Hot-shooting guards Kyrie Irving and James Harden led the United States to victory in the FIBA Basketball World Cup title game.
The Atlanta Hawks released an open letter of apology to fans and the city, saying the organization “did not do the right thing” to correct racially inflammatory words and innuendos “over a period of years.”
Former Microsoft CEO and new NBA owner Steve Ballmer has filed a six-figure counterclaim plus damages against a longtime ex-Sonics assistant he says used his name to defraud investors.
The United States men moved within a victory of repeating as world champions for the first time with a 96-68 victory over Lithuania on Thursday night in the World Cup of Basketball in Barcelona, Spain.
The Atlanta Hawks canceled a scheduled meeting between their CEO and city civil rights leaders Wednesday, prompting one of the group’s leaders to say his community was greatly offended.
Seattle wants an NBA team. But the deep pockets and ties to Atlanta among other partners make moving the Hawks inconceivable, despite majority owner Bruce Levenson selling his stake.
Klay Thompson, a former Washington State standout who plays for the Golden State Warriors, scored a game-high 20 points as the United States beat Slovenia 119-76 in the quarterfinals of the FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain.
Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry has been disciplined by CEO Steve Koonin for making racially charged comments about Luol Deng when the team pursued the free agent this year.
Forward Luol Deng was the free-agent player being discussed in an Atlanta Hawks owners’ conference call in June when a racist comment from a background report was read by general manager Danny Ferry, a person familiar with the situation told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Atlanta Hawks co-owner Bruce Levenson said he is selling his controlling interest, citing an “inflammatory nonsense” email he sent to some team executives in 2012. “My theory is that the black crowd scared away the whites” is one phrase from the email Levenson voluntarily
Stephen Curry scored 20 points, leading the U.S. national team into the quarterfinals of the FIBA Basketball World Cup with an 86-63 victory over Mexico.
James Harden of the NBA Houston Rockets scored 17 points to help the U.S. team beat Ukraine 95-71 in a FIBA Basketball World Cup game in Bilbao, Spain. The Americans improved to 5-0.
Anthony Davis of the NBA New Orleans Pelicans collected 21 points and nine rebounds as the U.S. team beat New Zealand 98-71 at the FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain.
Kenneth Faried of the Denver Nuggets scored 22 points, Anthony Davis of the New Orleans Pelicans had all of his 19 in the second half and the United States rebounded from a rare deficit at halftime to beat Turkey 98-77 in a FIBA Basketball World Cup game in Bilbao, Spain.
The United States held Finland without a field goal in the second quarter, opening defense of its title with a 114-55 romp in the FIBA Basketball World Cup in Bilbao, Spain.
Doc Rivers, coach and president of basketball operations, is staying with the Los Angeles Clippers for another five years. New owner Steve Ballmer reportedly gave him a new contract worth at least $50 million.
Forward Kevin Love said he is committed to winning an NBA title with Cleveland — however long it takes.
Sweating, clapping and shouting until he was nearly hoarse, Steve Ballmer introduced himself to Los Angeles Clippers fans at a rally Monday celebrating his new ownership of the NBA team.