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  • Knicks sign Ledo to second 10-day contract

    NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Knicks signed guard Ricky Ledo to a second 10-day contract on Sunday. The 6-foot-7 Ledo is averaging 7.2 points in 18.5 minutes per game in five games with…

  • Barnes thought he was staying at Texas…Saban boots Taylor…Harden leads Rockets over Wizards

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Fired Texas basketball coach Rick Barnes says athletic director Steve Patterson told him a week ago he’d return for another season, but “some things changed.” Barnes said at a news conference…

  • Bennett, Hummel return for ‘Wolves, Garnett still out

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Minnesota coach Flip Saunders says forwards Anthony Bennett and Robbie Hummel are returning to the lineup for Sunday afternoon’s game against the New Orleans Pelicans, but that Kevin Garnett is sick…

  • James Harden’s 24 points help Rockets beat Wizards 99-91

    WASHINGTON (AP) — One game after clinching a playoff berth, the Rockets delayed the Wizards’ bid to secure their own spot, beating Washington 99-91 Sunday behind James Harden’s 24 points. Houston entered the day third…

  • Rockets-Wizards, Box

    HOUSTON (99) Ariza 3-9 5-5 13, Smith 6-13 0-0 14, Howard 3-6 5-8 11, Terry 2-4 0-0 5, Harden 7-20 9-10 24, Dorsey 3-4 1-4 7, Brewer 7-14 0-0 15, Prigioni 3-7 2-2 10, Johnson…

  • Rockets-Wizards, Box

    HOUSTON (99) Ariza 3-9 5-5 13, Smith 6-13 0-0 14, Howard 3-6 5-8 11, Terry 2-4 0-0 5, Harden 7-20 9-10 24, Dorsey 3-4 1-4 7, Brewer 7-14 0-0 15, Prigioni 3-7 2-2 10, Johnson…

  • NBA Calendar

    April 15 — Last day of regular season. April 18 — Playoffs begin. April 26 — NBA draft early entry eligibility deadline (11:59 p.m. EDT). May 12-17 — NBA draft combine. May 19 — Draft…

  • Trail Blazers beat Nuggets, move closer to division title

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers are beginning to regain their health, and the results are showing as they inch closer to their first division title in six years. LaMarcus Aldridge had 32…

  • NBA Team Statistics

    Includes games of Saturday, March 28, 2015 Team Offense G Pts Avg Golden State 73 8014 109.8 L.A. Clippers 73 7766 106.4 Dallas 73 7606 104.2 Toronto 73 7605 104.2 Phoenix 73 7581 103.8 Cleveland…

  • Jazz rally from down 16 to beat Thunder 94-89

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Trey Burke said the Jazz “felt disrespected” and took former teammate Enes Kanter’s critical comments about the organization personally. Kanter denounced his old team during morning shootaround, but Burke helped…

  • Warriors beat Bucks 108-95, clinch top seed in West

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Golden State Warriors achieved two impressive milestones with another double-digit win on the road. Now it’s a matter of staying healthy and feeling good going into the postseason for the team…

  • Thunder-Jazz, Box

    OKLAHOMA CITY (89) Singler 0-3 0-0 0, Kanter 7-13 4-6 18, Adams 2-6 1-5 5, Westbrook 12-29 10-12 37, Waiters 1-4 1-3 3, McGary 4-5 0-0 8, Augustin 2-6 1-2 6, Jones 0-1 0-0 0,…

  • Thunder-Jazz, Box

    OKLAHOMA CITY (89) Singler 0-3 0-0 0, Kanter 7-13 4-6 18, Adams 2-6 1-5 5, Westbrook 12-29 10-12 37, Waiters 1-4 1-3 3, McGary 4-5 0-0 8, Augustin 2-6 1-2 6, Jones 0-1 0-0 0,…

  • Bulls hand Knicks franchise-record 60th loss in 111-80 romp

    CHICAGO (AP) — Nikola Mirotic scored 24 points, Pau Gasol added 19 points and 12 rebounds, and the Chicago Bulls handed the Knicks their franchise-record 60th loss, beating New York 111-80 Saturday night. A night…

  • Knicks-Bulls, Box

    NEW YORK (80) Thomas 3-8 0-0 7, Amundson 1-3 0-0 2, Bargnani 7-15 0-0 14, Larkin 2-8 2-2 6, Galloway 5-14 1-2 12, Aldrich 2-4 4-4 8, Ledo 4-10 2-4 11, Smith 0-4 2-2 2,…