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New York Yankees' Gary Sanchez talks to reporters during a news conference before the MLB baseball All-Star Home Run Derby, Monday, July 10, 2017, in Miami. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
July 10, 2017 - 8:48 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on the All-Star Game (all times local): 8:45 p.m. Defending Home Run Derby champion Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins has been bounced in the first round of this year's event, eliminated by Gary Sanchez of the New York Yankees. The eighth-seeded Sanchez won 17-16...
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CORRECTS TERMS OF CONTRACT - FILE - In this May 9, 2017, file photo, Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) gestures during Game 5 in the team's second-round NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs in San Antonio. The Rockets signed Harden to a four-year contract extension for about $160 million Saturday, July 8, giving him a total six-year deal with $228 million guaranteed. With Harden under contract on his existing deal for another two seasons, the extension will not affect Houston's aggressive pursuit of free agents this summer as the Rockets try to make a run at the Golden State Warriors. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
July 08, 2017 - 6:36 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Beard has the richest contract in NBA history. The Houston Rockets signed guard James Harden to a four-year contract extension for about $160 million Saturday, giving him a total six-year deal with $228 million guaranteed. With Harden under contract on his existing deal for...
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July 08, 2017 - 6:10 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Beard has the richest contract in NBA history. The Houston Rockets signed guard James Harden to a four-year contract extension for about $160 million Saturday, giving him a total six-year deal with $228 million guaranteed. With Harden under contract on his existing deal for...
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July 08, 2017 - 4:58 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Houston Rockets have signed star guard James Harden to a four-year, $228 million contract extension, the richest contract in NBA history. The Rockets said Saturday the extension will run through 2022-23 season but will not kick in until 2019. That means it will not affect their...
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July 08, 2017 - 4:57 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Houston Rockets have signed star guard James Harden to a four-year, $228 million contract extension, the richest contract in NBA history. The Rockets said Saturday the extension will run through 2022-23 season but will not kick in until 2019. That means it will not affect their...
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Indiana Pacers general manager Kevin Pritchard responds to a question during a news conference Friday, July 7, 2017, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
July 07, 2017 - 5:54 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kevin Pritchard's aggressive offseason was derailed by Paul George's decision. So the team's new president of basketball operations went all in on Plan B. He needs it to pay off. On Friday, Pritchard talked about using the two young players acquired in last week's deal with...
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July 05, 2017 - 7:43 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Dion Waiters bet on himself last season, and it paid off. Waiters and the Miami Heat have agreed on a four-year deal, according to a person with knowledge of the negotiations. The deal is worth a maximum of $52 million, provided all incentives are met, said the person who spoke...
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July 05, 2017 - 6:46 pm
MIAMI (AP) — A person with knowledge of the situation says Dion Waiters is staying in Miami and has agreed on a new four-year, $52 million contract with the Heat. The person spoke to The Associated Press Wednesday on condition of anonymity because the deal cannot be finalized before Thursday, under...
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In this April 28, 2017, photo, Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap (4) shoots against Washington Wizards forward Jason Smith (14) in the first half of an NBA playoff basketball game in Atlanta. A person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Sunday, July 2, that Paul Millsap has agreed to terms with the Denver Nuggets on a three-year deal worth $90 million. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the contract cannot be signed until Thursday. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
July 03, 2017 - 12:19 am
The Denver Nuggets have been chasing starry veterans the last two years, determined to add experience and firepower to a promising young core. They finally landed a big one Sunday, agreeing to terms with four-time All-Star Paul Millsap on a three-year deal worth $90 million, a person with knowledge...
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In this April 28, 2017, photo, Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap (4) shoots against Washington Wizards forward Jason Smith (14) in the first half of an NBA playoff basketball game in Atlanta. A person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Sunday, July 2, that Paul Millsap has agreed to terms with the Denver Nuggets on a three-year deal worth $90 million. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the contract cannot be signed until Thursday. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
July 02, 2017 - 11:49 pm
The Denver Nuggets have been chasing starry veterans for several years, determined to add experience and firepower to a promising young core. They finally landed a big one Sunday, agreeing to terms with four-time All-Star Paul Millsap on a three-year deal worth $90 million, a person with knowledge...
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