| Jul 29, 2014
| 3:19 PM
The Miami Heat will face a familiar face before playing for real this coming season, with the preseason schedule released Tuesday featuring the previously announced Oct. 11 exhibition against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Rio de Janeiro.
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:50 PM
DALLAS The Dallas Mavericks made it official Tuesday morning when they signed forward Al-Farouq Aminu to a two-year contract worth $2.1 million.
Aminu's signing gives the Mavericks 14 players with guaranteed contracts. The Mavericks have room for one...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 9:15 PM
Byron Scott will take over as Lakers coach, replacing Mike D'Antoni who resigned in April, but who will join Scott on his bench?
Currently the Lakers have Johnny Davis, hired under D'Antoni last summer, still under contract for the coming season....
| Jun 25, 2014
| 8:29 PM
The Houston Rockets plan to trade center Omer Asik and send $1.5 million to the New Orleans Pelicans for a future first-round pick, according to multiple reports Wednesday night.
The draft pick the Rockets receive in the deal could be a late lottery...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 7:17 PM
Before anyone ever cared where I would play basketball, I was a kid from Northeast Ohio.
That little boy grew up before our misty eyes Friday, LeBron James winning over legions of fans with a 952-word essay that told the world he was returning to...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 6:02 PM
The question came Simeon basketball coach Robert Smith’s way several times in the days leading up to Thursday night’s NBA draft.
Had one high school ever produced two No. 1 overall picks?
Well, his answer became a mere footnote when the...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 9:38 PM
The Cleveland Cavaliers took Kansas small forward Andrew Wiggins with the first overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft.
The draft has shaped up to be one of the most open ended in years because the presumed No. 1 overall pick, Kansas center Joel Embiid,...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Forward Trevor Ariza agreed to a four-year, $32 million deal with the Houston Rockets, USA Today reported Saturday.
Ariza spent the past two seasons with the Washington Wizards. He played with the Rockets in 2009-10 when he averaged a career-best 14.9...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 9:17 PM
The Lakers signed rookie forward Julius Randle on Sunday, securing the seventh overall pick in last month's NBA draft to a deal potentially worth approximately $13.5 million.
The deal is for four years, with the Lakers holding options for the third...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 8:39 PM
The four-year, $32 million agreement between the Orlando Magic and power forward Channing Frye will become more friendly to the team's payroll figure as Frye's tenure progresses.
According to an industry source with knowledge of the agreement, the Magic...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 4:51 AM
COLLEGE PARK — Maryland guard Dez Wells first met Chris Paul during an Amateur Athletic Union tournament at the University of North Carolina five years ago.
Wells, who was playing in the tournament for a Raleigh-based team, was going into his...