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Aaron Gordon, Nuggets agree to 4-year, $92 million extension

Sep. 14, 2021 17:31 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Forward Aaron Gordon and the Denver Nuggets have agreed on a four-year, $92 million contract extension. His agent, Calvin Andrews, confirmed the contract to The Associated Press on Tuesday. The deal contains a player option for Gordon for the ’25-26...

Sports betting starts in Arizona in time for NFL season

Sep. 09, 2021 22:18 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona’s first sports betting operations officially opened for business Thursday in time for the start of the NFL season, with live wagers taken on college and professional sports online and at two retail locations in Phoenix. Taking in-person bets in...

Coyotes submit proposal for two land parcels in Tempe

Sep. 02, 2021 22:29 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes have submitted a bid for two parcels of a 46-acre tract of land in what could be the first step to landing a permanent home. The City of Tempe said it received one response before Thursday's deadline to a request for proposals...

T-wolves seal deal with Grizzlies for ace defender Beverley

Aug. 25, 2021 16:35 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves finalized their acquisition of ace defender Patrick Beverley, sending 2019 first-round draft pick Jarrett Culver and backup forward Juancho Hernangómez to the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday. The trade was agreed to in...

NBA champion Bucks sign Budenholzer to contract extension

Aug. 24, 2021 22:00 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer has received a contract extension after guiding the team to its first NBA title in a half-century. The Bucks announced Tuesday night they had signed Budenholzer to an extension. Details weren’t disclosed. ...

NBA schedule for 75th anniversary season has nods to history

Aug. 20, 2021 16:06 PM EDT

The full schedule for the NBA’s 75th anniversary season was released Friday, highlighted in part by what will be a yearlong tribute to some of the key moments in league history. Opening night is Oct. 19. It’s back to a normal schedule for the NBA, with all teams...

Upcoming season likely Arizona Coyotes' last in Glendale

Aug. 19, 2021 20:05 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The upcoming season will likely be the Arizona Coyotes' final one at Gila River Arena. The city of Glendale announced Thursday that it will not renew its agreement with the franchise beyond the 2021-22 season. The city tweeted it wants to focus on...

Bucks player to speak at UW-Madison grad celebration

Aug. 17, 2021 14:41 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks guard Pat Connaughton will deliver the keynote address at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s celebration for 2020 graduates next month, the school announced Tuesday. The COVID-19 pandemic forced UW-Madison to cancel its spring,...

Houston's Green shines as virus interrupts NBA Summer League

Aug. 09, 2021 00:36 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jalen Green was without one of his Houston teammates for his NBA Summer League debut because of COVID-19 protocols, the same reason the Washington-Indiana game was postponed. The second overall pick from this year's draft helped bring the headlines back...

Nets send Shamet to Suns for Carter and rights to Sharpe

Aug. 06, 2021 14:25 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets acquired backup guard Jevon Carter and the draft rights to center Day’Ron Sharpe from the Phoenix Suns for guard Landry Shamet. Both teams announced the deal Friday. Shamet was acquired by the Nets from the Los...