Men's basketball

Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond dunks during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
February 05, 2019 - 8:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — All the roster changes aren't helping the New York Knicks get any wins. Blake Griffin scored 29 points and Andre Drummond finished with 17 points and 16 rebounds as the Detroit Pistons handed the Knicks their 14th straight loss, 105-92 on Tuesday night. New York., featuring a...
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Indiana Pacers guard Darren Collison (2) celebrates during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers in Indianapolis, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
February 05, 2019 - 6:31 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Bojan Bogdanovic scored 24 points and the Indiana Pacers tied an NBA franchise record by making 19 3-pointers in a 136-94 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night, handing LeBron James the most lopsided loss of his career. James' teams lost by 36 points twice previously...
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FILE - In this Feb. 7, 2018, file photo, Connecticut head coach Kevin Ollie watches from the sideline during the first half an NCAA college basketball game in Storrs, Conn. A federal judge dismissed a complaint on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, filed by Ollie connected to his allegations that his firing was in part racially motivated, deciding the complaint was filed prematurely. The judge did not rule on the merits of the request. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
February 05, 2019 - 10:12 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Former University of Connecticut men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie has lost a bid to stop the school from unilaterally ending arbitration proceedings related to his firing if he files a racial discrimination complaint against UConn. Federal Judge Kari Dooley in Bridgeport on...
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Oklahoma City Thunder's Russell Westbrook, right, defends against Boston Celtics' Kyrie Irving, left, during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
February 05, 2019 - 9:43 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — Celtics All-Star guard Kyrie Irving will miss Tuesday's game against the Cavaliers with a left hip strain. Irving has been bothered by the injury and the team announced Monday night they will rest him. Irving has missed two previous games with the injury. He had 30 points and 11...
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Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) yells after making a three pointer against the Phoenix Suns during the second half of an NBA basketball game,, Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, in Phoenix. The Rockets won 118-110. (AP Photo/Matt York)
February 04, 2019 - 10:38 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Another 40-point game for James Harden. That makes 20 of them this season. The reigning MVP scored 44 points and the Houston Rockets beat Phoenix 118-110 on Monday night to hand the Suns their season-worst 11th straight loss. Harden joined Wilt Chamberlain, Michael Jordan and Rick...
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Louisville forward Dwayne Sutton (24) goes up for. Basket against Virginia Tech Hokies forward Kerry Blackshear Jr. (24) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, in Blacksburg, Va. (AP Photo/Don Petersen)
February 04, 2019 - 7:14 pm
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Ryan McMahon knows No. 16 Louisville's offense is likely to change, and quickly, when he makes a 3-pointer. How quickly? "The next possession," he said Monday night after scoring 12 points in a span of 83 seconds in the second half as the Cardinals used a 14-3 run to pull...
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Newly acquired player Kristaps Porzingis, left, responds to questions as head coach Rick Carlisle, center, and team owner Mark Cuban, right, listen during a news conferences where the newly acquired players were introduced in Dallas, Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
February 04, 2019 - 4:59 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Kristaps Porzingis won't play for the Mavericks this season while continuing his recovery from a knee injury after Dallas acquired the 2018 All-Star in a blockbuster trade with the New York Knicks. As for the next 20 years, Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said Monday he envisions Porzingis...
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Tennessee guard Lamonte Turner (1) drives around Texas A&M guard Jay Jay Chandler, left, during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, in College Station, Texas. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)
February 04, 2019 - 9:13 am
Tennessee had a couple of shaky moments after earning its first No. 1 ranking in 11 years. The Volunteers are sure rolling now. Coming off decisive wins over South Carolina and Texas A&M, Tennessee remained atop The Associated Press men's basketball poll for the third straight week. The Vols...
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FILE- In this Jan. 19, 2019, file photo Cleveland Cavaliers guard Rodney Hood (1) in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Denver. The Cavaliers traded Hood to the Portland Trail Blazers. In exchange for Hood, Cleveland received guards Nik Stauskas and Wade Baldwin and a second-round pick in 2021 and 2023. The teams agreed to the deal on Sunday and completed their trade conference call with the NBA on Monday, Feb. 4. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
February 04, 2019 - 8:38 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — Rodney Hood made minimal impact on the Cavaliers' postseason run last season. He'll get a chance to do more with Portland. Hood was traded Monday by the Cavaliers, who acquired guards Nik Stauskas and Wade Baldwin — and their expiring contracts — along with second-round picks in...
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Oklahoma City Thunder's Russell Westbrook, right, defends against Boston Celtics' Kyrie Irving, left, during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
February 03, 2019 - 3:19 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Eight days after letting a win slip away against the Golden State Warriors, the Celtics were able to finish the job against another tough Western Conference opponent. Kyrie Irving had 30 points and 11 assists as Boston overcame big games from Oklahoma City stars Paul George and...
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