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  • AP Source: David West takes minimum to join Spurs

    David West is sacrificing millions to chase that elusive championship. A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the veteran forward is taking a one-year, minimum salary contract worth $1.4 million…

  • Milwaukee Bucks president urges public dollars for new arena

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks President Peter Feigin urged Wisconsin lawmakers on Monday to pass legislation that would put taxpayers on the hook for half the cost of a new $500 million arena, saying…

  • Big moves made, but dealing isn’t done in NBA free agency

    LeBron James is available. Marc Gasol, too. That’s two All-NBA first team members from last season still on the market, in case anybody thinks all the best players are gone. Of course, nobody really believes…

  • Jazz got next: Utah hosts 1st summer league since 2008

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — While the Utah Jazz Summer League may not have the recent history of the Orlando version or be the massive undertaking that is the Las Vegas event, it’s back —…

  • AP source: Kings, Casspi agree to 2-year, $6 million deal

    A person with knowledge of the details says the Sacramento Kings and swingman Omri Casspi have reached an agreement on a $6 million, two-year deal. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of…

  • Lakers plan to sign Lou Williams, Brandon Bass

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers say they plan to sign guard Lou Williams, last season’s Sixth Man of the Year, and forward Brandon Bass. Williams averaged a career-high 15.5 points and helped…

  • Winslow asked to do a little of everything for Heat

    Before ever seeing him in a Miami uniform, Heat coach Erik Spoelstra was already putting a fairly high expectation on the shoulders of rookie forward Justise Winslow. “A Swiss Army knife,” is how Spoelstra described…

  • 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.

  • AP source: Kings, Koufos agree to 4-year, $33 million deal

    A person with knowledge of the deal says the Sacramento Kings and center Kosta Koufos have agreed to a $33 million, four-year contract. The person, who spoke to The Associated Press on Saturday night on…

  • Suns find another reason to dislike the Spurs

    PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns vaulted from long shot to finalist in the bid to land coveted free agent LaMarcus Aldridge. But finishing as runner-up to the team the Suns’ fans love to hate,…

  • 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 —…