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

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

  2. Chauncey Billups retires: 'It's just time'
    Marc J. Spears

    Chauncey Billups retires: 'It's just time'

  3. Sources: Pistons add Pat Garrity to front office
    Adrian Wojnarowski

    Sources: Pistons add Pat Garrity to front office

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

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

  5. 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

  6. An exclusive look at Hawks GM Danny Ferry’s fateful conference call
    Adrian Wojnarowski

    An exclusive look at Hawks GM Danny Ferry’s fateful conference call

  7. After realizing NBA dream, Serge Ibaka working to help reshape Africa
    Adrian Wojnarowski

    After realizing NBA dream, Serge Ibaka working to help reshape Africa

  8. Sources: GM Danny Ferry's reference to Luol Deng's African heritage initiated Hawks investigation
    Adrian Wojnarowski

    Sources: GM Danny Ferry's reference to Luol Deng's African heritage initiated Hawks investigation

  9. Sources: Kentucky coach John Calipari finalizing unprecedented scouting combine for NBA personnel
    Adrian Wojnarowski

    Sources: Kentucky coach John Calipari finalizing unprecedented scouting combine for NBA personnel

  10. 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

  • Charles Barkley on Adrian Peterson: 'Every black parent in the South' whips their children

    It was a clear ratings grab by a network desperate to draw viewers and set Twitter on its ear, and if Barkley happened to say something outrageous along the way, then all the better. Well, it appears that CBS got what they wanted: Charles Barkley acting ridiculous and labeling an entire cross…

    Ball Don't Lie
  • Ricky Rubio still hopes for brighter future with Timberwolves after losing Kevin Love

    As the hours lurched to the gold-medal game on Sunday night, Ricky Rubio still wondered whether he could bring himself to a television for United States-Serbia. For weeks, there had been a sure, steady beat of anticipation of Spain reaching these World Cup of Basketball Finals, only to witness that…

    Yahoo Sports
  • Hawks apologize for racially charged comments

    The Atlanta Hawks released an open letter of apology to fans and city of Atlanta on Saturday, saying the organization ''did not do the right thing'' to correct racially inflammatory words and innuendos ''over a period of years.'' The apology, signed by CEO Steve Koonin, was released one day after…

    The Associated Press
  • Dominant U.S. crush Serbia to win World Cup

    By Iain Rogers MADRID (Reuters) - The United States romped to their fifth basketball World Cup title after overcoming an early deficit to overwhelm the tournament's surprise package Serbia 129-92 in a one-sided final on Sunday. Serbia made a bright start and took a 15-7 lead in the opening few…

    Reuters
  • United States rout Serbia to retain world title

    The United States completed a clean sweep of the world's best in racing past Serbia 129-92 on Sunday to win the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup and become the first country to defend their crown since 2002. The Americans made 15 of 30 three-pointers in the game with Kyrie Irving and James Harden…

    AFP
  • France claim first world podium finish

    France claimed their first-ever podium finish at the Basketball World Cup on Saturday beating Lithuania 95-93 in a third-place thriller. Nicolas Batum paced the French with 27 points and Joffrey Lauvergne and Thomas Heurtel both added 13 points, as Les Bleus improved on their previous best fourth…

    AFP
  • Hawks apologize to players, city for racism row

    Atlanta Hawks chief executive Steve Koonin posted an apology letter on the NBA team's website Saturday, a week after a racism scandal erupted around the Hawks' owner and general manager. Hawks co-owner Bruce Levenson announced last weekend that he would sell his controlling interest in the Hawks in…

    AFP
  • NBA-National Basketball Association roundup

    The Atlanta Hawks released an open letter Saturday apologizing to their fans and the city of Atlanta because they "did not do the right thing" to correct racially-charged comments "over a period of years." The apology was signed by CEO Steve Koonin. It came a day after the Hawks announced that…

    Reuters