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Kevin Durant signs with Nike through 2024. LeBron James approves.

Kevin Durant signs with Nike through 2024. LeBron James approves.

Oregon company exercises its option to match Under Armour’s big offer.

Dwyane Wade, Gabrielle Union married in Miami

Dwyane Wade, Gabrielle Union married in Miami

Wedding is a relatively low-key affair.

Nike, Kevin Durant near gigantic deal

Nike, Kevin Durant near gigantic deal

Under Armour loses out because Oregon company had right to match any offer to Oklahoma City Thunder star.

Wizards given new NBA D-League affiliate

Wizards given new NBA D-League affiliate

The Fort Wayne Mad Ants will replace the Iowa Energy after Iowa entered an exclusive partnership with the Memphis Grizzlies

Watch Nik Stauskas drain 15 straight 3-pointers

Watch Nik Stauskas drain 15 straight 3-pointers

The Kings rookie posts an impressive shooting display to YouTube.

Here’s where Eric Bledsoe should go next season as a restricted NBA free agent

Here’s where Eric Bledsoe should go next season as a restricted NBA free agent

Houston, Milwaukee and Sacramento are all in the mix

Shelly Sterling on Clippers sale: Steve Ballmer got ‘a bargain’ after $2 billion purchase

She says the ex-Microsoft CEO saved $1 billion in the purchase. We explain her logic.

Players to watch at FIBA World Cup

Players to watch at FIBA World Cup

Many of the game’s best players have taken a pass on the FIBA World Cup but that only means others have a chance to make a name for themselves.

The four newest members of the Timberwolves went to the Minnesota State Fair and they have the pictures to prove it

The four newest members of the Timberwolves went to the Minnesota State Fair and they have the pictures to prove it

Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett, Thaddeus Young and Zach LaVine had the best introduction to their new home ever.

Harden evolving into leader for Team USA

Harden evolving into leader for Team USA

James Harden will have to take on more responsibility for Team USA after a series of withdrawals and Paul George’s unfortunate injury.

NBA Retrometrics: Why John Stockton was the best point guard of the 1990s

NBA Retrometrics: Why John Stockton was the best point guard of the 1990s

A look at how Stockton compares to other ‘90s floor generals such as Gary Payton, Kevin Johnson, Mark Price and the Hardaway boys -- Tim and Penny.

In Cleveland, Kevin Love will get more love

In Cleveland, Kevin Love will get more love

Like Pau Gasol before him, Kevin Love has a chance to erase years of team failure by winning a championship (or two) in Cleveland.

NBA changes rules to make baseline safer for players

NBA changes rules to make baseline safer for players

Change would help prevent injuries like Paul George’s.

Roger Federer takes a selfie with Michael Jordan at U.S. Open

Roger Federer takes a selfie with Michael Jordan at U.S. Open

What are the chances they talked about championships?

Chris Bosh photobombs Matthew McConaughey at the Emmys

Chris Bosh photobombs Matthew McConaughey at the Emmys

It may have been the highlight of the night, other than Bryan Cranston smooching Julia Louis-Dreyfus.

Miami Heat rookie Shabazz Napier blames ball for NBA Summer League problems

Miami Heat rookie Shabazz Napier blames ball for NBA Summer League problems

Another rookie comes to his defense, noting NBA’s regulation leather ball is slippery to the touch.

Marcin Gortat promotes Poland’s Freedom Apples and chauffeurs Usain Bolt in a Humvee

Marcin Gortat promotes Poland’s Freedom Apples and chauffeurs Usain Bolt in a Humvee

Wizards center would like you to request Polish apples in wake of Russian embargo.

Damian Lillard talks about his NBA Live 15 cover

Portland’s point guard talks Team USA and video games and looks ahead to next season.

Suns reportedly offer Eric Bledsoe for Kevin Love at 11th hour

Suns reportedly offer Eric Bledsoe for Kevin Love at 11th hour

The Kevin Love trade saga continues.

L.A. Kings goaltending coach used the Stanley Cup in his Ice Bucket Challenge

L.A. Kings goaltending coach used the Stanley Cup in his Ice Bucket Challenge

One can only hope the ice water was derived from the rink on which the prize was won.

Anthony believes Knicks are a playoff team

Anthony believes Knicks are a playoff team

New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony admits that he was “close” to leaving this summer but returned because of his confidence in Phil Jackson and the direction of the franchise.

Gooden won’t play for Finland after all

Gooden won’t play for Finland after all

Drew Gooden’s application for dual citizenship will not be processed in time to represent his mother’s home country in the upcoming FIBA World Cup.

Wall tours Asia to promote his shoe line

Wall tours Asia to promote his shoe line

The Wizards point guard will hit China, South Korea and Japan.

Michael Jordan, Gary Payton and the 1996 NBA Finals with advanced stats

Michael Jordan, Gary Payton and the 1996 NBA Finals with advanced stats

NBA Retrometrics | Using advanced analytics, it’s easy to wonder what using Sonics’ guard against the Bulls superstar could have meant to the series.

#NBAMovies proves good things happen when PhotoShop, Hollywood movies and the NBA collide

#NBAMovies proves good things happen when PhotoShop, Hollywood movies and the NBA collide

The hashtag is trending worldwide. So are the laughs.

Derrick Rose scratch unrelated to knee injury

Derrick Rose scratch unrelated to knee injury

Bulls coach says there’s nothing to worry about.

Kobe Bryant says he’s ‘70 in basketball years’

Kobe Bryant says he’s ‘70 in basketball years’

Bryant has already played more than 54,000 combined regular season and playoff minutes.

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