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  • LaMarcus Aldridge chooses the San Antonio Spurs

    LaMarcus Aldridge got the answers he needed from the San Antonio Spurs. And the Spurs apparently got the answer they wanted. Ending a frantic few days of courtship — and perhaps cementing the Spurs as…

  • AP sources: Pelicans bring back Cunningham on 3-year deal

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — People familiar with the negotiations say the New Orleans Pelicans and forward Dante Cunningham have agreed on a three-year contract extension worth about $9 million. The people spoke to The Associated…

  • Hammon says she’s thankful for chance to coach summer Spurs

    Becky Hammon had known for some time that she was going to be coaching San Antonio’s summer league team in Las Vegas. When her phone blew up Friday, she knew the secret was out. Hammon…

  • For NBA rookies, summer league merely first step

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Barely a year ago, Justise Winslow and Myles Turner were high school players. Being in the NBA now hasn’t seemed to faze either of them. Summer league play started Saturday, and…

  • AP source: Magic agree to new 4-year deal with Tobias Harris

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A person with knowledge of the details says Tobias Harris has agreed to sign a new contract to remain with the Orlando Magic. The person says the deal for Harris —…

  • NBA summer referees wearing headsets, will use replay

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Referees in the NBA summer leagues will be wearing headsets and replay reviews will be used during games. The policies were revealed Saturday when Miami and Indiana met in the first…

  • Rockets bringing back spark plugs Brewer, Beverley

    Daryl Morey didn’t let the market dry up while he was waiting to hear from another star free agent about coming to Houston. The Rockets general manager locked up two important role players from last…

  • AP source: Derrick Williams agrees to 2 years with Knicks

    Derrick Williams is headed to New York looking for another chance to fulfill the promise he once showed. A person with direct knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the former No. 2…

  • AP sources: Kings agree to deals with Rondo, Belinelli

    After missing targets at the start of free agency, the Sacramento Kings finally filled out their backcourt Friday. Whether the team can find a way to blend its talent together remains a topic for debate.…

  • AP source: Knicks agree to deal with center Robin Lopez

    NEW YORK (AP) — Robin Lopez is joining the Knicks, turning New York’s NBA rivalry into a family affair. Lopez agreed to sign with the Knicks on Friday, a person with knowledge of the details…

  • Hammon to become 1st female head coach of NBA summer league

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Becky Hammon is about to become the first woman to serve as the head coach of an NBA summer league team. San Antonio announced Friday that Hammon will lead the Spurs…

  • With Dragic and Wade back, Heat moving forward

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — On the first day of free agency, Goran Dragic committed to return. On the second, Dwyane Wade said he was coming back. On the third, the Miami Heat could finally exhale…

  • AP sources: Mavericks, DeAndre Jordan agree to 4-year deal

    DALLAS (AP) — DeAndre Jordan has chosen the Mavericks over the Los Angeles Clippers in what turned into a tense boom-or-bust wait for Dallas in pursuit of the free-agent center. Two people familiar with the…

  • NBA transitions from free agency fury to summer league games

    NBA teams are now turning their attention to youngsters and player development with summer leagues set to tip off after executives and owners around the league agreed to shell out millions of dollars to veteran…

  • NBA Calendar

    July 4-10 — Orlando Summer League. July 6-9 — Utah Summer League. July 9 — Free-agent contracts can be signed. July 10-20 — NBA Summer League, Las Vegas. Aug. 1 — NBA Africa game, Johannesburg.