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UPDATED: Thu., July 19, 2018, 12:27 p.m.

AP source: Celtics re-sign Marcus Smart to 4-year, $52 million deal

The Boston Celtics have re-signed guard Marcus Smart. The 6-foot-4 defensive stalwart is returning to the team that picked him sixth overall in the 2014 draft after finding the market …


UPDATED: Wed., July 18, 2018, 5:23 p.m.

Spokane chosen as regional site for 2021, 2022 Women’s NCAA Tournament

Spokane will host NCAA women’s basketball regionals in 2021 and 2022. Other hosts for 2021 are Cincinnati; Albany, New York; and H-E-B Center in Cedar Park, Texas, near Austin. In …


UPDATED: Wed., July 18, 2018, 6:29 p.m.

Steve Popper: Kawhi Leonard, DeMar DeRozan blockbuster deal makes teams happy, but not the players

There is a line of thinking in any sport, that a trade that makes both sides happy is the best one – even if no general manager really wants the …


Breanna Stewart, Jewell Loyd lead Storm past Sky 101-83

Breanna Stewart scored 30 points and grabbed nine rebounds, Jewell Loyd had 20 points, 10 boards and eight assists, and the league-leading Seattle Storm beat the Chicago Sky 101-83. Seattle …


Courtney Vandersloot has taken her game, leadership skills from Gonzaga to the WNBA

Courtney Vandersloot, who leads the league with 7.7 assists per game and ranks sixth in the league in 3-point percentage (42.3), continues to jockey with Minnesota’s Tanisha Wright for 12th …


UPDATED: Tue., July 17, 2018, 5:19 p.m.

Elena Delle Donne, Candace Parker to captain WNBA All-Star Game; Storm’s Sue Bird to make record 11th appearance

Elena Delle Donne and Candace Parker will captain the WNBA All-Star teams in two weeks. Maya Moore was the top vote getter, but declined being captain giving Parker the chance …


UPDATED: Tue., July 17, 2018, 4:50 p.m.

Warriors coach Steve Kerr receives contract extension

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr has received a contract extension following the franchise’s repeat championship and third title in four years during his tenure. Kerr and general manager Bob …


UPDATED: Tue., July 17, 2018, 1:47 p.m.

Elizabeth Cambage scores WNBA-record 53 points for Wings over Liberty

Elizabeth Cambage scored a WNBA single-game record 53 points to help the Dallas Wings beat the New York Liberty 104-87. Cambage reached 50 points on a 3-point play with 2:19 …


Zag vs. Zag in NBA Summer League final

Josh Hart scored 37 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to a 112-109 double-overtime victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday in the semifinals of …


Former Gonzaga big man Zach Collins puts in work, keeps game in perspective with Portland

Zach Collins isn’t used to sitting much, so to look at a final stat sheet with the letters DNP next to his name was becoming disturbing. There wasn’t a coach …


Breanna Stewart scores 35, grabs 10 boards; Storm beats Wings 91-84

Breanna Stewart had a season-high 35 points, including three 3-pointers, and 20 rebounds to help the Seattle Storm beat the Dallas Wings 91-84. Natasha Howard scored 17 points and Jewell …


UPDATED: Sat., July 14, 2018, 4:26 p.m.

Locally: Former Idaho basketball standout Geraldine McCorkell signs with pro team in Sweden

Geraldine McCorkell closed her career at Idaho with 1,552 career points, eighth all-time, with 546 coming her senior year when she averaged 16.5 points and 7.8 rebounds to earn second-team …


Jabari Parker agrees to $40 million, 2-year deal with Bulls

Jabari Parker and the Chicago Bulls have agreed to a $40 million, two-year contract, bringing the talented and oft-injured forward to his hometown team. His agent has confirmed the deal …


Former Gonzaga big man Johnathan Williams keeping the faith that making an NBA roster is in his future

There’s something to be said about having faith. Johnathan Williams abides by it.


UPDATED: Fri., July 13, 2018, 8:04 p.m.

NBA Summer League roundup: Teams without title chances get shot to end on positive note

Trips to Las Vegas feel better when they end on a win. The consolation round of the NBA Summer League gave teams a chance to experience that Friday.


Nets acquire Kenneth Faried, Darrell Arthur from Nuggets

The Brooklyn Nets have acquired forwards Kenneth Faried and Darrell Arthur along with a first-round pick from the Denver Nuggets. The Nets also received a second-round pick in 2020 and …


Lakers guard Lonzo Ball to undergo surgery on his left knee

Lakers guard Lonzo Ball is scheduled to undergo arthroscopic surgery Tuesday on his left knee. The team says it will provide an update on Ball’s condition after the procedure. Ball …


UPDATED: Fri., July 13, 2018, 2:32 p.m.

Nets clear point guard logjam, trade Jeremy Lin to Hawks

Jeremy Lin’s injury-plagued stint in Brooklyn is over. The Nets have cleared a logjam at point guard by trading Lin to Atlanta. Lin now joins another deep competition for playing …


NBA Summer League roundup: Johnathan Williams helps Lakers top Bogdan Bliznyuk, Clippers

Johnathan Williams, who went undrafted out of Gonzaga, added a block and a steal as the Lakers remained unbeaten in Las Vegas.


Thunder re-sign G Raymond Felton

The Oklahoma City Thunder have re-signed guard Raymond Felton. Felton appeared in all 82 games last season with the Thunder. He averaged 6.9 points, 2.5 assists and 1.9 rebounds as …


NBA Summer League roundup: Brayon Blake helps Cavaliers advance in NBA Summer League

Brayon Blake, who was a two-year standout at Idaho, finished 2 for 4 from the floor, including making a 3-pointer.


UPDATED: Wed., July 11, 2018, 9:31 p.m.

Ex-Gonzaga guard Jordan Mathews works to stay in NBA after summer league with the Los Angeles Clippers

After not being selected in the 2017 NBA Draft, Jordan Mathews joined the New Orleans Pelicans last summer, and then signed with the Atlanta Hawks in September before getting released …


UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018, 8:02 p.m.

NBA Summer League roundup: Former Idaho player Jeff Ledbetter shines with Spurs

Jeff Ledbetter added to his already impressive Summer League campaign, scoring 10 points and dishing out four assists, but his San Antonio Spurs fell to the Portland Trail Blazers 95-89 …


UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018, 1:36 p.m.

Lance Stephenson accepts LeBron’s call to team up for Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers have signed veteran Lance Stephenson and second-round pick Svi Mykhailiuk. Stephenson appeared in all 82 games for Indiana last season, averaging 9.2 points, 5.2 rebounds and …


UPDATED: Sat., July 7, 2018, 11:01 p.m.

NBA Summer League roundup: Zach Collins helps Portland Trail Blazers open Las Vegas league with victory over Utah Jazz

The forward, who spent one season at Gonzaga, earned the start and logged 28 minutes for Portland. He also added three blocks and two assists.


UPDATED: Sat., July 7, 2018, 9:36 p.m.

Suns’ Devin Booker signs 5-year, $158 million deal

Devin Booker, the high-scoring guard at the heart of Phoenix’s rebuilding plans, has signed a five-year, $158 million maximum contract with the Suns. Booker, 21, tweeted a photo of himself …


Breanna Stewart scores 29 to help Storm beat Dream 95-86

Breanna Stewart had 29 points, nine rebounds and three blocks to help the Seattle Storm beat the Atlanta Dream 95-86 for their fourth straight victory. Sue Bird added 18 points …


UPDATED: Fri., July 6, 2018, 6:43 p.m.

Moving Day: Tony Parker, Dwight Howard pick new spots; Carmelo Anthony may be next as NBA free agency picks up

Tony Parker is leaving San Antonio for Charlotte, Dwight Howard is closer to Washington and Carmelo Anthony is moving as well. Friday was hectic for NBA veterans, with Parker making …


UPDATED: Thu., July 5, 2018, 6:37 p.m.

Matt Calkins: If and when Sonics return, let’s hope NBA is different than its current version

Yes, it will be thrilling when the Sonics return to Seattle but unless new policies are instituted, fans might not have much to cheer about based on the recent super …


Basketball officials apologize for Philippines-Australia brawl

Basketball officials from Australia and the Philippines have issued a joint apology for the vicious brawl during a World Cup qualifier on Monday that resulted in the ejection of 13 …