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Magic sees Lonzo as 1 piece in Lakers’ grand rebuilding plan

BY GREG BEACHAM EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Magic Johnson pointed a long index finger at the wall of the Los Angeles Lakers' training...

76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball to start NBA draft

BY BRIAN MAHONEY NEW YORK (AP) — Markelle Fultz, Lonzo Ball and the future of the NBA arrived Thursday night. Jimmy Butler and Tom Thibodeau hope...

Splash! Timberwolves get All-Star Jimmy Butler from Bulls

BY JON KRAWCZYNSKI MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ever since Tom Thibodeau took over in Minnesota last summer, a reunion with Chicago Bulls All-Star Jimmy Butler...

76ers put future of The Process in No. 1 pick Fultz’s...

BY DAN GELSTON CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers put The Process in the hands of Washington guard Markelle Fultz. Fultz, the 6-foot-4 guard, was...

Fewer players with international ties picked in NBA draft

BY TIM REYNOLDS MIAMI (AP) — Lauri Markkanen had a special accessory sewn into the lining of his suit jacket at the NBA draft. The...

Ice Cube has big expectations for his Big3 3-on-3 league

BY BRIAN MAHONEY NEW YORK (AP) — Ice Cube is not planning an old timer's tour. He isn't interested in All-Star Game intensity. Players coming out...

Who’s No. 3? NBA draft intrigue begins after Fultz, Ball

BY BRIAN MAHONEY NEW YORK (AP) — Markelle Fultz is still expected to be the No. 1 pick, though the destination has changed. Lonzo Ball wants...

College basketball: FGCU to play Wichita State; adds UNLV transfer

NON-CONFERENCE SCHEDULE SHAPING UP The FGCU men’s basketball team is building quite the non-conference schedule for next season. On December 22, the Eagles will travel to...

What offseason? A week after Finals, the NBA in overdrive

BY TIM REYNOLDS Dwight Howard and Brook Lopez are on the move. Dwyane Wade is opting in. Pau Gasol is opting out. The Los...

AP sources: Lakers to ship Russell, Moz to Nets for Lopez

BY GREG BEACHAM and JON KRAWCZYNSKI LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three people with knowledge of the deal say the Los Angeles Lakers have agreed to...

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Britain’s Prince Philip admitted to hospital with infection

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After Georgia, Republicans celebrating, Dems searching

BY BILL BARROW and KATHLEEN FOODY DUNWOODY, Ga. (AP) — Republicans can enjoy some breathing room after winning a Georgia special congressional race that morphed...

Citizens’ Insurance proposes rate hike

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