With Rose sitting out, Kyrie Irving started and made all five shots, scoring 12 points as the U.S. national basketball team beat the Dominican Republic 105-62 on Wednesday night in an exhibition game.
The Detroit Pistons made it official Monday, announcing the signings of free-agent forward Cartier Martin and center Aaron Gray. Contract terms were not disclosed.
Steve Ballmer has introduced himself to Los Angeles Clippers fans at a rally celebrating his new ownership of the NBA team. The former Microsoft CEO made his way through the crowd inside Staples Center, exchanging high-fives and clapping furiously as he took the stage Monday.
Sim Bhullar became the first player of Indian descent to sign a contract with an NBA team Friday, inking a deal to join the Sacramento Kings in training camp.
Police say seven teenagers wanted to see how a professional basketball player lives, so they walked through an unlocked door at the home of former Miami Heat player Ray Allen.
Kings center DeMarcus Cousins hurt his right knee when he got tangled with Anthony Davis after both big men hit the floor going after a loose ball during a scrimmage toward the end of Thursday's practice.
The Pistons' schedule includes two visits to The Palace by LeBron James and the Cavaliers -- Jan. 27 and Feb. 24.
Sterling's latest effort to block the $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer was rejected Wednesday by a California appeals court.
While the Pistons big man has not pursued an offer sheet from another team, he has pursued sign-and-trade possibilities, and Monroe is 'definitely' willing to take the one-year qualifying offer worth $5.3 million.
The team said the sale closed after a California court confirmed the authority of Shelly Sterling, on behalf of the Sterling Family Trust, to sell the franchise to the former Microsoft CEO.
The free-agent center was charged Monday with felony battery resulting in serious bodily injury, misdemeanor domestic battery and misdemeanor battery resulting in serious bodily injury.
The Pistons center he's not worried about his contract status, but rather is more concerned about life in Africa, where he's recently been visiting as part of an NBA-sponsored goodwill trip.
With one of the doctors who performed his kidney transplant in attendance, the former Georgetown and Miami Heat star discussed the disease that threatened his life and almost ended his career. He also thanked out his cousin-turned-kidney donor, Jason Cooper.
Kevin Durant withdrew Thursday from the U.S. national team, the biggest loss yet for a weakening American squad that will go to Spain without the leading scorer on its last two gold medal winners.
The NBA superstar said he intends to play the rest of his career with Cleveland, the team he returned to last month after four seasons in Miami.
Former NBA great Tim Hardaway is joining Stan Van Gundy's coaching staff as an assistant, the team announced Thursday.
The Timberwolves have agreed on a trade that will send All-Star forward Kevin Love to the Cavaliers for Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and a protected 2015 ...
Pistons coach and president Stan Van Gundy adds Quentin Richardson to his staff, the team announced Thursday.
Indianapolis — Former No. 1 NBA draft pick Greg Oden has been arrested in Indianapolis on battery charges alleging that he punched a woman in the face.
China Daily initially reported that the former NBA star's new name will be Panda Friend, but World Peace revealed Thursday afternoon that he has another name ...
Hammon joins South Carolina assistant Lisa Boyer, who served on John Lucas's staff in Cleveland in 2001-02, as women to coach in the NBA.
But whether Drummond will make the final cut appears to be slightly murky at this stage, as USA basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski made numerous references to ...
Former Michigan State guard Keith Appling signed a non-guaranteed contract with the Lakers Monday. Appling, who was not drafted in June, played two games for ...
One day after the two-time All-Star suffered a gruesome open tibia-fibula fracture on his right leg during a USA Basketball intrasquad scrimmage in Las Vegas, ...
Indiana Pacers All-Star Paul George suffered a gruesome right leg injury late in the U.S. national team's intrasquad scrimmage Friday night. George leaped to ...
Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose acknowledged tension between members of his inner circle and team management. Rose told the Chicago Sun-Times that he knows ...
State Rep. Bill Patmon is planning to introduce legislation to permit the sale of a commemorative 'LeBron James Witness 2.0' plate honoring the Akron native's ...
A judge ruled against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling on Monday in his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former ...
About 10 days ago, James turned to social media to help him choose which number he'll wear next season with the Cavaliers.
The Los Angeles Lakers have waited nearly three months to hire a new coach, and they're apparently making Byron Scott wait a few more days.
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Pistons' salary cap corner
- 2013-14 salary cap: $58.5 million (2012-13 cap was $58.044 million).
- Current Piston salaries for 2013-14 season: $35,045,558.
- Approximate salary cap space for 2013-14 season: $22,998,442 (not including slotted salary for 2013 first-round draft pick).
- PF Charlie Villanueva: $8,580,000
- SG/PG Rodney Stuckey: $8,500,000 (not fully guaranteed)
- PF/SF Jonas Jerebko: $4,500,000 PF/C
- Greg Monroe: $4,086,454 PG/SG
- Brandon Knight: $2,793,960 C
- Andre Drummond: $2,462,400 C
- Slava Kravtsov: $1,500,000 (not fully guaranteed)
- SF/SG Kyle Singler: $1,045,000
- SF Khris Middleton: $788,872 SG
- Kim English: $788,872 (not fully guaranteed)
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Where to watch the big game in Metro Detroit
- 1 Detroit at Tampa Bay,FSD/97.1
- 1 Houston at N.Y. Yankees,MLB
- 3 Little League World Series, Mexico vs. Japan, ESPN
- 7 L.A. Angels at Boston, MLB
- 7:30 Little League World Series, Chicago vs. TBA,ESPN
- 3:30 USA Pro Challenge,NBCSN
- 9a Europe, Czech Masters,TGC
- 2 PGA, The Barclays, TGC
- 6:30 Web.com Tour, Portland Open, TGC
- 7:30 Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, NFL
- 1 Connecticut Open, ESPN2
- 3 Winston-Salem Open, ESPN2
- 7 Washington at Indiana, ESPN2
- 9 San Antonio at Minnesota, ESPN2
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