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The Latest: Famous Los scores 22, named celebrity game MVP

Feb. 15, 2019 11:00 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on NBA All-Star Weekend (all times local): 9:05 p.m. Famous Los scored 22 points to win MVP honors, and the Home team held on to beat the Away team 82-80 in the All-Star Celebrity Game on Friday night. Jay Williams scored 18 points for Home. Quavo scored 27 for Away and...

Nuggets extend Tim Connelly and rest of front office

Feb. 15, 2019 7:24 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Tim Connelly and the front office have assembled a Denver Nuggets team that's reaching new heights this season. For that, extensions all around. The team announced the move Friday for the president of basketball operations, along with Connelly's staff, in the midst of one of the best seasons...

Wade, Nowitzki share eventful history as honorary All-Stars

Feb. 14, 2019 12:52 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Of all the opposing jerseys Dwyane Wade has collected through swaps during his final NBA season, Dirk Nowitzki's was among those the Miami star wanted the most and somehow seemed worried he wouldn't get. Maybe it had something to do with the "frosty" phase of their relationship, as the Dallas...

Wade helps Heat top Mavs 112-101 in likely final Dallas game

Feb. 14, 2019 2:36 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Dwyane Wade finished his pregame warmups by re-enacting his launch of the basketball toward the rafters from the moment he won his first championship with Miami on the home floor of the Dallas Mavericks nearly 13 years ago. The Heat star closed his night on the bench, with a win secure and...

Column: NBA trade deadline provides best reality show around

Feb. 8, 2019 4:19 PM EST

The latest episode of "Survivor: NBA" was quite a cliffhanger. All kinds of intrigue. A hefty dose of griping. Some thoroughly unexpected plot twists. Now that's a reality show worth watching. "They always catch me by surprise," said Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse, whose team had a major role in the plotline....

Tobias Harris hopes to stick around in Philly

Feb. 7, 2019 6:50 PM EST

Tobias Harris hopes to stay a while with his new team after bouncing around the NBA throughout his career. Harris was the centerpiece of a blockbuster deal the Philadelphia 76ers made early Wednesday morning to bolster their chances at making a run at a championship. The 26-year-old forward was having a breakout...

Durant lets loose after Warriors beat Spurs 141-102

Feb. 7, 2019 2:20 AM EST

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant wants everyone to forget the free agency chatter and speculation about where he might play next season, calling it "unnecessary." That's still months away and he is trying to win another championship with the Golden State Warriors. The two-time reigning NBA Finals MVP...

Heat say they'll retire Chris Bosh's jersey March 26

Feb. 4, 2019 5:33 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Chris Bosh, who had arguably the biggest rebound and assist in Miami Heat history, will have his No. 1 jersey retired by the franchise on March 26. The Heat made the announcement Monday. Bosh played parts of six seasons in Miami, before his career was cut short by recurring issues with blood...

NBA adds Wade, Nowitzki to All-Star player pool

Feb. 1, 2019 11:38 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Dallas' Dirk Nowitzki and Miami's Dwyane Wade are both NBA champions, NBA Finals MVPs and longtime ambassadors for the game of basketball. And now, one more time, they're All-Stars. By special order of NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, Wade and Nowitzki were added Friday to the pool of players for...

Golden State Warriors visit former President Barack Obama

Jan. 25, 2019 5:06 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Golden State Warriors spent about an hour with former President Barack Obama. The meeting took place Thursday at Obama's office in Washington before the defending NBA champs beat the Wizards 126-118. Players and coach Steve Kerr were reluctant to talk about it. A photo was posted on...