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Navigating business, basketball awaits incoming NBA rookies

BY KYLE HIGHTOWER BOSTON (AP) — Sixty NBA draft hopefuls will hear their names called Thursday night as members of the 2017 rookie class. For...

76ers get No. 1 pick from Celtics, chance to draft Fultz

BY TIM REYNOLDS Philadelphia completed its trade for the No. 1 overall pick in this year's NBA draft, landing the pick from the Boston...

Lonzo Ball’s draft stock stays strong with Lakers watching

BY GREG BEACHAM LOS ANGELES (AP) — By now the entire basketball world knows Lonzo Ball is a singular talent with a unique parent. The...

76ers, Celtics agree on trade for No. 1 pick

BY TIM REYNOLDS Philadelphia and Boston have agreed in principle on a trade where the 76ers would acquire the chance to take Markelle Fultz with...

Warriors fans celebrate, with expectations of more to come

BY LINDA WANG OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Even from six rows back, 9- and 10-year-old brothers William and Rizal Cahambing were not going to...

NCAA suspends Louisville’ Pitino after escort investigation

BY GARY B. GRAVES LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The NCAA has suspended Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino for five Atlantic Coast Conference games following...

Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant look to build a Warriors dynasty

BY JANIE McCAULEY OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry tucked a celebratory cigar into his right sock for safekeeping as he handled all of...

Warriors say no decision has been made on White House visit

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Golden State Warriors say no decision has been made regarding a potential White House visit to celebrate their NBA...

Durant planned for this title months ago in picking Warriors

BY JANIE McCAULEY OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — They made their group plea to Kevin Durant last summer, Stephen Curry and the core of the...

James spectacular again, but his efforts not enough for Cavs

BY JOSH DUBOW OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — As confetti fell on the court, LeBron James gave Kevin Durant a long embrace and congratulatory words before...

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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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