James has triple-double as Cavs rout Knicks 117-88 in opener

AP Photo
CLEVELAND (AP) -- LeBron James took time to reflect as the Cleveland Cavaliers raised their championship banner....

Bling and baseball: Cleveland at center of sports storm

AP Photo
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Blinking back tears, LeBron James extended his right ring finger, the one sparkling with 400 diamonds, and touched the championship banner....

County rejected $384M offer to buy Palace of Auburn Hills
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- Suburban Detroit officials say they rejected a $384 million offer in June to buy the Palace of Auburn Hills....

Best foot forward: 76ers' Embiid set for long-awaited debut

AP Photo
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- With a dunk contest, half court shots and "Juju on that Beat " dancing contest finished, Joel Embiid turned back toward Philadelphia 76ers fans at an open practice....

Here are 10 things to know going into the NBA season

AP Photo
MIAMI (AP) -- The offseason is over. And only 1,230 games are left until the playoffs start....

Saunders family presses on with Wolves after Flip's death
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The easy thing for the Saunders family to do would have been to walk away....

In the NBA, foreign players try to understand social issues

AP Photo
Andrew Bogut grew up in a richly diverse area of Melbourne, Australia, and has estimated that he went to school with people from nearly 100 different nationalities....