NEW YORK (AP) -- The executive director of the NBA Players Association said Thursday the suspension given to Charlotte's Jeffery Taylor by Commissioner Adam Silver is ''excessive, without precedent and a violation of the Collective Bargaining…BRIAN MAHONEY (AP Basketball Writer)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Seven members of the Memphis Grizzlies now are dealing with a stomach virus, and their status is uncertain for Friday's game with the Boston Celtics.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- A significant knee injury had become a distant memory, a lucrative contract extension was signed and Ricky Rubio was just starting to take control of the Minnesota Timberwolves and make them his team.JON KRAWCZYNSKI (AP Basketball Writer)
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Reigning NBA MVP Kevin Durant has agreed to an endorsement deal with SONIC Drive-In, the Oklahoma City-based company said in a news release on Thursday.CLIFF BRUNT (AP Sports Writer)
HOUSTON (AP) -- Kobe Bryant has been insisting the Los Angeles Lakers are a much better team than their terrible start indicated.KRISTIE RIEKEN (AP Sports Writer)