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  • Stern sees Sterling saga ending well, lauds Silver

    July 30, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - Former Commissioner David Stern praised the NBA's handling of the Donald Sterling controversy and predicts it will ''end well'' for the league.Stern said his successor, Adam Silver, has been ''forceful'' but also ''demonstrated a compassionate side'' in his reaction to the racist remarks that were made by the Los Angeles Clippers owner.

  • Timberwolves sign Mo Williams

    July 30, 2014

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Timberwolves have signed veteran guard Mo Williams.The Wolves reached agreement with the free agent from Portland on Monday and made the announcement Wednesday. Williams gets a one-year, $3.75 million contract to serve as the primary backup to point guard Ricky Rubio.

  • Bucks sign 2nd-round pick Johnny O'Bryant

    July 30, 2014

    MILWAUKEE (AP) - The Milwaukee Bucks have signed second-round draft pick Johnny O'Bryant.General manager John Hammond announced the signing Wednesday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.The 6-foot-9 O'Bryant averaged 8.2 rebounds and 5.4 rebounds in five NBA Summer League games in Las Vegas, playing about 18 minutes a contest. O'Bryant averaged 12.7 points and 7.7 rebounds in three seasons at LSU before being selected with the 36th overall pick last month.

  • Riley speaks out, insists Heat will be competitive

    July 30, 2014

    MIAMI (AP) - One of the last things Miami Heat President Pat Riley told LeBron James before free agency began this summer was that he would be selling potential players on the notion of playing alongside a four-time NBA MVP.And James never made him think otherwise, Riley said - until roughly the same moment that the entire world was made aware of his plan to go home.

  • Bosh signs 5-year, $118 million Heat deal

    July 30, 2014

    MIAMI (AP) - Chris Bosh has signed his $118 million, five-year contract to stay with the Miami Heat.The team says Bosh signed the deal Wednesday. The sides agreed on the terms earlier this month, but the paperwork could not be completed because Bosh was on a lengthy international vacation and needed to undergo a physical before signing.

  • NBA players union elects female executive director

    July 30, 2014

    Michele Roberts has watched basketball for as long as she can remember. It was an easy choice growing up in a home with one TV and two older brothers.When she saw an interview last year with an NBA player and noticed how passionately he talked about trying to improve his embattled union, she wanted to be more than a fan. She wanted to be involved.