The Minnesota Timberwolves haven't made the playoffs in 10 years and just traded the face of their franchise so he can go chase a championship with LeBron James in Cleveland.

Klay Thompson scored a game-high 18 points and the United States dominated Finland from start to finish in a 114-55 rout in its FIBA World Cup opener.

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Kevin Love was the latest All-Star to bail on his club, forcing a trade and ending up on Team LeBron.

Winning the FIBA World Cup won't be the biggest challenge for Team USA. Putting the basketball team together, now that was the hard part.

A man already imprisoned on a real estate fraud conviction has been charged in Florida with a multi-million dollar investment scam involving three former Miami Heat players and the team itself.

A man already in prison on a real estate fraud conviction has been charged in Florida with a multi-million-dollar investment scam involving three former Miami Heat players and the team itself.

The Clippers waived guard-forward Carlos Delfino and center Miroslav Raduljica three days after they were acquired.

The Los Angeles Clippers waived guard/forward Carlos Delfino and center Miroslav Raduljica.

The Memphis Grizzlies have named Bob Donewald Jr. as the new head coach of their D-League affiliate, the Iowa Energy.

Thaddeus Young is very happy about his new home in Minnesota, while also being appreciative of his time at his old one.

Steve Ballmer got his team. Now he's locked up his coach.

Shannon Brown signed Wednesday with the Miami Heat, the ninth team the veteran guard has been part of in his career.

The Houston Rockets have signed forward Tarik Black, who played on their summer league teams in Orlando and Las Vegas.

Donald Sterling is finally out of legal options to unwind the sale of the Los Angeles Clippers.

The Miami Heat announced Wednesday that they have signed veteran guard Shannon Brown.

MIAMI - The Miami Heat added veteran depth to their backcourt Wednesday with the signing of free-agent guard Shannon Brown.

Does Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor sound like an immensely bitter, jilted ex-spouse who took the low road, or a truth-teller, unafraid to shed light on a situation no one wants to believe?

Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers has agreed to a contract extension through the 2018-19 season, the team announced Wednesday.

Doc Rivers is staying with the Los Angeles Clippers for another five years.

International Basketball's governing body, FIBA, released the rosters for the World Cup, formerly known as the World Championships, which begins Saturday.

Dion Waiters was en route to Los Angeles last month for a weeklong workout session with pro basketball trainer Rob McClanaghan, an annual West Coast trip that had become as much a part of Waiters' offseason routine as the trade rumors that always seem to include his name, when his cellphone buzzed. He answered it.

The Milwaukee Bucks have traded veteran small forward Carlos Delfino and backup center Miroslav Raduljica to the Los Angeles Clippers in exchange for small forward Jared Dudley and a 2017 first-round draft pick, a league source indicated Tuesday.

LOS ANGELES-The disappointing Jared Dudley era came to an end for the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday when they traded the veteran forward and a first-round draft pick to the Milwaukee Bucks as part of a deal that could be a precursor to additional moves.

Prosecutors say former Chicago Bulls forward Ronnie Brewer has been sentenced to probation after pleading no contest to driving drunk in Beverly Hills.

When he introduced Kevin Love to Cleveland on Tuesday, Cavs General Manager David Griffin called it a culmination of 18 months of trade negotiations. Truthfully, however, the genesis to the moment dated back even further, to the bus rides and countless locker room discussions at the 2012 London Olympics.

The Philadelphia 76ers acquired center Hasheem Thabeet and cash considerations from the Oklahoma City Thunder in exchange for a 2015 protected second round draft pick.

Andrew Wiggins spent the previous month seemingly in hiding, side-stepping questions about a trade that was all but finished and coming to the realization he was not going to be teammates with LeBron James.

The Oklahoma City Thunder have traded center Hasheem Thabeet and cash to the Philadelphia 76ers for a protected second-round draft pick in 2015 and a trade exception.

The New Orleans Pelicans have signed veteran forward John Salmons, the team announced Tuesday.

The New Orleans Pelicans have signed veteran small forward John Salmons to a free agent contract.

The Milwaukee Bucks acquired forward Jared Dudley and a 2017 conditional first-round draft pick from the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday.

Small forward Jared Dudley is going to the Milwaukee Bucks.

The trade was made official on Saturday, but Kevin Love says he committed to playing for the Cavaliers in July.

Kevin Love was introduced as a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday and said he is "committed" to the end goal of the organization.

The NBA is expanding the area that must be clear behind the basket and cutting the number of photographers along the baseline in an effort to improve player safety.

Kevin Love's phone rang in July and LeBron James asked the All-Star forward if he wanted to play with him in Cleveland.

The Atlanta Hawks have re-signed Mike Scott, who improved his 3-point shot in his second season and almost doubled his scoring average.

The Atlanta Hawks re-signed forward Mike Scott on Tuesday.

The city of Charlotte is prepared to spend $27.5 million in capital improvements for Time Warner Cable Arena, as well as 10 years worth of annual payments of $600,000 for ongoing maintenance.

The city of Charlotte is considering a plan to spend about $30 million to make improvements at Time Warner Cable Area, home of the NBA's Hornets.

The Los Angeles Lakers have signed second-round draft pick Jordan Clarkson.

Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and Thaddeus Young will meet the local masses in the most appropriate venue possible Tuesday - at the State Fair.

LeBron James is home. Kobe Bryant is no longer part of the equation. Same goes for Dwyane Wade.

Dick Bavetta never missed a game.

Everyone knew the Minnesota Timberwolves needed to trade Kevin Love.

In a city built on sports heartbreak and despair, in a town with a river named Chagrin, it's difficult to process days (and summers) like this.

As another dreary season concluded in April, one wide-eyed team executive stood in the back hallways of Quicken Loans Arena gushing about the possibilities in front of the Cavaliers this summer.

Sam Hinkie's dramatic overhaul of the Sixers' roster moved forward Saturday as the oft-discussed trade of Thaddeus Young was finalized.

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