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McBride scores 16 as Stars beat Sky 92-74

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Stars got the kind of balanced scoring they hope to display down the stretch.

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Johnson, Sims lead Shock past Storm, 80-74

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Glory Johnson suddenly finds herself in elite company.

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McCoughtry’s 25 points lead Dream past Sun 89-80

ATLANTA (AP) — Angel McCoughtry rediscovered her shooting touch with 25 points Tuesday, helping the Atlanta Dream snap a four-game losing streak with an 89-80 win over the Connecticut Sun.

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Byron Scott sees swift title contention for Lakers

Former Los Angeles Lakers players from left, Jamaal Wilkes, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Byron Scott, Earvin "Magic" Johnson with general manager Mitch Kupchak pose during a news conference to introduce Scott as the new Lakers head coach in Los Angeles Tuesday, July 29, 2014.  Scott is the former head coach for New Jersey, New Orleans and Cleveland, reaching two NBA Finals with the Nets. He was the NBA's coach of the year in 2008. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Byron Scott was a key component of the Los Angeles Lakers’ Showtime teams, a smooth shooting guard with sizzling competitive fire. He believes his purple-and-gold championship pedigree makes him the ideal coach to return the struggling 16-time champions to NBA contention.

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More tickets offered for LeBron’s homecoming show

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James’ Ohio hometown says more tickets are being offered for the homecoming event expected to be his first public appearance in the state since announcing his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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