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Udonis Haslem signs for 19th season with Miami Heat

Aug. 15, 2021 21:25 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Udonis Haslem is officially back with the Miami Heat. Haslem signed another contract — the 10th of his career — with the Heat on Sunday, assuring that he will return for a 19th season with Miami. It is a one-year deal worth about $2.8 million. ...

Beltre inducted into Rangers Hall of Fame with PA man Morgan

Aug. 14, 2021 20:20 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Much of what Adrian Beltre now hears about his standout career comes from his son, a baseball fanatic who grew up in the Texas Rangers clubhouse during his father's last eight big league seasons. The four-time All-Star and five-time Gold...

Doncic signs $207M extension as Mavs turn focus to titles

Aug. 10, 2021 17:31 PM EDT

Luka Doncic welcomed all his bosses with the Dallas Mavericks to his home country of Slovenia to watch the young superstar sign the richest contract in club history. Now that the record rookie supermax extension of $207 million is in the books, it's back to the business...

Doncic set to sign $207M extension in Slovenian celebration

Aug. 09, 2021 19:22 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic is set to sign a $207 million supermax extension with the Dallas Mavericks, who sent an entourage to the Slovenian star's home country to finish off the biggest contract in franchise history. Agent Bill Duffy told ESPN and The Dallas Morning...

Doncic, Slovenia move into Olympic basketball semifinals

Aug. 03, 2021 09:52 AM EDT

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Luka Doncic and Slovenia need one win for a medal in their Olympic basketball debut. Wins are all Doncic ever gets when he wears his country's uniform. Doncic had 20 points, 11 assists and eight rebounds, and Slovenia beat...

Jason Kidd, GM Nico Harrison begin Mavericks' 'new chapter'

Jul. 15, 2021 17:22 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — New Mavericks coach Jason Kidd and general manager Nico Harrison were introduced Thursday by their new boss, who called it “a new chapter” for a franchise that had not changed GMs under his 21-year ownership and has not won a playoff series since winning the 2011 NBA...

Carlisle brings optimistic vision back to Pacers bench

Jun. 30, 2021 17:52 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Rick Carlisle chose the Indiana Pacers for many reasons. He enjoyed his first two stints in Indianapolis, already had strong relationships with team owner Herb Simon and president of basketball operations Kevin Pritchard and thought the roster was a...

AP source: Mavs hire title-winning guard Jason Kidd as coach

Jun. 25, 2021 17:14 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Jason Kidd is coming back to Dallas again, this time to replace the coach he won a championship with as the point guard of the Mavericks 10 years ago. Kidd and the Mavericks agreed on a contract Friday, eight days after Rick Carlisle resigned abruptly in...

Carlisle takes over Pacers for 2nd time after leaving Mavs

Jun. 24, 2021 17:28 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When Kevin Pritchard hired a new coach in October, he took a calculated risk. This time, the Indiana Pacers president of basketball operations went for the known commodity. Pritchard hired longtime Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle on Thursday,...