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  1. Ricky Rubio still hopes for brighter future with Timberwolves after losing Kevin Love
    Adrian Wojnarowski

    Ricky Rubio still hopes for brighter future with Timberwolves after losing Kevin Love

  2. Shareef Abdur-Rahim: 'I am proud to have African in me'

    Shareef Abdur-Rahim: 'I am proud to have African in me'

  3. Sources: Timberwolves signing Glenn Robinson III
    Adrian Wojnarowski

    Sources: Timberwolves signing Glenn Robinson III

  4. Source: Center Ryan Hollins, Kings agree to one-year deal
    Marc J. Spears

    Source: Center Ryan Hollins, Kings agree to one-year deal

  5. Danny Ferry's fatal mistake: He never owned his comments
    Adrian Wojnarowski

    Danny Ferry's fatal mistake: He never owned his comments

  6. Men behaving badly: Ray Rice, Roger Goodell, Danny Ferry at forefront of rough week in sports
    Eric Adelson

    Men behaving badly: Ray Rice, Roger Goodell, Danny Ferry at forefront of rough week in sports

  7. Sources: Free-agent forward Michael Beasley working out for Spurs
    Adrian Wojnarowski

    Sources: Free-agent forward Michael Beasley working out for Spurs

  8. Sources: Ramon Sessions signing with Kings
    Adrian Wojnarowski

    Sources: Ramon Sessions signing with Kings

  9. Sources: Suns have no interest in Eric Bledsoe sign-and-trade with Minnesota
    Adrian Wojnarowski

    Sources: Suns have no interest in Eric Bledsoe sign-and-trade with Minnesota

  10. NBA needs to pull stars from USA Basketball, which is showcasing only Duke's coach
    Adrian Wojnarowski

    NBA needs to pull stars from USA Basketball, which is showcasing only Duke's coach

  • Rex Chapman arrested for allegedly stealing $14,000 in merchandise from Arizona Apple Store

    Former NBA guard Rex Chapman, who played 12 seasons for four teams over a well-regarded career, was arrested Friday for allegedly stealing more than $14,000 in merchandise from a Scottsdale, Arizona Apple Store. According to area police, the 46-year-old Chapman stole the items over seven different…

    Ball Don't Lie
  • Gary Payton is mentoring Giannis Antetokounmpo, but will he actually be a point forward?

    Few young NBA players have captured the imaginations of fans like Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, the 19-year-old "Greek Freak" who served as his team's finest source of hope on the way to a league-worst record in 2013-14. Antetokounmpo isn't just raw — he genuinely seems to be…

    Ball Don't Lie
  • LeBron banner approved to hang in Cleveland

    A larger-than-life LeBron James will again tower over downtown. The city's planning commission approved artwork on Friday for a new 10-story-high banner of the NBA superstar, his arms outstretched and ''Cleveland'' across the back of his jersey. It will hang across the street from Quicken Loans…

    The Associated Press
  • The Timberwolves are reportedly looking to create a sign and trade deal to acquire Eric Bledsoe

    Nearly three years ago, former Minnesota Timberwolves general manager David Kahn signed Kevin Love to just a four-year contract extension with an option for Love to opt out after three seasons. The move angered Love, despite the Minnesota front office’s protestations to the contrary, while pushing…

    Ball Don't Lie
  • Dance workout puts moves on women's self-esteem

    When Janet Jones was laid off from her job as a financial assistant two years ago and hit rock bottom, inspiration struck. The former Miami Heat dancer decided to create a women's-only workout with a safe space to let loose with girlfriends, listen to hip-hop and rap music, curse, even scream.…

    The Associated Press
  • Gregg Popovich fondly recalls his team's 'lobotomies,' readies his championship-defending technique

    Three months later, it’s still remarkable that the San Antonio Spurs were able to win the 2014 NBA title. Top to bottom, they were probably the deepest team in the NBA, and easily the best squad in the NBA when it came time to thinking on its collective feet and anticipating all manner of movement…

    Ball Don't Lie
  • Sacramento Kings sign Casspi, Hollins

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- The Sacramento Kings have signed forward Omri Casspi and center Ryan Hollins. The Kings announced the deals Thursday. Terms of the contracts were not released. Sacramento selected Casspi 23rd overall in the 2009 draft. He was

    The Associated Press
  • Carmelo Anthony and Amar'e Stoudemire join James Dolan onstage to play kazoos. For charity.

    On Thursday night, toward the end of his band’s opening set for the critically acclaimed and widely beloved classic rock outfit The Eagles, New York Knicks owner James Dolan asked Knick forwards Amar’e Stoudemire and Carmelo Anthony up on the Madison Square Garden stage to play kazoos. Melo and…

    Ball Don't Lie
  • Ex-Phoenix Suns player accused of stealing from Apple store

    Police arrested former Phoenix Suns basketball player Rex Chapman on Friday for allegedly shoplifting more than $14,000 worth of products over several months from an Apple store in Scottsdale, Arizona, authorities said. The Scottsdale Police Department said in a statement that Chapman was…

    Reuters
  • Ex-NBA player Rex Chapman accused of shoplifting

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Former NBA guard Rex Chapman has been arrested for allegedly shoplifting $14,000 worth of merchandise from an Apple store in Scottsdale and then selling the items at a pawn shop. Police took the 46-year-old Chapman into custody

    The Associated Press
  • Wolves GM optimistic, won't rush Rubio extension

    With dust finally settled after the blockbuster Kevin Love trade that changed the face of the Minnesota Timberwolves, the franchise has one big move still to address before the start of the season. Point guard Ricky Rubio is eligible for an extension of his rookie contract and the two sides…

    The Associated Press
  • NBA-National Basketball Association roundup

    Sept 18 (The Sports Xchange) - The Sacramento Kings on Thursday signed two veteran free agents to bolster their bench. Center Ryan Hollins, originally selected by Charlotte in the second round of the 2006 NBA Draft, joins forward Omri Casspi

    Reuters