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Lakers add longtime Clippers big man DeAndre Jordan

Sep. 09, 2021 19:59 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — DeAndre Jordan is back in Los Angeles, and this time he'll be chasing a championship from the Staples Center locker room that has a few more trophies in it. The longtime Clippers center signed with the Lakers on Thursday, filling their penultimate...

Pistons get DeAndre Jordan in multiplayer deal with Nets

Sep. 04, 2021 12:33 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons acquired veteran center DeAndre Jordan in a multiplayer trade with the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday. The Pistons also received four second-round picks and cash considerations from the Nets in exchange for forward Sekou Doumbouya and...

Griffin re-signs with Nets after reviving career in Brooklyn

Aug. 09, 2021 18:57 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets have re-signed veteran big man Blake Griffin, who revived his career as part of the supporting cast for Kevin Durant, James Harden and Kyrie Irving. Brooklyn announced the signing on Monday without disclosing contract terms. ...

Durant sets record, example for US Olympic men's hoops team

Jul. 31, 2021 11:52 AM EDT

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Kevin Durant had been just ordinary so far in these Olympics. That's probably not good enough for gold. Not on this U.S. men's basketball team, an unproven and for now still unspectacular group. ...

Nets pick Thomas, acquire rights to Sharpe late in 1st round

Jul. 30, 2021 01:45 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets took LSU's Cameron Thomas on Thursday night with the No. 27 pick in the NBA draft, adding the SEC's leading scorer to their high-powered roster. “You can never have too much scoring,” Thomas said. The Nets then...

Title rewards Antetokounmpo's decision to commit to Bucks

Jul. 22, 2021 02:48 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — This could have been the offseason in which Giannis Antetokounmpo entered the free-agent market and perhaps teamed up with another superstar to try winning multiple NBA titles together. Antetokounmpo instead will spend the summer celebrating a...

AP source: Pelicans, Green negotiating, but no deal yet

Jul. 14, 2021 13:12 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Pelicans are negotiating with Suns assistant Willie Green about taking over as head coach, but no deal is in place and discussions could extend beyond the NBA Finals, a person familiar with the situation said. “He has not agreed to a...

Been there before: Bucks, down 2-0, look for life at home

Jul. 10, 2021 16:59 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — For the second time this postseason, the Milwaukee Bucks have staggered home with a 2-0 deficit and key players not shooting straight. Milwaukee fans waited 47 years to see the NBA Finals return to their city. They will end up watching Chris Paul, Devin...

Halfway there: Suns beat Bucks for 2-0 lead in NBA Finals

Jul. 09, 2021 02:03 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The ball went from Chris Paul to Devin Booker and didn't stop moving until Deandre Ayton scored after every Suns player had touched it. The 10-pass sequence was the prettiest play of the NBA Finals and the kind the one-man show Bucks couldn't dream of. ...

With Suns' stars rolling, Bucks must be better in NBA Finals

Jul. 08, 2021 01:15 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — At their best, the Phoenix Suns have three players who can take over a game. There's Chris Paul and Devin Booker, breaking down defenses from the backcourt. Deandre Ayton has been a beast on the backboards and almost automatic as a shooter. ...