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Sixers sign former St. John's forward JaKarr Sampson

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 19:57
The 76ers have signed former St. John’s forward JaKarr Sampson to a partially guaranteed contract, an NBA source told the Inquirer's Keith Pompey.

Charles Barkley: 'Whipping' kids is different from child abuse

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 12:15
The ever-outspoken Charles Barkley is again making news for controversial comments, this time defending parents physically disciplining kids.

USA wins basketball worlds, 129-92 over Serbia

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 17:19
MADRID (AP) - With golden confetti raining on their heads and "Party in the U.S.A" ringing in their ears, it must have been hard for the U.S. basketball players to hear anything.

Mercury finish sweep of Sky for third WNBA title

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 22:55
CHICAGO (AP) - The Phoenix Mercury were without star center Brittney Griner. However, they still had Diana Taurasi.

Hawks GM Ferry takes indefinite leave of absence

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 19:37
ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry took an indefinite leave of absence Friday, making the move under fire for his racially charged comments about a player.

US beats Lithuania to reach basketball world final

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 21:56
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - James Harden and the U.S. sprinted into the championship game of the Basketball World Cup, riding a huge third quarter to a 96-68 victory over Lithuania on Thursday night.

Nerlens Noel plans to copy 'Rocky'

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 21:39

The young 76ers lack veteran leadership

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 12:49

US beats Slovenia 119-76 to reach semis at worlds

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 17:37
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - James Harden and Stephen Curry went into halftime with no points and no panic.

Hawks discipline GM Ferry for racist comments

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 17:37
ATLANTA (AP) - The Atlanta Hawks are sticking with general manager Danny Ferry even though the team's new majority owner wants him fired for racially charged comments about Luol Deng.

Knicks sign Galloway of St. Joseph's, Wear of UCLA

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 16:42
NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Knicks have signed guard Langston Galloway of St. Joseph's and forward Travis Wear of UCLA.

Saric gets a taste of NBA competition

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 22:35
Dario Saric, who could be a Sixer in 2 years, shuts down the Spurs' Boris Diaw at FIBA World Cup.

Hawks' owner Levenson to sell interest in team

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 16:32
ATLANTA (AP) - Less than one month after the Clippers' sale ended Donald Sterling's ugly downfall, another NBA team is on the market following a racially charged disclosure from its owner.

Curry's 6 3s send US to basketball worlds quarters

Sat, 09/06/2014 - 17:10
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - They have a gold medal to chase and a golden U.S. basketball legacy to protect, so the Americans knew they had to bring their best to Barcelona.

US beats Dominicans 106-71 at basketball worlds

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 17:03
BILBAO, Spain (AP) - Kenneth Faried kept up his sharp shooting with 16 points and the U.S. national team rolled to a 4-0 start with a 106-71 victory over the Dominican Republic on Wednesday night.

Unbeaten US routs New Zealand 98-71 at worlds

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 16:55
BILBAO, Spain (AP) - American players paused from their warmups to stand and face their New Zealand opponents as they performed the haka, their traditional war dance challenge.