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2 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Pelicans sign Salmons

Salmons, who'll be entering his 13th NBA season, averaged 5.2 points, 2.1 rebounds and 1.9 assists over 78 games between Toronto and Sacramento in 2013-14.


Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, Sacramento Kings, Greivis Vasquez, Patrick Patterson, NBA Players, Rudy Gay

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Washington Post

Ex-Chicago Bull Brewer pleads no contest to DUI

Prosecutors say former Chicago Bulls forward Ronnie Brewer has been sentenced to probation after pleading no contest to driving drunk in Beverly Hills.


Related Topix: Sports, Ronnie Brewer, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players

WLNS-TV Lansing

Davis, US beat Slovenia in basketball exhibition

Anthony Davis scored 18 points and teamed with forward Kenneth Faried to dominate the inside, leading the U.S. national team to a 101-71 victory over Slovenia on Tuesday in its final exhibition game before the FIBA World Cup of Basketball.


Related Topix: Goran Dragic (2008 Beijing Olympics), Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympic Basketball, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Goran Dragic, Phoenix Suns, NBA Players

WLUK-TV Green Bay

Bucks add Dudley in trade with the Clippers

The seven-year veteran was dealt by the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday in exchange for forward Carlos Delfino, backup center Miroslav Raduljica and a 2015 second-round draft pick.


Related Topix: Sports, Milwaukee Bucks, Carlos Delfino, NBA Players, Miroslav Raduljica

Center Hasheem Thabeet.

The Oklahoma City Thunder have traded center Hasheem Thabeet and cash to the Philadelphia 76ers for a protected second-round draft pick in 2015 and a trade exception.


Related Topix: Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Players, Hasheem Thabeet, Steven Adams

Deseret News

NBA unveils new rules to make baselines safer

In this Aug. 1, 2014, file photo, Indiana Pacers' Paul George is taken off the court after he was injured during the USA Basketball Showcase game in Las Vegas.


Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, Paul George, NBA Players

ABC News

Love Connection: Kevin Love to Be Welcomed by Cavs

The team is set to introduce All-Star forward Kevin Love at a news conference Tuesday afternoon.


Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Timberwolves, Kevin Love, NBA Players, Cleveland Cavaliers, Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett


Hawks officially re-sign improving SF Scott

The Atlanta Hawks have re-signed Mike Scott , who improved his 3-point shot in his second season and almost doubled his scoring average.


Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, Mike Scott, NBA Players, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Virginia Cavaliers NCAA Basketball, University of Virginia NCAA

Raptors Republic

Re: Raptors Weekly Podcast, August 25 - Leiweke Hates the 9-to-5

Blessed is any news so we thank DeMar DeRozan and Tim Leiweke, who both took different steps to get the headlines on this weeks' Rapcast, which sees Andrew, Will and myself usher in the final week of August.


Related Topix: Sports, DeMar DeRozan, Toronto Raptors, NBA Players

USA Today

Cleveland's LeBron James takes the court for the first time in this stunning NBA 2k15 trailer

The NBA season is still more than two months away, but NBA 2k15 gives us an early sneak peek at what the season might look like.


Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Players, Pau Gasol

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Blazers Edge

Damian Lillard Announced as the Cover Athlete for EA Sports NBA Live 2015

Blazer fans will see a familiar face on the 2015 release of EA Sports NBA Live video game.


Related Topix: Sports, Portland Trail Blazers

CBS Sports

Lakers sign second-round pick Jordan Clarkson

The 6-foot-5 Clarkson has the potential to play both guard positions, and the Lakers used him both on and off the ball at summer league in Las Vegas.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, Jeremy Lin, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players, Jordan Clarkson, Xavier Henry, Nick Young, Houston Rockets

Sir Charles in Charge

NBA Power Rankings: The Top 10 Shooting Guards in the NBA

Mar 16, 2014; Miami, FL, USA; Houston Rockets guard James Harden passes by Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade during the second half at American Airlines Arena.


Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, Houston Rockets, NBA Players, James Harden, Dwyane Wade

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Irving get start at PG vs. Slovenia

Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers will start at point guard for Team USA on Tuesday against Slovenia in its final tuneup heading into the FIBA World Cup.


Related Topix: Sports, Kyrie Irving, Cleveland Cavaliers, NBA Players, Chicago Bulls, Derrick Rose, Los Angeles Lakers, Pau Gasol


The council chamber is shown in Toronto City Hall in an undated file photo. HANDOUT/City of Toronto

Monday marks the beginning of the final Toronto city council meeting before the municipal election on Oct. 27, and there's no shortage of issues up for debate.


Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors


Bavetta looks back on a lifetime in basketball

In this March 2, 2008, file photo, Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant yells at referee Dick Bavetta as he calls a foul during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks in Los Angeles.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Rip City Project

Joel Przybilla retires from NBA Basketball

Oct 22, 2012; Toronto, ON, Canada; Toronto Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas tries to block out Milwaukee Bucks center Joel Przybilla as they eye a rebound at the Air Canada Centre.


Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, Portland Trail Blazers, NBA Players, Joel Przybilla, Jonas Valanciunas, Milwaukee Bucks

USA Today

Timberwolves turn page on Kevin Love era

The face of the franchise played six seasons in Minnesota without a postseason appearance.


Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Timberwolves, Kevin Love, NBA Players, Alexey Shved, Cleveland Cavaliers, Anthony Bennett, Andrew Wiggins

Sixers complete deal, send Thaddeus Young to Timberwolves

Sam Hinkie's dramatic overhaul of the Sixers' roster moved forward Saturday as the oft-discussed trade of Thaddeus Young was finalized.


Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Timberwolves, Kevin Love, NBA Players, Alexey Shved, Anthony Bennett, Cleveland Cavaliers, Andrew Wiggins

Suge Knight -- 2 NBA Stars at Nightclub ... Around Time of Shooting

Two NBA superstars were at 1Oak nightclub right around the time Suge Knight was shot in a Hollywood nightclub early Sunday morning -- and TMZ Sports has the video.


Related Topix: Sports, Denver Nuggets, NBA Players, JaVale McGee