Tsai completes purchase of Nets, arena, hires Levy as CEO

NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets have a new owner and a new CEO. Alibaba co-founder Joe Tsai completed his purchase of the team and Barclays Center on Wednesday, then announced that...

Durant, Irving make Nets the talk of the town in New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Just three seasons ago, the Brooklyn Nets were the worst team in the NBA. On Sunday, they were the story of the league. They agreed to deals with su...

Kevin Durant to sign with Brooklyn Nets

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant says he will signing with the Brooklyn Nets, leaving the Golden State Warriors after three seasons. The announcement was made Sunday at the start of the ...

AP source: Nets make Russell restricted free agent

NEW YORK (AP) — A person with knowledge of the details says the Brooklyn Nets have extended a qualifying offer to D'Angelo Russell, making the point guard a restricted free agent. Th...

Analysis: It's Knicks-Nets in Big Apple free agency battle

NEW YORK (AP) — It's been seven years since the Nets crossed the Hudson River and took up residence in the Knicks' city. A real rivalry might finally arrive Sunday. ...

Pelicans take Zion Williamson with No. 1 pick in NBA draft

NEW YORK (AP) — The New Orleans Pelicans have selected Zion Williamson with the No. 1 pick, going with the Duke force who is considered one of the most exciting prospects in years. T...

Zion's time: Williamson the center of attention at NBA draft

NEW YORK (AP) — Zion Williamson smiled his way through nearly half an hour of questions, trying to portray himself like any player just hoping to be drafted. Suddenly, a tall, thin n...

Much at stake in a last NBA Finals trip to Oracle Arena

TORONTO (AP) — The NBA Finals are making one last trip to Oracle Arena. For the Toronto Raptors, it's a second shot at a first championship. For the Golden State Wa...

VanVleet, Raptors aren't smiling now, but they might be soon

TORONTO (AP) — Fred VanVleet had a face that only a country of hockey fans could love. A bandage covering stitches under his right eye. Swelling near the side of his nose. Fresh dent...

Raptors OK mentally, Warriors shaky physically in NBA Finals

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors feel good mentally, and they are certainly in better shape physically than the Golden State Warriors. The Raptors know they have outplayed Golden S...

What, them worry? Warriors confident despite NBA Finals hole

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors are rugged and relentless, capable of punishing teams in transition any time they make a mistake. The Golden State Warriors felt like they were see...

Siakam comes from small settings to star on NBA's big stage

TORONTO (AP) — The path to the best NBA Finals debut in seven years began in Cameroon and has stretched from New Mexico to the suburbs of Toronto. Pascal Siakam had to emerge from so...

Analysis: Why the Raptors will win the NBA Finals

TORONTO (AP) — Last time Kawhi Leonard played Golden State in the playoffs, he was running the Warriors off the floor. The only thing that stopped him that day was Zaza Pachulia's fo...

Warriors' new NBA Finals road goes to Canada to face Raptors

TORONTO (AP) — Dynasty versus dinosaurs. The Golden State Warriors' road to a fifth straight NBA Finals has detoured to a new destination — and this one requires a passport. ...

Magic Johnson, Larry Bird to get Lifetime Achievement Award

NEW YORK (AP) — Magic Johnson and Larry Bird, whose coast-to-coast rivalry in the 1980s propelled the NBA to a new level of popularity, will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award. ...