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Los Angeles Lakers to retire both of Kobe Bryant's jersey numbers

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- One retired jersey number just isn't enough for Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers.

Los Angeles Lakers to retire Kobe Bryant's jerseys

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- The Los Angeles Lakers will retire Kobe Bryant's jersey numbers 8 and 24 in a halftime ceremony to be held on December 18 when the Lakers host the Golden State Warriors at the STAPLES Center, it was announced today.

Report: Shabazz Muhammad returning to Minnesota Timberwolves

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Shabazz Muhammad has agreed to return to the Minnesota Timberwolves on a one-year deal.

Brooklyn Nets sign free agent center Tyler Zeller

BROOKLYN -- The Brooklyn Nets have signed free agent center Tyler Zeller to a multiyear contract. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not released.

Charles Oakley sues New York Knicks owners, claiming defamation

NEW YORK (AP) -- Former New York Knicks star Charles Oakley has sued the team's owners, saying he was defamed when they claimed he committed assault and was an alcoholic.

KeyArena remodeling proposal aims to have building ready by 2020

SEATTLE (AP) -- A proposal to remodel KeyArena now has an ambitious timeline that could have it ready to house a professional franchise within three years.

Russell Westbrook takes on Jimmy Fallon in basketball (video game)

A little less than three months ago, Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook took home his first Kia MVP Award in the capper to a banner NBA season for him. As he gears up to play alongside new teammate Paul George and Co. in OKC this season, Westbrook has not been resting on his laurels this summer.

Report: Tony Allen finalizing deal with New Orleans Pelicans

Veteran guard/forward Tony Allen is finalizing a one-year deal with the New Orleans Pelicans, The Vertical reported on Monday.

Tracy McGrady, Rebecca Lobo, Bill Self headline Hall of Fame inductees

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) -- Tracy McGrady says his wife, Clerenda, has been trying to get him to say that he deserves to be in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

Charlotte Hornets coach Steve Clifford throws full support behind Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Hornets coach Steve Clifford emphatically threw his support behind Michael Kidd-Gilchrist on Friday, saying the often criticized small forward is a significant contributor and will continue to start.

Chicago Bulls guard Cameron Payne has foot surgery, out 3-4 months

CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Bulls say guard Cameron Payne had surgery on his broken right foot and is expected to be out three to four months.

Indiana Pacers sign DeQuan Jones and Trey McKinney-Jones

The Indiana Pacers announced Thursday they have signed 6-8 forward DeQuan Jones and 6-5 guard Trey McKinney-Jones to contracts. Per team policy, terms were not disclosed.

Orlando Magic re-sign Damjan Rudež

ORLANDO, FL – The Orlando Magic have re-signed free agent forward Damjan Rudež President of Basketball Operations Jeff Weltman announced today. Per team policy, terms of the deal are not disclosed. Orlando's roster now stands at 19 players and is listed below.

Cleveland Cavaliers' rehab plan for Isaiah Thomas' hip does not include surgery

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) -- Isaiah Thomas beamed as he held up his new No. 3 Cavs jersey for the first time.

Indiana Pacers owner denies report about possibly suing Los Angeles Lakers

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Indiana Pacers owner Herb Simon is denying a report that the team might sue the Los Angeles Lakers for tampering with Paul George.

Cleveland Cavaliers renew plans for arena makeover

CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Cleveland Cavaliers are reviving a $140 million renovation of Quicken Loans Arena just over a week after the project was scrapped.

Miami Heat sign guard Larry Drew II

MIAMI (AP) -- The Miami Heat have signed guard Larry Drew II, who will be heading to training camp with the team for the third time in five years.

USA Basketball wins gold at FIBA AmeriCup 2017

There was no Dream Team. Heck, there weren't any NBA players, for that matter.

Kyrie Irving says trade request was about filling his potential

BOSTON (AP) -- Kyrie Irving says his decision to ask the Cavaliers to trade him was not about LeBron James but a desire to maximize his potential.

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