Wilson's double-double leads Aces to 67-64 win over Sun
A’ja Wilson had 24 points and 11 rebounds and the Las Vegas Aces defeated the Connecticut Sun 67-64 on Sunday in Game 1 of the WNBA Finals The Aces staved off a late run by the Sun, who erased a seven-point deficit with 1:24 left when Alyssa Thomas hit back-to-back shots to pull Connecticut within three.
Robinson makes eight 3s, Heat top Hawks 115-91 in Game 1
Duncan Robinson set a Miami playoff record with eight 3-pointers, and the Miami Heat forced Trae Young into matching the worst-shooting game of his career on the way to a 115-91 win over the Atlanta Hawks in Game 1 of an Eastern Conference first-round series Sunday.
Goran Dragic leaves Raptors because of personal matter
Goran Dragic has left the Toronto Raptors because of a personal matter. The Raptors said Sunday before their game against Boston Celtics that the 35-year-old guard — acquired along with Precious Achiuwa in the offseason deal that sent Kyle Lowry to Miami — wasn’t with the team. Dragic, from Slovenia, has played in just five games with the Raptors, averaging 8.0 points, 1.8 assists and 2.8 rebounds and 17.9 minutes.news.yahoo.com
The latest Forbes NBA valuations show how much winning can pay off
Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry kisses the trophy after the Toronto Raptors beat the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals, Game 6 at Oracle Arena, June 13, 2019. Winning may be the best way to boost an NBA team's value, according to Forbes' franchise valuations, but nothing beats the shine of a major market. The Toronto Raptors, last season's champions, saw the biggest boost in their value, according to Forbes, which released valuations for each NBA team on Tuesday. The Raptors are now worth $2.1 billion in the latest Forbes valuations, a 25% increase over last year's figure. The Golden State Warriors, which lost to the Raptors in the NBA Finals, saw the next-highest growth, Forbes reported.cnbc.com
NBA MVP Antetokounmpo sues artist over alleged 'Greek Freak' knockoffs
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, the 2019 National Basketball Association most valuable player, sued a Pennsylvania man on Monday for allegedly selling Greek Freak t-shirts and other clothing without permission. Milwaukee Bucks forward and NBA's MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo speaks during an official presentation event of a Nike Shoe, in Athens, Greece June 28, 2019. REUTERS/Costas BaltasAntetokounmpo accused Jinder Bhogal, who sells clothing inspired by NBA players on his website, of trying to piggyback off his Greek Freak trademark, which was registered last year, and profit from the Bucks stars success. Antetokounmpo is seeking at least $2 million of damages, including unspecified compensatory and punitive damages, and an injunction against further infringements. The case is Antetokounmpo v. Bhogal, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, No.feeds.reuters.com