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Song Says Beijing Winter Games Will Boost NHL in Asia

Song Andong, the first Chinese-born player drafted to play in the National Hockey League, got a first-hand look on Wednesday at the giant shoes he is trying to fill.

Yao Holding Court as Beijing Bids for Winter Olympics

Standing 2.29 meters (7ft 6in) tall, Yao Ming has never been able to hide in the background. And now, as one of the front men of Beijing's bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, the former NBA star is again the center of attention.

Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Celtics and Warriors Finish Deal for David Lee

Golden State will send Lee, a two-time All-Star forward, to Boston for Gerald Wallace and Chris Babb.

Aussie Dellavedova to Stay With Cleveland Cavaliers

Australian guard Matthew Dellavedova has re-signed for the Cleveland Cavaliers, the team announced on Monday.

Warriors Trade David Lee to Boston for Wallace, Babb

The Golden State Warriors have completed the trade sending two-time All-Star forward David Lee to the Boston Celtics for Gerald Wallace and Chris Babb, the teams said Monday.

AP Source: Cavs Trade Haywood, Miller to Blazers

A person familiar with the trade says the Cavaliers have traded forward Mike Miller and center Brendan Haywood to Portland to create salary-cap room and save luxury-tax money.

Sky Trade Sylvia Fowles to Lynx as Part of 3-Team Deal

The Chicago Sky traded center Sylvia Fowles to the Minnesota Lynx as part of a three-team deal Monday.

Second Half of WNBA Season Set to Get Under Way

With All-Star weekend finished, the WNBA turns its attention to the second half of the season.

Australia Dumps Cambage for Attending Rock Festival

Australia have dumped leading women's basketball player Liz Cambage from Olympic qualifiers after she skipped the first day of a training camp to attend a rock festival.

W.N.B.A. Star Tamika Catchings Has Sights Set on New Jobs: Executive and Mother

Catchings, of the Indiana Fever, dreams of becoming a general manager and having children with her husband to be after a long and decorated career.

Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: West Wins W.N.B.A. All-Star Game

Maya Moore scored a record 30 points to lead the West to a 117-112 victory over the East in the W.N.B.A. All-Star Game.

Moore Leads West to 117-112 Win Over the East

Maya Moore has always enjoyed playing in Connecticut. She put on another show in the state at the league's All-Star Game.

Trading a Top Playmaker, the Nuggets Put the Ball in the Hands of a Top Pick

After trading Ty Lawson to the Rockets, the Nuggets are counting on Emmanuel Mudiay, a 19-year-old point guard.

Elena Delle Donne Emerges as Face of the W.N.B.A.

With the league’s best players gathered for Saturday’s All-Star Game, Delle Donne’s colleagues, including Brittney Griner, are acknowledging that she has begun to fulfill the lofty expectations with which she entered the league.

In Las Vegas, Korean Basketball League’s Draft Promises Money and Culture Shock

Professional basketball players travel to Las Vegas every July for a free-agent draft held by the Korean Basketball League, which offers generous contracts and strict rules.

Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Kings Sign Caron Butler

The Sacramento Kings have signed the veteran forward Caron Butler to a two-year, $3 million contract with a player option in the second season.

WNBA Owners Approve Tulsa Shock's Move to Dallas Area

The WNBA owners have unanimously approved the Tulsa Shock moving to the Dallas-Fort Worth area next season.

Liberty 59, Sparks 53: Tina Charles Leads Liberty Past Sparks for Fifth Straight Win

Charles had 14 points and 14 rebounds as the Liberty dominated on the glass and secured sole possession of first place in the Eastern Conference heading into the All-Star break.

Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: N.B.A. Playoff Change Considered, Silver Says

Commissioner Adam Silver said the N.B.A. was leaning toward not guaranteeing a postseason berth to a team that wins its division.

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