NBA

Latest

  • NBA Calendar

    Aug. 1 — NBA Africa game, Johannesburg. Aug. 15-18 — FIBA Oceania Championship (Australia and New Zealand). Aug. 19-30 — AfroBasket. Aug. 31-Sept. 12 — FIBA Americas Championship. Sept. 5-20 — EuroBasket. Sept. 10-12 —…

  • NBA in Africa: Visiting Mandela’s house and planning safaris

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Chris Paul keeps waking up in his hotel at 3 a.m. because of jet-lag and is wiped, though it hasn’t stopped him getting out and visiting the house where Nelson Mandela lived.…

  • Mavericks sign 7-2 Tunisian center Salah Mejri

    DALLAS (AP) — The Mavericks have signed Tunisian center Salah Mejri from Real Madrid in the Spanish League. The 7-foot-2 Mejri averaged 4.3 points and 2.1 rebounds in 34 games for Real Madrid last season.…

  • Hawks F Mike Scott arrested on drug charges in NE Georgia

    ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Hawks forward Mike Scott has been arrested on drug charges. The Banks County sheriff’s office says deputies attempted to stop an SUV driven by Scott’s 20-year-old brother, Antonn, for following too…

  • Suns make series of coaching, front-office moves

    PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns have added Nate Bjorkgren and former NBA players Earl Watson and Corey Gaines to Jeff Hornacek’s coaching staff and shifted Mark West from the bench back to the front…

  • 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 Thursday, along with the re-signing of forward Lou Amundson. The 7-foot-3 Porzingis…

  • Hawks coach enjoying time in Africa after hectic summer

    ATLANTA (AP) — After a hectic start to the summer, Mike Budenholzer is doing important work in Africa while relishing some quality time with his wife and kids. The Hawks coach will never say his…

  • 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,…

  • 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…