Kyrie Irving took one last shot on the flight home from the NBA Finals, hoping LeBron James would play in the Olympics. James isn't going to Rio, and neither are many more of basketball's best players. ''We should be heavily favored,'' Golden…BRIAN MAHONEY (AP Basketball Writer)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Indiana Pacers coach Nate McMillan has added Bill Bayno and David McClure to his coaching staff.
Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor is bringing in two new minority partners to his ownership group, including the NBA's first Chinese owner, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press. Shanghai investor Lizhang Jiang…JON KRAWCZYNSKI (AP Basketball Writer)
ATLANTA (AP) -- Atlanta Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer has been found not guilty of DUI charges.
Called out by Jimmy Butler last season, Chicago Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg insisted Monday that he can still work with the two-time All-Star guard. Butler did not exactly embrace Hoiberg's more open and fast-paced offense last season. The Bulls went…ANDREW SELIGMAN (AP Sports Writer)