Basketball

The Latest: Heat aren't sure if Mexico City game…

Heat coach Erik Spoelstra says he isn't sure if the team will play Brooklyn as scheduled in Mexico City

Role play: Opportunities available after busy NBA…

Several NBA stars changed addresses during the offseason, creating opportunities for players to step into bigger roles on several rosters

Michael Jordan weighs in on Trump's disinvite of Warriors

Michael Jordan is voicing his support for freedom of speech and peaceful protest following President Donald Trump's decision to rescind an invitation to the NBA champion Golden State Warriors to celebrate with Trump at the White House

Wade to AP: Weighing options after agreeing to…

A person with knowledge of the negotiations says Dwyane Wade and the Chicago Bulls have agreed to terms on a buyout

Gray's jumper helps Sparks avoid collapse in Game…

Chelsea Gray's pull-up jumper with 2 seconds to play helped the Los Angeles Sparks avoid what would have been a stunning collapse and take Game 1 of the WNBA Finals, 85-84, over the Minnesota Lynx

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Sparks, Lynx set for WNBA Finals rematch

The Los Angeles Sparks are trying to become the first team to repeat as WNBA champions in 15 years

AP source: Knicks agree to trade Carmelo Anthony…

Person with knowledge of deal to AP: Knicks agree to trade Carmelo Anthony to Oklahoma City

Minnesota's Wiggins considers contract deal…

Andrew Wiggins says he feels good about a max contract offer that is sitting in front of him with the Minnesota Timberwolves

Camp time! Warriors, Wolves prepare to open…

After one of the busiest offseasons in recent memory, the NBA is getting ready to ramp up again

Man testifies in trial over NBA players assault

Estranged friend testifies NBA players Marcus and Markieff Morris attacked him

Wings' Allisha Gray wins WNBA Rookie of the Year…

Dallas Wings guard Allisha Gray is the WNBA Rookie of the Year

NBA refs can rule reckless closeouts as flagrants or techs

NBA referees will be able to call flagrant or technical fouls on defenders who dangerously close on jump shooters without allowing them space to land this season

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Center Plumlee returning to Nuggets on 3-year…

Restricted free agent center Mason Plumlee has agreed to return to the Denver Nuggets on a three-year, $41 million deal

Slovenia beats Serbia 93-85 to win Eurobasket…

Slovenia has won its first European basketball championship by defeating Serbia 93-85 behind 35 points by Goran Dragic

An NBA first: Every coach who started last season is back

Here's a first for the NBA: Every coach who started last season is back this season

Candace Parker helps Sparks beat Mercury 86-72 in…

Candace Parker had 24 points and 13 rebounds _ showing no effects of an ankle injury _ to help the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Phoenix Mercury 86-72 in Game 2 of the WNBA semifinal series

Lynx center Sylvia Fowles selected WNBA MVP

Minnesota Lynx center Sylvia Fowles has been named the WNBA's most valuable player

Alan Anderson working out, hoping for 1 more NBA call

NBA veteran Alan Anderson is working out in Las Vegas and hoping for one more call, preferably from his hometown Minnesota Timberwolves

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Marbury hopes to finish off career back in NBA

Stephon Marbury hopes to finish off his basketball career back in the NBA

Phoenix trial begins for NBA players accused of…

Jury selection in the aggravated assault trial of NBA twin brothers Marcus and Markieff Morris concluded after the eight-member panel was chosen

NEXT ONE? Hoops phenom at 13 has college offer, NBA height

THE NEXT ONE? Emoni Bates, top basketball prospect in Class of 2022, has college offer and NBA height