Early Team USA take on Derrick Rose: 'Phenomenal'

LAS VEGAS -- You can't play only 10 NBA games in 27 months without experiencing some setbacks in a comeback.

So, yes, Derrick Rose will have some down days. Tuesday wasn't one of them.

"He was phenomenal (Monday) and he was (Tuesday) too," USA ...

Busy Mavericks sign forward Al-Farouq Aminu

DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks made it official Tuesday morning when they signed forward Al-Farouq Aminu to a two-year contract worth $2.1 million.

Aminu's signing gives the Mavericks 14 players with guaranteed contracts. The Mavericks have room ...

Lakers hire Byron Scott as their new coach

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Lakers have officially hired Byron Scott as their next coach, ending a search of almost three months by choosing a familiar name to Lakers followers.

He comes with a built-in advantage over the last two Lakers ...

Derrick Rose happy with Bulls' offseason moves

LAS VEGAS -- Despite not feeling comfortable in the role, Derrick Rose participated in the Bulls' free-agency pitches to Carmelo Anthony and Pau Gasol.

The Bulls landed the latter and missed on the former. Now that the roster is basically set, ...