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Rising Tide: Collin Sexton to begin pro career in NBA draft

Terrin Waack, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 6:16pm

Collin Sexton isn't asking for much.

Casey says Pistons have plenty of talent in place

Noah Trister, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 5:09pm

Dwane Casey looks at the roster of the Detroit Pistons and sees a core of players capable of a lot more than the team accomplished last season.

AP source: Hornets agree to trade Howard to Nets for Mozgov

Steve Reed, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 1:42pm

The Charlotte Hornets have agreed to trade eight-time All-Star center Dwight Howard to the Brooklyn Nets for center Timofey Mozgov and two second-round draft picks, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday.

NBA in London: Wizards vs Knicks in January

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 12:08pm

The NBA will return to London next year with a regular-season game between the Washington Wizards and the New York Knicks.

Brady, James, Ovechkin, Shiffrin earn bids for The ESPYs

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 7:02am

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady vies for best male athlete while Olympic skier Mikaela Shiffrin contends a second time for best female athlete among nominations for The ESPYS honoring the past year's top sports achievements and moments.

Sparks win 5th straight, beat Fever 74-55

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 10:54pm

Candace Parker scored 15 and the Los Angeles Sparks used their defense to win their fifth straight, 74-55 over the Indiana Fever on Tuesday night.

Aces pull away to beat Storm 87-77

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 10:44pm

A'ja Wilson had 25 points and 15 rebounds and the Las Vegas Aces pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the Seattle Storm 87-77 on Tuesday night.

Charles helps Liberty beat McCoughtry and Dream 79-72

Doug Feinberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 8:33pm

Tina Charles helped the New York Liberty get a much-needed win.

Lynx hold off late charge for 91-83 win over Wings

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 8:30pm

Maya Moore scored 21, Sylvia Fowles added 19 points and 17 rebounds, and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Dallas Wings 91-83 on Tuesday night.

Mystics beat Sky 88-60

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 7:11pm

Kristi Toliver had 19 points and eight assists to help the Washington Mystics beat the Chicago Sky 88-60 on Tuesday night.

Bucks' Sterling Brown sues Milwaukee over stun-gun arrest

Ivan Moreno, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 3:18pm

Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown sued the city of Milwaukee and its police department Tuesday, saying officers' use of a stun gun during his arrest for a parking violation constitutes excessive force and that they targeted him because he is black.

Guessing game: Cavs enter NBA draft unsure of LeBron's plans

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 2:32pm

LeBron James won't be picking any players during Thursday's NBA draft.

The Latest: Mayor hopes lawsuit improves police conduct

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 12:29pm

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):

Chris Duhon named Illinois State assistant coach

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 11:31am

Former Chicago Bulls point guard Chris Duhon has joined the staff of Illinois State University as an assistant coach.

Los Angeles retakes top spot in AP WNBA power poll

Doug Feinberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 10:42am

Almost every WNBA team will go through a challenging road trip because of the FIBA World Cup in September that is compacting the season.

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.

South Carolina's Martin understands Bowen's choice to leave

Pete Iacobelli, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 11:20am

South Carolina's Frank Martin understood all along he might never get to coach Brian Bowen in a game and is just happy the 6-foot-7 forward whose name is part of the federal corruption case in college basketball had the chance to spend a few months with the Gamecocks.

NBA Calendar

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.