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NBA Summer League Glance

- Associated Press

The NBA kicks off its summer league season Saturday with a trio of sites set to host sessions featuring young talent from around the league. Orlando is up first with nine teams participating in its weeklong grouping. The old Rocky Mountain Revue returns for the first time since 2008 under the new name of the Utah Jazz Summer League - an intimate affair with the Jazz and three other teams. Those are the appetizers to the 24-team Las Vegas Summer League. A look at the upcoming NBA summer leagues:

FILE - In this june 25, 2015, file photo, Justise Winslow waits to be interviewed after being selected 10th overall by the Miami Heat during the NBA basketball draft in New York. Summer leagues begin this weekend in Orlando, Florida, games in Salt Lake City set to tip-off on Monday and the 24-team fan-friendly event in Las Vegas opening on July 10. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

NBA transitions from free agency fury to summer league games

- Associated Press

NBA teams are now turning their attention to youngsters and player development with summer leagues set to tip off after executives and owners around the league agreed to shell out millions of dollars to veteran free agents this week in an attempt to improve their immediate lot.

FILE - In this June 21, 2015, file photo, Minnesota Lynx head coach Cheryl Reeve looks to the referee after her team received a foul during the second half of a WNBA basketball game against Tulsa Shock, in Minneapolis. It sure has been a rough first month of the season for WNBA referees. "I don't know if the officials really understand the rules," coach Reeve said last week after her team played Phoenix. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs, File)

Fair or foul: Rough first month for WNBA officials

- Associated Press

Elena Delle Donne was credited with a basket on a shot that never went through the hoop. Maya Moore needed to prevent fellow WNBA star Skylar Diggins from shooting free throws that weren't hers to take.

Quigley rallies Sky to 77-74 win over Sun

- Associated Press

Allie Quigley scored 19 points, including the go-ahead free throws with 15.4 seconds left, to lift Chicago to a 77-74 victory over Connecticut on Thursday night.

AP Source: Suns send 3 to Detroit for pick

- Associated Press

The Phoenix Suns have traded Marcus Morris, Danny Granger and Reggie Bullock to the Detroit Pistons for a future draft pick, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press. The move was very likely a bid to clear salary space to sign free agent LaMarcus Aldridge.

Brittney Griner leads Mercury to 86-55 rout over Shock

Associated Press

Brittney Griner had 13 points, eight rebounds and a season-high seven blocks as the Phoenix Mercury continued their hot shooting in an 86-55 rout over the Western Conference-leading Tulsa Shock on Thursday night.

Ogwumike scores 27, Los Angeles gets 1st win of season

Associated Press

Nneka Ogwumike scored 27 points, Jantel Lavender had 21 points and 10 rebounds, and Los Angeles beat the San Antonio Stars 86-81 on Thursday night to snap the Sparks' team-record seven-game losing streak.

Johnson's double-double sparks Fever over Mystics, 73-50

Associated Press

Shenise Johnson scored a season-high 16 points and grabbed a career-best 11 rebounds as the Indiana Fever dominated the cold-shooting Washington Mystics for three quarters en route to a 73-50 victory Thursday night.

AP source: Wizards agree to acquire Bucks' Dudley for pick

- Associated Press

Moving on after learning they'll lose Paul Pierce as a free agent, the Washington Wizards agreed to acquire forward Jared Dudley from the Milwaukee Bucks for a future second-round draft pick.

FILE - In this March 5, 2015, file photo, Illinois'  Amarah Coleman, left, drives to the basket as Nebraska's Chandler Smith guards during an NCAA college basketball game in Hoffman Estates, Ill. Coleman is one of seven former University of Illinois women's basketball players that filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday, July 1, 2015, against the university, accusing coach Matt Bollant and former assistant Mike Divilbiss, of violating their civil rights by creating a racially hostile environment. The lawsuit filed Wednesday in federal court names the university, athletic director Mike Thomas, Bollant,  Divilbiss, and university trustees. The ex-players seek $10 million in damages. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

Parents of Illinois players don't believe coach allegations

- Associated Press

The parents of a current University of Illinois women's basketball player and an incoming recruit said Thursday that they don't believe the allegations made by seven former players in a lawsuit this week accusing coaches of creating racial hostility.