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  • Lakers work out Michael Beasley again, audition other free agents

    Lakers work out Michael Beasley again, audition other free agents
    Free-agent forward Michael Beasley worked out this week for the Lakers for the second time. As confirmed by his agent, Jared Karnes, Beasley has met twice with the Lakers this off-season but has yet to reach any agreement with the team on a contract....
  • Cleveland is the hot sports town again

    Cleveland is the hot sports town again
    No matter what's going on in Spain, Williamsport, Pa., or even Chicago, sports fans are talking Cleveland. After four years in darkness, LeBron James put Ohio's second largest city back on the map this summer, announcing his return to the Cavaliers. And...
  • 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...
  • Birdman cites loyalty for Heat return, wishes LeBron well

    Birdman cites loyalty for Heat return, wishes LeBron well
       Just as LeBron James cited going home as a reason for his free-agency return to the Cleveland Cavaliers, Chris Andersen said Saturday among the reasons he re-signed with the Miami Heat was because South Florida felt like home.    "It was definitely...
  • Beasley's number appears up (again) with Heat

    Beasley's number appears up (again) with Heat
       The last time the Miami Heat gave away Michael Beasley's number they at least waited a year before issuing No. 30 to Norris Cole.    This time, the transaction took place within a matter of weeks, with Beasley's No. 8 already assigned to newcomer...
  • ASK IRA: Revisiting first-round picks dealt in 2010 LeBron-Bosh signings

    ASK IRA: Revisiting first-round picks dealt in 2010 LeBron-Bosh signings
    Q: Why could the Heat not have signed LeBron James and traded him to Cleveland for some future first-round picks, as Cleveland received from Miami four years ago? Was their some type of rule that prevented this, or did the Heat miss out on an...
  • ASK IRA: Do Heat have a defensive stopper beyond Deng?

    ASK IRA: Do Heat have a defensive stopper beyond Deng?
    Q: We need more wing defenders. With Derrick Rose back in Chicago and LeBron James in Cleveland, we need more defense. -- Wade. A: The irony is that Luol Deng brings that dimension, but, of course, at the cost of losing LeBron. What the Heat could...
  • Cavs acquire Love in blockbuster deal with Timberwolves

    (Reuters) - The Cleveland Cavaliers have sent top overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins and former number one pick Anthony Bennett to the Minnesota Timberwolves for prized All-Star forward Kevin Love as part of a blockbuster three-team deal. Cleveland also...
  • Big names missing in final U.S. roster for Spain

    (Reuters) - The United States team will travel to Spain without some of the sport's biggest names to defend their title at the Basketball World Cup after a selection process described as one of the "most difficult" in recent years. With marquee players...
  • NBA roundup: Veteran ref Bavetta retires

    The Sports Xchange NBA roundup: Veteran ref Bavetta retires Longtime NBA referee Dick Bavetta is hanging up his whistle after 39 years. The league announced the 74-year-old Bavetta's retirement on Tuesday. He worked his first NBA game on Dec. 2, 1975,...
  • NBA ref Bavetta retires

    NBA ref Bavetta retires
    Longtime NBA referee Dick Bavetta is hanging up his whistle after 39 years. The league announced the 74-year-old Bavetta's retirement on Tuesday. He worked his first NBA game on Dec. 2, 1975, in Madison Square Garden in New York. Bavetta, a New York...