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  1. Iowa capital readies for Solheim Cup

    06.19 / 22:12 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Basketball
    WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - LPGA Commissioner Michael Whan described the crowds for the upcoming Solheim Cup as something that might be found at a football game mixed with a soccer match and a mixed martial arts bout. Des Moines will settle for it being one of the biggest…
  2. South Carolina hires Chuck Martin as assistant

    06.19 / 22:12 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Basketball
    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina hired former Marist head coach Chuck Martin as an assistant coach. Head coach Frank Martin, who is not related to his newest staffer, announced the hire on Monday. Chuck Martin takes over for Matt Figger, who became head coach at Austin Peay two months…
  3. Pro Days: Agencies host workouts to aid NBA teams, hopefuls

    06.19 / 22:12 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Basketball
    CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) - Davon Reed has crisscrossed the country almost nonstop for the last few weeks, playing anywhere he could with hopes of raising his NBA draft stock. After all that, he's seen only about half the NBA's teams. But all 30 clubs have seen him, and did…
  4. Missouri player Jeremiah Tilmon gets alcohol citation

    06.19 / 21:15 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Basketball
    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - University of Missouri police say freshman basketball player Jeremiah Tilmon was arrested for possession of alcohol by a minor and released after being given a summons. Police Capt. Brian Weimer says Tilmon was pulled over early Friday for a traffic violation and the officer smelled alcohol.…
  5. Celtics trade No. 1 overall draft pick to 76ers

    06.19 / 19:21 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Basketball
    BOSTON (AP) - The Boston Celtics have traded the No. 1 pick in this week's NBA draft to the Philadelphia 76ers. Boston will get the Sixers' pick, No. 3 overall, and another first-rounder in 2018 or 2019. The teams agreed to the deal over the weekend, hours after expected top…
  6. Dirk Nowitzki to serve as a captain in NBA Africa Game

    06.19 / 18:15 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Basketball
    NEW YORK (AP) - Dirk Nowitzki, the career scoring leader among international players, will be one of the captains for the NBA's Africa Game on Aug. 5. The league and the National Basketball Players Association announced Monday that the Dallas Mavericks star will be a co-captain of Team World along…
  7. Cavs head into important summer with cloud over GM's future

    06.19 / 18:15 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Basketball
    CLEVELAND (AP) - Dethroned last week as NBA champions, the Cleveland Cavaliers are stepping into a summer already off to a strange start. With the draft just days away, and major roster decisions - maybe even a blockbuster trade for Paul George - needing to be made, the Cavaliers aren't…
  8. Fultz, Ball, Fox headline list of point guards in NBA draft

    06.19 / 16:13 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Basketball
    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Teams looking for point guard help in Thursday night's NBA draft are in luck - as long as they have a high pick, that is. Markelle Fultz and Lonzo Ball have been the headliners in so much of the pre-draft conversations, projected to be selected first…
  9. Pacers intend to 'move fast' on Paul George trade

    06.19 / 15:16 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Basketball
    The Indiana Pacers found out Sunday that star Paul George has no intention to resign with the team after his contract expires in 2018, and now Indiana plans to trade George. According to ESPN's Zach Lowe, it could be as soon as Thursday's NBA…
  10. Lonzo Ball's draft stock stays strong with Lakers watching

    06.19 / 09:06 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Basketball
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - By now the entire basketball world knows Lonzo Ball is a singular talent with a unique parent. The UCLA product with preternatural court vision is among the most intriguing prospects in the NBA draft this week. In perhaps the greatest testament to his abilities, his father…
  11. Weekend Sports in Brief

    06.19 / 08:00 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Basketball
    PRO BASKETBALL Philadelphia and Boston have agreed in principle on a trade where the 76ers would acquire the chance to take Markelle Fultz with the No. 1 pick in Thursday's NBA Draft, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press. The Celtics will get the No. 3…
  12. AP Sources: George informs Pacers he will leave in 2018

    06.19 / 03:12 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Basketball
    Two people with knowledge of the situation tell The Associated Press that star forward Paul George has informed the Indiana Pacers that he plans to leave the franchise when he becomes a free agent in 2018. George's future has been hotly debated for months, and it crystalized this weekend with…
  13. Taurasi stands alone atop WNBA scoring list

    06.19 / 03:12 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Basketball
    About the only thing missing from Diana Taurasi's record-setting day was a victory. Taurasi became the WNBA's career scoring leader in front of her family, friends and Kobe Bryant. With her parents watching, Taurasi passed Tina Thompson on Sunday in the Phoenix Mercury's 90-59 loss to the Sparks in Los…
  14. Stewart has 22 and 15, Storm cruise to 75-57 win over Stars

    06.19 / 03:12 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Basketball
    SEATTLE (AP) - Breanna Stewart had 22 points, a season-high 15 rebounds and a career-best five blocked shots and the Seattle Storm beat the winless San Antonio Stars 75-57 on Sunday night to snap a three-game skid. Crystal Langhorne added 10 points, and Sue Bird had nine assists for Seattle…
  15. Mitchell, Fever rally for road win of season, 91-79 over Sky

    06.19 / 02:14 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Basketball
    ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) - Tiffany Mitchell scored a season-high 19 points and the Indiana Fever overcame a 10-point second-half deficit to beat the Chicago Sky 91-79 on Sunday night. Candice Dupree had 18 points, Erlana Larkins added a season-high 16, and Shenise Johnson had 14 for Indiana (6-6). Briann January…
  16. Taurasi breaks WNBA scoring mark in Mercury's blowout loss

    06.19 / 01:16 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Basketball
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Diana Taurasi scored 19 points to break the WNBA career scoring record in the Phoenix Mercury's 90-59 loss to the Los Angeles Sparks on Sunday. Taurasi finished with 7,494 points, passing Tina Thompson's mark of 7,488. Taurasi broke the record in the closing seconds of the…
  17. WNBA Capsules

    06.19 / 01:16 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Basketball
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Diana Taurasi scored 19 points to break the WNBA career scoring record in the Phoenix Mercury's 90-59 loss to the Los Angeles Sparks on Sunday. Taurasi finished with 7,494 points, passing Tina Thompson's mark of 7,488. Taurasi broke the record in the closing seconds of the…
  18. Diana Taurasi breaks WNBA career scoring record

    06.18 / 23:22 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Basketball
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Diana Taurasi became the WNBA's career scorer leader, passing Tina Thompson's mark of 7,488 on Sunday against Los Angeles. Taurasi needed 14 points coming into the game, and broke Thompson's record late in the first half on a layup with the Phoenix Mercury trailing big. The…
  19. Johnson, Diggins-Smith help Wings rally, beat Mystics 87-83

    06.18 / 23:22 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Basketball
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Glory Johnson scored 16 of her season-high 27 points in the third quarter and the Dallas Wings closed on an 8-0 run to beat the Washington Mystics 87-83 on Sunday. Skylar Diggins-Smith had 19 points, seven rebounds and eight assists, and Theresa Plaisance and Allisha Gray each…
  20. Oklahoma coach dedicates award to late son

    06.18 / 05:51 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Basketball
    LAWTON, Okla. (AP) - James "Coach" Suttles, recently named the Oklahoma Education Association Support Professional of the Year, said his life would probably have been entirely different if it hadn't been for the death of his 3-year-old son James Jr. almost 28 years ago. The award recognizes his 28 years…