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UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 17, 2018, 10:52 p.m.

Area basketball: Ben College scores 29 points as Whitworth’s men turn back Poets

Ben College scored a game-high 29 points, including a crucial three-point play and 3-pointer in the second half, and Whitworth (2-0) defeated Whittier 90-76 on Saturday to complete its stay …


Nuggets add Sue Bird to front office staff

WNBA champion Sue Bird is joining the Denver Nuggets’ front office while continuing her own professional basketball playing career. Nuggets president of basketball operations Tim Connelly says Bird’s new title …


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 10:17 p.m.

Gonzaga ‘felt like home’ to Anton Watson as Gonzaga Prep standout makes official decision to join Bulldogs

Gonzaga Prep’s Anton Watson officially signed his National Letter of Intent to join the Gonzaga men’s basketball program next season on Wednesday after orally committing last June.


NBA capsules: Kevin Durant, Quinn Cook help Curry-less Warriors beat Nets

Kevin Durant had 28 points and 11 assists, Quinn Cook scored a season-high 27 in place of injured Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors used another big run in …


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 11:46 p.m.

AP Source: Jimmy Butler going to 76ers from Minnesota

Jimmy Butler is headed to Philadelphia, ending the weeks-long saga of him wanting out of Minnesota. A person with knowledge of the situation says Butler is being traded to the …


NBA capsules: Joel Embiid has 42 points, 18 rebounds in 76ers’ OT win

Joel Embiid scored 16 of his 42 points in the fourth quarter to help the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Charlotte Hornets 133-132 in overtime Friday night.


NBA roundup: Anthony Davis has 32 points, 15 rebounds; Pelicans end skid

Anthony Davis had 32 points, 15 rebounds and four blocks in his best game since spraining his right elbow nearly two weeks ago, and the New Orleans Pelicans ended a …


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 6, 2018, 11 p.m.

Eyassu Worku leads UC Irvine to season-opening win against Idaho

Eyassu Worku scored 18 points and UC Irvine used a second-half spurt to top Idaho 86-68 in the season opener for both teams on Tuesday.


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 6, 2018, 10:14 p.m.

NBA capsules: Kemba Walker’s 29 leads Hornets to 113-102 win over Hawks

Kemba Walker had 29 points and seven assists, extending his strong start to the season as the Charlotte Hornets beat the Atlanta Hawks 113-102 on Tuesday night.


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 2, 2018, 11:21 p.m.

Area roundup: Morgan Weaver nets hat trick as WSU women’s soccer team tops UW 3-1

Morgan Weaver scored three goals as the Washington State women’s soccer team defeated rival Washington 3-1 Friday night in the regular-season finale in Pullman. The Cougars (12-5-1, 5-5-1 Pac-12) extended …


NBA capsules: Cavaliers beat Hawks to get first win after firing Tyronn Lue

Rodney Hood scored a season-high 26 points, Cedi Osman added 20 and Cleveland ended its six-game losing streak to start the season, beating the Atlanta Hawks 136-114 on Tuesday night …


Couch Slouch: Baseball games shouldn’t end at dawn’s early light

Couch Slouch: My occasional friend, Poker Hall of Famer Eric Drache, recently texted me a trivia question: What is the least number of pitches that a pitcher can throw and …


NBA capsules: Ricky Rubio and Jazz beat Anthony Davis-less Pelicans, 132-111

Ricky Rubio had 28 points and 12 assists, Rudy Gobert had 25 points and 14 rebounds, and the Utah Jazz became the first team this season to beat the New …


NBA Capsules: LeBron James has triple-double, Lakers hand Nuggets first loss

LeBron James had 28 points, 11 assists and 11 rebounds while leading the Los Angeles Lakers’ late rally for his first home victory at Staples Center, 128-111 over the previously …


NBA Capsules: Stephen Curry hits 11 3s, nets 51 as Warriors top Wizards 144-122

Stephen Curry just shrugged and grinned as he kept lighting up the floor, scoring 51 points and finishing with 11 3-pointers in only three quarters of the Golden State Warriors’ …


NBA Capsules: Blake Griffin has career-best 50 points in Pistons’ win over 76ers

Blake Griffin scored a career-high 50 points and had the game-winner after he was fouled on a driving layup with 1.8 seconds left as Detroit topped Philadelphia 133-132 in a …


Tim Reynolds: Raptors, Spurs can both claim trade victory

The early returns are in, and we now have a winner from the summer blockbuster trade between San Antonio and Toronto. Both sides look victorious.


NBA Capsules: Fight breaks out as Rockets spoil LeBron James’ L.A. home debut

LeBron James scored 24 points for the Lakers in his wild home debut, which included three players getting ejected for fighting late in the fourth quarter, as the Rockets won …


NBA roundup: Kawhi Leonard has 31 points to lead Raptors past Celtics

Kawhi Leonard had 31 points and 10 rebounds, Serge Ibaka added 21 points and the Toronto Raptors beat the Boston Celtics 113-101 on Friday night in an early matchup between …


NBA Capsules: DeMar DeRozan, LaMarcus Aldridge lead Spurs past Timberwolves

DeMar DeRozan had 28 points in his San Antonio debut, LaMarcus Aldridge added 21 points and 19 rebounds and the Spurs overcame a 23-point performance by Minnesota’s Jimmy Butler in …


NBA Capsules: Warriors get rings, then beat Thunder on opening night

Stephen Curry had 32 points, nine assists and eight rebounds, Kevin Durant added 27 points, eight rebounds and six assists, and the Golden State Warriors opened their quest for a …


Jimmy Butler to join Wolves in opener at San Antonio, despite asking out

Just like last season, Jimmy Butler and the Minnesota Timberwolves traveled to San Antonio for their opener. After all the disruption caused by Butler’s trade request that became public a …


Vinsanity grinds into a 21st season, rare company in the NBA

Vince Carter almost feels like a rookie on opening day, which is why he’s still playing in the NBA at age 41. The player once known as “Vinsanity” is heading …


Warriors prepare for bittersweet arena move across the bay

The NBA champion Warriors will try to defend their title in their last season at Oracle Arena. Next season, they move into Chase Center in San Francisco. The Warriors’ pending …


WNBA All-Star Kristi Toliver hired by NBA’s Wizards as assistant

WNBA All-Star Kristi Toliver will be an assistant coach for player development for the NBA’s Washington Wizards this season. Toliver’s job was one of several changes to coach Scott Brooks’ …


As NBA season opens, is it Warriors-Celtics when it ends?

Opening night last year delivered a good forecast of how the NBA season would turn out. The four teams who played ended up the last four standing in the 2017-18 …


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 15, 2018, 6:31 p.m.

NBA Preview: It’s the Warriors, then everyone else

The NBA’s 73rd season starts Tuesday night, beginning a year where LeBron James will play for the Los Angeles Lakers, where Carmelo Anthony will aim to push the Houston Rockets …


Norman Chad’s NBA preview, such as it is

Today, through the magnanimous support of Nike, Sprite, Kia Motors, Blaze Pizza and Beats by Dre, we are able to bring you a LeBron James-free preview of the impending NBA …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 11, 2018, 7:58 p.m.

Johnathan Williams brings strong work ethic from Gonzaga to the Los Angeles Lakers

Now, the former Bulldog who went undrafted in June and signed with the Los Angeles Lakers in July is hoping it’s been enough to land him a roster spot when …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 11, 2018, 6:36 p.m.

Tex Winter, innovative basketball coach, dead at 96

Tex Winter, the innovative “Triangle Offense” pioneer who assisted Phil Jackson on NBA championship teams with the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers, has died. He was 96. Kansas State …