Kevin Love, in a fiery team meeting before Monday’s practice, was challenged by several Cavs teammates over his early departure from Saturday’s loss to Oklahoma City with an illness and his absence from practice on Sunday.
(Reuters) – Private equity firm Vista Equity Partners Management LLC is exploring options for two software companies it owns, PowerSchool and PeopleAdmin, that could involve combining them in a deal worth between $2 billion to $3 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.
Alabama coach Nick Saban is staying in-house for his next offensive coordinator, with sources telling ESPN that Mike Locksley will be promoted to the position.
The Hornets have been encouraging teams to make offers for Kemba Walker and are willing to use the All-Star point guard to incentivize a trade that includes one of Charlotte’s less desirable contracts, sources told ESPN.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc will begin to prioritize “trustworthy” news outlets on its stream of social media posts as it works to combat “sensationalism” and “misinformation,” Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Friday.
Trevor Ariza has become the focus of the NBA’s investigation into the Rockets’ postgame charge into the Clippers’ locker room Monday night, while Chris Paul and James Harden are increasingly described as working to slow Ariza’s anger, sources told ESPN.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. lawmakers are urging AT&T Inc, the No. 2 wireless carrier, to cut commercial ties to Chinese phone maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and oppose plans by telecom operator China Mobile Ltd to enter the U.S. market because of national security concerns, two congressional aides said.
Houston’s James Harden, Trevor Ariza and Gerald Green pushed into the LA Clippers’ locker room Monday night looking to confront Austin Rivers after the Rockets’ 113-102 loss, league sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.
BERLIN (Reuters) – Japan’s Softbank will invest 460 million euros ($561 million) in used-car dealing platform Auto1, marking the first investment in Germany by its Vision Fund, according to sources familiar with the matter.