• In this Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015 file photo, Atlanta Hawks forward Mike Scott (32) drives against Boston Celtics forward Brandon Bass (30) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Boston. Atlanta Hawks forward Mike Scott has been arrested on drug charges, Thursday, July 30, 2015. Police say Mike Scott is charged with felony possession of marijuana and possession of a Schedule I drug. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

    Hawks F Mike Scott arrested on drug charges in NE Georgia

    ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Hawks forward Mike Scott has been arrested on drug charges.

  • Suns make series of coaching, front-office moves

    PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns have added Nate Bjorkgren and former NBA players Earl Watson and Corey Gaines to Jeff Hornacek’s coaching staff and shifted Mark West from the bench back to the front office as vice president of player relations.

  • Iowa Energy hire Nicki Gross as assistant coach

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Nicki Gross has been named an assistant coach with the Iowa Energy, making her the only female to fill that role in the NBA D-League.

  • NBA Commissioner Adam Silver speaks during a media briefing for the Basketball without Borders Africa 2015 at the American International School in Johannesburg, South Africa, Thursday, July 30, 2015.  The NBA with some 20 top players is in South Africa for an exhibition, and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver expects more important games to come, led by Chris Paul and two-time All Star Luol Deng, featuring a Team World versus Team Africa on upcoming Saturday. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

    Commissioner: NBA relationship with players ‘best’ in sports

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — With a multi-billion dollar new broadcast rights deal set to kick in from the 2016-17 season, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says “it’s a very good time” for the league right now and, he stressed on Thursday, the players, too.

  • Knicks sign 1st-round picks Porzingis, Grant

    NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Knicks have signed first-round draft picks Kristaps Porzingis and Jerian Grant.

  • Iowa-Iowa State game moved to Dec. 10 for TV coverage

    AMES, Iowa (AP) — Officials in Ames say the Iowa-Iowa State men’s basketball game has been rescheduled to accommodate national television coverage.

  • NBA Commissioner Adam Silver speaks during a media briefing for the Basketball without Borders Africa 2015 at the American International School in Johannesburg, South Africa, Thursday, July 30, 2015.  The NBA with some 20 top players is in South Africa for an exhibition, and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver expects more important games to come, led by Chris Paul and two-time All Star Luol Deng, featuring a Team World versus Team Africa on upcoming Saturday. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

    NBA in Africa? ‘Stay tuned,’ for regular-season game

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The NBA is in Africa for an exhibition, and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver expects more important games to come.

  • McBride scores 25 as Stars roll past Atlanta Dream 102-85

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Kayla McBride scored 25 points and Danielle Robinson had 10 points and 12 assists to lead the San Antonio Stars to a 102-85 win over the Atlanta Dream on Wednesday night.

  • Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore (23) shoots against Los Angeles Sparks forward Nneka Ogwumike (30) during the first half of a WNBA basketball game, Wednesday, July 29, 2015, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)

    Moore, Lynx spoil Candace Parker’s season debut

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Maya Moore scored 27 points and Lindsay Whalen had 24 to help the Minnesota Lynx hold off the Los Angeles Sparks 82-76 on Wednesday night, spoiling the season debut of two-time MVP Candace Parker.

  • Johnson, January lead Indiana Fever past New York 84-72

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Shenise Johnson scored 19 points to lead a balanced offense and the Indiana Fever ended the New York Liberty’s five-game winning streak with a 84-72 victory Wednesday night.