Basketball

Liberty to have a float in New York pride parade

Shavonte Zellous is thrilled that the New York Liberty will have a float in Sunday's pride parade for the first time

Magic sees Lonzo as 1 piece in Lakers' grand…

Magic Johnson welcomed Lonzo Ball back home to Los Angeles by calling him the new face of the Lakers

AP Source: Blake Griffin opts out, becomes free agent

A person with knowledge of the decision says Blake Griffin has told the Los Angeles Clippers he is becoming a free agent

Frustrated fan: McEnroe says Knicks a 'total…

John McEnroe was sitting just feet away when Charles Oakley was arrested during a Knicks game last season

It's time for No. 1 pick Fultz to turn 76ers into…

Markelle Fultz made his official welcome to Philadelphia

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NBA draft draws second-largest audience on ESPN

The NBA draft averaged more than 3.5 million viewers

Fewer players with international ties picked in…

There was a distinct international feel to the NBA Draft, as usual, but nowhere near as impactful as the record haul of 27 a year ago

Splash! Timberwolves get All-Star Jimmy Butler…

Minnesota Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau is getting his sought-after reunion with Jimmy Butler

Butler trade sets the stage for looming free agency

The Minnesota Timberwolves made the biggest splash on draft night, acquiring Jimmy Butler in a trade with Chicago

The Latest: Butler trade, freshmen picks…

The Philadelphia 76ers did what everyone expected, and picked Markelle Fultz with the first pick of the NBA draft

Cavaliers watch NBA draft as Billups watch…

AP sources: Cavaliers and Chauncey Billups still in contact, but no offer made for front-office position.

Former NBA player Marcus Camby sued over nephew's drowning

Former NBA player Marcus Camby has been named defendant in a wrongful death lawsuit over the drowning of his 9-year-old autistic nephew in a pond on Camby's Houston-area property last Thanksgiving

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Who's No. 3? NBA draft intrigue begins after…

Markelle Fultz and Lonzo Ball are expected to be the top two picks in the NBA draft

AP source: Cavaliers owner, Billups met for 2nd…

A person familiar with the negotiations says Cavaliers owner met with former NBA star Chauncey Billups again about front-office job.

WNBA brings back 3-point contest to All-Star Game

WNBA brings 3-point contest back to All-Star Game

Hawks send center Dwight Howard to Hornets

Charlotte has acquired eight-time All-Star center Dwight Howard from the Atlanta Hawks

Cavaliers in chaos after GM leaves on eve of…

Cavaliers again entangled in chaos after general manager Griffin's exit

Gonzaga's Collins tops list of post players in NBA draft

Gonzaga's Zach Collins and Wake Forest's John Collins headline the list of post players in the NBA draft

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AP source: Cavs owner, Billups meet about…

A person familiar with the meeting says Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert met Tuesday with former NBA star Chauncey Billups about a position in the team's front office

AP sources: Lakers to ship Russell, Moz to Nets…

Three sources with knowledge of the deal say the Los Angeles Lakers have agreed to trade point guard D'Angelo Russell and high-priced center Timofey Mozgov to the Brooklyn Nets for big man Brook Lopez and the 27th overall pick in the draft Thursday.

Markelle Fultz set for the stage of being No. 1 pick

In the sometimes unpredictable world of the NBA, there is some symmetry in Markelle Fultz and Ben Simmons likely becoming teammates as pros