Basketball

Sparks, Lynx set for WNBA Finals rematch

The Los Angeles Sparks are trying to become the first team to repeat as WNBA champions in 15 years

AP source: Knicks agree to trade Carmelo Anthony…

Person with knowledge of deal to AP: Knicks agree to trade Carmelo Anthony to Oklahoma City

Minnesota's Wiggins considers contract deal…

Andrew Wiggins says he feels good about a max contract offer that is sitting in front of him with the Minnesota Timberwolves

Man testifies in trial over NBA players assault

Estranged friend testifies NBA players Marcus and Markieff Morris attacked him

Wings' Allisha Gray wins WNBA Rookie of the Year…

Dallas Wings guard Allisha Gray is the WNBA Rookie of the Year

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NBA refs can rule reckless closeouts as flagrants or techs

NBA referees will be able to call flagrant or technical fouls on defenders who dangerously close on jump shooters without allowing them space to land this season

Center Plumlee returning to Nuggets on 3-year…

Restricted free agent center Mason Plumlee has agreed to return to the Denver Nuggets on a three-year, $41 million deal

Slovenia beats Serbia 93-85 to win Eurobasket…

Slovenia has won its first European basketball championship by defeating Serbia 93-85 behind 35 points by Goran Dragic

An NBA first: Every coach who started last season is back

Here's a first for the NBA: Every coach who started last season is back this season

Candace Parker helps Sparks beat Mercury 86-72 in…

Candace Parker had 24 points and 13 rebounds _ showing no effects of an ankle injury _ to help the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Phoenix Mercury 86-72 in Game 2 of the WNBA semifinal series

Lynx center Sylvia Fowles selected WNBA MVP

Minnesota Lynx center Sylvia Fowles has been named the WNBA's most valuable player

Alan Anderson working out, hoping for 1 more NBA call

NBA veteran Alan Anderson is working out in Las Vegas and hoping for one more call, preferably from his hometown Minnesota Timberwolves

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Marbury hopes to finish off career back in NBA

Stephon Marbury hopes to finish off his basketball career back in the NBA

Phoenix trial begins for NBA players accused of…

Jury selection in the aggravated assault trial of NBA twin brothers Marcus and Markieff Morris concluded after the eight-member panel was chosen

NEXT ONE? Hoops phenom at 13 has college offer, NBA height

THE NEXT ONE? Emoni Bates, top basketball prospect in Class of 2022, has college offer and NBA height

Kings' Zach Randolph gets community service after…

Sacramento Kings forward Zach Randolph has been sentenced to community service after being charged with marijuana possession and resisting arrest following an incident last month at a Los Angeles housing project

Sparks rally to beat Phoenix 79-66 in WNBA…

Los Angeles opened defense of their WNBA championship with a 79-66 victory over the Phoenix in Game 1 of the semifinals

The Latest: Lawyers press victim about assets of NBA twins

A defense lawyer has pressed the man the Morris brothers are accused of beating on whether knowing about the NBA players' substantial assets was relevant to him

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Lakers to retire Kobe Bryant's 2 jersey numbers…

The Lakers will retire Bryant's No. 8 and No. 24 in a ceremony Dec. 18 during their game against Golden State

Charles Oakley sues Knicks owners, claiming…

Former New York Knicks star Charles Oakley has sued the team's owners, saying he was defamed when they claimed he committed assault and was an alcoholic

The Latest: Lawyers for NBA twins question prosecutor's case

A prosecutor says NBA players Marcus and Markieff Morris participated in an "orchestrated attack" against a man in 2015 that left him with a broken nose and other injuries