No rest for WNBA champs Bird, Stewart and Loyd

No rest for WNBA champs Bird, Stewart and Loyd; trio heads to Spain to play for USA Basketball in FIBA Women's World Cup days after Seattle Storm win title

The Latest: Senegal gets first World Cup win since 2006

Mame Marie Sy-Diop scored with 12 seconds left to lift Senegal to a 70-69 win over Latvia, giving the country its first World Cup victory in 12 years

From G League to GM, 76ers turn franchise over to…

The Philadelphia 76ers have hired Elton Brand as general manager

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Mavs owner Mark Cuban donates $10M after…

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban agrees to contribute $10 million to women's causes and domestic violence awareness as part of NBA investigation into workplace conditions

AP Source: Towns getting $190 million extension from Wolves

A person with knowledge of the negotiations says Minnesota's Karl-Anthony Towns is getting a $190 million extension from the Wolves

AP source: 76ers name Elton Brand general manager

AP source: Elton Brand hired as general manager of Philadelphia 76ers

Michael Jordan donates $2M for hurricane relief…

Michael Jordan, who played high school basketball in Wilmington, North Carolina, is donating $2 million to assist residents of the Carolinas

The Latest: Belgium routs Puerto Rico 86-36 in World Cup

Belgium turned its first-ever World Cup game into a quick rout, beating Puerto Rico 86-36 in the opener at the Women's Basketball World Cup

One Last Dance: Wade returning to Heat for a…

Dwyane Wade has decided to return to the Miami Heat, after weighing options that included retirement

Ginobili content with retirement after 16 seasons…

Manu Ginobili says he went through 16 offseason workouts with the Spurs, but last month realized he was done at 41

Women's World Cup gets underway in Spain

The FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup gets underway on Saturday with eight games

Milwaukee officer involved in NBA player's arrest…

A Milwaukee police officer involved in the stun gun arrest of Bucks' player Sterling Brown has been fired because of social media posts

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Celtics' Jabari Bird taking a break after…

Boston Celtics guard Jabari Bird says that he does not condone violence against women and that he's taking a break from the team

World Cup Diary: A'ja Wilson talks USA Basketball

Las Vegas Aces star A'ja Wilson is checking in periodically from the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup

Stewart, Storm surge past Mystics 98-82 for WNBA…

Breanna Stewart led the Seattle Storm to their WNBA title, scoring 30 points in a 98-82 victory over the Washington Mystics in Game 3 of the best-of-five series

Westbrook has procedure on knee; status for…

Westbrook has arthroscopic procedure on knee; status for opener in doubt

Dynamic Warriors big man Jordan Bell ready for second season

First, his right forearm cramped turning his arm into the shape of a V as his hand bent back, and Jordan Bell could not move it for several minutes as he sat in the bathtub as he recovered post-workout

US women basketball team heavy favorite to win World Cup

It would be easy to think it's a forgone conclusion that the U.S. women's basketball team will win a third straight World Cup

International players to watch at Women's World Cup

The U.S. women's basketball roster is full of WNBA All-Stars and clearly the 12-member team led by Diana Taurasi, Sue Bird and Breanna Stewart will be fun to watch