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Splash Brothers Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson ready to repeat

Sep. 25, 2022 20:31 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry's bright-colored “Sour Patch” sneakers squeaked loudly announcing his media day arrival. He then took his spot, tucked in that iconic No. 30 jersey and posed with all of his championship hardware. A trophy on either side of him, his elbows...

Suns say Crowder won't be with team at training camp

Sep. 25, 2022 17:38 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix Suns starting forward Jae Crowder won't be with the team for training camp, which opens on Tuesday. The Suns released a statement on Sunday saying the team and Crowder “mutually agreed that he will not be with the team for training camp.” ...

Clippers say Kawhi Leonard is cleared for 5-on-5 play

Sep. 22, 2022 18:20 PM EDT

Kawhi Leonard has been cleared for 5-on-5 basketball again, more than a year since his last NBA game. Los Angeles Clippers President Lawrence Frank said Thursday that the team will proceed with some caution with Leonard, the two-time NBA Finals MVP and five-time All-Star who tore the...

Suspended Sarver says he's decided to sell Suns, Mercury

Sep. 21, 2022 18:51 PM EDT

Robert Sarver says he has started the process of selling the Phoenix Suns and Phoenix Mercury, a move that came barely a week after he was suspended by the NBA over workplace misconduct that included racist speech and hostile behavior toward employees. The decision was quickly...

Suspended owner Robert Sarver says he has started the process of selling the Phoenix Suns and Phoenix Mercury

Sep. 21, 2022 12:59 PM EDT
PHOENIX (AP) — Suspended owner Robert Sarver says he has started the process of selling the Phoenix Suns and Phoenix Mercury.

Dennis Schröder returning to Lakers with 1-year deal

Sep. 16, 2022 18:52 PM EDT

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Point guard Dennis Schröder is returning for a second stint with the Los Angeles Lakers. Schröder's agency, Priority Sports, announced the deal on social media Friday. Schröder confirmed it with an Instagram post. The German guard spent...

France tops Poland, Spain beats Germany in EuroBasket semis

Sep. 16, 2022 18:00 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — France sent a message on its way to grabbing a spot in the EuroBasket championship game and a showdown with Spain. Guerschon Yabusele scored 22 points, and France rolled past Poland 95-54 in the semifinals of the European championships on Friday. “We...

PayPal says if Sarver stays, it won't remain Suns sponsor

Sep. 16, 2022 17:51 PM EDT

PayPal said Friday that the company will no longer sponsor the Phoenix Suns if owner Robert Sarver remains part of the franchise when his suspension ends. And the National Basketball Players Association later made its stance clear, with executive director Tamika Tremaglio telling...

Sarver should resign, says Suns vice chairman Jahm Najafi

Sep. 15, 2022 21:38 PM EDT

Phoenix Suns vice chairman Jahm Najafi called Thursday for team owner Robert Sarver to resign, saying there should be “zero tolerance” for lewd, misogynistic and racist conduct in any workplace. Sarver was suspended for one year and fined $10 million by the NBA on Tuesday, after...

NBA considered suspending Sarver for more than 1 year

Sep. 14, 2022 21:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver was likely spared even stronger sanctioning by the NBA for his racist, misogynistic and hostile words and actions because of one key conclusion by investigators, Commissioner Adam Silver said Wednesday. The law firm that spent nearly...