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The new logo of the Charlotte Hornets is displayed on a video monitor during a halftime ceremony of an NBA basketball game between the Charlotte Bobcats and the Utah Jazz. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton) The new logo of the Charlotte Hornets is displayed on a video monitor during a halftime ceremony of an NBA basketball game between the Charlotte Bobcats and the Utah Jazz. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

Charlotte considers millions on Hornets arena

The city of Charlotte is considering a plan to spend about $30 million to make improvements at Time Warner Cable Area, home of the NBA's Hornets. More>>

US basketball decides bigger is better with roster

Dominican Republic forward Orlando Sanchez (16) defends as U.S. forward Rudy Gay protects the ball during the first half of an exhibition basketball game at Madison Square Garden in New York, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. The United States won 105-62. (AP) Dominican Republic forward Orlando Sanchez (16) defends as U.S. forward Rudy Gay protects the ball during the first half of an exhibition basketball game at Madison Square Garden in New York, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. The United States won 105-62. (AP)
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A desire for a bigger look made Andre Drummond necessary.
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Hornets, sports foundation to bid for NBA All-Star Weekend

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Team and foundation officials will fly to New York with former Hornets player Dell Curry and mascot, Hugo, Tuesday afternoon to deliver the bid to NBA Deputy Commissioner Mark Tatum. More>>

Spurs hire NBA's first full-time female asst. coach Becky Hammon Video included

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Longtime WNBA star Becky Hammon was hired by the defending NBA champion San Antonio Spurs as the league's first full time female assistant coach.  More>>

LeBron's return to 23 scores big with fans Video included

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On Sunday afternooon Lebron tweeted an Instagram photo of him wearing his former St. Vincent-St. Mary jersey, and a Cleveland Cavaliers jersey. More>>

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  • Taurasi lifts Mercury to 96-78 win over Lynx

    Taurasi lifts Mercury to 96-78 win over Lynx

    Wednesday, September 3 2014 12:22 AM EDT2014-09-03 04:22:28 GMT
    Diana Taurasi had 31 points, including a 50-footer at the end of the third quarter, to lead the Phoenix Mercury to a 96-78 win over the Minnesota Lynx on Tuesday night, putting the Mercury into the WNBA Finals.
    Diana Taurasi had 31 points, including a 50-footer at the end of the third quarter, to lead the Phoenix Mercury to a 96-78 win over the Minnesota Lynx on Tuesday night, putting the Mercury into the WNBA Finals.
  • Unbeaten US routs New Zealand 98-71 at worlds

    Unbeaten US routs New Zealand 98-71 at worlds

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 3:02 PM EDT2014-09-02 19:02:42 GMT
    Anthony Davis scored 21 points, Kenneth Faried had 15 and the U.S. remained unbeaten at the Basketball World Cup by beating winless New Zealand 98-71 on Tuesday.
    American players paused from their warmups to stand and face their New Zealand opponents as they performed the haka, their traditional war dance challenge.
  • Spain, Greece move to 3-0, Senegal upsets Croatia

    Spain, Greece move to 3-0, Senegal upsets Croatia

    Monday, September 1 2014 8:30 PM EDT2014-09-02 00:30:53 GMT
    By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer Spain beat Brazil in a battle of unbeatens to take the lead in Group A, while Greece also improved to 3-0 in a Group B that Senegal shook up with the big...
    By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer Spain and Greece are headed to the round of 16, and Senegal is in position to join them after shaking up Group B with an upset Monday at the Basketball World Cup.
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