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Wizards, Beal agree on 2-year, $72 million extension

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 6:44am

he could opt out of the deal in the summer of 2022, coinciding with his 10th year in the league.

Barrett falls vs Duke teammate Reddish, and Zion is next

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 9:16pm

RJ Barrett kept misfiring, a rough start to his college reunion week at Madison Square Garden.

Carlson leads Caps to first home win, 4-3 over Maple Leafs

Ian Quillen, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 8:13pm

Once again, the Washington Capitals have a player near the top of the NHL in scoring. Just not the one you might expect.

Clippers sign G B.J. Taylor to exhibit 10 contract

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 11:40am

The Clippers have signed guard B.J. Taylor to an exhibit 10 contract, a one-year deal worth the minimum salary.

Liberty not renewing Katie Smith's contract

Doug Feinberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 10:30am

The New York Liberty are not renewing the contract of head coach Katie Smith the team announced Wednesday.

Edwards' 3s in the 3rd send Celtics to perfect preseason

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 8:13pm

also a record — against Sacramento on Jan. 23, 2015.

Lakers' Anthony Davis grateful thumb injury isn't serious

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 5:14pm

Anthony Davis hopes to return to the Los Angeles Lakers' lineup for their next preseason game after confirming his thumb injury isn't serious.

Defending champion Raptors experimenting after departures

Ian Harrison, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 2:36pm

Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse expects he'll be experimenting with lineups a lot in the early part of the season.

Anthony Davis' MRI reveals only thumb sprain, Lakers say

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 11:10pm

The Los Angeles Lakers say Anthony Davis is day-to-day with a sprained right thumb.

Miami's Tyler Herro among rookies making preseason noise

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 8:39pm

Add Miami's Tyler Herro to the list of rookies who look ready for the regular season.

LeBron: Rockets' Morey 'wasn't educated' on China tweet

Greg Beacham, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 8:15pm

LeBron James believes Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey "was either misinformed or not really educated on the situation" regarding the potential consequences of his actions when he tweeted in support of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests.

Rockets focused on basketball after fallout from GM's tweet

Kristie Rieken, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 13th - 2:13pm

The Rockets are back home in Houston, looking to leave behind the distractions from their trip to Asia.

Cavaliers visit owner Dan Gilbert, recovering from stroke

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 12th - 6:27pm

The Cleveland Cavaliers visited team owner Dan Gilbert, who is recovering at home after suffering a stroke in May.

Davis hurt, Nets finish sweep of Lakers in China, 91-77

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 12th - 9:25am

who has a history of being plagued by injuries throughout his career — continued to play for a few minutes after getting hurt while attempting to block a shot. He and LeBron James both shot 2 for 7 and scored six points apiece for the Lakers; James, like Davis, played the entire first quarter and then did not return to the game.

Nationalism over NBA fandom: Fans support 'motherland' China

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 11th - 11:10pm

The patriotic fervor buoyed by Chinese companies suspending their NBA partnerships followed a celebration marking 70 years of Communist Party rule in China.

Kings forwards Ariza, Giles to miss last 2 preseason games

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 11th - 3:34pm

Sacramento Kings forward Trevor Ariza will miss the final two preseason games after he had a procedure to remove a lipoma from his back.

Delle Donne, Mystics wrap up WNBA season with 1st title

Doug Feinberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 11th - 9:47am

Elena Delle Donne and the Washington Mystics capped an eventful WNBA season with the team's first championship.

Update on the latest sports

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 11th - 9:04am

Zack Greinke (GREHN'-kee) will start the AL Championship Series opener for the Houston Astros against the New York Yankees on Saturday night.

Bringing it home: Delle Donne, Mystics earn 1st WNBA crown

Doug Feinberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 10th - 8:12pm

Elena Delle Donne felt cursed. Every time she made it to the game's biggest stage, she was hindered by injuries.