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  • Playing to win with max effort paid off for P.J. Brown

    Playing to win with max effort paid off for P J  Brown

    Even Wikipedia isn't sure about the origin or what “P.J.” means.

  • James, Cavaliers win thrilling NBA Finals Game 7

    James  Cavaliers win thrilling NBA Finals Game 7

    OAKLAND, Calif. — LeBron James cradled the shiny gold trophy and struggled to sum up what might be his sweetest championship yet, the one he is so proudly bringing home to his native northeast Ohio just as he promised to do when he returned to...

  • Tom Benson settles case involving heirs' trust

    Tom Benson settles case involving heirs  trust

    METAIRIE — New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson has reached a settlement in a lawsuit involving his attempt to remove shares of his pro teams from trusts for his estranged daughter and her two children.

  • James, Irving help Cavaliers stay alive

    James  Irving help Cavaliers stay alive

    OAKLAND, Calif. — Booed every time he touched the ball, LeBron James cut through Golden State's defense and made layups look easy. Dunks and 3-pointers, so smooth, too.

  • Cavs wallop Warriors 120-90 in Game 3

    Cavs wallop Warriors 120 90 in Game 3

    CLEVELAND — LeBron James scored 32 points, Kyrie Irving added 30 and the Cleveland Cavaliers, pushed for 48 minutes by a delirious, championship-starved crowd, hammered the Golden State Warriors 120-90 in Game 3 on Wednesday night to pull...

  • Pelicans hire Ferry as adviser to GM Demps

    METAIRIE — New Orleans Pelicans general manager Dell Demps says he’s hired former NBA player and front office executive Danny Ferry as a special adviser.

  • Warriors whip Cavaliers, 110-77

    Warriors whip Cavaliers  110 77

    OAKLAND, Calif. — The repeat championship Golden State has spoken of since the very start more than eight months ago is suddenly two wins from becoming reality.

  • Pelicans, NBA mourn player's death

    Pelicans  NBA mourn player s death

    DALLAS — Bryce Dejean-Jones had a bright future in the NBA, the league commissioner said following the death of the New Orleans Pelicans guard who was shot after kicking down the door of what he mistakenly thought was his girlfriend's...

  • Police: Pelicans guard Dejean-Jones fatally shot in Dallas

    Police  Pelicans guard Dejean Jones fatally shot in Dallas

    DALLAS — New Orleans Pelicans rookie Bryce Dejean-Jones was fatally shot after breaking down the door to a Dallas apartment, authorities said Saturday.

  • Saints owner Tom Benson discusses why he disinherits kin

    Saints owner Tom Benson discusses why he disinherits kin

    NEW ORLEANS — In a court deposition, Tom Benson said he ousted his daughter and grandchildren from executive positions in the Saints and Pelicans after a confrontation turned physical between his daughter, Renee, and his wife, Gayle.