Basketball

Missouri quarterback Kelly Bryant warms up before an NCAA college football game against Tennessee, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)
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November 26, 2019 - 5:47 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The NCAA rejected an appeal by the University of Missouri to limit or overturn sanctions for infractions tied to the case of a former tutor Tuesday, angering school officials and leaving in place postseason bans in three high-profile sports along with other restrictions. The...
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Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo reacts after making a 3-pointer during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz Monday, Nov. 25, 2019, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Aaron Gash)
November 25, 2019 - 10:56 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had one of the most dominant games of his career and the Milwaukee Bucks needed every bit of it. Antetokounmpo scored a season-high 50 points and grabbed 14 rebounds for his 17th consecutive double-double to help the Bucks rally in the second half for their...
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Toronto Raptors' Fred VanVleet drives to the net on Philadelphia 76ers' Josh Richardson during second half NBA basketball action in Toronto on Monday, Nov. 25, 2019. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)
November 25, 2019 - 9:27 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Pascal Siakam scored 25 points, Fred VanVleet added 24 and the Toronto Raptors held Joel Embiid scoreless in a 101-96 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night. Rondae Hollis-Jefferson had 16 points and 10 rebounds for the Raptors, who posted their 14th consecutive home...
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CORRECTS TO SHOOTS NOT HITS THE WINNING BASKET - Boston Celtics' Marcus Smart shoots over Sacramento Kings' Cory Joseph during the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game Monday, Nov. 25, 2019, in Boston. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)
November 25, 2019 - 9:17 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Jaylen Brown scored 24 points, Jayson Tatum had 20 and the Boston Celtics held off the Sacramento Kings 103-102 despite a career-high 41 points from Buddy Hield on Monday night. Marcus Smart had 17 points with seven assists, and Enes Kanter added 13 points and nine rebounds for the...
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Michigan State forward Thomas Kithier (15) grabs a pass over Virginia Tech guard Landers Nolley II (2) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Nov. 25, 2019, in Lahaina, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)
November 25, 2019 - 7:55 pm
LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Landers Nolley II peeled off a screen and, without hesitation, let a 3-pointer fly from the wing. The ball dropped, giving Virginia Tech the cushion it needed to hold off No. 3 Michigan State. One big shot, one massive victory for the Hokies. Nolley hit that crucial 3-pointer...
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November 25, 2019 - 3:20 pm
WOLLONGONG, Australia (AP) — American import LaMelo Ball became the youngest player in National Basketball League history to record a triple-double — 32 points, 11 rebounds and 13 assists — on Monday. The 18-year-old Ball achieved the feat as his Illawarra Hawks beat the Cairns Taipans 114-106 in...
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November 25, 2019 - 12:53 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — In a story Nov. 23 on the Bulls-Hornets NBA game, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Zach LaVine tied an NBA record with 13 made 3-pointers. The NBA record is 14 by Klay Thompson. LaVine and Stephen Curry are tied for second with 13 made 3-pointers. A corrected...
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Duke guard Tre Jones (3) embraces coach Mike Krzyzewski after Duke defeated Georgetown 81-73 in an NCAA college basketball game in the 2K Empire Classic, Friday, Nov. 22, 2019 in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
November 25, 2019 - 12:53 pm
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski set the record for wins coaching a No. 1 team when his top-ranked Blue Devils knocked off California and Georgetown on back-to-back nights to win the 2K Empire Classic. He will have a chance to add to his 218-34 mark this week. That’s because the Blue Devils (6-0)...
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November 25, 2019 - 12:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Arizona returned to The Associated Press women’s college basketball poll for the first time in 15 years while the top of the ballot remained unchanged. The Wildcats (6-0) entered the AP Top 25 at No. 24 on Monday, giving the team a spot in the poll for the first time since Dec. 6,...
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Los Angeles Clippers forward Montrezl Harrell, left, reacts after making a shot while New Orleans Pelicans forward Brandon Ingram looks on during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019. The Clippers won 134-109. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)
November 24, 2019 - 11:55 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Doc Rivers has seen the Los Angeles Clippers roster undergo many changes over the past 15 months. Montrezl Harrell has remained one of the few constants. Harrell showed again on Sunday night that he shouldn’t be overlooked despite the additions of Kawhi Leonard and Paul George...
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