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The NBA Players Association sent letters to 450 players on Monday asking for signatures to recertify the union

AFP News - Tue, Nov 29, 2011 - NBA players made their first moves toward ratifying a tentative settlement agreement with team owners, starting the process of recertifying their union so they can vote on a new …

  • Basketball clinic for special kids MB - 18 hours ago

    Manila, Philippines --- Some 20 special children recently participated in the basketball clinic organized by the Philippine Basketball Association All-Star Coaches at … More »Basketball clinic for special kids

    Manila, Philippines --- Some 20 special children recently participated in the basketball clinic organized by the Philippine Basketball Association All-Star Coaches at the SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City. PBA All-Star coach Tim Cone, San Mig Coffee Mixers assistant coaches Richard Del Rosario and Jeffrey Cariaso, and …

  • FILE - In this June 18, 2013 file photo, San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker, right, and Miami Heat small forward LeBron James collide during the second half of Game 6 of the NBA Finals in Miami. A rematch of last year's thrilling NBA Finals finish is possible, but the Spurs and Heat would have to get through tough paths to get there. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
    Heat open quest for another title vs Bobcats Associated Press - Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    MIAMI (AP) — If the Miami Heat are going to watch their season and reign atop the NBA end at the hands of the Charlotte Bobcats, then fates of the franchises will have … More »Heat open quest for another title vs Bobcats

    FILE - In this June 18, 2013 file photo, San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker, right, and Miami Heat small forward LeBron James collide during the second half of Game 6 of the NBA Finals in Miami. A rematch of last year's thrilling NBA Finals finish is possible, but the Spurs and Heat would have to get through tough paths to get there. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

    MIAMI (AP) — If the Miami Heat are going to watch their season and reign atop the NBA end at the hands of the Charlotte Bobcats, then fates of the franchises will have to change in a hurry.

  • Va. Beach mulls arena that could lure NBA, NHL Associated Press - Sat, Apr 19, 2014

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Beach metropolitan area is one of the largest in the country without a major professional sports team, and numerous attempts to lure one here have repeatedly left sports fans in the area disappointed.

  • Autopsy: Border Patrol agent shot man twice Associated Press - Sat, Apr 19, 2014

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Mexican man who was killed by a U.S. Border Patrol agent in a remote mountainous area was shot twice in the chest after allegedly pelting the agent with rocks, according to an autopsy report released Friday.

  • Tulsa hires Frank Haith as new hoops coach Associated Press - Sat, Apr 19, 2014

    TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tulsa hired Frank Haith of Missouri as its men's basketball coach Friday, landing a major-conference coach to lead the Golden Hurricane's transition from Conference USA to the American Athletic Conference this summer.

  • NBA playoffs looking more wide-open than expected Associated Press - Sat, Apr 19, 2014
    San Antonio Spurs' Manu Ginobili, of Argentina; Tony Parker, of France; Danny Green; and Marco Belinelli, of Italy, from left, take part in a team photo before an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers, Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

    MIAMI (AP) — Before the season started, a poll suggested that the Miami Heat were the overwhelming favorite to win the NBA title, collecting a whopping 76 percent of ballots cast.

  • Two-week strike ends at 2016 Rio Olympic venues Associated Press - Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    Over 2,000 construction workers returned to their jobs at the Olympic Park on Thursday, ending a two-week strike that further slowed the trouble-plagued 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Rio Mais, the consortium ...

  • Clippers-Warriors series billed as must-see TV Associated Press - Fri, Apr 18, 2014
    FILE - In this Dec. 25, 2013, file photo, Los Angeles Clippers power forward Blake Griffin, left, fights with Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut, right, as Clippers center DeAndre Jordan (6) and Darren Collison (2) look on during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Oakland, Calif. The alley-oops in Lob City, the deep 3-pointers by the Splash Brothers and the overall bitterness between the Los Angeles Clippers and Golden State Warriors should make for one of the most entertaining series in the first round of the NBA playoffs. Whether the up-and-down style both teams play can carry either to a championship this year or in the future remains a topic of debate. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Forget the Showtime Lakers or the Sacramento Kings of past decades.