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Wizards' Wall added to US World Cup list

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) Washington Wizards guard John Wall has been added to the U.S. player pool for this summer's World Cup of Basketball.

The 19 players on the list will be trimmed to 12 for the tournament in Spain in late August.

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin said Thursday he was pulling out. USA Basketball announced Wall's addition Friday.

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Cavs sign Wiggins, no deal for 30 days

CLEVELAND (AP) Andrew Wiggins has an NBA home. Maybe a temporary one.

The Cavaliers signed the No. 1 overall draft pick Thursday, a deal that prevents Wiggins from being traded for 30 days.

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Bulls chairman Reinsdorf hospitalized

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago White Sox say owner Jerry Reinsdorf has been hospitalized after feeling lightheaded in Cooperstown, New York.

The team says all tests Friday night indicate he is fine. The 78-year-old Reinsdorf, also chairman of the NBA's Chicago Bulls, is coherent and resting comfortably, according to the club.

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Pelicans' Davis anxious to start US camp

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Getting enough rest during the NBA offseason is the least of Anthony Davis' concerns. He's just 21.

Coming off his first All-Star campaign with the New Orleans Pelicans in only his second NBA season, Davis is now looking forward to starting Team USA training camp in Las Vegas on Monday and the likelihood of joining the club for the FIBA World Cup in Madrid in August.

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Lakers re-sign Henry to 1-year deal

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) Xavier Henry has agreed to a one-year deal to return to the Los Angeles Lakers.

The Lakers announced the deal Friday.

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Magic sign veteran PG Ridnour

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) The Orlando Magic filled out their rotation in the backcourt with the signing of free agent guard Luke Ridnour.

Magic general manager Rob Hennigan announced the addition on Friday. Details were not disclosed. He is expected to serve as Orlando's third point guard behind Victor Oladipo and rookie Elfrid Payton.

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Hawks sign 1st-round pick Payne

ATLANTA (AP) The Atlanta Hawks have signed power forward Adreian Payne, the team's first-round pick last month.

The 6-foot-10 Payne, from Michigan State, was the 15th overall pick.

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Cooper has tongue cancer surgery

ATLANTA (AP) Atlanta Dream coach Michael Cooper has had surgery for tongue cancer.

The WNBA team said Friday that Thursday's procedure was successful and Cooper "will be back coaching soon."

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Hornets sign rookie F Vonleh, PG Pargo

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The Hornets have announced they've signed rookie forward Noah Vonleh and re-signed veteran point guard Jannero Pargo.

Terms of the deals were not released Friday.

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Griffin withdraws from US national team

LOS ANGELES (AP) Blake Griffin has withdrawn from playing for the U.S. national basketball team this summer.

The Los Angeles Clippers star was one of 19 players selected to the roster from which the World Cup team will be chosen.

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