Basketball

Michigan State guard Cassius Winston (5) dribbles through the Virginia Tech defense during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Nov. 25, 2019, in Lahaina, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)
November 29, 2019 - 1:10 am
LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Cassius Winston’s voice, already measured and low-key, has been tinged with melancholy these past weeks. A glint of sadness has been evident behind droopy eyelids. His game, until a recent outburst at the Maui Invitational, lacked the usual rhythm, high level of production...
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November 28, 2019 - 5:26 pm
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Drew Timme hit a free throw with 20.6 seconds left in overtime and No. 8 Gonzaga survived Payton Pritchard’s shot for the win to beat No. 11 Oregon 73-72 on Thursday, securing a spot in the Battle 4 Atlantis championship game. Pritchard missed a jumper against Ryan...
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November 28, 2019 - 5:12 pm
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Eli Brooks and his Michigan teammates kept rolling off screens, whipping the ball past defenders and burying shots with ease against a flummoxed highly ranked opponent. “Share the game,” first-year coach Juwan Howard calls it. The plan is working perfectly, too, for...
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November 28, 2019 - 4:56 pm
ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) — Ruthy Hebard had 30 points and 18 rebounds and No. 1 Oregon survived a second-half challenge from Oklahoma State in an 89-72 victory Thursday in the Paradise Jam. Sabrina Ionescu added 18 points, seven rebounds and six assists, Minyon Moore had 14 points and...
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Boston Celtics' Kemba Walker (8) drives past Brooklyn Nets' Jarrett Allen (31) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
November 28, 2019 - 8:45 am
BOSTON (AP) — Kemba Walker scored 39 points in his first game back after leaving the court on a stretcher, with his neck in a brace. It was almost enough to make the Boston fans forget about the guy he replaced. But not quite. On a night the fans seemed more interested in taunting former Celtics...
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Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis (3) celebrates a foul shot to seal the victory in the closings seconds of the Lakers' 114-110 win over the New Orleans Pelicans in Davis' first NBA basketball game in New Orleans since leaving for the Lakers, Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Matthew Hinton)
November 28, 2019 - 2:25 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Anthony Davis shrugged off a constant cascade of boos and reminded a packed crowd exactly what it lost when the six-time All-Star’s trade request was finally fulfilled. Davis capped a 41-point performance in his return to New Orleans by intercepting Jrue Holiday’s inbounds pass...
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Kansas guard Devon Dotson (1) collides Dayton guard Dwayne Cohill during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019, in Lahaina, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)
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November 27, 2019 - 6:43 pm
LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Devon Dotson scored 31 points, Udoka Azubuike had seven of his 29 in overtime and No. 4 Kansas outlasted Dayton 90-84 to win its third Maui Invitational title on Wednesday. The Flyers and Jayhawks spent much of the afternoon trading leads and highlight-reel plays in a...
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Memphis' James Wiseman watches from the bench during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Little Rock on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Karen Pulfer Focht)
November 27, 2019 - 12:42 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis center James Wiseman won’t get any reduction in his 12-game suspension. The NCAA has denied Memphis’ appeal of the penalty Wiseman received last week. The heralded freshman won’t be able to play again for the 16th-ranked Tigers until Jan. 12 at South Florida. Memphis...
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Stephen F. Austin forward Nathan Bain (23) drives for a game winning basket over Duke forward Jack White (41) during overtime in an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019. Stephen F. Austin won 85-83. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
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November 27, 2019 - 2:41 am
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — With a breakaway layup at the overtime buzzer, Stephen F. Austin pulled off a shocker for the ages and did what no team outside the ACC had done in almost 20 years — topple mighty Duke at home. The underdog Lumberjacks and their high-pressure defense took over at Cameron Indoor...
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Dallas Mavericks forward Dorian Finney-Smith (10) defends as Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard (2) works for a shot opportunity in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Dallas, Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
November 27, 2019 - 12:30 am
DALLAS (AP) — Paul George and Kawhi Leonard gave the young European duo from the Dallas Mavericks the best look yet at life among the elite in the Western Conference. George scored 17 of his 26 points in the first quarter, Leonard finished with 28 and the Los Angeles Clippers took control early in...
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