Basketball

Growing up quick: Big spurt turns Patton into 1st…

Justin Patton almost grew too fast for his own good, but he is now a first-round pick of the Minnesota Timberwolves

For Bulls, blockbuster trade is all about…

The Chicago Bulls set a clear direction by trading All-Star Jimmy Butler to the Minnesota Timberwolves on draft night last week

Michael Jordan, Taylor Swift salute MVP Russell…

Russell Westbrook has earned kudos from Michael Jordan and Taylor Swift after being honored with his first league MVP trophy at the NBA Awards Monday night

The Latest: Westbrook caps historic season with…

Russell Westbrook has won the NBA's MVP award after setting a record with 42 triple-doubles last season

8-time All-Star Dwight Howard: I have a lot left…

Dwight Howard is 31 and entering his 14th NBA season, yet the eight-time All-Star said his best basketball is ahead of him.

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Dallas soaring in AP WNBA power poll, climb to sixth

It was a busy week off the court many WNBA teams as it was a relatively light schedule

Liberty to have a float in New York pride parade

Shavonte Zellous is thrilled that the New York Liberty will have a float in Sunday's pride parade for the first time

Magic sees Lonzo as 1 piece in Lakers' grand…

Magic Johnson welcomed Lonzo Ball back home to Los Angeles by calling him the new face of the Lakers

Former NBA player Marcus Camby sued over nephew's drowning

Former NBA player Marcus Camby has been named defendant in a wrongful death lawsuit over the drowning of his 9-year-old autistic nephew in a pond on Camby's Houston-area property last Thanksgiving

It's time for No. 1 pick Fultz to turn 76ers into…

Markelle Fultz made his official welcome to Philadelphia

The Latest: Butler trade, freshmen picks…

The Philadelphia 76ers did what everyone expected, and picked Markelle Fultz with the first pick of the NBA draft

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Hawks send center Dwight Howard to Hornets

Charlotte has acquired eight-time All-Star center Dwight Howard from the Atlanta Hawks

Cavaliers in chaos after GM leaves on eve of…

Cavaliers again entangled in chaos after general manager Griffin's exit

AP source: Cavs owner, Billups meet about…

A person familiar with the meeting says Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert met Tuesday with former NBA star Chauncey Billups about a position in the team's front office

AP sources: Lakers to ship Russell, Moz to Nets…

Three sources with knowledge of the deal say the Los Angeles Lakers have agreed to trade point guard D'Angelo Russell and high-priced center Timofey Mozgov to the Brooklyn Nets for big man Brook Lopez and the 27th overall pick in the draft Thursday.

For some rookies, NBA draft isn't the start of a…

Meet Isaiah Hartenstein: A 19-year-old, soon-to-be NBA rookie who has been playing pro ball for years already

Navigating business, basketball awaits incoming…

Instant Millionaires: Next crop of NBA rookies prepping for challenges beyond just basketball

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