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Taking his shot: Jordan, NBA owners, enter tequila business

Sep. 16, 2019 6:55 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — When Michael Jordan decided to get into the tequila business, he could have slapped his name on the label, maybe autographed a few bottles and sold out the whole run in hours. No matter what it tasted like. Instead, the basketball hall of famer and owner of the Charlotte Hornets teamed up...

The MVP exits: Giannis, Greece fail to advance at World Cup

Sep. 9, 2019 7:54 AM EDT

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo now has a little more time to get ready for the NBA season. That would be an unwanted consolation prize. The reigning NBA MVP's stay at the World Cup is over, even after a victory in the team's finale. Greece needed to beat the Czechs by at least 12 points to...

Americans top Antetokounmpo, Greece at World Cup 69-53

Sep. 7, 2019 11:58 AM EDT

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — The MVP was good. The USA was better. And the Antetokounmpo getting talked about most by the Americans when this much-anticipated World Cup matchup was over wasn't Giannis — but rather Thanasis, the younger brother, who sent U.S. forward Harrison Barnes sprawling with an...

MVP vs. USA: Americans to face Antetokounmpo at World Cup

Sep. 6, 2019 2:45 AM EDT

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — The U.S. men's basketball team figured that it would eventually cross paths with Giannis Antetokounmpo at this World Cup. And the Americans were right. For the first time, a reigning NBA MVP will play against the U.S. on a major international stage. Antetokounmpo and Greece (2-1)...

Divac, Sikma are centers of attention at Hall of Fame

Sep. 5, 2019 5:54 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Vlade Divac and Jack Sikma were big men who could pass and hit a jump shot, helping redefine the post position in the NBA. They were the centers of attention Thursday, receiving their orange jackets in advance of Friday's induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of...

Lawyer: City needs to admit guilt in Bucks player's arrest

Sep. 4, 2019 12:55 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — An attorney for Bucks guard Sterling Brown says Milwaukee's $400,000 offer to settle Brown's lawsuit against the city over his arrest last year is insufficient because it doesn't include an admission of guilt. Attorney Mark Thomsen said Wednesday that any settlement would have to include...

At last: The US arrives in China for the World Cup

Aug. 29, 2019 6:13 AM EDT

SHANGHAI (AP) — After a month of practice and years of planning, the U.S. men's basketball team has arrived at the World Cup. An all-night flight from Sydney to Shanghai that landed early Thursday brought the two-time defending World Cup champion Americans to China's most-populous city, where they'll play...

Bucks sign veteran guard Kyle Korver

Jul. 25, 2019 7:00 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks have added veteran guard Kyle Korver. The team announced the signing Thursday. The 38-year-old guard was waived July 7 by Phoenix — which acquired him in a trade with Memphis — making him a free agent. Korver had been traded to Memphis by Utah, where he...