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James Harden becomes latest to withdraw from Olympics

Houston Rockets guard James Harden said via statement on Friday that he has withdrawn from consideration for Team USA in the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio De Janeiro.

Westbrook decides to withdraw from 2016 Olympics

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook issued the following statement on his decision to withdraw from the 2016 Olympics:

Wolves' Wiggins withdraws from Team Canada

Andrew Wiggins says he is withdrawing from Team Canada and will not participate in Olympic qualifying this summer so he can focus on his upcoming season with the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Former NBA player Brooks Thompson dies

Brooks Thompson, a first-round NBA draft pick and former Texas-San Antonio men's basketball coach, has died.

Love engages in shootaround, may play in Game 4

The Cavaliers may be back to full strength in the NBA Finals.

Kerr has history making all the right moves

Steve Kerr has a certain charm that belies a clear toughness. The coach of the Golden State Warriors is someone who famously got into a fistfight with Michael Jordan as a player, and got into a fistfight with a clipboard earlier in these playoffs.

Hectic summer keeping Pacers' McMillan busy

New Indiana Pacers coach Nate McMillan has been a busy man the past few weeks.

Ingram gets look at possible new home with Lakers

Brandon Ingram very well could be the next big piece in the Los Angeles Lakers' increasingly interesting young core.

Slumping Curry vows to play better in Game 4

Turns out, Stephen Curry has not entered some level of basketball infallibility.

Bucks name Zanik assistant general manager

Justin Zanik has been named the assistant general manager of the Milwaukee Bucks after holding the same position with the Utah Jazz the last three seasons.

So far, Finals are second-highest rated ever on ABC

The 2016 NBA Finals is the second-highest rated ever on ABC through three games, based on overnight ratings from Nielsen. The series, in which the Golden State Warriors are leading the Cleveland Cavaliers 2-1, is averaging a 12.2 overnight rating.

Game 3: The Wrap

The Lede: LeBron James scored 32 points, while Kyrie Irving scored 16 of his 30 in the first quarter as Cleveland raced to a 120-90 win over the Warriors in Game 3 of the NBA Finals.

Rooks remembered for passion, enthusiasm for basketball

Sean Rooks was remembered Wednesday for his enthusiasm and passion for basketball by the teams he worked for and others who were considering hiring him.

Jefferson replaces Love in Cleveland lineup

Richard Jefferson will replace concussed Kevin Love in the starting unit for Cleveland in Game 3 of the NBA Finals, and LeBron James will start at power forward in an effort to try and match Golden State's speedy lineup.

Bickerstaff, Van Exel joining Fizdale's Grizzlies staff

New Memphis Grizzlies coach David Fizdale has added J.B. Bickerstaff and Nick Van Exel to his staff.

Pelicans hire Ferry as special adviser to GM Demps

New Orleans Pelicans general manager Dell Demps says he's hired former NBA player and front office executive Danny Ferry as a special adviser.

Jazz's Burks has surgery on knee, ankle

Utah Jazz guard Alec Burks had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee and ankle to clean out debris in the joints, and he's expected to be ready by the start of training camp.

Grizzlies' Carter wins 2015-16 Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year award

NBA players have selected Memphis Grizzlies guard Vince Carter as the recipient of the 2015-16 Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year Award, the NBA announced today. The award recognizes the player deemed the best teammate based on selfless play, on- and off-court leadership as a mentor and role model to other NBA players, and commitment and dedication to team.

Autopsy rules Thunder part-owner's death accidental

The Oklahoma medical examiner's office has ruled that the fiery car crash in which energy industry magnate Aubrey McClendon died was an accident.

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