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Liz Cambage Drops 53 Points, Breaking W.N.B.A. Scoring Record

Move over, Riquna Williams.Displaying ruthless efficiency, Liz Cambage of the Dallas Wings broke Williams’s W.N.B.A. single-game scoring record on Tuesday by pouring in 53 points in a win over the Liberty in Arlington, Tex.Cambage, a 26-year-old Australian center who...

76ers Foiled in Their Pursuit of Houston’s Daryl Morey

The Philadelphia 76ers have been rebuffed in an attempt to hire Houston’s Daryl Morey as their new general manager, according to two people familiar with the Sixers’ pursuit.The Sixers had strong interest in hiring Morey to replace the ousted...

Len Chappell, 77, College All-American and N.B.A. All-Star, Dies

Chappell teamed with Billy Packer, the point guard and later a longtime college basketball TV analyst, on the Demon Deacon team that went to the 1962 N.C.A.A. tournament semifinals. Wake Forest lost to an Ohio State squad led by...

Why Kobe Bryant Fans Don’t Like LeBron James

Dawana added that she was worried the addition of James would upset the development of an “up-and-coming team,” which finished last season with a 35-47 record. But Dawana said she would try her hardest to enter this new era,...

Nets Are Trading Jeremy Lin to the Atlanta Hawks

LAS VEGAS — The Brooklyn Nets are expected to complete separate trades Friday that end their association with the veteran point guard Jeremy Lin but potentially add a valuable first-round pick in the 2019 draft, according to two people...

Michele Roberts on N.B.A. Competitive Imbalance: Don’t Blame the Players

She dismissed the idea that the 2016 spike had caused a soft market this year. “We opened free agency with 9 teams that had significant Cap room, in excess of $10 million each,” she wrote. “Frankly, before the spike,...

Frank Ramsey, First Among ‘Sixth Men’ in the N.B.A., Dies at 86

Frank Ramsey, the Boston Celtics Hall of Famer who pioneered pro basketball’s “sixth man” role with hot shooting and savvy defense coming off the bench while playing on seven N.B.A. championship teams, died on Sunday at a hospital in...

Spurs Guard Tony Parker Leaving for Charlotte Hornets

The first high-profile defection from the San Antonio Spurs this off-season was not the disgruntled All-Star forward Kawhi Leonard but instead their long-serving point guard, Tony Parker.After playing a key role on four of San Antonio’s five championship teams,...

The Houston Rockets Are Interested in Carmelo Anthony

The Houston Rockets have interest in signing Carmelo Anthony when the former All-Star forward secures his free agency this summer after an expected separation from the Oklahoma City Thunder, according to two people with knowledge of Anthony’s situation.The Thunder...

Michelle Musler, Courtside Perennial in the Garden, Is Dead at 81

Michelle Musler, whose four-decade devotion to the New York Knicks in a seat behind the team’s bench made her one of the most recognizable mainstays at Madison Square Garden, died on June 28 in Stamford, Conn. She was 81.The...

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