Basketball

Rockets acquire Chris Paul from Clippers in…

Rockets to acquire Chris Paul from Clippers for Beverley, Williams, Dekker, Harrell, Hilliard, Liggins, Wiltjer, 2018 pick and cash considerations

LeBron teaming with Showtime on NBA documentary

LeBron James will serve as the executive producer for a documentary examining the modern NBA's impact on global popular culture

Ex-financial adviser gets 4 years for defrauding Tim Duncan

An ex-financial adviser to retired San Antonio Spurs player Tim Duncan has been sentenced to four years in federal prison for defrauding the former NBA star of millions of dollars

Chillin': Ice Cube, Cavs still waiting on Billups…

Like everyone, rapper Ice Cube is waiting to see if Chauncey Billups joins Cleveland's front office

Jason Williams out 6-8 months after injury in…

Former NBA point guard Jason Williams will miss six to eight months after sustaining a knee injury in the opening game of the Big3

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Knicks, Phil Jackson part ways after dismal…

Phil Jackson and the New York Knicks are parting ways after he oversaw one of the worst eras in team history and feuded with Carmelo Anthony

For Bulls, blockbuster trade is all about…

The Chicago Bulls set a clear direction by trading All-Star Jimmy Butler to the Minnesota Timberwolves on draft night last week

Michael Jordan, Taylor Swift salute MVP Russell…

Russell Westbrook has earned kudos from Michael Jordan and Taylor Swift after being honored with his first league MVP trophy at the NBA Awards Monday night

Dallas soaring in AP WNBA power poll, climb to sixth

It was a busy week off the court many WNBA teams as it was a relatively light schedule

8-time All-Star Dwight Howard: I have a lot left…

Dwight Howard is 31 and entering his 14th NBA season, yet the eight-time All-Star said his best basketball is ahead of him.

Westbrook set to learn if his historic season was…

Westbrook turns in MVP-caliber season after Durant's departure

Liberty to have a float in New York pride parade

Shavonte Zellous is thrilled that the New York Liberty will have a float in Sunday's pride parade for the first time

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Magic sees Lonzo as 1 piece in Lakers' grand…

Magic Johnson welcomed Lonzo Ball back home to Los Angeles by calling him the new face of the Lakers

Frustrated fan: McEnroe says Knicks a 'total…

John McEnroe was sitting just feet away when Charles Oakley was arrested during a Knicks game last season

AP Source: Blake Griffin opts out, becomes free agent

A person with knowledge of the decision says Blake Griffin has told the Los Angeles Clippers he is becoming a free agent

It's time for No. 1 pick Fultz to turn 76ers into…

Markelle Fultz made his official welcome to Philadelphia

Ice Cube has big expectations for his Big3 3-on-3…

Ice Cube promises serious basketball for his new 3-on-3 basketball league

NBA draft draws second-largest audience on ESPN

The NBA draft averaged more than 3.5 million viewers

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Fewer players with international ties picked in…

There was a distinct international feel to the NBA Draft, as usual, but nowhere near as impactful as the record haul of 27 a year ago

Splash! Timberwolves get All-Star Jimmy Butler…

Minnesota Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau is getting his sought-after reunion with Jimmy Butler

Butler trade sets the stage for looming free agency

The Minnesota Timberwolves made the biggest splash on draft night, acquiring Jimmy Butler in a trade with Chicago