Derrick Rose stepping up on world stage in Kevin Durant's absence

| |Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014

In most ways, Derrick Rose's job with the USA basketball team hasn't changed since Kevin Durant opted out of participating in the World Cup last week.

Brian Schmitz: NBA might tweak lottery odds to curb tanking

| |Friday, Aug. 15, 2014

It's one thing for the NBA to relegate the Magic to persona non grata (no national TV love and unfavorable schedule). It's quite another for the league to perhaps take away the one club in the bag that they've used since Dwight Howard departed.

Brian Schmitz: NBA might tweak lottery odds to curb tanking

| |Friday, Aug. 15, 2014

It's one thing for the NBA to relegate the Magic to persona non grata (no national TV love and unfavorable schedule). It's quite another for the league to perhaps take away the one club in the bag that they've used since Dwight Howard departed.

New Warriors G Livingston has toe surgery

| |Friday, Aug. 15, 2014

The Golden State Warriors announced Friday that guard Shaun Livingston underwent successful arthroscopic surgery on his right big toe earlier this week and is expected to be sidelined a minimum of 6-to-8 weeks.

Bost signs with Jazz

| |Friday, Aug. 15, 2014

The Utah Jazz signed point guard Dee Bost on Friday.

Warriors' Livingston out 6-8 weeks with toe injury

|Friday, Aug. 15, 2014

Golden State Warriors guard Shaun Livingston is expected to be out six to eight weeks after having arthroscopic surgery on the big toe of his right foot.

USA basketball team cancels Senegal trip because of Ebola outbreak

| |Friday, Aug. 15, 2014

The U.S. national basketball team won't be making its first trip to Africa as planned later this month.

Paul George still hopeful of returning this season

| |Friday, Aug. 15, 2014

Paul George beat the odds to become an NBA star. He'll have to do it all over again to play next season.

Kings sign Bhullar

| |Friday, Aug. 15, 2014

The Sacramento Kings made history on Friday, signing massive center Sim Bhullar to a contract.

Kings sign 1st NBA player of Indian descent

|Friday, Aug. 15, 2014

Sim Bhullar became the first player of Indian descent to sign a contract with an NBA team Friday, inking a deal to join the Sacramento Kings in training camp.