- Created on Thursday, 29 July 2010 08:28
- Last Updated on Thursday, 16 May 2013 07:51
- Written by Associated Press
Ex-NBA player Lorenzen Wright found dead - Former NBA center Lorenzen Wright, who has been reported missing by his family, has been found dead. He was 34.
Pacers looking to deal Dunleavy, Ford - The Indiana Pacers are reportedly looking to trade swingman Mike Dunleavy and point guard T.J. Ford.
Lakers' Bynum undergoes knee surgery - Los Angeles Lakers center Andrew Bynum underwent successful surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee, the team said Wednesday.
The Wizards sign Howard - The oft-injured forward is sidelined until at least September due to a torn ACL, but should be in line to play plenty of minutes for the Wiz when healthy. Al Thornton was believed to be the likely starter at small forward for Washington, but his value takes a hit with this news.
Team USA cuts four players, roster down to 15 - The U.S. men's basketball team trimmed its roster to 15 Wednesday, cutting Tyreke Evans, Gerald Wallace, O.J. Mayo and JaVale McGee.
Raptors acquire Andersen from Rockets - The Toronto Raptors acquired forward/center David Andersen from the Houston Rockets for a second-round pick.
Pistons re-sign Bynum to three-year pact - The Detroit Pistons re-signed guard Will Bynum to a three-year, $10.5 million deal.
Grizzlies Vasquez has ankle surgery - Memphis Grizzlies rookie guard Greivis Vasquez has successful surgery on his right ankle Tuesday in Baltimore and is expected to be ready for the start of training camp.
Multiple teams looking at Blazers G Fernandez - Multiple teams are interested in the availability of Portland Trail Blazers guard Rudy Fernandez, who has told the team he would like to be traded.
Magic to extend Smith, Van Gundy - Orlando Magic general manager Otis Smith and coach Stan Van Gundy will have their contracts extended through the 2012-13 season .
Heat to re-sign Hasbrouck - The Miami Heat will re-sign guard Kenny Hasbrouck.
Thunder to waive Weaver - The Oklahoma City Thunder will waive guard Kyle Weaver.
Oswalt-to-Phillies reportedly in place - The Astros have a deal in place to trade right-hander Roy Oswalt to the Phillies if the ace pitcher agrees to waive his no-trade clause.
Lee elicits cheers with two-homer game - Carlos Lee homered twice, as the Astros gave starter Bud Norris enough run support in an 8-1 win over the Cubs on Wednesday.
Rangers find stroke too late vs. A's - Shut out through eight innings, the Rangers brought the tying run to the plate twice in the ninth inning on Wednesday night before coming up short in a 3-1 loss to the Athletics.
Rangers, A's wrap up AL West showdown - C.J. Wilson will champion the AL West-leading Rangers in Thursday series finale against the second-place A's and Vin Mazzaro.
Rangers seeking righty hitter to play first - Club would like another option to complement lefty Davis. The Rangers continue their search for a right-handed-hitting first baseman. Many rumors are floated, but Jorge Cantu with the Marlins and Ty Wigginton with the Orioles appear to be their main targets.
Texans tired of excuses, ready for playoff push - Houston must perform better against AFC South to finally deliver. After finishing with a franchise-best 9-7 record last season and missing the playoffs on the last Sunday of the season, the Texans believe they are destined for their first postseason appearance.
Bryant impresses in first action as kick returner: 'Anything I can do to help, I'll do' - Rookie wide receiver Dez Bryant had another eventful day at the Cowboys' training camp on Wednesday. - Bryant appeared at kickoff returner as the Cowboys trotted out the unit for the first time during the afternoon practice at the Alamodome. Special teams coach Joe DeCamillis was immediately taken with the possibilities.
After numerous injuries, Cowboys may look to bring in defensive lineman - The Cowboys are considering bringing in a defensive lineman to alleviate a sudden manpower shortage. Rookies Josh Brent (hand), Sean Lissemore (groin) and Lorenzo Washington (hamstring) missed practice along with veteran Jason Hatcher (elbow). Each is expected to miss several more days. Lissemore could be out the longest, up to two weeks.