Kevin Love withdraws from US team
prepare for the World Cup in Spain. In recent weeks, the Americans have lost Blake Griffin, LaMarcus Aldridge and NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard. They have 18 players remaining and will choose 12 for the World Cup. Love, who won gold medals
Reports: Lakers offer head coaching position to Byron Scott
Scott has a 416-521 record as a head coach and led the New Jersey Nets (now the Brooklyn Nets) to back-to-back NBA Finals appearances in 2002 and 2003. His last coaching stint was with the Cavaliers, which ended after the 2012-13 season
Parsons: Harden's comments of Rockets' role players is 'ridiculous'
City and then he had a chance to come to Houston and shine. Harden left Oklahoma City in 2012 after helping superstars Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook lead the Thunder to the NBA Finals where they lost to LeBron James and the Miami Heat.
Mavericks bring in Richard Jefferson to replace Vince Carter
has averaged 14.5 points and 4.5 rebounds in a 13-year career that started in New Jersey, where he went to the NBA Finals twice with Jason Kidd and Carter. He played in the 2001 NCAA title game with Arizona.
LeBron James begins tour of China
t take it for granted.'' Earlier this month, James left the Miami Heat after four seasons and four trips to the NBA Finals and re-signed with the Cavaliers, where his career began.
Thunder expectations haven't changed
Oklahoma City general manager Sam Presti knows the last two years haven't gone as planned. After reaching the NBA Finals in 2012 and being hailed as a potential dynasty, Thunder seasons have stalled in the Western Conference playoffs. Injuries
New No. 1: LeBron James is more popular than Michael Jordan
as America’s most popular male athlete. The polling actually was done before James and the Miami Heat lost in the NBA Finals and before James decided to return to Cleveland as a free agent. James fell out of the top 10 the last time he was a
AP Sources: LeBron James to meet with Heat
salary cap space. Riley and the Heat won over James with their sales pitch four years ago -- and Miami has been to the NBA Finals all four years that it has had James in uniform, winning two championships. When James made the highly expected move
Balanced NBA field will make title chase tougher
playoffs. Ewing and the Knicks found their way past the Bulls - still plenty good with Scottie Pippen - and into the NBA Finals , where the MVP that season, Hakeem Olajuwon, was waiting. The Rockets were deeper. They won in seven games, denying
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