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76ers agree to 2-year, $16 million deal with forward KJ Martin, AP source says

Jul. 12, 2024 18:42 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers are keeping at least one player acquired in the James Harden deal, coming to an agreement on a two-year, $16-million contract with forward K.J. Martin. a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on Friday. Martin was...

Veteran guard Kyle Lowry says he's re-signing with his hometown Philadelphia 76ers

Jul. 11, 2024 20:45 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kyle Lowry says he is re-signing with his hometown Philadelphia 76ers. The six-time All-Star guard announced his decision on Instagram on Thursday. ESPN reported that the 38-year-old Lowry is agreeing to a one-year deal. The North Philadelphia...

Jerry West, a 3-time Hall of Fame selection and the inspiration for the NBA logo, dies at 86

Jun. 12, 2024 21:01 PM EDT

The NBA has never confirmed the worst-kept secret in basketball, that Jerry West is the player whose silhouette is depicted in the league’s logo. There’s probably a reason for that: West never wanted to be the logo. “I’m just part of the game,” West said in a...

Leonard's health, contract extensions for George and Lue face Clippers with new arena move pending

May. 06, 2024 17:47 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers are moving into their new arena in nearby Inglewood this summer. Just who will be on the court and the sideline for them next season are among the decisions facing the team. The health of their superstar Kawhi Leonard also looms large,...

76ers president Daryl Morey has big plans to build NBA title team around Embiid and Maxey

May. 06, 2024 15:15 PM EDT

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Say goodbye to the 76ers. No, not Joel Embiid. Tyrese Maxey is sticking around, too. Nick Nurse seems like a perfect long-term fit as coach. But for the rest of the Sixers? It's time to pretty much wish them well, with just about the entire team...

Luka Doncic and Kyrie Irving carry Mavs past Clippers 114-101 to advance to second round

May. 04, 2024 01:49 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic struggled with his shot again thanks to his ailing right knee, and Kyrie Irving spent a bunch of energy playing defense. Through all that, the co-stars of the Mavericks tag-teamed for a second-half surge that sent Dallas to the second round in their first...

Cavaliers, Mavericks trying to close out 1st-round NBA playoff series in Game 6s

May. 02, 2024 19:19 PM EDT

The Orlando Magic desperately want an opportunity to go back on the road. The Los Angeles Clippers are hoping to go home, though not for good. There are two more elimination games in the NBA playoffs Friday night, with the Magic hosting the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Clippers...

Luka Doncic scores 35 points, leads Mavericks to 123-93 victory and 3-2 series lead over Clippers

May. 02, 2024 01:39 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Luka Doncic is playing on a sprained right knee that would probably sideline him in the regular season. The Dallas star also has been congested and ill for several days, fighting a bug that's forcing him to blow his nose during timeouts. Doncic simply refused to...

Mavericks-Clippers, Heat-Celtics set for pivotal Game 5s in their first-round series

Apr. 30, 2024 19:40 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers and the Dallas Mavericks are all tied up after four games in a series that's been a back-and-forth thriller with big finishes, surprising twists and an intriguingly counterintuitive narrative. The Boston Celtics know they should really...

Paul George, James Harden help Clippers even series with Mavs at 2-2 after blowing 31-point lead

Apr. 29, 2024 10:45 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Paul George and James Harden are two-for-two without Kawhi Leonard in the Los Angeles Clippers' first-round playoff series against Luka Doncic, Kyrie Irving and the Dallas Mavericks. The healthy LA stars can afford to shrug over the blown 31-point lead in Game 4. ...