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  • U.S. men's basketball team struggles against Brazil

    U.S. men's basketball team struggles against Brazil
    — There has been much discussion in recent days about how this year's U.S. Olympic men's basketball team stacked up against its most famous predecessors, the Dream Team of 1992. There also has been a good deal of trash talking too by legendary trash...
  • Warriors sign guard Leandro Barbosa

    The Warriors signed free-agent guard Leandro Barbosa to a contract Wednesday, the team announced. Barbosa played in 20 games for Phoenix last season, averaging 7.5 points in 18.4 minutes. An 11-year NBA veteran, Barbosa previously played for the Suns...
  • Warriors sign guard Barbosa

    The Sports Xchange Warriors sign guard Barbosa Free agent guard Leandro Barbosa signed with the Golden State Warriors, the team announced on Wednesday. Terms of the deal were not released. The 6-3 Barbosa, 31, played in 20 games with the Phoenix Suns...
  • ASK IRA: Can Heat close the deal with Blatche?

    ASK IRA: Can Heat close the deal with Blatche?
    Q: What are the chances Miami signs Andray Blatche? -- Marshall. A: If it were up to me (and it never is), it would be a no-brainer. Frankly, I think a lot of it would be up to Blatche, a willingness to buy into the Heat system and accept a minimal...
  • ASK IRA: Is Heat depth still lacking?

    ASK IRA: Is Heat depth still lacking?
    Q: All of your arguments with signings like Shannon Brown are followed by "if" Dwyane Wade is healthy or "if" Danny Granger is back. I agree with that. However, this team should not be going forward like this. It's too risky. We need a better backup for...
  • PRESS BOX: Stewart to return for Atlanta race

    The Sports Xchange PRESS BOX: Stewart to return for Atlanta race Tony Stewart will race this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway, ending a three-week absence from the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series after he struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car...
  • ASK IRA: Why Shannon Brown for Heat?

    ASK IRA: Why Shannon Brown for Heat?
    Q: Hi Ira, Shannon Brown? He's not a rotation player, by any means. He's a decent defender, and a horrible shooter. He's a 10-day-contract type of player. The bizarre free-agent signings continue. I'm hoping we get Leandro Barbosa after the World Cup is...
  • Warriors sign PG Barbosa

    The Sports Xchange Warriors sign PG Barbosa Guard Leandro Barbosa agreed to a one-year deal with the Golden State Warriors. Barbosa played 20 games last season with the Phoenix Suns and is participating in the FIBA World Cup for Brazil. Barbosa, 31,...
  • Miami Heat sign veteran guard Shannon Brown

    Miami Heat sign veteran guard Shannon Brown
      The Miami Heat added veteran depth to their backcourt Wednesday with the signing of free-agent guard Shannon Brown.   Brown, who turns 29 on Nov. 29, recently was released by the New York Knicks.   The Heat will be the fourth team for the 6-foot-4...
  • ASK IRA: Is Wade still capable of setting a defensive example?

    ASK IRA: Is Wade still capable of setting a defensive example?
    Q: I know Leandro Barbosa and Jordan Crawford, if the Heat sign one or both, are capable of providing good offense in short bursts, but who is going to play better defense? -- Bryan, Mountain View, Calif. A: In the absence of a rim protector other...
  • ASK IRA: Does Heat summer bonding bode well for cohesion?

    ASK IRA: Does Heat summer bonding bode well for cohesion?
    Q: While LeBron James is out world-touring, the Heat are grinding. I love it. -- Stephen. A: It certainly was heartening to see Dwyane Wade's Instagram of himself, Udonis Haslem, Mario Chalmers, Norris Cole and Josh McRoberts working out with others...
  • Kobe Bryant injury: Lakers might look to acquire a point guard

    The team survived the first 19 games of the season without Kobe Bryant, winning 10 while waiting for their All-Star guard to return from Achilles' tendon surgery. Now Bryant is down with a knee injury that will knock him out for six more weeks. Not...