Basketball

Cleveland Cavaliers head coach John Beilein yells instructions to players in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, in Cleveland. Detroit won 115-113.(AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
January 09, 2020 - 10:51 pm
DETROIT (AP) — John Beilein's first season as an NBA coach took another turbulent turn because of a comment he made during a film session. Beilein said Thursday he had apologized after using the word “thugs” while reviewing film with his players the previous day. ESPN.com, citing unidentified...
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In this photo taken Jan. 6, 2020, Joel Embiid looks at his injured finger during an NBA basketball game against the Oklahoma City Thunder in Philadelphia. Embiid injured the radial collateral ligament in the ring finger in the first half Monday night against Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
January 09, 2020 - 6:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid needs more surgery, this time for a torn ligament in a finger in his left hand, the latest setback in the injury-riddled career of the Philadelphia 76ers' All-Star center. Embiid, averaging 23.4 points and 12.3 rebounds in 31 games this season, will have surgery...
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Justin Arnold is arraigned in Boston Municipal Court, for throwing a can of hard seltzer onto the court near the San Antonio Spurs bench during Wednesday night's game with the Boston Celtics, Boston police said Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020. Justin Arnold, 22, of Everett, was charged with disturbing a public assembly. Arnold appeared to be intoxicated, police said in a statement. (Jonathan Wiggs/The Boston Globe via AP)
January 09, 2020 - 4:16 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A man was arrested and escorted out of the arena after throwing a can of hard seltzer onto the court near the San Antonio Spurs bench during Wednesday night's game with the Boston Celtics, Boston police said Thursday. Justin Arnold, 22, of Everett, was charged with disturbing a public...
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Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James gestures after scoring and drawing a foul during the first half of the team's NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
January 09, 2020 - 1:57 pm
It could be a Team LeBron vs. Team Giannis rematch in the All-Star Game. LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers has passed Dallas’ Luka Doncic for the overall and Western Conference lead in fan voting for the Feb. 16 game in Chicago, with about a week and a half left in the race. Milwaukee’s...
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Duke guard Cassius Stanley (2) drives as Georgia Tech guard Michael Devoe (0) defends in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, in Atlanta. Duke won 73-64. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
January 08, 2020 - 11:47 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Duke has now gone a decade without losing to Georgia Tech. A defensive clampdown kept the streak going. Tre Jones scored 16 points on his 20th birthday, including two key baskets down the stretch, and No. 2 Duke held off the Yellow Jackets 73-64 on Wednesday night. The Blue Devils (...
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Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) looks on during the first half of an NBA basketball game againsty the Atlanta Hawks, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)
January 08, 2020 - 9:25 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — James Harden scored 41 points, including 22 in the first quarter, to lead the Houston Rockets over Trae Young and the Atlanta Hawks 122-115 on Wednesday night. Harden had 10 assists and 10 rebounds for his second straight triple-double. He had 44 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists...
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Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis winces as he hits the ground after falling while trying to defend against a shot by New York Knicks forward Julius Randle during the second half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, in Los Angeles. Davis left the game. The Lakers won 117-87. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
January 08, 2020 - 1:25 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anthony Davis plans to travel with the Los Angeles Lakers on their upcoming road trip after he bruised his buttocks in a nasty fall. The Lakers announced encouraging news about their six-time All-Star's health Wednesday, a day after he left their blowout win over New York with a...
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Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis winces as he hits the court after falling while trying to defend against a shot by New York Knicks forward Julius Randle during the second half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, in Los Angeles. Davis left the game. The Lakers won 117-87. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
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January 08, 2020 - 1:22 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers gathered around Anthony Davis while the six-time All-Star writhed in pain on the Staples Center floor. Another breezy blowout win had just become much less fun for the Lakers and their superstar big man, although it's too soon to say just how serious it...
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Sacramento Kings forward Nemanja Bjelica (88) reacts after scoring a 3-point basket during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Phoenix Suns, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, in Phoenix. The Kings won 114-103. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
January 07, 2020 - 11:47 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The Sacramento Kings pulled off quite the stunner when they recovered from a 21-point deficit in the third quarter to beat the Phoenix Suns 114-103 on Tuesday night. The players on the floor who made it happen were even more surprising. An unlikely lineup that included the...
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Cleveland Cavaliers' Kevin Love reacts after missing a three-point basket late in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Charlotte Hornets, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
January 07, 2020 - 6:08 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Love knows he should have better handled his recent frustrations. He was childish. "I wasn’t acting like a 31-year-old, I was acting like a 13-year-old," Love said. “That was not me.” The Cavaliers star forward spoke openly and in depth Tuesday for the first time since an...
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