Associated Press - July 10, 2007 5:54 AM ET
Robbery at Chicago home of Heat forward Walker
CHICAGO (AP) - A Miami Heat player is recovering after a scary night.
Police say the Chicago home of Antoine Walker was robbed. They're searching for two offenders they say held Walker and at least one other person at gunpoint during the robbery.
Walker's agent confirmed the incident took place but gave no details.
Police said a vehicle, cash and jewelry were reported stolen. No one was injured.
Walker's agent said the Heat forward was with a relative at the time of the incident.
Riley hopeful about Heat's chances on landing Mo Williams
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Heat coach Pat Riley says he's hopeful Milwaukee guard Mo Williams will accept a deal to play alongside 2006 NBA finals MVP Dwyane Wade in the Heat backcourt for the coming years.
After a weekend recruiting session, Riley says he's very interested in Milwaukee's free agent point guard.
Williams averaged career-bests of 17.3 points and 6.1 assists with the Bucks this past season.
The problem is money. Miami can only offer Williams the midlevel exception, which would mean the most he could earn in a 5-year deal with the Heat is about $35 million.
Free agents can begin signing contracts tomorrow.
Van Gundy getting used to new beginning in Orlando
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The Orlando Magic's new coach Stan Van Gundy is back, sort of.
Van Gundy is overseeing the Magic's entry in the six-team Pepsi Pro Summer League, which opened yesterday at Orlando's practice facility. He considered running the summer league team, but eventually delegated the head-coach role to assistant Steve Clifford, part of his newly hired staff.
Diver dies exploring Keys shipwreck
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - An autopsy is being performed on a 23-year-old diver who lost consciousness while exploring a shipwreck off Key West.
Monroe County sheriff's authorities say John Lumley was diving with two others Sunday at the USS Curb, which is about 160 feet deep. Lumley's friends found him with his regulator out of his mouth and unconscious.
He was pronounced dead at the Coast Guard station.