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  • Rose acknowledges tension with Bulls

    July 31, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose acknowledged tension between members of his inner circle and team management.Rose told the Chicago Sun-Times in an article posted Thursday that he knows ''it's been there.''''I'm happy I didn't personally see it,'' Rose said. ''I don't want to see that. I kind of wonder where it was coming from because it seemed like whenever I was around, everything was all right. It bothered me because when I wasn't around, I would hear from certain people that everything wasn't all right.''

  • Nuggets sign 1st-round picks Nurkic, Harris

    July 31, 2014

    DENVER (AP) - The Denver Nuggets reached deals with first-round picks Jusuf Nurkic and Gary Harris on Thursday.The team picked up the rights to both players in a draft-night trade with Chicago that sent high-scoring Creighton forward Doug McDermott to the Bulls along with forward Anthony Randolph, who was later dealt to Orlando.

  • NBA to put Twitter handle on ball in 2014-15

    July 31, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - The NBA is adding its Twitter handle to its official game ball for next season.The league announced the change on Thursday. The handle (at)NBA will be added to the left of the league's logo, making it the first game ball to have it in any of the four major pro sports in North America.

  • Bucks sign free agent guard Jerryd Bayless

    July 31, 2014

    MILWAUKEE (AP) - Free agent Jerryd Bayless signed with the Milwaukee Bucks in large part because of Jason Kidd.The 6-foot-3 guard played for Memphis and Boston last season, averaging 9.3 points in 72 games. Now he gets a chance to play for Kidd, who left the Brooklyn Nets this summer to coach the Bucks.

  • Man sues Shaquille O'Neal over selfie mockery

    July 31, 2014

    MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. (AP) - A Michigan man who has a rare genetic disorder that affects his facial features is suing former NBA star Shaquille O'Neal and two others for mocking a selfie he posted online.Jahmel Binion filed a lawsuit Wednesday in Macomb County Circuit Court seeking more than $25,000 in damages.