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NBA roundup: LeBron James, Lonzo Ball have triple-doubles, Lakers beat Hornets 128-100

LeBron James and Lonzo Ball gave the Lakers multiple triple-doubles in a game for just the second time, and Los Angeles routed the Charlotte Hornets 128-100 on Saturday night for …


NBA roundup: Celtics rout Hawks 129-108 for 8th straight victory

Kyrie Irving scored 24 points in three quarters and the Boston Celtics beat the Atlanta Hawks 129-108 on Friday night for their eighth straight victory.


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 12, 2018, 10:30 p.m.

NBA capsules: Kyrie Irving helps Celtics past Wizards 130-125 in overtime

Kyrie Irving scored Boston’s last 12 points, including back-to-back 3-pointers in the final 40 seconds of overtime to outduel John Wall in a point-guard showdown, and the Celtics extended their …


Girls basketball: Northwest Christian tops Genesis Prep to remain unbeaten

Roundup of Saturday’s girls basketball action from around the region


Boys basketball: C.J. Frogge, Tyrell Brown lead East Valley over Timberlake

Roundup of Saturday’s boys basketball action from around the region


GSL basketball: Gonzaga Prep boys have winning streak snapped by Bishop Gorman

Roundup of Saturday’s GSL boys and girls basketball action from around the region


NBA roundup: Jazz overcome Gobert’s quick ejection, rout Rockets 118-91

Derrick Favors had 24 points and 10 rebounds off the bench to help the Utah Jazz overcome Rudy Gobert’s quick ejection and coast to a 118-91 victory over the Houston …


NBA roundup: Luka Doncic, Wesley Matthews lead Mavericks past Trail Blazers 111-102

Luka Doncic scored 21 points and Wesley Matthews added 17 as the Dallas Mavericks won for the ninth time in 11 games, beating the Portland Trail Blazers 111-102 Tuesday night.


Girls basketball: Hailey Marlow leads West Valley to Border Clash win

Roundup of the girls prep basketball action from around the region.


Boys basketball: East Valley, West Valley boys win Border Clash contests

Roundup of the boys prep basketball action from around the region.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 1, 2018, 10:38 p.m.

C.J. Bobbitt leads New Mexico State past Washington State 69-63

The Aggies, who have won four in a row, beat a Power Five team at home for the first time since a 75-71 win over Colorado on Nov. 27, 2002.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 1, 2018, 11:07 p.m.

One night after defensive display, Whitworth’s offense comes to life in rout of Pacific

Whitworth won at the Fieldhouse for the second night in a row, beating the Boxers 123-98 in a Northwest Conference game Saturday, matching the school’s single-game record for points.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 1, 2018, 8:19 p.m.

Myles Carter leads Seattle to 5th straight win 88-68

Jesse Hunt had 26 points and 10 rebounds to lead Eastern Washington.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 1, 2018, 6:05 p.m.

Trevon Allen scores 19 for Idaho in 67-54 win over North Dakota

Cameron Tyson added 13 points, including a go-ahead 4-point play, for the Vandals (3-4), who shot 49 percent to the Fighting Hawks’ 37 percent and made 12 of 16 free …


NBA roundup: Kwahi Leonard, Raptors withstand Kevin Durant’s 51, beat Warriors in OT

Kawhi Leonard scored a season-high 37 points, Pascal Siakam added a career-high 26 and the Toronto Raptors overcame a 51-point performance from Kevin Durant to beat the Golden State Warriors …


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 29, 2018, 10:24 p.m.

Area roundup: Chanelle Molina leads Washington State women to rout of San Francisco

Chanelle Molina scored 28 points and dished out seven assists, and Washington State defeated San Francisco 91-61 in a nonconference matchup Thursday in Pullman.


NBA roundup: Russell Westbrook ties for 3rd in triple-doubles, Thunder beat Cavs

Russell Westbrook moved into a tie for third place on the NBA list for triple-doubles with 23 points, 19 rebounds and 15 assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder completed a …


NBA capsules: Nuggets win 117-85, their biggest rout ever of Lakers

Paul Millsap, Jamal Murray and Malik Beasley scored 20 points apiece, and the Denver Nuggets rolled to their biggest victory ever over the Los Angeles Lakers, a 117-85 rout on …


NBA capsules: John Wall, Wizards beat Rockets 135-131 in OT despite James Harden’s 54

John Wall scored a season-high 36 points, including six in overtime, and the Washington Wizards overcame James Harden’s season-best 54 points to outlast the Houston Rockets 135-131 on Monday night.


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 26, 2018, 10:16 p.m.

Rob Curley: What happens when your two hometown teams lead the nation?

On Monday, the Associated Press named the Zags the No. 1 team in the nation, jumping over Kansas. That meant the Curley family’s favorite team was No. 2. It also …


NBA capsules: Kevin Durant’s 44, Klay Thompson’s follow shot help Warriors edge Kings

Klay Thompson put back his own miss with 5 seconds left, Kevin Durant scored a season-high 44 points, and the Golden State Warriors barely held off the Sacramento Kings 117-116 …


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 23, 2018, 9:37 p.m.

Area roundup: Idaho advances to Big Sky Conference volleyball championship match

Roundup of Friday’s college volleyball and men’s and women’s basketball from across the region.


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 23, 2018, 10:29 p.m.

NBA capsules: L.A. Clippers beat Memphis Grizzlies in matchup of early season surprises

Danilo Gallinari hit three free throws with 3 seconds left to tie it in regulation and finished with 20 points, Montrezl Harrell had 22 points and the Los Angeles Clippers …


Steve Christilaw: Spokane has rich history as basketball incubator

I’m trying to remember just exactly when Spokane turned itself into a hoops city.


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 20, 2018, 10:58 p.m.

Noah Dickerson leads Washington to win over Texas A&M at TCL Vancouver Showcase

Jalen Nowell added 14 points for the Huskies (4-1), who trailed 38-33 at halftime.


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 20, 2018, 9:28 p.m.

Maui Invitational roundup: Top-ranked Duke knocks off No. 8 Auburn 78-72 in semifinals

Top-ranked Duke withstood its toughest test of the season, outlasting No. 8 Auburn 78-72 in the Maui Invitational semifinals. The Blue Devils move on to play in the title game …


NBA capsules: Wall, Beal, Green help Wizards rally past Clippers 125-118

John Wall scored 30, Bradley Beal had 27 and Jeff Green added 20 as the Washington Wizards rallied from 24 points down to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 125-118 on …


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.