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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Call it Midsummer Madness.The NBA Summer League tournament is shaping up to be the most unpredictable bet in Las Vegas. The 30th and final seed advanced Thursday along with a No. 26 and a No. 27, after the Nos. 24, 25 and 29 seeds all won a day earlier.The 30 teams in the …
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — After a young New Orleans man was killed, his grieving family chose to remember him doing what he loved: sitting in front of a TV with his beloved Boston Celtics on the screen.The body of 18-year-old Renard Matthews, who died from a gunshot wound to the head on June 25, …
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Frank Ramsey, an All-American at Kentucky and member of seven NBA championship teams with the Boston Celtics, died Sunday. He was 86.Ramsey's death was announced by Kentucky, where he was a part of the Wildcats' 1951 national championship team and a three-time …
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Rajon Rondo officially joined the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday with a clear idea about his future with LeBron James."We're expected to win now," Rondo said.Rondo agreed to a one-year deal worth $9 million earlier this week to suit up alongside James, whose signing hasn't …
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics have signed first-round draft pick Robert Williams.The team announced the signing Thursday. Terms were not disclosed. Williams, a forward-center out of Texas A&M, was selected 27th overall last month with the Celtics' lone draft pick.Williams' signing …
BOSTON (AP) — Boston Celtics first-round draft choice Robert Williams got a lecture from the team about accountability and said they are moving on from the bad first impression he made by missing a flight and failing to get back in time for summer league practice."It's all on me," Williams …
The Latest on NBA free agency (all times EDT):9:35 p.m.Julius Randle is going to play alongside All-Star Anthony Davis.Randle agreed to sign with the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday, doing so quickly after his rights were renounced by the Los Angeles Lakers hours earlier. His decision was confirmed …
The Latest on NBA free agency (all times EDT):10:45 p.m.Lance Stephenson is joining LeBron James in Los Angeles.Stephenson agreed to a deal with the Lakers on Sunday night, his agency, Priority Sports, announced on Twitter . That came just hours after James decided he would join the Lakers.The two …
The Latest on the start of NBA free agency (all times EDT):9:50 a.m.Aron Baynes, who started virtually every game last season with Boston, is staying with the Celtics.A person familiar with the negotiations says Baynes has agreed to a two-year deal worth $11 million. The person spoke to The …
BOSTON (AP) — Boston Celtics boss Danny Ainge was puzzled by all the talk about how Texas A&M forward Robert Williams didn't work hard enough to make it in the NBA."It's hard to have a 'low motor' and be the defensive player of the year two years in a row in a tough conference," Ainge …
PHOENIX (AP) — Joe Prunty, Corliss Williamson, Jamelle McMillan and Jason Staudt were named to the staff of new Phoenix Suns coach Igor Kokoskov.Prunty has 22 years of NBA experience. He went 21-16 as interim coach of the Milwaukee Bucks last season and scared the Boston Celtics in a …
NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving doesn't have to worry about free agency until next summer, though he's got plenty to keep him busy for now.There's a movie to promote and a knee to mend. He hopes he's good on screen, but wants to be better than ever on the court."Now becomes the real climb to …
BOSTON (AP) — Power forward Robert Williams was projected to be a lottery pick — and that was last year, after his freshman year at Texas A&M.But there he was, sliding down to the Boston Celtics at the 27th pick in the NBA draft Thursday night."It's not my job to know what the …
BOSTON (AP) — Kyrie Irving is playing coy about the possibility of reuniting with his former Cleveland Cavaliers teammate LeBron James next season in Boston.The Celtics guard on Tuesday deferred when asked about the prospect of the team pursuing James this summer. The 33-year-old James has a …
CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Durant went back-to-back, twice.It's now two straight NBA championships for the Golden State Warriors, and two consecutive NBA Finals MVP awards for the forward who played a huge role in getting them to those titles.Durant scored 20 points in the Game 4 clincher …
CLEVELAND (AP) — There were still a few seconds left on the clock when the Golden State Warriors stormed off their bench to begin a celebration that wasn't guaranteed.They couldn't wait any longer.They had reached their destination: dynasty.Stephen Curry scored 37 points, Kevin Durant added …
LeBron James gets to the NBA Finals every year, masking the East's mediocrity.Lately, he's been the underdog and the finals' outcome has been predictable.That doesn't seem like the best thing for a championship series, though James representing the East is a better finals option for the NBA than a …
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County prosecutors say former NBA player Ronald Glen Davis has been charged with attacking a man outside a club in West Hollywood.The district attorney's office said Thursday that Davis faces a felony assault charge.The player, known by the nickname "Big Baby," …
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry and coach Steve Kerr's Golden State Warriors have repeatedly said they want to build something special for the long haul, to compete for championships year after year.LeBron James considers his familiar NBA Finals opponent among the best teams ever.Where …
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics say forward Gordon Hayward had surgery to remove a plate and screws in his broken left leg and will be ready to start next season.Hayward missed almost the entire season after breaking his leg in the first quarter of the season opener. The Celtics went on to …

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