Team USA opens FIBA World Cup against Finland

Winning the FIBA World Cup won't be the biggest challenge for Team USA. Putting the basketball team together, now that was the hard part.

LeBron James, Chris Paul and Carmelo Anthony all said no thanks. Paul George broke his leg in a scrimmage. ...

Clippers coach Doc Rivers nets upgraded contract

Steve Ballmer got his team. Now he's locked up his coach.

In his first major move since acquiring the Clippers two weeks ago, the new owner Wednesday gave Coach Doc Rivers a five-year contract that runs through the 2018-19 season, replacing his ...

Miami Heat sign veteran guard Shannon Brown

MIAMI -- The Miami Heat added veteran depth to their backcourt Wednesday with the signing of free-agent guard Shannon Brown.

Brown, who turns 29 on Nov. 29, recently was released by the New York Knicks.

The Heat will be the fourth team for the 6...