Men's basketball

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) grabs a rebound against the Atlanta Hawks in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brett Davis)
November 21, 2019 - 10:07 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo is suing a home remodeling contractor he says failed to perform the work for which he was hired. The lawsuit says Antetokounmpo hired David Gonzalez, of Cedarburg, to do some remodeling work at his suburban Milwaukee home. The work...
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Los Angeles Clippers forward Paul George, left, and forward Kawhi Leonard sit on the bench during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
November 21, 2019 - 3:03 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — With Kawhi Leonard, Paul George and Lou Williams on the court, the Boston Celtics had to pick someone to leave unguarded. They chose Patrick Beverley and he made them pay. Beverley shined on both ends, playing his usual ornery defense while scoring 14 points and grabbing a career...
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San Antonio Spurs guard DeMar DeRozan lies on the court after he was fouled during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, in Washington. The Wizards won 138-132. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
November 21, 2019 - 2:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Forgive Gregg Popovich for not being in much of a mood to discuss the current state of the San Antonio Spurs. Fact is, he’s just not used to losing like this. Here’s how long it’s been since the Spurs dropped seven games in a row, the way they now have after DeMar DeRozan,...
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Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic, left, loses control of the ball as Houston Rockets center Isaiah Hartenstein defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, in Denver. The Nuggets won 105-95. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
November 21, 2019 - 12:51 am
DENVER (AP) — Rule No. 1 in defending James Harden: Throw different looks at him. Rule No. 2: See above. At least, that was Denver’s highly effective blueprint. Nikola Jokic had 27 points and 12 rebounds, Denver played smothering defense on Harden and the Nuggets beat Houston 105-95 on Wednesday...
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Memphis' James Wiseman, second from right, sits out the game along with Isaiah Stokes, right, in an NCAA college basketball game against Alcorn State Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, in Memphis, Tenn. Malcolm Dandridge is first from right. (AP Photo/Karen Pulfer Focht)
November 20, 2019 - 11:25 pm
The James Wiseman saga finally has a resolution. After months of back-and-forth between Memphis and the NCAA, the sports governing body has cleared the heralded freshman to return to the basketball court on Jan. 12. Wiseman will sit out a total of 12 games under a decision announced by the NCAA...
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Dallas Mavericks forward Luka Doncic (77) celebrates sinking a 3-point basket as Golden State Warriors forward Glenn Robinson III (22) follows behind in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Dallas, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
November 20, 2019 - 11:19 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The front of their jerseys said “San Francisco” and the names on the back weren’t the same Golden State Warriors that reached the past five NBA Finals. The Dallas Mavericks took full advantage. Luka Doncic scored 33 of his 35 points in the first half and had yet another triple-double...
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San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, right, gestures next to an official during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, in Washington. The Wizards won 138-132. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
November 20, 2019 - 10:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Gregg Popovich and the San Antonio Spurs are in the midst of a seven-game losing streak, their longest skid since he took over as the team’s coach more than 20 years ago. With little resistance at the defensive end from San Antonio on Wednesday night, Washington’s Bradley Beal...
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Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid, right, blocks the shot attempt by New York Knicks' Dennis Smith Jr., center, as Furkan Korkmaz, left, defending during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)
November 20, 2019 - 9:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Ben Simmons hit the first 3-pointer of his career and had 18 points and 13 assists to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 109-104 victory over the New York Knicks on Wednesday night. Mike Scott's fourth 3-pointer of the game with 1:29 left stretched the Sixers’ lead to 99-95 and they...
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Indiana's Trayce Jackson-Davis (4) dunks against Princeton's Jerome Desrosiers (22) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, in Bloomington, Ind. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
November 20, 2019 - 9:16 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Joey Brunk scored a season-high 16 points and Devonte Green added 16 on Wednesday night to lead Indiana past Princeton 79-54. The Hoosiers (5-0) are off to their best start since 2013-14. Jaelin Llewellyn scored 13 of his 15 points in the first half to lead Princeton (0-4...
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November 20, 2019 - 8:51 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kawhi Leonard returns after missing three games with the Los Angeles Clippers to play with Paul George for the first time against the Boston Celtics. It’s taken nearly a month, but the duo will be on the court together Wednesday night in the nationally televised game. Leonard had...
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