Latest NBA Pacific Division News

Thunder acquire forward Maurice Harkless in trade with Hawks

Sep. 27, 2022 22:28 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Thunder acquired veteran forward Maurice Harkless in a trade with the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night. The Thunder also received a 2029 second-round pick and another draft consideration from the Hawks in exchange for Vít Krejci. ...

NBA camps open; some go abroad, Spurs plan a trip to Uvalde

Sep. 27, 2022 03:57 AM EDT

Gregg Popovich and the San Antonio Spurs know they cannot erase the pain that the residents of Uvalde, Texas have felt since May 24. They can, however, continue reminding the city of 16,000 people that they’re not forgotten. The Spurs are planning what they’re...

Minus owner Sarver, Suns return for another run at NBA title

Sep. 26, 2022 20:05 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — All-Stars Devin Booker and Chris Paul, along with freshly paid Deandre Ayton and coach Monty Williams, are back together for another run at an elusive NBA title. One man who apparently won't be along on the journey — team owner Robert Sarver. The...

Veteran Iguodala re-signs with Warriors for 19th NBA season

Sep. 26, 2022 19:57 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Andre Iguodala rode his Peloton bike a couple of times last week and took note that “I ain't in that bad of shape.” Now, he will see how that translates back onto the basketball court again. After seriously pondering retirement all summer and...

Clippers' Leonard feeling good, eager to test knee in camp

Sep. 26, 2022 19:13 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nothing put a bigger smile on Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer's face than seeing a healthy Kawhi Leonard walking around the team's practice facility. Ballmer hopes to be feeling even better when the Clippers open training camp Tuesday in Las Vegas and...

Turner heads into another season with Pacers, trade talk

Sep. 26, 2022 18:15 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Myles Turner looks around the Indiana Pacers locker room and sees the changes. After eight years in town, the 26-year-old is the longest-tenured and most accomplished Pacers player. The guys who mentored him as a rookie have all moved on and many are out of the...

Westbrook back with Lakers after offseason of trade rumors

Sep. 26, 2022 18:10 PM EDT

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Several months after the basketball world collectively assumed Russell Westbrook and the Los Angeles Lakers were definitely headed for a breakup, the guard reported to training camp Monday wearing the same gold jersey. Westbrook's return to the Lakers is...

Young Grizzlies still cocky, hungrier after semifinals loss

Sep. 26, 2022 17:31 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — All-Star point guard Ja Morant borrowed a professional camera for photos of his teammates, even turning the lens on reporters covering the Memphis Grizzlies' media day Monday. Ziaire Williams, going into his second NBA season, used a disposable camera from...

For Zion, Kawhi, Murray and more, the wait is finally over

Sep. 26, 2022 16:09 PM EDT

Kawhi Leonard was in the Los Angeles Clippers’ facility on Monday. That wasn’t exactly a surprise development. The news was his attire. He was wearing a basketball uniform. Finally. Welcome back, Kawhi. You too, Denver’s Jamal Murray, Brooklyn’s Ben Simmons,...

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...