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Bucks sign Thanasis Antetokounmpo, older brother of Giannis

Jul. 16, 2019 10:03 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks announced Tuesday that they have signed free agent forward Thanasis Antetokounmpo, the older brother of Bucks forward and NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo. Thanasis Antetokounmpo joins Milwaukee on a guaranteed two-year, minimum contract, according to Giannis' agent, Alex...

Knicks finalize contracts with Marcus Morris, Reggie Bullock

Jul. 16, 2019 3:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Knicks have finalized contracts with Marcus Morris and Reggie Bullock, two of their offseason additions. The forwards join Julius Randle, Bobby Portis, Taj Gibson, Elfrid Payton and Wayne Ellington as free agents who the Knicks hope will improve what was the NBA's worst team...

Old Nets think Durant, Irving can succeed where they didn't

Jul. 15, 2019 10:46 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving gave the Brooklyn Nets two big victories in one night. "They hit the Mega Millions and the Powerball," former NBA star Charles Oakley said. In the first hours of free agency, the Nets added two of the best players available to a young roster that made the...

Porzingis officially re-signed by Mavs without playing game

Jul. 12, 2019 8:21 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks have officially re-signed Kristaps Porzingis, the 7-foot-3 All-Star selection who still hasn't played a game for them since being acquired in a big deal before the trade deadline last season. The Mavericks announced Friday that the deal was done. Porzingis and the...

Spurs draft picks strong in 106-96 win over Hornets

Jul. 8, 2019 1:31 AM EDT

The San Antonio Spurs' draft picks are stepping up in the NBA Summer League. Second-round picks Keldon Johnson and Quinndary Weatherspoon each scored 19 points and first-rounder Luka Samanic added 16 to lead the Spurs to a 106-96 win over the Charlotte Hornets on Sunday. Ben Moore scored 17 points and had eight...

Pelicans-Knicks game cut short by earthquake

Jul. 6, 2019 2:25 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — An earthquake that struck Southern California on Friday night forced the NBA to cancel the finish of a two Summer League games, including a marquee sold-out matchup between New Orleans and New York, while engineers checked to see if the integrity of the Thomas & Mack Center on UNLV's...

The debut: Zion Williamson arrives, amid much fanfare

Jul. 6, 2019 1:05 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Zion Williamson made the rim shake, which is what fans wanted. And then the scoreboard started to shake, which nobody wanted. It was a night unlike any other in NBA Summer League history — with a frenzied crowd at the start, disappointment when Williamson's night was cut short by a...

Ice Cube enjoying the good days in 3rd year of Big3

Jul. 5, 2019 12:36 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ice Cube and Dakota Johnson were snapped this week in Los Angeles rehearsing for a new movie. Johnson was dressed in a white top, black leather jacket and distressed jeans. Cube? He kept it sports chic: a Raiders hat, dark shades and a Killer 3s T-shirt straight out of the Big3 catalog....

The Latest: AP source: Markieff Morris to sign with Pistons

Jul. 3, 2019 5:38 PM EDT

The Latest on NBA free agency (all times EDT): 5:35 p.m. A person familiar with the situation says the Detroit Pistons and Markieff Morris have agreed on a two-year contract. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the deal cannot be signed until Saturday. Morris has...

The Latest: Kanter returning to East with Boston Celtics

Jul. 1, 2019 7:08 PM EDT

The Latest on NBA free agency Monday (all times EDT): 7 p.m. Enes Kanter is coming back to the Eastern Conference, joining the Boston Celtics. Kanter's manager, Hank Fetic, wrote on Twitter that Kanter had agreed to two-year deal with the Celtics , with the second-year being a player option. The Athletic reported...