Greece's basketball federation has accused the Milwaukee Bucks and the NBA of hatching a plan to prevent All-Star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo from playing in the European championship. The NBA denied the allegation. The saga started Saturday…DEMETRIS NELLAS (Associated Press)
BOSTON (AP) -- The Boston Celtics will retire Paul Pierce's No. 34 during their Feb. 11 game against the Cleveland Cavaliers.
The Americans are cautiously entering a whole new basketball world, one in which not only are the best U.S. players not available, but neither are any in the NBA. LeBron James, Kevin Durant and the stars might show up in a few years for the…BRIAN MAHONEY (AP Basketball Writer)
Tommy Hawkins, the first black basketball player to earn All-America honors at Notre Dame and who played for the Los Angeles Lakers during a 10-year NBA career, died Wednesday. Hawkins died in his sleep at home in Malibu, son Kevin told The…BETH HARRIS (AP Sports Writer)
The Denver Nuggets have hired veteran NBA coach Bob Weiss as an assistant on Michael Malone's staff and announced the hiring of Calvin Booth as an assistant general manager. Weiss has coached 31 seasons in the NBA, including the last four as an…