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Griner scores 17, Mercury beat Wings 70-66

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 8:51pm

Brittney Griner had 17 points and eight rebounds, DeWanna Bonner added 14 points, and the Phoenix Mercury beat the Dallas Wings 70-66 on Saturday night.

Johannes leads New York to 83-78 win over Los Angeles

Doug Feinberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 3:24pm

With the starters in foul trouble and struggling to score, Katie Smith turned to the reserves and they delivered.

AP Source: Pacers sign Justin Holiday to 1-year contract

Michael Marot, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 8:46pm

A person familiar with the negotiations says free agent guard Justin Holiday has agreed to a one-year contract worth $4.8 million with the Indiana Pacers.

Bria Holmes scores 17 points, Connecticut routs Atlanta

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 7:52pm

Bria Holmes scored 17 points and the Connecticut Sun routed the Atlanta Dream 98-69 on Friday night for their third straight victory.

Elena Delle Donne returns to help Mystics top Fever in OT

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 7:33pm

Elena Delle Donne scored 28 points, Kristi Toliver had six of her 17 in overtime and the Washington Mystics beat the Indiana Fever 95-88 on Friday night.

Georgia Tech adds veteran Mickie DeMoss to Fortner's staff

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 5:29pm

Former Tennessee assistant Mickie DeMoss has joined new Georgia Tech women's basketball coach Nell Fortner as chief of staff.

Kings hire WNBA's Lindsey Harding as assistant coach

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 2:50pm

The Sacramento Kings have hired former WNBA player Lindsey Harding as an assistant and player development coach on Luke Walton's staff.

Raptors' Kyle Lowry has surgery on thumb injured in playoffs

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 8:19am

Kyle Lowry has undergone surgery to repair damaged ligaments in his left thumb, an injury he played through during the last two rounds of Toronto's run to the NBA championship.

T-wolves sign undrafted rookie Naz Reid to multiyear deal

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 5:03pm

The Minnesota Timberwolves have signed rookie center Naz Reid to a multiyear contract, upgrading the two-way deal they initially gave him before a strong performance for the team's entry in the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas.

Nneka Ogwumike scores 13 of her 22 points in 3rd, Sparks win

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 3:48pm

Nneka Ogwumike scored 13 of her 22 points in a decisive third quarter to help the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Dallas Wings 69-64 on Thursday.

Howard scores career-high 33, Storm close on 10-0 run

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 8:02pm

Natasha Howard scored a career-high 33 points, Sami Whitcomb made five of Seattle's 12 3-pointers and the Storm closed the game on a 10-0 run to beat the Minnesota Lynx 90-79 on Wednesday night.

Pistons claim F-C Christian Wood off waivers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 5:44pm

The Detroit Pistons have claimed Christian Wood off waivers.

Mercury keep Wings winless on the road, 69-64

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 4:22pm

Brittney Griner scored 23 points, including the go-ahead basket with 33.9 seconds left, and the Phoenix Mercury held off the Dallas Wings 69-64 on Wednesday.

Celtics' Stevens on board with lookalike candidate Buttigieg

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 4:14pm

If this basketball thing doesn't work out for Brad Stevens, he already has a backup plan in mind.

Dolson makes late go-ahead basket, Sky top Dream 77-76

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 12:42pm

Diamond DeShields scored 20 of her season-high 22 points in the first half, Stefanie Dolson made a go-ahead layup with 2.3 seconds left and the Chicago Sky beat the Atlanta Dream 77-76 on Wednesday.

Kemba Walker, Enes Kanter join Celtics

Jimmy Golen, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 11:16am

Enes Kanter took a playful swipe at him.

Bucks sign Thanasis Antetokounmpo, older brother of Giannis

Keith Jenkins, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 8:03pm

The Milwaukee Bucks announced Tuesday that they have signed free agent forward Thanasis Antetokounmpo, the older brother of Bucks forward and NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo.

New Pelicans forward Ingram says he's 'close' to normal

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 6:21pm

Pelicans forward Brandon Ingram says he's "pretty close" to resuming normal workouts as he continues to recover from surgery to address a blood clot in his right arm.

Suns re-sign forward Kelly Oubre Jr.

Jose M. Romero, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 6:03pm

Forward Kelly Oubre Jr. re-signed with the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday.