Wednesday's Sports Transactions
National Basketball Association
NEW ORLEANS HORNETS-Announced the retirement of Bob Bass, general manager and executive VP of basketball operations, effective June 30.
PHILADELPHIA 76ERS-Named Dick Harter assistant coach.
United States Basketball League
BREVARD BLUE DUCKS-Signed G Tony Bland. Released F Chris Bacon.
CEDAR RAPIDS RIVER RAIDERS-Signed G Schea Cotton. Released G Brandon Woudstra, F Damond Williams and F Travarus Bennett.
OKLAHOMA STORM-Released G Albert Mouring.
American Basketball Association
ABA-Granted an expansion franchise to Harlem, N.Y., for the 2004-05 season. Announced the Minot City Freeze will move to West Valley City, Utah.
UTAH-Announced the team nickname will be the Snowbears.
Women's National Basketball Association
LOS ANGELES SPARKS-Waived G Rometra Craig and F Tamara Stocks.
National Football League
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