World Cup will have star power, in an international sense

The stars _ the international ones, anyway _ are headed to basketball's World Cup in China

AP Source: Lakers plan to sign Dwight Howard

A person familiar with the decision says the Los Angeles Lakers intend to sign center Dwight Howard after he completes a buyout with Memphis

Kuzma out of World Cup with ankle injury; US roster set

USA Basketball World Cup roster set, after Kyle Kuzma of the Lakers leaves with ankle injury

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Kings, NBA taking no action against Walton in…

The Sacramento Kings, NBA say they are taking no action against Luke Walton after not finding enough evidence during an investigation into allegations that the coach sexually assaulted a woman

Down and out Down Under, US seem vulnerable for World Cup

After record winning streak ends in Australia, US coach Gregg Popovich sounds the alarm