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)
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.
ATLANTA (AP) -- The Atlanta Hawks have signed undrafted rookie free agent center Matt Costello of Michigan State.
Carmelo Anthony spent the U.S. Olympic basketball team's precious day off running a two-hour town hall meeting at a South Los Angeles youth center because he can't sleep anymore. With only a few spare hours Monday before jetting off to continue the…GREG BEACHAM (AP Sports Writer)