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Durant withdraws from US national team

  Kevin Durant withdrew Thursday from the U.S. national team, the biggest loss yet for a weakening American squad. The NBA’s MVP informed took part in the Americans’ training camp in Las Vegas last week, […]

08/07/2014

FILE - In this Dec. 25, 2009 file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James reacts during the second half against the Los Angeles Lakers in an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles. James told Sports Illustrated on Friday, July 11, 2014, he is leaving the Miami Heat to go back to the Cleveland Cavaliers. (AP Photo/Lori Shepler, File)

LeBron James says he’s returning to Cavaliers

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James’ latest decision is in: He’s returning to Cleveland. Ending a saga that had the NBA virtually at a standstill while he made up his mind, James told Sports Illustrated for […]

07/11/2014

9-year-old basketball star being recruited by colleges

At the unbelievably young age of nine, Jaden Newman is being courted by the University of Miami for their women’s basketball team.  Right now Newman is averaging 14.8 points and 7.5 assists at the high […]

06/17/2014

Sam Wright protests against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, outside Staples Center before Game 5 of the Clippers' opening-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Los Angeles. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced Tuesday that Sterling has been banned for life by the league for making racist comments that hurt the league. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

Three potential buyers make offers for the Clippers

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – An initial round of bidding for the Los Angeles Clippers has closed, with at least three potential buyers making offers, one of them worth more than $1 billion, the Los Angeles […]

05/29/2014

FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2011, file photo, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling looks on during the first half of their NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

5 things to know about Sterling’s legal claims

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling’s response to the NBA sets him up for a legal fight over whether his racist comments give the league the right to seize his team. Here are five issues […]

05/28/2014

FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2011, file photo, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling looks on during the first half of their NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

Sterling responds to NBA, June 3 hearing still on

NEW YORK (AP) – Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling responded to the NBA’s attempt to oust him on Tuesday, arguing that there is no basis for stripping him of his team because his racist […]

05/28/2014

Sam Wright protests against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, outside Staples Center before Game 5 of the Clippers' opening-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Los Angeles. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced Tuesday that Sterling has been banned for life by the league for making racist comments that hurt the league. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

NBA owners will meet to discuss Clipper ownership

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A 10-member advisory/finance committee of NBA owners will meet tomorrow to begin discussing the steps required to force Donald Sterling to sell the Los Angeles Clippers. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced […]

05/01/2014

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Erik Kuselias talks about Sterling ban by the NBA

Magic Johnson says he’s pleased with the decision to ban Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life from any association with the NBA for making racist comments. Johnson told reporters in Michigan yesterday that […]

04/30/2014

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NBA Insider analysis on Donald Sterling

Adam Silver, the commissioner of the National Basketball Association, is holding a news conference this afternoon regarding the investigation involving Clippers owner Donald Sterling and those racially charged comments attributed to him. The players’ union […]

04/29/2014

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USC Professor Jody Armour explains the ramifications of the Donald Sterling controversy

Let’s have more discussion now on the Donald Sterling controversy. What can we learn from this, about ourselves, about America’s wealthy business owners and our institutions. Plus, what is the appropriate way to respond to […]

04/29/2014

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