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Cardinals sign Drexel high-scoring transfer Damion Lee

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville coach Rick Pitino has signed high-scoring former Drexel guard Damion Lee to a Cardinals roster needing to replace four regulars.

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Police: WNBA players Brittney Griner, fiancee Glory Johnson arrested on suspicion of assault

PHOENIX (AP) — Police: WNBA players Brittney Griner, fiancee Glory Johnson arrested on suspicion of assault.

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Spurs’ Kawhi Leonard named NBA defensive player of year

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin, middle, shot is blocked by San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan, left, and forward Kawhi Leonard during the second half of Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in Los Angeles, Wednesday, April 22, 2015. The Spurs won 111-107 in overtime. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard has been named the NBA defensive player of the year.

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It might be now or never for Pelicans, Bucks and Celtics

Boston Celtics' Isaiah Thomas (4) loses the ball after a foul by Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) in the second quarter of a first-round NBA playoff basketball game Sunday, April 19, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

In theory, this is where the first batches of real postseason trouble are supposed to start presenting themselves to Golden State, Cleveland and Chicago.

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Hawks reach agreement to sell NBA team for $850 million

In this Oct. 27, 2012, file photo, Jami Gertz, left, and her husband, Antony Ressler, arrive at the 2012 ART + FILM GALA hosted by LACMA in Los Angeles. A person familiar with the situation says a group headed by Ressler has agreed on an $850 million deal to purchase the NBA's Atlanta Hawks. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the sale had not been officially announced. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks are taking care of business during the NBA playoffs — on and off the court.

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