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Wolves weigh Love offers by Cavs, Bulls

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The summer of LeBron has quickly turned into the summer of Love. When it ends is anybody's guess.

The Minnesota Timberwolves are weighing their options when it comes to trading All-Star Kevin Love, with the Cleveland Cavaliers and Chicago Bulls both trying to land the versatile forward. But any talks are complicated by an NBA rule that requires a 30-day waiting period to trade any rookie that signs his contract.

Talks have picked up again this week, with the Cavaliers coming off of their long-held resistance to including No. 1 overall draft Andrew Wiggins in an offer and making a trade with Utah on Tuesday to help make an acquisition easier to pull off.

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Sterling testimony ends, wife not called

LOS ANGELES (AP) Testimony ended Wednesday in the trial to determine whether Donald Sterling's estranged wife can sell the Los Angeles Clippers in a proposed $2 billion deal with former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.

Shelly Sterling, who had testified early in the trial, was expected to be the final witness, but her husband's lawyers decided not to call her back to the stand.

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Mavs' Felton gets plea deal, avoids jail

NEW YORK (AP) Dallas Mavericks point guard Raymond Felton pleaded guilty Wednesday in a New York gun case, taking a plea deal that involved admitting a felony but spares him jail.

Felton pleaded guilty to attempted criminal possession of a weapon and criminal possession of a firearm. He admitted he knowingly had a large-capacity ammunition magazine and a semi-automatic pistol without a license.

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Mavs void deal with Lewis, add F Aminu

DALLAS (AP) The Dallas Mavericks have reached a deal with free-agent forward Al-Farouq Aminu after scrapping a contract with Rashard Lewis because of a knee problem.

Aminu's agent, Raymond Brothers, confirmed the agreement Wednesday. It's a two-year contract for the veteran minimum of $2.1 million, with a player option on the second season.

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Hornets ink PG Roberts to back up Walker

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The Hornets announced they've signed free agent point guard Brian Roberts.

Roberts, who spent the last two seasons with the Pelicans, is expected to backup Kemba Walker in Charlotte this season.

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James sends cupcakes to neighbors

BATH, Ohio (AP) LeBron James has sent cupcakes to his neighbors to apologize for the ruckus caused by the announcement of his homecoming earlier this month.

Cleveland Cavaliers fans and journalists arrived en masse to the NBA star's Akron area home to await his July 11 decision on whether he would come back to northeast Ohio or stay with the Miami Heat. A commotion ensued, and police were called to direct traffic.

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Cavs set to sign Wiggins to contract

CLEVELAND (AP) Andrew Wiggins will sign his rookie contract with the Cavaliers. It's still not clear if he'll play for them.

A person familiar with the negotiations says the Cavs will sign the No. 1 overall pick to his deal, an agreement that would prevent any potential trade involving the small forward from being completed for 30 days.

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Sterling targets wife, NBA in new suit

LOS ANGELES (AP) Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has filed a new lawsuit in his attempt to retain the team and derail a potential $2 billion sale.

The lawsuit filed Tuesday in Los Angeles County Superior Court names estranged wife Shelly Sterling, the NBA and Commissioner Adam Silver, saying they committed fraud and violated corporate law in their attempt to sell the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.

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Cavs deal Felix to Jazz, clear cap space

CLEVELAND (AP) A person familiar with the trade says the Cavaliers have sent guard Carrick Felix to Utah for three players with non-guaranteed contracts, a deal to give them more assets to go after Kevin Love.

The Cavs sent Felix a second-round pick in 2015 and $1 million to the Jazz for guard John Lucas and forwards Malcolm Thomas and Erik Murphy, said the person who spoke Tuesday to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the teams are not commenting on the deals.

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Blazers F Robinson has thumb surgery

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Portland Trail Blazers forward Thomas Robinson has undergone surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb.

Robinson hurt his thumb last week during NBA Summer League play. He is expected to return in time for the Blazers' fall training camp.

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