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Nate Thurmond, a Dominant NBA Center Over 15 Seasons, Dies at 74

Nate Thurmond, a Basketball Hall of Fame inductee considered one of the greatest centers ever to play in the NBA, died on Saturday at age 74, his former team the Golden State Warriors said in a statement.

Seattle Storm Retire Aussie Lauren Jackson's No. 15 Jersey

Lauren Jackson would have loved nothing more than a chance to don her Seattle Storm uniform and play one more time in front of the team's vocal fans.

NBA Summer League Over for 16 Teams in Consolation Play

A look at the eight consolation games Friday in the Las Vegas Summer League:

Croatian Forward Saric Signs With Philadelphia 76ers

Croatian Dario Saric has signed with the Philadelphia 76ers, the team said on Friday, two years after acquiring the rights to the highly-rated forward.

Lakers Forward Nance Has 'Probable Fracture' in Right Hand

The Los Angeles Lakers say forward Larry Nance Jr. has a "probable fracture" is in right hand.

Kobe Bryant Slimed After Winning Kids Choice Prize

Retired Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant was given the traditional golden sliming at the Kids Choice Sport awards on Thursday after picking up the "Legend" prize.

Quarterfinal Matchups Set at NBA Summer League

A look at play Thursday at the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas:

Spurs Make It Official, Sign Forward Pau Gasol

The San Antonio Spurs signed Pau Gasol, beefing up a front line that will be without Tim Duncan next season for the first time in 19 years. They brought back guard Manu Ginobili, too.

Spurs Make It Official, Sign Veteran Pau Gasol

The San Antonio Spurs, looking to fill a void left by the retirement of future Hall of Famer Tim Duncan, officially added Pau Gasol on Thursday in an effort to shore up their front line.

Spurs Officially Add Pau Gasol to Help Replace Tim Duncan

Gasol, 36, who played in Chicago the past two seasons, has been one of the N.B.A.’s most talented and versatile big men for the last 15 years.

Cole Aldrich: 'I've Been a Timberwolves Fan My Whole Life.'

Cole Aldrich was vacationing with his wife in Italy when a lifelong dream came to fruition.

Several Stars Sit While 2016 Class Has Strong Day

A look at some of the highlights from the eight games Wednesday at the Las Vegas Summer League:

Liberty's Black Lives Matter T-Shirts Lose Hashtags

New York Liberty players are still wearing warmups to support the Black Lives Matter movement — but their shirts won't be imprinted with hashtags created after recent police shootings.

Dwight Howard Ready to Prove He Can Be Elite Player Again

Dwight Howard has a new team, a new jersey number and a fresh start in his hometown.

For Howard and Others, Summer League Is a Coaching Audition

For someone like Juwan Howard Jr., summer league is a chance to experience his dream job.

Rule Changed to Curb 'Hack-a-Shaq' Incidents

The NBA approved rule changes on fouls away from the ball on Tuesday, which could held reduce intentional fouling.

Triple-Doubles Rescinded, Sparks Continue Run Through WNBA

The WNBA had to take a couple of triple-doubles off the record books during the past 10 days.

Australia's Boomers Beat Pac-12 All-Stars 92-83

San Antonio Spurs point guard Patty Mills and Detroit Pistons center Aron Baynes helped Australia's Boomers begin their fine-tuning for the Olympics with a 92-83 win over the Pac-12 All-Stars on Tuesday.

Duncan's Retirement the Latest in a Summer Full of Goodbyes

Tim Duncan and Kobe Bryant. Dwyane Wade and Kevin Durant. Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah.

Dunn Concussed, and Sits Out Minnesota's Loss to Cavs

A look at some of the highlights from Monday's schedule in the Las Vegas Summer League:

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