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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green has been sued by a couple who claim he and his entourage assaulted them last year in Michigan. Jermaine Edmondson and Bianca Williams filed the lawsuit seeking unspecified monetary damages on Tuesday in California’s Alameda County. The lawsuit claims Green bumped into them at a bar …

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PHOENIX (AP) Phoenix Suns backup point guard Brandon Knight tore his left ACL while playing in a pro-am game last week in Miami and will be lost for the coming season. The Suns said Tuesday an examination by team doctor Tom Carter determined the surgery would be required. Knight’s playing time diminished as last season …

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) The Portland Trail Blazers have traded Allen Crabbe to the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for forward Andrew Nicholson. The deal, first reported by ESPN, comes a year after the Nets offered Crabbe a four-year, $75 million deal as a restricted free agent. The Trail Blazers matched that offer. A 6-foot-6 wing, Crabbe …

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CLEVELAND (AP) Derrick Rose’s goal is to win an NBA championship. He’s a little closer to one. The free-agent guard signed a one-year contract Tuesday with the Cleveland Cavaliers, a team that has blocked his path to a title before and one that needs him now more than ever. Rose is getting a one-year, $2.1 …

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CLEVELAND (AP) Derrick Rose is going one-on-one with the Cavaliers. The free agent guard and former league MVP is meeting Monday with the Cavs to discuss a contract, two people familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. Rose, who played for the New York Knicks last season, is in Cleveland to meet with the …

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CLEVELAND (AP) A person familiar with the decision says free agent Derrick Rose has agreed to sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Rose, a former league MVP who has battled knee injuries, will get a one-year contract at the veteran’s minimum of $2.1 million, said the person who spoke Monday to The Associated Press on condition …

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Before Phil Jackson and Pat Riley, before Gregg Popovich and Larry Brown, even before Red Auerbach, there was John Kundla. Kundla, the Hall of Fame coach who led the Minneapolis Lakers to five NBA championships, died Sunday. He was 101. Son Tom Kundla said his father died at an assisted living facility in …

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WASHINGTON (AP) All-Star point guard John Wall and the Washington Wizards have agreed to a $170 million, four-year contract extension that will start with the 2019 season, two people with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on Friday night. The people confirmed the terms of the agreement to the AP on condition of …

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CLEVELAND (AP) Koby Altman’s next move with the Cavaliers will be personal. Altman, who has been serving as Cleveland’s interim general manager during a strange summer of activity, will be named the team’s full-time GM, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press on Friday. The deal is being finalized and Altman’s promotion …

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CLEVELAND (AP) Kyrie Irving wants the stage for himself. Cleveland’s All-Star point guard has asked the Cavaliers to trade him, two people familiar with the situation told the Associated Press on Friday. Irving made the request last week to owner Dan Gilbert, said the people who spoke on condition of anonymity because the team is …

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