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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.

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.

NBA Calendar

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 13th - 7:44am

NBA draft, New York (Brooklyn).

WNBA should play game as part of Hall of Fame weekend

Doug Feinberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 13th - 12:22am

The Women's Basketball Hall of Fame and the WNBA are trying to think outside of the box to help generate more interest in the sport.

Ogwumike has another double-double, Sparks beat Dream 72-64

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 12th - 10:51pm

Candace Parker scored 18 points, Nneka Ogwumike had 11 points and 10 rebounds and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Atlanta Dream 72-64 on Tuesday night.

Storm score 31 points in 4th, rally past Sky 96-85

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 12th - 10:18pm

Breanna Stewart scored a season-high 30 points to help the Seattle Storm rally past the Chicago Sky 96-85 on Tuesday night.

Oakland again celebrates NBA champion Warriors

Lorin Eleni Gill, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 12th - 9:26pm

For the second straight year, throngs of Golden State Warriors fans turned out for a victory parade to celebrate a team some are calling an NBA dynasty and got a treat when several players got off their buses to mingle with the crowd.

Taurasi scores 21, Mercury win 6th straight

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 12th - 8:29pm

Diana Taurasi scored 21 points, Brittney Griner added 18 before fouling out late and the Phoenix Mercury won their sixth straight with a 75-72 victory over the Dallas Wings on Tuesday night.

Wilson scores 35, Aces keep Fever winless

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 12th - 7:36pm

A'ja Wilson scored 17 of her 35 points in the fourth quarter and overtime, helping the Las Vegas Aces beat the winless Indiana Fever 101-92 on Tuesday night.