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  1. Sources: Kings sign Marshall Henderson
    Marc J. Spears

    Sources: Kings sign Marshall Henderson

  2. Sons of Katrina: Eddie Lacy, others recall aftermath of hurricane, flooding
    Yahoo Sports Staff

    Sons of Katrina: Eddie Lacy, others recall aftermath of hurricane, flooding

  3. Sources: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist finalizing contract extension with Hornets
    Adrian Wojnarowski

    Sources: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist finalizing contract extension with Hornets

  4. Source: Jeff Adrien finalizing one-year deal with Pelicans
    Marc J. Spears

    Source: Jeff Adrien finalizing one-year deal with Pelicans

  5. Sources: Lakers considering signing Metta World Peace
    Adrian Wojnarowski

    Sources: Lakers considering signing Metta World Peace

  6. Sources: Jazz agree to sign 7-footer Jeff Withey
    Adrian Wojnarowski

    Sources: Jazz agree to sign 7-footer Jeff Withey

  7. Sources: Jonas Valanciunas extension with Raptors worth $64 million
    Adrian Wojnarowski

    Sources: Jonas Valanciunas extension with Raptors worth $64 million

  8. Sources: Guard Jason Richardson to sign with Hawks
    Marc J. Spears

    Sources: Guard Jason Richardson to sign with Hawks

  9. Sources: 76ers center Joel Embiid to have surgery Tuesday
    Marc J. Spears

    Sources: 76ers center Joel Embiid to have surgery Tuesday

  • Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose, two others, accused in lawsuit of rape

    (Reuters) - Derrick Rose, the 2011 National Basketball Association Most Valuable Player, is being sued by a former girlfriend who alleges he and two friends drugged and gang-raped her in 2013. Rose's accuser, identified only as Jane Doe, said she and the three-time All-Star Chicago Bulls guard…

    Reuters
  • Former dunk king Dawkins dies at 58

    Darryl Dawkins, the former NBA star whose powerful dunks earned him the nickname "Chocolate Thunder", has died of a heart attack at the age of 58, his family said. "It is with great sadness that we share the passing of our beloved husband and father, Darryl Dawkins, who succumbed today to a heart…

    AFP
  • Bulls star Rose denies gang-rape claim

    Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose strenuously denied Thursday "meritless" claims that he raped an ex-girlfriend, saying the accusation was just an attempt to make money. In a lawsuit filed on Wednesday the unnamed woman said she was gang-raped by Rose and two others after the group attended a party…

    AFP
  • NBA star says he wants to play for Philippine national team

    Rising NBA star Jordan Clarkson said Thursday he is eager to play for the Philippines' national basketball team despite citizenship concerns from the International Basketball Federation (FIBA). "I want to assure my Filipino brothers and sisters that, if given the chance and everything can be worked…

    AFP
  • Ex-NBA star Darryl Dawkins, aka 'Chocolate Thunder' has died

    Darryl Dawkins, whose board-shattering dunks earned him the moniker ''Chocolate Thunder'' and helped pave the way for breakaway rims, has died. The Lehigh County, Pennsylvania coroner's office said Dawkins died Thursday morning at a hospital. Later Thursday, Dawkins' family said a heart attack was…

    The Associated Press
  • NBA says owner Michael Jordan can't pick Jordan Brand endorsers

    The league wants to maintain competitive balance under the salary cap, but is this rule fair to someone whose main business is basketball?

    Ball Don't Lie
  • Sports world reacts to the death of former NBA star Darryl Dawkins

    The sports world took to Twitter to remember former NBA legend Darryl Dawkins.

    Ball Don't Lie
  • Philadelphia 76ers owner donates $3.5M to local nonprofit

    The owner of the Philadelphia 76ers has pledged a $3.5 million donation to the Philadelphia Police Athletic League - the largest amount ever recorded by the nonprofit youth group. The PAL supports disadvantaged youths by pairing them with police officers who volunteer to direct sports, educational…

    The Associated Press
  • Chris Jent to coach Bakersfield Jam in D-League

    BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) -- Chris Jent will coach the Bakersfield Jam, the Phoenix Suns' affiliate in the NBA Development League.

    The Associated Press
  • Former Kentucky standout Lou Tsioropoulos dies at 84

    Lou Tsioropoulos, a member of Kentucky's 1951 NCAA national championship team and the unbeaten '53-54 squad who went on to win two NBA titles with the Boston Celtics, has died. Tsioropoulos' nephew, Michael Johnson, said Wednesday night that his uncle died Saturday in Louisville of natural causes.…

    The Associated Press
  • Sons of Katrina: Eddie Lacy, others recall aftermath of hurricane, flooding

    While the young players felt helpless at the time, another one reached out to an unlikely source for assistance.

    Yahoo Sports
  • Pacers, St. Vincent join forces on new training facility

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The Indiana Pacers and St. Vincent, a local health provider, have released more details plans for a $50 million training facility in downtown Indianapolis.

    The Associated Press
  • Obama welcomes 2014 WNBA champion Mercury to White House

    President Barack Obama welcomed the Phoenix Mercury to the White House on Wednesday but chided last season's WNBA champions for beating his hometown team in the finals. The Mercury, led by five-time Women's National Basketball Association scoring champion Diana Taurasi, won a record 29 regular…

    Reuters
  • Former 76ers basketball star Darryl Dawkins dies: local media

    (Reuters) - Former National Basketball Association star Darryl Dawkins, known as "Chocolate Thunder" for his powerful dunks and flamboyant play, died at 58 on Thursday. A spokesperson for Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest confirmed that Dawkins died there, but did not provide a cause of death,…

    Reuters
  • Clifford: Hornets play better, win more with Kidd-Gilchrist

    Charlotte coach Steve Clifford can rattle off a dozen reasons why the Hornets gave small forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist a big contract extension. The Hornets were 62-55 with Kidd-Gilchrist in the starting lineup the last two seasons and 14-33 without him. Kidd-Gilchrist agreed to the contract on…

    The Associated Press
  • Former 76ers basketball star Darryl Dawkins dies

    (Adds statement from NBA commissioner, paragraph 13) By Steve Ginsburg Aug 27 (Reuters) - Former National Basketball Association star Darryl Dawkins, known as "Chocolate Thunder" for his powerful dunks and flamboyant personality, died on Thursday of a heart attack, his family said. An explosive…

    Reuters