- Hornets GM Cho: Re-signing Nicolas Batum 'No. 1 priority' Updated: May-04-16 4:19 pm
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - General manager Rich Cho made it clear the Charlotte Hornets want to re-sign unrestricted free agent forward Nicolas Batum to a long-term contract.
- Sidelined: LGBT laws, NCAA policy could keep teams at home Updated: May-04-16 4:02 pm
Teams could pull out of scheduled NCAA events this spring because of new state laws in North Carolina, Mississippi and Tennessee while the sport's governing body's demands for discrimination-free environments at the places where its events are held won't take effect until the fall.
- Ex-Michigan State player Appling faces weapons charges Updated: May-04-16 3:49 pm
DEARBORN, Michigan - Authorities say former Michigan State basketball player Keith Appling has been charged with carrying a concealed weapon and other crimes after being found in possession of guns and marijuana in suburban Detroit.
- Draymond Green's fire drives Warriors in pursuit of title Updated: May-04-16 3:35 pm
OAKLAND, California - Stephen Curry might be the face of the Warriors with the breathtaking long-range shots and ball-handling that makes Golden State so appealing to watch.
- UNC's Meeks back for senior year after NBA draft flirtation Updated: May-04-16 1:21 pm
CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina - North Carolina's Kennedy Meeks will withdraw from the NBA draft and return for his senior season.
- LeBron has thought about playoffs matchup with Wade, Heat Updated: May-04-16 12:19 pm
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio - LeBron James isn't looking too far forward in the NBA playoffs. He's taken a peek, however.
- University: Ohio student collapses on basketball court, dies Updated: May-04-16 3:30 am
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - Officials say a university student in Ohio collapsed while playing basketball at a campus recreation center and has died.
- Warriors rally in fourth for 2-0 series lead on Portland Updated: May-04-16 2:04 am
OAKLAND, California - The defending champions mounted a remarkable comeback without MVP Stephen Curry.
- Wade, Heat beat Raptors in OT after Lowry's halfcourt heave Updated: May-04-16 12:33 am
TORONTO - It only counts as one win, though the Miami Heat had to work twice as hard to get it.
- Bosh travels to Toronto for Game 1 of conference semifinal Updated: May-03-16 7:46 pm
TORONTO - Miami forward Chris Bosh is in Toronto for the Heat's opening game of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Raptors but remains on the inactive list.
- Villanova-Purdue highlights Gavitt Games Updated: May-03-16 7:09 pm
NEW YORK - National champion Villanova will visit Purdue on Nov. 14 in the opening game of the second annual Gavitt Tipoff Games.
- Butler assistant Michael Lewis joining Miles' Nebraska staff Updated: May-03-16 7:08 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Michael Lewis is leaving his assistant coaching job at Butler to take the same position at Nebraska under Tim Miles.
- VCU announces sophomore F Michael Gilmore is transferring Updated: May-03-16 6:09 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - VCU men's basketball coach Will Wade says rising junior forward Michael Gilmore has decided to transfer.
- Warriors' Varejao says tripping Henderson not intentional Updated: May-03-16 6:01 pm
OAKLAND, California - Golden State backup big man Anderson Varejao insists he didn't deliberately trip Trail Blazers guard Gerald Henderson in Game 1 of their Western Conference semifinal playoff series.
- Louisville students' lawsuit against escort is dismissed Updated: May-03-16 5:23 pm
A Louisville judge has dismissed a lawsuit by University of Louisville students filed against Katina Powell that said the escort's book allegations of sex parties at the men's basketball players' dormitory had devalued their education.
- Michigan's Chatman receives release, plans to transfer Updated: May-03-16 5:10 pm
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - Kameron Chatman has been granted his release from Michigan's basketball program and plans to transfer.
- Gophers add St. John's to nonconference schedule Updated: May-03-16 4:41 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota men's basketball team is beefing up its nonconference schedule by adding St. John's for a home game in November.
- NBA: 5 incorrect non-calls at end of Spurs-Thunder game Updated: May-03-16 4:41 pm
NEW YORK - The NBA said Tuesday there were five incorrect non-calls on the wild final sequence in San Antonio, including a foul on Oklahoma City's Dion Waiters that referees earlier had already acknowledged they missed.
- Frank Martin adds Bruce Shingler to his South Carolina staff Updated: May-03-16 3:25 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - South Carolina coach Frank Martin has added former Towson assistant Bruce Shingler to his men's basketball program.
- Curry wins pro basketball writers' Magic Johnson Award Updated: May-03-16 3:03 pm
NEW YORK - Stephen Curry has won the Magic Johnson Award, given by the Professional Basketball Writers Association to an NBA player who combines excellence on the court with cooperation with the public and media.
- Raptors ratings still struggling to compete with NHL, Jays Updated: May-03-16 1:42 pm
TORONTO - Despite getting more attention from Canadian TV viewers, the Toronto Raptors are still struggling to compete with hockey and baseball.
- Villanova's buzzer-beater Jenkins to stay for senior season Updated: May-03-16 11:44 am
VILLANOVA, Pennsylvania - The Villanova player who hit a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to win the national championship is sticking around for his senior season.
- Oral Roberts assistant basketball coach joining NDSU staff Updated: May-03-16 9:04 am
FARGO, North Dakota - North Dakota State University head men's basketball coach David Richman has hired a new assistant.
- Dwyane Wade 'honored' to be Prince's favorite player Updated: May-03-16 6:56 am
Dwyane Wade says he's feeling "all kinds of emotions" after hearing that he was Prince's favorite basketball player.
- Weber makes sweet investment in Champaign custard shop Updated: May-03-16 5:52 am
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - Four years after he was fired by the University of Illinois, basketball coach Bruce Weber is making a comeback in Champaign. He's bringing former Illini football coach Ron Turner with him, too.