Basketball

AP source: Richard Jefferson, Nuggets agree to…

A person with knowledge of the negotiations tells The Associated Press that veteran forward Richard Jefferson has agreed to a one-year deal with the Denver Nuggets

Chris Paul's free agency decision becomes a…

Chris Paul's free agency decision becomes a documentary

10 things to know as the NBA season gets underway

The Spurs are chasing history, LeBron James is nearing milestones and defenses are getting shredded

Spurs' Popovich labels Trump 'a soulless coward'

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has called President Donald Trump "a soulless coward who thinks that he can only become large by belittling others."

Rude welcome: Irving set for return to 'rowdy…

Rude welcome: Irving set for rowdy homecoming on return to Cleveland with Celtics.

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Silver and MJ: 1 man's NBA garbage is another man's beauty

NBA Commissioner Adam Silvers believes great teams are good for business, the way Michael Jordan's Bulls were in the 1990s and the way Stephen Curry's and LeBron James' teams are now, and the commissioner says any of them can be beaten

AP Source: Spurs, Aldridge agree on extension

The San Antonio Spurs have reached agreement with LaMarcus Aldridge on an extension that will keep him under contract for an additional three years

LeBron's status for opener vs. Celtics still…

Slowed by ankle injury, LeBron still not a certainty to play in season opener

LeBron vs. Kyrie the latest entry in NBA rivalries

Opening night in the NBA may provide the first installment of a new rivalry: LeBron James vs. Kyrie Irving

Katie Smith named coach of the New York Liberty

New York Liberty names Katie Smith its new head coach

Welcome, Rook: Ball, Tatum, Fultz and more making…

Even for a talented group of NBA rookies like this class, the learning curve will likely be steep

Layman leads Blazers over Maccabi Haifa 129-81

Jake Layman scored 24 points and Archie Goodwin added 23 for the Portland Trail Blazers in a 129-81 exhibition victory over Maccabi Haifa on Friday night

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Surprise! Golden State is the team to beat out…

Houston and Oklahoma City might be coming for Golden State, but all eyes out West will be on the Warriors again this season

Kyrie Irving says Boston is 'a real, live sports…

Kyrie Irving says by moving to Boston, he's "playing in a real, live sports city."

Devin Booker scores 31 points, Suns beat Brisbane 114-93

Devin Booker scored 31 points in 30 minutes to help the Phoenix Suns rout the Brisbane Bullets 114-93 in their exhibition finale

Andrew Wiggins signs contract extension with…

The Minnesota Timberwolves signed Andrew Wiggins to a new contract extension

Less time, fewer timeouts among adjustments for…

Less time, fewer timeouts among adjustments for NBA coaches

Tough millennial: Jaylen Brown could be Celtics' X-factor

Jaylen Brown may be the forgotten man in the Celtics' offseason roster overhaul

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LeBron aggravates ankle injury; opener vs…

LeBron James still slowed by ankle injury, status for season opener uncertain

Kerr pushes Warriors to keep joy, chase repeat…

Steve Kerr is already challenging his Golden State Warriors to find ways to get better

Pat Riley's 50th anniversary in the NBA has arrived

Heat President Pat Riley made his debut in the NBA 50 years ago, and he's still going