...erstwhile opponents who gladly came to honor Ali on Thursday night in his hometown.Friends, associates, dignitaries and former NBA star Shaquille O'Neal also were on hand for the ceremony on the 40th anniversary of Ali's victory over Joe Frazier in the...

Hawks hope added size will improve rebounding

ATHENS, Ga. - Even while emerging as one of the NBA's best teams, the Atlanta Hawks had a very glaring weakness.Rebounding.So, after setting a franchise record with 60 wins...

Hawks set to open camp with new look, high expectations

...to come up with a worthy encore.The NBA's most surprising squad from a season...they do in camp," said Budenholzer, the NBA's coach of the year and now fully in charge...candidates after strong showings in the NBA Summer League.No matter who's on the...

Hawks' Thabo Sefolosha excited about his return

...the top seed in the East. Bulls: Derrick Rose will have surgery on his left eye after being elbowed in the face.The 2011 NBA MVP sustained a left orbital fracture on the first day of practice, the team said Tuesday in a release. He is scheduled for...

NCAA cracks down on SMU men's basketball and coach Larry Brown

...The 75-year-old Brown, the only coach to win both NCAA and NBA titles, is also subject to a show-cause order over the next...championship with Danny Manning leading the way before returning to the NBA as San Antonio's coach. But the Jayhawks were banned from...

Moses Malone, three-time MVP and among NBA's great rebounders, dies at 60

...those points and rebounds made Malone an NBA great.A few words, and one championship...Philadelphia sports icon.Malone, a three-time NBA MVP and one of basketball's most ferocious...inducted himself in 2001 and remains in the NBA's top 10 in career scoring and rebounding...

Stephen Curry is among NBA video game cover boys

...place first when they got a look at the NBA 2K16 video game, which comes out Friday...they can see how their teams rate in the NBA's Western Conference.Harden, Davis and...one for Curry after Golden State won the NBA title. Their teams and most in the NBA...

NBA great, former Atlanta Hawk Moses Malone dies

...Va. -- Moses Malone, a three-time NBA MVP and one of basketball's most ferocious...play. Malone was part of the 76ers' 1983 NBA championship team, and the club said he...high school to the pros, Malone is the NBA's career leader in offensive rebounds...

Kevin Durant is ready to go after injury is healed

OKLAHOMA CITY - Kevin Durant is all the way back.The 2013-14 NBA MVP and scoring champion played just 27 games for the Thunder last season because of a broken bone in his right foot. Thunder...


...forward re-signed with Los Angeles on Thursday, agreeing to a one-year deal to resume his NBA career.- The NBA is adding additional rest days to its NBA Finals schedule, putting two days in between every game where travel is necessary.