The NBA All-Star Game's exit from North Carolina because of a law limiting protections for LGBT people represents some of the worst publicity yet for Republican Gov. Pat McCrory's re-election campaign, even as he dismisses the move as political…JONATHAN DREW and ANNA GRONEWOLD (Associated Press)
DeMarcus Cousins considers the thought, and one of the NBA's most recognizable scowls quickly turns into a bright smile. Without saying a word, it's clear he agrees: For the first time under Mike Krzyzewski, the U.S. Olympic basketball team has a…BRIAN MAHONEY (AP Basketball Writer)
Full of new star power - and dominant on the inside - the U.S. men's basketball team opened its bid for a third straight Olympic gold medal Friday night with a 111-74 exhibition romp over Argentina. A game that was over almost before it began…TIM DAHLBERG (AP Sports Writer)
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- The New Orleans Pelicans say they have signed free-agent forward Terrence Jones and re-signed guard Tim Frazier.BRETT MARTEL (AP Sports Writer)
BOSTON (AP) -- Boston is apparently out of the running for the 2017 NBA All-Star game, which became available after the league decided to move the event out of Charlotte, North Carolina.