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  • AP Source: Timberwolves give Kevin Garnett 2 more years

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kevin Garnett is returning for season No. 21. A person with direct knowledge of the discussions tells The Associated Press that Garnett has agreed to terms on a two-year contract to remain…

  • 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.

  • Young veterans look to summer league to refine skills

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The NBA summer leagues were created, in part, for players like Marcus Smart and Dante Exum. The first-round picks from the 2014 draft — Exum at No. 5 and Smart…

  • Update on the latest in sports:

    MLB-SCHEDULE Cards thump Cubs…Bucs win on late hit UNDATED (AP) — Chicago Cubs pitcher Jon Lester carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning at Wrigley Field on Monday, but the rest of the game belonged…

  • Mo Williams says he’s returning to Cleveland

    Mo Williams is heading back to Cleveland to team up with LeBron James again. Williams tweeted on Monday night that he is going back to the Cavaliers, where he was an All-Star playing alongside James…

  • West, Ginobili team up to help Spurs reload

    David West desperately wants his first NBA championship. Manu Ginobili couldn’t resist going for his fifth. Both proud veterans likely will have to take some pretty big pay cuts to do it. They hope joining…

  • 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…

  • 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,…