Darryl Dawkins, whose board-shattering dunks earned him the moniker ''Chocolate Thunder'' and helped pave the way for breakaway rims, has died. The Lehigh County, Pennsylvania coroner's office said Dawkins died Thursday morning at a hospital.…TIM REYNOLDS (AP Basketball Writer)
The owner of the Philadelphia 76ers has pledged a $3.5 million donation to the Philadelphia Police Athletic League - the largest amount ever recorded by the nonprofit youth group. The PAL supports disadvantaged youths by pairing them with police…
Lou Tsioropoulos, a member of Kentucky's 1951 NCAA national championship team and the unbeaten '53-54 squad who went on to win two NBA titles with the Boston Celtics, has died. Tsioropoulos' nephew, Michael Johnson, said Wednesday night that his…GARY B. GRAVES (AP Sports Writer)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The Indiana Pacers and St. Vincent, a local health provider, have released more details plans for a $50 million training facility in downtown Indianapolis.
Charlotte coach Steve Clifford can rattle off a dozen reasons why the Hornets gave small forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist a big contract extension. The Hornets were 62-55 with Kidd-Gilchrist in the starting lineup the last two seasons and 14-33…STEVE REED (AP Sports Writer)