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NCAA title game top scorer Booth returns healthy for Nova

VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Phil Booth can live with hitting only Villanova's second-biggest buzzer beater in a national championship game. Let's throw it back to...

Kings’ Zach Randolph gets community service after LA arrest

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sacramento Kings forward Zach Randolph was sentenced to community service on Wednesday after being charged with marijuana possession and resisting...

Phoenix trial begins for NBA players accused of assault

PHOENIX (AP) — Jury selection in the aggravated assault trial of NBA twin brothers Marcus and Markieff Morris concluded Wednesday after the eight-member panel...

Lakers to retire Kobe Bryant’s 2 jersey numbers in December

LOS ANGELES (AP) — One retired jersey number just isn't enough for Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers. The Lakers will retire Bryant's No....

Charles Oakley sues Knicks owners, claiming defamation

NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York Knicks star Charles Oakley sued the team's owners Tuesday, saying he was defamed when they claimed he...

NCAA OKs request by Houston coach for aid to Harvey victims

The NCAA is signing off on a request for aid for Hurricane Harvey victims that began with a tweet from Houston basketball coach Kelvin...

LSU Oks $2.5M, 6-year contract for new basketball coach

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU's new basketball coach has received a 67 percent pay bump to $2.5 million a year. The LSU Board of...

Hornets’ Clifford throws full support behind Kidd-Gilchrist

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Hornets coach Steve Clifford emphatically threw his support behind Michael Kidd-Gilchrist on Friday, saying the often criticized small forward is...

Former Western Kentucky center Jim McDaniels dies at 69

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Jim McDaniels, a 7-footer who led Western Kentucky to the NCAA Final Four in 1971 and ranks at or...

Cavs’ Thomas to miss start of season, maybe much longer

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Isaiah Thomas beamed as he held up his new No. 3 Cavs jersey for the first time. There's no telling when...

Group seeking Seattle NBA team says it would build 2 arenas

SEATTLE (AP) — An investment group that wants to build a sports arena for professional basketball and possibly hockey has offered to also rebuild...

Isaiah Thomas on trade to Cavaliers: “It still hurts.”

BOSTON (AP) — Isaiah Thomas' two sons had different reactions to his trade from the Celtics to the Cavaliers. His older son, James, is excited...

Flint honors native, NBA champ JaVale McGee with parade

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The city of Flint has honored native son JaVale McGee for helping the Golden State Warriors win the 2017 NBA...

Restaurant, casino owner to buy Rockets for $2.2 billion

HOUSTON (AP) — Restaurant and casino owner Tilman Fertitta agreed to buy the Houston Rockets from Leslie Alexander on Tuesday for an NBA-record $2.2...

Field set for Never Forget Classic at the Prudential Center

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Seton Hall will face VCU and Florida will meet Cincinnati in the second annual Never Forget Tribute Classic. The games will...

James Harden giving $1 million for Harvey relief

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Rockets point guard James Harden says he will donate $1 million to the city of Houston to aid in Harvey...

Arkansas senior basketball player Arlando Cook arrested

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas senior forward Arlando Cook has been arrested on accusations of first-degree assault, public intoxication and disorderly conduct. Cook was booked...

Irving: Trade request was about his potential, not James

BOSTON (AP) — Kyrie Irving didn't try to hide his giddiness Friday when he was introduced as the newest addition of a Boston Celtics...

Pelicans get Majok draft rights as part of Pondexter trade

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — The New Orleans Pelicans say they will receive the draft rights to overseas professional Ater Majok as part of a...

Zach Randolph faces misdemeanor marijuana charge in LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sacramento Kings forward Zach Randolph has been charged with misdemeanor marijuana possession and resisting arrest following an incident this month...

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