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Stern sees Sterling saga ending well, lauds Silver
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NEW YORK (AP) -- Former Commissioner David Stern praised the NBA's handling of the Donald Sterling controversy and predicts it will "end well" for the league....

Riley speaks out, insists Heat will be competitive
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MIAMI (AP) -- One of the last things Miami Heat President Pat Riley told LeBron James before free agency began this summer was that he would be selling potential players on the notion of playing alongside a four-time NBA MVP....

NBA players union elects female executive director
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Michele Roberts has watched basketball for as long as she can remember. It was an easy choice growing up in a home with one TV and two older brothers....

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Aug. 30-Sept. 14 (AP) -- FIBA World Cup of Basketball, Spain....

Byron Scott sees swift title contention for Lakers
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EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) -- Byron Scott was a key component of the Los Angeles Lakers' Showtime teams, a smooth shooting guard with sizzling competitive fire. He believes his purple-and-gold championship pedigree makes him the ideal coach to return the struggling 16-time champions to NBA contention....

More tickets offered for LeBron's homecoming show
AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- LeBron James' Ohio hometown says more tickets are being offered for the homecoming event expected to be his first public appearance in the state since announcing his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers....

Husband arrested in death of NBA player's aunt
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Police say they have arrested a man wanted in the slaying of the aunt of Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes....



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