Basketball

NBA investigating Lakers amid George tampering…

The NBA has opened an investigation to see if the Los Angeles Lakers tampered with Paul George while he was under contract with the Indiana Pacers

Greek federation accuses Bucks of staging…

Greece's basketball federation has reacted sharply to an announcement by Milwaukee Bucks star and Greece international Giannis Antetokounmpo that he would miss the Eurobasket because of a knee injury

Liberty host Unity Game with Minnesota Lynx

New York Liberty hosted the first "Unity Game" in the WNBA with Minnesota Lynx; they locked arms with NYPD during national anthem

US men's basketball enters a new world _ without…

US men's basketball is entering a whole new world, one in which the best American players are not available

WNBA players show support for Charlottesville…

The WNBA and its players are showing their support for the victims of racially charged violence in Charlottesville

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LeBron calls for love, unity before taking swipe…

LeBron lashes out at Trump during emotional speech to kids in his foundation.

Mark down the dates: NBA unveils full 2017-18…

DeMarcus Cousins will make an early season trip back to Sacramento, while Gordon Hayward will wait almost all season to see Utah again

NBA heads to the Holy Land to develop talent…

The NBA is heading to the Holy Land this week, bringing together some of the top emerging talent from across Europe as part of the league's push to attract more foreign players and expand its global reach

Storm hope coaching change can lift team; Lynx lead AP poll

Struggling Seattle hopes the coaching change last week to replace Jenny Boucek with Gary Kloppenburg helps the team turn things around

Kings' Randolph arrested on pot charge at LA…

Police say veteran NBA star forward Zach Randolph of the Sacramento Kings was arrested on a marijuana charge after several police cars were vandalized when a large gathering became unruly at a Los Angeles housing project

Wife of Clippers' Reed wants domestic battery…

The wife of Los Angeles Clippers center Willie Reed says she does not wish to press charges against her husband in a domestic battery incident

How the schedule was made: NBA taking hard look at metrics

Having extra days built into the season was only one advantage for the NBA when putting the 2017-18 schedule together

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Fever's Dupree is mom of twins in family matter for team

All in the family: WNBA Fever's Candice Dupree becomes mom of twins; sister-in-law is teammate

Warriors star Kevin Durant apologizes for India comments

Basketball star Kevin Durant has issued an apology for calling India "20 years behind" and several other comments

The Latest: NBA star arrested on pot charge in Los Angeles

Police say veteran NBA star Zach Randolph was one of two men arrested after several police cars were vandalized when a large gathering became unruly at a Los Angeles housing project.

76ers to play Celtics in January in London

The Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers will travel to London in January for a game at The O2 arena

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Nets to play Thunder, Heat in Mexico City this December

The Brooklyn Nets will travel to Mexico City for two games in December as part of the 25th anniversary of the first NBA game in Mexico

Hands-on approach: Purple pen helps WNBA's Plum blossom

With Kelsey Plum struggling at the start of her career, San Antonio Stars assistant coach Latricia Trammell took a hands-on approach