Basketball

A person familiar with the contract says superstar LeBron James has agreed to a three-year, $100 million contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers. The person says James, who recently led the Cavs to an NBA title — the first for a Cleveland sport team in 52 years — will soon sign...
Kevin Durant will return to Oklahoma City on Feb. 11 and join the Golden State Warriors for an NBA Finals rematch at Cleveland on Christmas. Dwyane Wade will return to Miami and Derrick Rose will go back to Chicago early in the 2016-17 season, which was unveiled Thursday by the...
JERUSALEM (AP) — Recently retired NBA All-Star Amare Stoudemire insists he has plenty of basketball left in him. Arriving in what he called "my favorite city in the world" for a new chapter as a player for Hapoel Jerusalem, Stoudemire says he came to Israel to win — and to...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says the NBA's decision to move its All-Star Game from Charlotte because of a law limiting anti-discrimination protections for LGBT people was "grandstanding." Christie made the remarks while co-hosting the WFAN "Boomer and...
The Oklahoma City Thunder have reached a new deal with All-Star guard Russell Westbrook. The two sides have agreed on a new three-year contract worth $85.7 million, according to a person with direct knowledge of the terms. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of...
The Oklahoma City Thunder have reached a new deal with All-Star guard Russell Westbrook. The two sides have agreed on a new three-year contract worth $85.7 million, according to a person with direct knowledge of the terms. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of...
CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James has often avoided talking about trying to match Michael Jordan's accomplishments. Now he's chasing "the ghost" of arguably the greatest player in NBA history. Fresh off leading the Cavaliers to an NBA championship and bringing Cleveland its first...
NEW YORK (AP) — Amare Stoudemire isn't done yet. After retiring from the NBA on July 26, Stoudemire signed a two-year contract Monday to play for Israeli team Hapoel Jerusalem. Stoudemire says it was a very emotional decision for him and his family. The six-time NBA All-Star has...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit alleging New York Knicks player Derrick Rose and two friends drugged and gang-raped a woman. On Wednesday, federal Judge Michael W. Fitzgerald said a jury must decide whether to believe Rose's contention that...