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DURHAM, N.C. | Krzyzewski: No ‘plan of execution’ for NCAA hoops reforms

DURHAM, N.C. — Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski doesn’t believe the NCAA coordinated its reforms well enough. Speaking two days after the governing body announced numerous changes following a high-profile corruption scandal in college basketball, Krzyzewski on Friday said he approves the intent behind the changes but added that “they don’t have a plan of execution.” … Continue reading DURHAM, N.C. | Krzyzewski: No ‘plan of execution’ for NCAA hoops reforms

MIAMI | Dwyane Wade still not saying if he will play a 16th season

MIAMI — Dwyane Wade‘s future remains a mystery. The Miami Heat guard wouldn’t say Monday if he has decided whether to play this season, which would be his 16th in the NBA. His future has been the source of much speculation for several weeks, with retirement a possibility. “In due time,” Wade said. “Time will … Continue reading MIAMI | Dwyane Wade still not saying if he will play a 16th season

NEW YORK  | AP source: Nets trade Jeremy Lin to Hawks

NEW YORK  — Jeremy Lin’s injury-plagued stint in Brooklyn is over. The Nets have agreed to trade Lin to the Atlanta Hawks, a person with knowledge of the deal said early Friday. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the trade had not been announced. The move helps clear up … Continue reading NEW YORK  | AP source: Nets trade Jeremy Lin to Hawks

PHOENIX  | Suns’ Booker signs 5-year, $158 million deal

PHOENIX  — Devin Booker, the high-scoring guard at the heart of Phoenix’s rebuilding plans, has signed a five-year, $158 million maximum contract with the Suns. Booker, 21, tweeted a photo of himself smiling as he signed the contract Saturday night, moments before the Suns announced the deal, which makes him the highest-paid player in the … Continue reading PHOENIX  | Suns’ Booker signs 5-year, $158 million deal

LAS VEGAS  | DeMarcus Cousins, on the Warriors’ potential: ‘Scary’

LAS VEGAS  — DeMarcus Cousins perfectly summed up the potential of the Golden State Warriors. “Scary,” he said. The rest of the league likely agrees. Cousins signed his contract Friday to join the two-time defending NBA champion Warriors for this coming season, one in which he’ll make $5.3 million. He isn’t sure when his surgically … Continue reading LAS VEGAS  | DeMarcus Cousins, on the Warriors’ potential: ‘Scary’

LAS VEGAS | Moving Day: Parker, Howard pick new spots, Melo may be next

LAS VEGAS — Tony Parker went to San Antonio as a teenager nearly two decades ago, quickly became part of the Spurs’ legendary Big Three and celebrated four championships while wearing silver and black. He’s not done playing. He’s just done in San Antonio. Parker agreed to a two-year, $10 million contract with the Charlotte … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | Moving Day: Parker, Howard pick new spots, Melo may be next

NBA | The Latest: Tony Parker leaving San Antonio for Charlotte

NBA – The Latest on NBA Free Agency (all times EDT): 3:50 p.m. Tony Parker‘s time in San Antonio is over, after 17 seasons and four NBA championships. A person with knowledge of the negotiations says Parker has agreed to sign a two-year, $10 million deal with the Charlotte Hornets. The person spoke to AP … Continue reading NBA | The Latest: Tony Parker leaving San Antonio for Charlotte

The Latest: Raptors bringing back guard Fred VanVleet

The Latest on NBA free agency (all times EDT): 11:10 a.m. The Toronto Raptors aren’t letting guard Fred VanVleet get away. A person with knowledge of the contract says the club has reached an agreement with VanVleet on a two-year, $18 million deal. The person spoke with The Associated Press Sunday on condition of anonymity … Continue reading The Latest: Raptors bringing back guard Fred VanVleet