The U.S. basketball team has its roster for Rio. Kyrie Irving and Harrison Barnes accepted spots on the team to fill out the Americans' 12-player Olympic squad, a person with knowledge of the details said Saturday. The Americans had received 10…BRIAN MAHONEY (AP Basketball Writer)
MADRID (AP) -- Chicago Bulls star Pau Gasol says he wants to play in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics despite concerns over the Zika virus.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal has declined an invitation to play for the United States in the Rio Olympics.
Marquese Chriss wanted to play in Phoenix but figured his chance had passed when the Suns used the No. 4 overall pick of the NBA draft on Dragan Bender. Not long after NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced the Kings had selected Chriss, his rights…JOHN MARSHALL (AP Sports Writer)
The Boston Celtics had an extra-long table lined up for their post-draft news conference Friday, a day after they picked six players. When it came time for the traditional picture of the rookies wearing Celtics caps, photographers asked them to…JIMMY GOLEN (AP Sports Writer)