MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Minnesota Timberwolves have waived forward Rasual Butler and swingman Toure Murry to get down to the maximum 15 players on the roster.
Kyrie Irving is prepared to make a most memorable pass. Cleveland's star point guard said he's going to give his diamond NBA championship ring to his father, Drederick. Irving, whose 3-pointer in the final two minutes of Game 7 helped the Cavs…TOM WITHERS (AP Sports Writer)
A woman performing the national anthem before an NBA preseason game in Miami did so while kneeling at midcourt. Denasia Lawrence opened her jacket just before she started to sing, revealing a ''Black Lives Matter'' shirt, then dropped to her left…TIM REYNOLDS (AP Basketball Writer)
The last thing the Philadelphia 76ers need less than a week before the season begins is more bad news on the injury front.JON KRAWCZYNSKI (AP Basketball Writer)
The Denver Nuggets exercised their fourth-year options on guard Gary Harris and center Jusuf Nurkic on Friday. The team also exercised their third-year option on point guard Emmanuel Mudiay in moves announced by general manager Tim Connelly.…