Argentina's Nicolas Richotti, front , goes for a shot over Cuba's Yoel Cubilla, during a FIBA Americas Championship basketball game in Mexico City, Thursday, Sep. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Luis Scola and Nicolas Laprovittola scored 11 points to lead Argentina to a 96-64 rout of Cuba on Thursday in the Olympic qualifier.


Posted: September 4, 2015, 3:51 am
Tony Parker is back and France will be looking to retain the title at the European Basketball Championship that starts over the weekend in four cities across the continent. Originally scheduled to be held in Ukraine, the competition was moved because of the unrest in the east European country and will be spread around before the medal round in France. Four teams from each of the six-team groups will advance to the knockout stage in Lille, France, which will host the final on Sept. 20.
Posted: September 3, 2015, 8:44 am
The Cavaliers made the re-signing of guard J.R. Smith official. Smith announced last month that he was returning for a second year with the Cavs, who acquired him last season along with Iman Shumpert in a trade with the New York Knicks. The 11-year veteran made 45 starts for Cleveland, averaging 12.7 points, 3.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists.
Posted: September 3, 2015, 1:28 am

TARRYTOWN, NY - AUGUST 08: Jarrell Martin #10 of the Memphis Grizzlies poses for a portrait during the 2015 NBA rookie photo shoot on August 8, 2015 at the Madison Square Garden Training Facility in Tarrytown, New York. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Memphis Grizzlies first-round draft pick Jarell Martin has a fractured left foot.


Posted: September 3, 2015, 12:36 am
A person with knowledge of situation tells The Associated Press that Excel Sports Management has severed ties with Los Angeles Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson.
Posted: September 2, 2015, 3:24 pm
ATLANTA (AP) -- The Atlanta Hawks will retire Dikembe Mutombo's No. 55 next season, about two months after he is enshrined into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame.
Posted: September 1, 2015, 6:16 pm
The public's first opportunity to formally comment on part of a $500 million funding plan to build a new Milwaukee Bucks arena attracted an overflow crowd Monday evening, with one group questioning how the city has enough money to help pay for the project but not neighborhood or school investments. The packed City Hall meeting began the final stage of a process that could see Milwaukee keep or lose an NBA franchise that has called the city home for nearly 50 years. Without a new arena by 2017, the NBA has said it will buy back the team and move it.
Posted: September 1, 2015, 1:25 am

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 5: Former NBA player Vlade Divac watches the Golden State Warriors warm up before facing the Memphis Grizzlies in Game Two of the Western Conference Semifinals during the NBA Playoffs on May 5, 2015 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Vlade Divac has added the title of general manager of the Sacramento Kings.


Posted: September 1, 2015, 12:59 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Clippers have signed free agent veteran Chuck Hayes.
Posted: September 1, 2015, 12:47 am
Houston also reportedly adding Denzel Livingston, Remi Yusuf, Will Cummings
Author: Dan Feldman
Posted: September 4, 2015, 4:23 pm
Rocky plays the heel
Author: Dan Feldman
Posted: September 4, 2015, 3:30 pm
Durant played with New York coach Derek Fisher
Author: Dan Feldman
Posted: September 4, 2015, 2:30 pm
Will San Antonio extend it?
Author: Dan Feldman
Posted: September 4, 2015, 1:30 pm
He shot just 34 percent in Summer League.
Author: Kurt Helin
Posted: September 4, 2015, 12:32 pm
If he's healthy and the vintage, athletic McGee Dallas could use him.
Author: Kurt Helin
Posted: September 4, 2015, 12:00 pm
Thomas is a former No. 4 overall pick.
Author: Sean Highkin
Posted: September 4, 2015, 4:33 am
The street artist Madsteez painted the commissioned piece.
Author: Sean Highkin
Posted: September 4, 2015, 3:15 am
Weber played four years in college.
Author: Sean Highkin
Posted: September 4, 2015, 2:30 am
Someone should tell him that isn't up to him.
Author: Sean Highkin
Posted: September 4, 2015, 1:41 am
Whiteside's deadline wasn't until December 1.
Author: Sean Highkin
Posted: September 4, 2015, 1:00 am
Someone is going to jail for a while.
Author: Kurt Helin
Posted: September 4, 2015, 12:04 am
The Wizards are wise to wait on offering a max.
Author: Kurt Helin
Posted: September 3, 2015, 11:43 pm
He tore the ACL last month playing for Australia.
Author: Kurt Helin
Posted: September 3, 2015, 11:04 pm
The trade speculation around him is not based in reality.
Author: Kurt Helin
Posted: September 3, 2015, 9:09 pm
Moreland was reportedly considering Pistons and Lakers
Author: Dan Feldman
Posted: September 3, 2015, 8:14 pm
Weird or nah?
Author: Dan Feldman
Posted: September 3, 2015, 7:21 pm
Cavaliers craft unusual contract to give Smith a partial guarantee next season
Author: Dan Feldman
Posted: September 3, 2015, 6:21 pm
Former Knick and Raptor had hip surgery
Author: Dan Feldman
Posted: September 3, 2015, 5:23 pm
Nets are reportedly valued at $700 million
Author: Dan Feldman
Posted: September 3, 2015, 4:28 pm
Smith's deal full of incentives
Author: Dan Feldman
Posted: September 3, 2015, 3:28 pm
Thompson reportedly waiting for a max contract
Author: Dan Feldman
Posted: September 3, 2015, 2:29 pm
Memphis mum on when rookie will return
Author: Dan Feldman
Posted: September 3, 2015, 1:30 pm
Will he and Rick Carlisle get along?
Author: Kurt Helin
Posted: September 3, 2015, 12:32 pm
He will be remembered as a Celtic, but Los Angeles is his hometown.
Author: Kurt Helin
Posted: September 3, 2015, 12:00 pm
These are just classic.
Author: Kurt Helin
Posted: September 3, 2015, 4:10 am
He's making $1.5 million less than if he opted in this season, but he does have another year.
Author: Kurt Helin
Posted: September 3, 2015, 2:30 am
With the additions to the Celtics' roster, this is the smart play.
Author: Kurt Helin
Posted: September 3, 2015, 1:30 am
He could be back on the court around Thanksgiving, if a team picks him up.
Author: Kurt Helin
Posted: September 3, 2015, 12:31 am
It's not unreasonable.
Author: Kurt Helin
Posted: September 2, 2015, 11:30 pm

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