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Trading Mikal Bridges to Knicks sends Nets into rebuild. GM doesn't think it will be long one

NEW YORK (AP) — When the Brooklyn Nets made their first deal with the local rival New York Knicks in four decades, they traded away their best all-around player in Mikal Bridges.
The U.S. men's basketball team has two goals for Paris: win gold and see Simone Biles

The U.S. men's basketball team has two goals for Paris: win gold and see Simone Biles

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Bam Adebayo has two primary goals to accomplish at the Paris Olympics. The first one is obvious: a gold medal. The second one: getting a picture with Simone Biles .
Bronny James scratched from Lakers' 2nd California Classic game because of swelling in left knee

Bronny James scratched from Lakers' 2nd California Classic game because of swelling in left knee

SAN FRANISCO (AP) — Bronny James was scratched from the Los Angeles Lakers’ second California Classic game Sunday because of a swelling in his left knee, a day after scoring four points in his NBA Summer League debut.
A'ja Wilson becomes Aces' all-time leading scorer as they beat Wings 104-85

A'ja Wilson becomes Aces' all-time leading scorer as they beat Wings 104-85

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A’ja Wilson scored 28 points and became the franchise’s all-time leading scorer Sunday as the Las Vegas Aces beat the Dallas Wings 104-85.
Antetokounmpo, Greece head to Olympics. Brazil, Spain, Puerto Rico join them in Paris Games field

Antetokounmpo, Greece head to Olympics. Brazil, Spain, Puerto Rico join them in Paris Games field

Giannis Antetokounmpo is now an Olympian.
Kevin Durant has calf strain, USA Basketball considers him day-to-day at Olympic camp

Kevin Durant has calf strain, USA Basketball considers him day-to-day at Olympic camp

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kevin Durant is dealing with calf soreness that has kept him from being a full participant in USA Basketball’s training camp for the Paris Olympics, though he has assured team officials that he does not expect the issue to be a major
Caitlin Clark's historic triple-double helps Fever beat Liberty 83-78

Caitlin Clark's historic triple-double helps Fever beat Liberty 83-78

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Caitlin Clark posted the first triple-double by a rookie in WNBA history to help rally Indiana to an 83-78 victory over New York on Saturday at Gainbridge Fieldhouse, snapping the Fever’s nine-game losing streak to the Liberty.
Jackson to appear at 5th Olympics for Australia's Opals. Mills, Giddey in Boomers team

Jackson to appear at 5th Olympics for Australia's Opals. Mills, Giddey in Boomers team

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Basketball star Lauren Jackson will compete at her fifth Olympics after being selected in Australia’s 12-player squad on Sunday just four months after again coming out of retirement.
Knicks assistant Johnnie Bryant joining Cavaliers as associated head coach, AP source says

Knicks assistant Johnnie Bryant joining Cavaliers as associated head coach, AP source says

CLEVELAND (AP) — New York Knicks assistant Johnnie Bryant is joining new Cleveland coach Kenny Atkinson's staff, a person familiar with the hiring told The Associated Press on Saturday.
Giannis Antetokounmpo, Greece beat Luka Doncic, Slovenia to advance to Olympic qualifying final

Giannis Antetokounmpo, Greece beat Luka Doncic, Slovenia to advance to Olympic qualifying final

An Olympics berth has eluded Giannis Antetokounmpo so far during his basketball career. He’s one more victory away from changing that.