The National Basketball Players Association has elected Michele Roberts, a Washington trial lawyer, as executive director, making her the first woman to lead a North American pro sports union.
The Americans kept Derrick Rose and cut All-Star Damian Lillard and three others early Saturday morning, getting their roster down to the limit for the FIBA World Cup of Basketball. Though team officials had previously said they might carry extra players when they left for Spain on Saturday, and final rosters aren't due until next Friday, the Americans decided there was no need to wait. Kyle Kor
USA Basketball National Team Managing Director Jerry Colangelo announced Friday night that Warriors guards Stephen Curry and Klay Thompso
Now, the only question becomes whether Derrick Rose reclaims his starting spot.