PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The Portland Trail Blazers formally signed guard CJ McCollum to a four-year contract extension Wednesday.ANNE M. PETERSON (AP Sports Writer)
Amare Stoudemire's greatest NBA success was in Phoenix, where as Steve Nash's pick-and-roll partner he was one of the NBA's most fearsome finishers. Stoudemire retired Tuesday after signing a contract with the Knicks with much less fanfare than the…BRIAN MAHONEY (AP Basketball Writer)
Oh yeah, Kevin Durant fully planned on putting up the initial shot for the U.S. as he played his first game at Oracle Arena since joining the Golden State Warriors. Cheered all night long by his basketball-crazed new fan base, Durant knocked down a…JANIE McCAULEY (AP Sports Writer)
Thrust into an awkward situation in January, Tyronn Lue finished on top in June. On Tuesday, the affable coach was rewarded for the greatest run by a Cleveland team in more than a half-century. Lue was given a multiyear contract extension with the…TOM WITHERS (AP Sports Writer)
MIAMI (AP) -- Shooting guard Dion Waiters has signed a $5.93 million, two-year contract with the Miami Heat, and he'll compete for a starting job as Dwyane Wade's replacement.