Stories tagged: basketball
Mon., Nov. 27, 2017, 5:08 p.m.
Duke now unanimous No. 1, Arizona falls out of new AP Top 25
Duke pulled off two big comebacks to become the unanimous No. 1 in the AP Top 25 men’s basketball poll. Now Arizona could use one of its own from a …
Mon., Nov. 27, 2017, 4:45 p.m.
Grizzlies fire coach David Fizdale day after benching Gasol
The Memphis Grizzlies fired coach David Fizdale on Monday, with the team at 7-12 and a day after he benched center Marc Gasol for the fourth quarter of an eighth …
Sun., Nov. 26, 2017, 10:53 p.m.
Top 25 capsules: No. 1 Duke rallies past No. 7 Florida in Portland title game
Marvin Bagley had 30 points and 15 rebounds, and No. 1 Duke rallied late to beat No. 7 Florida 87-84 on Sunday night for the Motion Bracket championship at the …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 26, 2017, 10:17 p.m.
NBA capsules: Goran Dragic leads slow-starting Heat past Bulls, 100-93
Goran Dragic scored 24 points and the Miami Heat followed the lowest-scoring first quarter in team history with their highest-scoring one of the season to beat the host Chicago Bulls …
Sat., Nov. 25, 2017, 9:54 p.m.
NBA capsules: Spurs beat Hornets behind 17 from LaMarcus Aldridge, Pau Gasol
Pau Gasol and LaMarcus Aldridge each had 17 points and seven rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs held the Charlotte Hornets to 37 percent shooting in a 106-86 victory on …
Sat., Nov. 25, 2017, 6:40 p.m.
Top 25 capsules: Minnesota slips past Alabama in Barclays Center Classic
Nate Mason scored 20 points to lead No. 14 Minnesota to an 89-84 victory over No. 25 Alabama, which finished the game with just three players, in the championship game …
Sat., Nov. 25, 2017, 12:18 a.m.
President Donald Trump supporters confuse LeVar Burton with LaVar Ball online
President Donald Trump is feuding with LaVar Ball and LeVar Burton is taking the hit on Twitter.
Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 11:07 p.m.
NBA capsules: Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson help short-handed Warriors rout Bulls
Stephen Curry put on a thrilling display with 33 points to lead the Golden State Warriors over the Chicago Bulls 143-94 in Oakland, California, on a night Kevin Durant and …
Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 8:13 p.m.
Derrick Rose leaves Cavaliers to handle “personal matter”
Derrick Rose’s injuries may have pushed him to a breaking point. The former league MVP, who has been trying to revive his career with the Cavaliers, left the team earlier …
Fri., Nov. 24, 2017
Top 25 capsules: No. 1 Duke rallies to beat Texas 85-78 in overtime
Freshman Marvin Bagley III had a career-high 34 points and added 15 rebounds, and No. 1 Duke rallied to defeat Texas 85-78 in overtime on Friday in the semifinals of …
Wed., Nov. 22, 2017, 10:26 a.m.
Nuggets could lose All-Star Paul Millsap for 3 months
The Denver Nuggets say All-Star forward Paul Millsap is exploring options to repair a torn ligament in his left wrist. Surgery could sideline the 32-year-old for up to three months. …
Mon., Nov. 20, 2017, 10:55 p.m.
Top 25 capsules: Freshmen Marvin Bagley, Trevon Duval lead No. 1 Duke past Furman, 92-63
Marvin Bagley III scored 24 points and No. 1 Duke beat Furman 92-63 on Monday night in the on-campus round of the PK80 in Durham, North Carolina.
Mon., Nov. 20, 2017, 10:27 p.m.
NBA capsules: Kyrie Irving scores 47, Celtics beat Mavs for 16th straight win
Kyrie Irving scored 10 of his season-high 47 points in overtime as the Boston Celtics rallied once again from a double-digit deficit to beat the host Dallas Mavericks 110-102 on …
Sun., Nov. 19, 2017, 10:24 p.m.
NBA capsules: Lonzo Ball has triple-double, Lakers top Nuggets 127-109
Lonzo Ball had his second career triple-double and Julius Randle scored 24 points in the host Los Angeles Lakers’ 127-109 victory over the short-handed Denver Nuggets on Sunday night.
Sun., Nov. 19, 2017, 10:17 p.m.
Top 25 capsules: Miles Bridges sprains ankle in No. 2 MSU’s win over Stony Brook
Miles Bridges scored 20 points before limping off the court with a sprained left ankle, casting a pall over No. 2 Michigan State as it beat Stony Brook 93-71 on …
Sun., Nov. 19, 2017, 8:22 p.m.
No. 1 draft pick Markelle Fultz out 2 to 3 more weeks for 76ers
Philadelphia 76ers guard Markelle Fultz will miss another two to three weeks as he recovers from soreness in his right shoulder.
Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 10:28 p.m.
NBA Capsules: Irving, Brown help Celtics beat Warriors 92-88
Kyrie Irving had 11 of his 16 points in the fourth quarter, including two free throws that put Boston ahead in the closing seconds, and the Celtics beat the Golden …
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 11:56 p.m.
Top 25 capsules: Luke Maye, No. 9 North Carolina hold on to beat Bucknell, 93-81
Luke Maye scored 20 points and No. 9 North Carolina held on to give coach Roy Williams his 400th victory at the school, a 93-81 win over Bucknell on Wednesday …
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 11:30 p.m.
WNBA receives ‘A’ on race and gender report card
The WNBA once again leads all professional sports leagues in hiring women and minorities for coaching and front-office positions.
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 10:56 p.m.
NBA capsules: Hawks rout Kings by team-record 46 points
Dewayne Dedmon scored a career-high 20 points and had 14 rebounds, and the Atlanta Hawks rode a dominant first half to the most lopsided win in franchise history, 126-80 over …
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017
Women’s Top 25 capsules: Ariel Atkins and No. 2 Texas pound McNeese State, 100-34
Ariel Atkins scored 23 points and No. 2 Texas made eight 3-pointers in the first half in a 100-34 victory over McNeese State on Wednesday in Austin, Texas.
Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 8:57 p.m.
NBA capsules: Kyrie Irving returns as Celtics win 13th straight
Kyrie Irving returned to the lineup and scored 25 points while wearing a mask, and the Boston Celtics beat the Brooklyn Nets 109-102 on Tuesday night for their 13th straight …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 11:05 p.m.
University of Oregon responds to questions on handling of rape allegation
University of Oregon President Michael Schill has defended the university’s handling of a rape allegation against a former basketball player after U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden sent a letter earlier this …
Mon., Nov. 13, 2017, 11:01 p.m.
NBA capsules: James, Korver lead Cavs’ charge in 4th to top Knicks 104-101
LeBron James had 23 points and 12 assists, Kyle Korver scored 19 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter to spark a huge comeback, and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat …
Sun., Nov. 12, 2017, 10:46 p.m.
Top 25 women capsules: No. 1 UConn routs 10th-ranked Stanford 78-53
Crystal Dangerfield scored 24 points and Katie Lou Samuelson added 21 to help top-ranked UConn rout No. 10 Stanford 78-53 on Sunday in Columbus, Ohio.
Sun., Nov. 12, 2017, 10:27 p.m.
Top 25 capsules: Allonzo Trier’s 30 leads hot-shooting Wildcats past Retrievers
Allonzo Trier scored 30 points and No. 3 Arizona overpowered Maryland-Baltimore County for a 103-78 win on Sunday in Tucson, Arizona.
Sun., Nov. 12, 2017, 10:16 p.m.
NBA capsules: Celtics beat Raptors 95-94 for 12th straight victory
Al Horford had 21 points in his return from a two-game absence for a concussion and the Boston Celtics hung on to beat the visiting Toronto Raptors 95-94 on Sunday …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 10:49 a.m.
WWII vet, Gonzaga alumnus honored at Bulldogs season opener
His eyes misty and his smile wide, World War II veteran Gordon Van Scotter cradled the white, autographed basketball given to him by his alma mater Friday night.
Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 3:35 p.m.
Senator presses University of Oregon on rape allegation handling
U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden is pushing the University of Oregon for more information on how it handled a rape allegation made against a basketball player last year.
Mon., Nov. 6, 2017, 10:49 p.m.
NBA capsules: Kyrie Irving takes charge, Celtics beat Hawks for 9th straight win
Kyrie Irving scored 35 points, Jayson Tatum added 21 and the Boston Celtics held off the host Atlanta Hawks 110-107 Monday night for their ninth straight victory.