Basketball

Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson (11) runs up the court after scoring against the Atlanta Hawks during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
November 14, 2018 - 1:58 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant never found his typical offensive flow and found it a little strange playing without fiery Draymond Green, even if they have yet to make up from all that went down a night earlier in Los Angeles. Durant isn't sharing any details. "I'm going to keep that in house...
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Michelle Obama, right, is greeted by Oprah Winfrey to discusses her new book during an intimate conversation to promote "Becoming" at the United Center on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Chicago. (Photo by Rob Grabowski/Invision/AP)
November 14, 2018 - 1:55 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Michelle Obama began her 12-stop book tour Tuesday by sitting with Oprah Winfrey before an audience at the home arena of the Chicago Bulls, speaking on everything from piano lessons and washing socks to crying on a plane the day her family moved out of the White House and President...
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El escolta de los Clippers de Los Ángeles, Sindarius Thornwell, izquierda, lucha por un balón a la deriva con el alero de los Warriors de Golden State, Draymond Green, durante un juego de la NBA, el lunes 12 de noviembre de 2018, en Los Ángeles. (AP Foto/Mark J. Terrill)
November 14, 2018 - 1:44 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Golden State Warriors don't expect Draymond Green's latest dustup with Kevin Durant to become a long-term issue for the two-time defending NBA champions. Nor do they expect the emotional Green to change after his one-game suspension by the team Tuesday. Durant said he...
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Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul, front, drives to the basket as forward PJ Tucker, back left, blocks Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
November 14, 2018 - 1:07 am
DENVER (AP) — James Harden turned a slow start into a powerful finish. Harden scored 19 of his 22 points in the second half and the Houston Rockets pulled away to beat Denver 109-99 on Tuesday night, sending the Nuggets to a fourth straight loss. Harden also had 11 assists, with several going to...
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Rutgers head coach C. Vivian Stringer poses in front of a banner that will hang from the rafters after Rutgers defeated Central Connecticut for Stringer's 1,000th career NCAA college basketball game win, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Piscataway, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
November 13, 2018 - 11:03 pm
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — As the red and white confetti rained down on the court to celebrate C. Vivian Stringer's 1,000th career victory, the Hall of Fame coach took a moment to soak it all in. She was surrounded by family, friends, former players and coaches from all three schools where she coached...
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Cleveland Cavaliers' Tristan Thompson, left, drives to the basket against Charlotte Hornets' Cody Zeller in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
November 13, 2018 - 9:27 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Jordan Clarkson scored 24 points, Tristan Thompson had 21 rebounds and 11 points, and the injury-riddled Cleveland Cavaliers won for the second time this season, beating the Charlotte Hornets 113-89 on Tuesday night. The Cavaliers (2-11) broke a five-game losing streak. Cleveland's...
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Brooklyn Nets guard Caris LeVert (22) is tended to after an injury during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Hannah Foslien)
November 13, 2018 - 8:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Caris LeVert's injury wasn't as bad as it looked. The Brooklyn Nets said Tuesday their leading scorer suffered only a dislocation of his right foot and no fractures, and he could return this season. That's far better than what was feared when LeVert's leg appeared to bend in a...
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November 13, 2018 - 6:19 pm
ABERDEEN, N.J. (AP) — Police in New Jersey say a former NFL player threatened someone with a sword during an argument at a youth sports event. John "Charlie" Rogers Jr. turned himself in to Aberdeen police Monday and was charged with making terroristic threats, stalking and weapons offenses. The...
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Detroit Pistons coach Dwane Casey reacts during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Atlanta Hawks on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Todd Kirkland)
November 13, 2018 - 5:45 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Kyle Lowry and Jonas Valanciunas spent a dozen years between them developing their games under coach Dwane Casey. Valanciunas had never played for any other NBA head coach before this season. When they welcome Casey and his Detroit Pistons back to Toronto on Wednesday night, the two...
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Philadelphia 76ers' Jimmy Butler poses during an introductory news conference at the NBA basketball team's practice facility in Camden, N.J., Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
November 13, 2018 - 4:24 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Jimmy Butler listens to country music, enjoys playing cards and drives a minivan. Oh, the four-time All-Star forward loves to win. Butler was greeted by more than 250 employees of the Philadelphia 76ers at his introductory news conference at the team's practice facility Tuesday...
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