated in 2008.

Hardaway: Former NBA coach Sam Mitchell joins Memphis' staff

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 14th - 2:30pm

Penny Hardaway has finalized his coaching staff at Memphis by hiring veteran NBA coach Sam Mitchell.

Clarendon's big 4th quarter helps Dream beat winless Fever

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 14th - 11:57am

Tiffany Hayes had 23 points, Layshia Clarendon scored all nine of her points in the fourth quarter and the Atlanta Dream beat the winless Indiana Fever 72-67 on Thursday.

Mystics blow 30-point lead, then rally past Sun, 95-91

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 13th - 7:56pm

Elena Delle Donne scored 36 points, Kristi Toliver added 25 and the Washington Mystics blew a 30-point lead before rallying past the Connecticut Sun, 95-91 on Wednesday night.

Las Vegas routs New York 78-63 in Bill Laimbeer's return

Doug Feinberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 13th - 7:45pm

Bill Laimbeer and the Las Vegas Aces didn't show any fatigue from playing back-to-back nights.