Basketball

April 04, 2018 - 8:56 am
NBA-SCHEDULE Cavaliers win battle of division leaders UNDATED (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers continue to shake their midseason malaise and demonstrate they are capable of making their fourth straight trip to the NBA Finals. LeBron James delivered 27 points, nine rebounds and six assists as the Cavs...
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This Jan. 26, 2018 police body-camera footage released by Milwaukee Police Department shows NBA Bucks guard Sterling Brown as he talks to arresting police officers after being shot by a stun gun in a Walgreens parking lot in Milwaukee. The release comes as city officials who've viewed the videos have expressed concern about how officers conducted themselves. Even leaders of the police department have hinted the video may make them look bad. (Milwaukee Police Department via AP)
May 25, 2018 - 5:37 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Latest on the stun gun arrest of Milwaukee Bucks player Sterling Brown and the police body camera video (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Milwaukee Bucks player Sterling Brown says he "gave in" when police used a stun gun as they detained him for a parking violation because he didn'...
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Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, left, passes the ball over Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon (10) during the second half of Game 5 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals Thursday, May 24, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
May 25, 2018 - 5:36 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — If the Golden State Warriors are worried as they head into Game 6 of the Western Conference finals on the brink of elimination, they aren't showing it. "We have a chance to tie the series at home. That's a pretty good position to be in," coach Steve Kerr said. "We've got to win two...
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Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul wears the Santa Fe High School logo during the first half in Game 5 of the team's NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors in Houston, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Ten people were killed in shootings at the school last week.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
May 25, 2018 - 4:28 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Rockets will be without star guard Chris Paul for Game 6 because of a strained hamstring, a huge blow for a team trying to close out the Golden State Warriors. Paul was injured in the fourth quarter of Thursday night's victory that gave the Rockets a 3-2 lead in the...
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FILE - In this April 6, 2009, file photo, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman, center, gestures as he comments on the weather during a news conference to promote the NHL Awards Show, in Las Vegas. Once perhaps an unlikely leader for the good ol’ hockey game with its roots north of the border, the 65-year-old Jewish lawyer from New York has become one of the most powerful and long-lasting forces in professional sports. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, FIle)
May 25, 2018 - 12:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — There is usually another guest at the table when Gary Bettman and his wife, Shelli, go out to dinner with other couples during the NHL playoffs. Friends come to accept the glow of the TV screen set up so Bettman can keep an eye on games, ready to go from enjoying a nice meal to...
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FILE - In this March 30, 2018, file photo, Louisville head coach Jeff Walz is seen on the sidelines during the second half against Mississippi State in the semifinals of the women's NCAA Final Four college basketball tournament, in Columbus, Ohio. Walz has received a one-game NCAA Tournament suspension for comments he made toward NCAA committee members and staff at the scorer's table during the Final Four. The NCAA issued a public reprimand to Walz on FridayMay 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
May 25, 2018 - 11:59 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Louisville coach Jeff Walz received a one-game NCAA Tournament suspension for comments he made toward NCAA committee members and staff at the scorer's table during the Final Four. The NCAA issued a public reprimand to Walz on Friday. "In the national semifinal game, I used some...
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This Jan. 26, 2018 police body-camera footage released by Milwaukee Police Department shows NBA Bucks guard Sterling Brown as he talks to arresting police officers after being shot by a stun gun in a Walgreens parking lot in Milwaukee. The release comes as city officials who've viewed the videos have expressed concern about how officers conducted themselves. Even leaders of the police department have hinted the video may make them look bad. (Milwaukee Police Department via AP)
May 25, 2018 - 9:53 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — NBA player Sterling Brown says he tried to remain calm when Milwaukee police used a stun gun to take him down during his arrest for a parking violation. In an interview aired on ABC's "Good Morning America" Friday, the Milwaukee Bucks player says police pinned him down and held his...
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Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul sits on the floor after being hurt during the second half in Game 5 against the Golden State Warriors in the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals in Houston, Thursday, May 24, 2018. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
May 25, 2018 - 7:34 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Chris Paul's grit and veteran leadership have pushed the Golden State Warriors to the brink of elimination. Now the Houston Rockets must wait to see if his injured leg is strong enough to help them take one last step to the NBA Finals. Eric Gordon came off the bench to score 24...
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Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza, left, is fouled by Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green during the final moments of Game 5 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals, Thursday, May 24, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
May 25, 2018 - 2:19 am
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Rockets are so full of physical defenders that Golden State coach Steve Kerr said many look like they could play football. And with three-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year J.J. Watt watching from a courtside seat Thursday night, this team long known for its powerful...
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May 24, 2018 - 7:39 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Golden State's Andre Iguodala will miss Game 5 of the Western Conference finals against the Houston Rockets on Thursday night. It will be the second straight game Iguodala has missed after he bruised his left knee in the fourth quarter of Sunday's game. Houston got a 95-92 win in...
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