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  • Timberwolves agree to terms with Hummel

    July 21, 2014

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Timberwolves have agreed to terms on a one-year deal with Robbie Hummel.Hummel's agency, Priority Sports, announced the agreement on Monday night. He averaged 3.4 points in just over 12 minutes per game as a rookie last season.

  • LeBron James begins tour of China

    July 21, 2014

    BEIJING (AP) - LeBron James began his tour of China on Monday by exchanging gifts with another former child prodigy.The Cleveland Cavaliers' star was greeted by pianist Lang Lang at the Wukesong Sports Center in Beijing in front of hundreds of basketball fans.

  • McCallum scores 29, Kings win summer league title

    July 21, 2014

    LAS VEGAS (AP) - Ray McCallum had a few big moments toward the end of last season for the Sacramento Kings.After a summer like this, he might have shown he's ready for plenty more.McCallum scored 29 points and helped key a big Sacramento rally in the final minutes, as the Kings topped the Houston Rockets 77-68 Monday night to win the NBA Summer League championship game.

  • Thomas says he will accept any role with Suns

    July 21, 2014

    PHOENIX (AP) - Isaiah Thomas says he considers himself a starting point guard in the NBA but he's willing to sacrifice that to play for a winning team.Thomas, acquired by the Phoenix Suns in a sign-and-trade deal with Sacramento, spoke at a news conference on Monday.

  • Nick Young signs deal to stay with Lakers

    July 21, 2014

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) - Free-agent guard Nick Young has signed a multiyear deal to stay with the Los Angeles Lakers.General manager Mitch Kupchak on Monday described Young as a ''bright spot'' during last year's losing season. He says he's glad to keep someone committed to the rebuilding of the team.

  • Hornets F Williams returning to Tar Heel state

    July 21, 2014

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Marvin Williams feels like he's coming home.Nine years after leading the North Carolina men's basketball team to a national championship, Williams returns to the Tar Heel state as a member of the NBA's Charlotte Hornets.''North Carolina has always been like a second home to me,'' Williams said Monday at an introductory news conference after signing a two-year, $14 million deal.

  • Witness: Sterling needs Clippers sale to pay debts

    July 21, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - The chief financial officer of Donald Sterling's properties said Monday that the billionaire may be forced to sell a large portion of his real estate empire to cover $500 million in loans if he persists in refusing to sell the Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion.

  • Pacers face uphill battle after signing Stuckey

    July 21, 2014

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Last week, the Indiana Pacers lost Lance Stephenson.On Monday, they replaced one of the NBA's best young players with shooting guard Rodney Stuckey.It's a swap that will make it a challenge for Indiana to win a third straight title in a division that might be the toughest in basketball.