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It was his defense and celebratory finger-wag that made him a legend. But as Dikembe Mutombo enters the Hall of Fame, he brings with him more than basketball accolades.
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Scola helps Argentina stay unbeaten in FIBA Americas

Sep 4, 2015 2:13 AM ET

Luis Scola and Nicolas Laprovittola scored 11 points to lead Argentina to a 96-64 rout of Cuba on Thursday in the Olympic qualifier. Read Full Article

Cavaliers announce official re-signing of J.R. Smith

Sep 2, 2015 10:00 PM ET

The Cleveland Cavaliers have re-signed guard J.R. Smith, General Manager David Griffin announced Wednesday from Cleveland Clinic Courts. Read Full Article

Grizzlies first-round pick Jarell Martin fractures foot

Sep 2, 2015 8:40 PM ET

Memphis Grizzlies first-round draft pick Jarell Martin has a fractured left foot. Read Full Article

Assistant convicted of stealing $2.1 million from Arenas

Sep 2, 2015 6:34 PM ET

A federal jury has convicted a former personal assistant of Gilbert Arenas of stealing more than $2 million from the former NBA basketball player. Read Full Article

Canada routs Cuba in the Olympic qualifying tournament

Sep 2, 2015 6:26 PM ET

Nik Stauskas and Andrew Wiggins scored 15 points each in limited action and Canada routed Cuba 101-59 on Wednesday for its first victory in the Olympic qualifying tournament. Read Full Article

NBA D-League Showcase returns to Santa Cruz in 2016

Sep 2, 2015 1:06 PM ET

The Santa Cruz Warriors, the NBA Development League affiliate of the Golden State Warriors, will host the NBA D-League Showcase presented by Samsung at Kaiser Permanente Arena for the second consecutive season, it was announced Wednesday. Read Full Article

Community pays tribute to small-town giant Dawkins

Sep 1, 2015 11:32 PM ET

Sitting on top of a hill, not far off the main road, the 60-foot red brick steeple of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church has probably been the tallest structure in town since it was built in 1962. Read Full Article

NBA preseason schedule to feature international teams

Sep 1, 2015 4:41 PM ET

The NBA today released its 2015 preseason schedule that tips off on Friday, Oct. 2 and features three top international teams -- Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul, Maccabi Haifa, and Paschoalotto/Bauru -- traveling to the U.S. for six games against six NBA teams. Read Full Article

Argentina beats Canada in the men's Olympic qualifiers

Sep 2, 2015 1:45 AM ET

Luis Scola had 35 points and 13 rebounds, and Argentina beat Canada 94-87 on Tuesday in the men's Olympic qualifying tournament. Read Full Article

Report: Agency severs ties with Lakers' Clarkson

Sep 2, 2015 11:34 AM ET

A person with knowledge of situation tells The Associated Press that Excel Sports Management has severed ties with Los Angeles Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson. Read Full Article

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