ATLANTA (AP) -- The Atlanta Hawks have exercised the 2020-21 contract options on three of the team's top young players - forward John Collins and guards Trae Young and Kevin Huerter.
Pascal Siakam is officially a major part of the Toronto Raptors' long-term plans. The Raptors and Siakam have agreed on a four-year, $130 million maximum extension, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Saturday,…TIM REYNOLDS (AP Basketball Writer)
Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks were a couple wins from beating Toronto. The Philadelphia 76ers were maybe a couple bounces from doing it a round earlier. Neither team was good enough to finish the job last season, but both think…BRIAN MAHONEY (AP Basketball Writer)
Harden, the reigning NBA scoring champion, scored 44 points in 35 minutes - 18 of those points coming in the third quarter - and the Houston Rockets ended the preseason with a 144-133 victory over the Miami Heat on Friday night. ''James was…TIM REYNOLDS (AP Basketball Writer)
A group of fans held signs, wore shirts and chanted support for Hong Kong and Tibet in the Brooklyn Nets' first game since returning from China. The Nets returned this week after playing exhibition games against the Los Angeles Lakers in Shanghai…