The welcome-to-the-NBA moments keep coming for Doug McDermott, whether in the form of guarding Klay Thompson off a screen or unfounded trade rumors.

You can't play only 10 NBA games in 27 months without experiencing some setbacks in a comeback.

LOS ANGELES-The touch of irony was there for all to see.

The Dallas Mavericks announced on Tuesday they have signed free-agent forwards Al-Farouq Aminu and Ivan Johnson to undisclosed contracts.

LeBron James' Ohio hometown says more tickets are being offered for the homecoming event expected to be his first public appearance in the state since announcing his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

It appears the reason Clippers forward Blake Griffin declined last week to participate in Team USA's basketball training camp is because of a back injury and not because he wanted to rest for the upcoming season, The Los Angeles Times confirmed Monday night.

The Dallas Mavericks have signed forward Ivan Johnson after he started all five games for their summer league team.

DALLAS - The Dallas Mavericks made it official Tuesday morning when they signed forward Al-Farouq Aminu to a two-year contract worth $2.1 million.

Byron Scott was a key component of the Los Angeles Lakers' Showtime teams, a smooth shooting guard with sizzling competitive fire. He believes his purple-and-gold championship pedigree makes him the ideal coach to return the struggling 16-time champions to NBA contention.

Phoenix forward P.J. Tucker was charged with 'extreme drunken driving' two months before he signed a three-year, $16.5 million contract — $12.7 million guaranteed — with the Suns.

Police say they have arrested a man wanted in the slaying of the aunt of Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes.

Former Kentucky guard James Young says he is "good to go" after a concussion that kept the Boston Celtics' first-round draft pick from playing in the NBA's summer league.

Grizzlies controlling owner Robert Pera has removed the interim tag and named Chris Wallace as Memphis' general manager, signing him to a multi-year contract keeping him with the franchise.

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin reportedly has a back injury that forced him to withdraw from the U.S. basketball team for this summer's FIBA World Cup.

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.

The Memphis Grizzlies signed general manager Chris Wallace to a contract extension on Tuesday.

The Dallas Mavericks have signed free agent forward Al-Farouq Aminu to an undisclosed contract.

He had previously suffered 1,529 losses as the incompetent owner of the most poorly run franchise in NBA history.

The NBA and the Los Angeles Clippers are ready to move on, even if Donald Sterling wants to keep fighting.

The National Basketball Players Association has named Billy Hunter's replacement as executive director in D.C. attorney Michele Roberts, according to multiple media reports.

Here is a timeline of developments in the move to sell the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.

The Los Angeles Lakers have re-signed forward Wesley Johnson to a one-year contract.

The Los Angeles Lakers confirmed Byron Scott is their new coach Monday night.

The Los Angeles Lakers have officially hired Byron Scott as their next coach, ending a search of almost three months by choosing a familiar name to Lakers followers.

The Los Angeles Lakers officially signed Byron Scott to a multi-year contract as head coach on Monday.

In this artificial city where hope can disappear as easily as coins in a slot machine, a man of substance is working to regain his magic.

The Minnesota Timberwolves reportedly want Thaddeus Young to become Kevin Love's replacement at power forward.

Despite not feeling comfortable in the role, Derrick Rose participated in the Bulls' free-agency pitches to Carmelo Anthony and Pau Gasol.

The Los Angeles Lakers re-signed forward Wesley Johnson on Monday.

Here is a timeline of developments in the move to sell the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.

For nearly three weeks there has been near silence from Miami Heat management about the free-agent departure of forward LeBron James to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

LeBron James' Ohio hometown says fans quickly claimed the thousands of tickets available for the homecoming event expected to be his first public appearance in the state since announcing his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

A judge gave Shelly Sterling a sweeping victory Monday afternoon and cleared the way for Steve Ballmer's record $2 billion purchase of the Los Angeles Clippers to proceed.

Judge Michael Levanas ruled against Donald Sterling on Monday in his attempt to prevent the $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.

Judge Michael Levanas allowed the sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to go forward Monday afternoon, ruling in favor of Shelly Sterling on all three counts in a probate court trial against Donald Sterling.

Mo Williams is on his way to Minnesota, which means J.J. Barea could be on his way out.

DeMarcus Cousins celebrates his 24th birthday in two weeks, which means that if he earns a roster spot on the U.S. national team preparing for the basketball World Cup that begins Aug. 30 in Spain, he will be years ahead of Charles Barkley at a similar age.

Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.

Kobe Bryant's new company is setting up shop in the famed basketball player's hometown.

It was Donald Sterling's last chance to present evidence that might convince a judge he should remain in control of the Los Angeles Clippers. And things didn't go so well.

Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap was added to the men's national team on Sunday.

Everyone associated with Derrick Rose's second serious knee rehabilitation has said the process has gone smoothly.

Paul Millsap has a new summer job.

LeBron James is finished with the Miami Heat. He's also finished with the No. 6 he has worn during the past four NBA Finals and to celebrate his only two NBA championships.

The Los Angeles Lakers have waited nearly three months to hire a new coach, and they're apparently making Byron Scott wait a few more days.

For fans who held on to their LeBron James No. 23 jersey, it's relevant again.

LeBron James will go back to wearing jersey No. 23 in his return to Cleveland.

West Virginia Wesleyan says men's basketball coach Patrick Beilein has accepted a position with the NBA's Utah Jazz.

LOS ANGELES-The Los Angeles Lakers continued to negotiate with Byron Scott to be their coach but had not reached an official agreement as of Saturday evening, according to a person familiar with the situation.

Byron Scott will reportedly be the next head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers.

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