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  • Iowa Energy hire Nicki Gross as assistant coach

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Nicki Gross has been named an assistant coach with the Iowa Energy, making her the only female to fill that role in the NBA D-League. The Memphis Grizzlies and Energy…

  • Commissioner: NBA relationship with players ‘best’ in sports

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — With a multi-billion dollar new broadcast rights deal set to kick in from the 2016-17 season, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says “it’s a very good time” for the league right now and,…

  • Knicks sign 1st-round picks Porzingis, Grant

    NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Knicks have signed first-round draft picks Kristaps Porzingis and Jerian Grant. The team announced the signings on Thursday. The 7-foot-3 Porzingis was the fourth overall selection in the…

  • NBA in Africa? ‘Stay tuned’ for regular-season game

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The NBA is in Africa for an exhibition, and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver expects more important games to come. “Stay tuned,” Silver said Thursday as 20 NBA stars, including Chris Paul and…

  • Agent: Timberwolves agree to terms with Andre Miller

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Professor will be holding office hours in Minnesota next season. Andre Miller agreed to terms with the Timberwolves on a one-year deal on Wednesday, his agent Andy Miller told The Associated…

  • Bucks sign Chris Copeland, adding frontcourt depth

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Bucks have signed free-agent forward Chris Copeland, adding veteran depth to their young frontcourt. General manager John Hammond did not announce terms of the deal Wednesday. The 6-foot-8 Copeland played the…

  • Steve Kerr announces Warriors coaching staff for next season

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Coach Steve Kerr of the reigning NBA champion Golden State Warriors is bringing back his entire coaching staff except for departed Alvin Gentry, new coach of the New Orleans Pelicans. The…

  • Nuggets sign 2nd-round pick Jokic

    DENVER (AP) — The Denver Nuggets have signed 20-year-old Serbian center Nikola Jokic to a multi-year contract. Jokic, a second-round draft pick, has spent the last three years playing for KK Mega Vizura of the…

  • Wisconsin Assembly approves Milwaukee Bucks arena deal

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin state Assembly has passed a bill to have taxpayers pay $250 million to help pay for a new Milwaukee Bucks arena. The bill passed on a bipartisan 52-34 vote…

  • Dragic not expected to play for Slovenia this summer

    MIAMI (AP) — Goran Dragic of the Miami Heat is not expected to play for Slovenia in the EuroBasket tournament in September. Heat President Pat Riley met with Dragic about his invitation to join the…

  • Cavs trade Haywood, Miller to Blazers

    CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers have traded forward Mike Miller and center Brendan Haywood to the Portland Trail Blazers to create salary-cap room and save luxury-tax money. The Cavs have been shopping Haywood’s expiring…

  • Mavericks sign pair of free agent forwards

    DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks have signed free-agent forwards Jamil Wilson and Brandon Ashley. They announced the deals on Monday. The 6-foot-7 Wilson averaged 10.9 points and 5.4 rebounds in 41 games last season…

  • Wisconsin Assembly leader: New Bucks arena has votes to pass

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A $500 million plan for a new Milwaukee Bucks arena has enough votes to pass the state Assembly with help from Democrats, Republican Majority Leader Jim Steineke said Monday. If approved…

  • Pacers complete deals with 3 veterans, complete rookie class

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Pacers have re-signed forwards Lavoy Allen and Shayne Whittington. The team on Monday also signed swingman Glenn Robinson III to a three-year deal and completed an undisclosed deal with second-round…

  • Warriors trade David Lee to Boston for Wallace, Babb

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Golden State Warriors have completed the trade sending two-time All-Star forward David Lee to the Boston Celtics for Gerald Wallace and Chris Babb, the teams said Monday. They agreed to…