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  • NBA great backing marijuana legalization campaign in Ohio

    TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — NBA Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson, a former current NFL player and a prominent fashion designer are among the investors in a group that wants to legalize marijuana use in Ohio,…

  • Saturday’s Sports Transactions

    BASKETBALL National Basketball Association NEW YORK KNICKS — Signed F Lance Thomas for the remainder of the season. HOCKEY National Hockey League ARIZONA COYOTES — Recalled G Louis Domingue from Portland (AHL). Assigned G Mike…

  • Knicks signs forward Lance Thomas for rest of season

    NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Knicks have signed forward Lance Thomas for the remainder of the season. The team made the announcement on Saturday. The 6-foot-8 Thomas is averaging 10.6 points, 4.4 rebounds…

  • AP source: Ricky Rubio to return Monday against Dallas

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ricky Rubio is one game away from returning to the Minnesota Timberwolves. Rubio has been cleared to play on Monday against the Dallas Mavericks, a person with knowledge of the situation told…

  • Streaking, injured Hawks will be short-handed vs 76ers

    ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks will be short-handed as they try to extend their franchise-record 18-game winning streak against the Philadelphia 76ers. The Hawks say DeMarre Carroll, Thabo Sefolosha and Shelvin Mack will miss…

  • Weekend Time Schedule

    All Times EST Saturday TOP 25 BASKETBALL Men No. 1 Kentucky vs. Alabama, 7 p.m. No. 2 Virginia vs. No. 4 Duke, 7 p.m. No. 3 Gonzaga vs. Memphis, 10 p.m. No. 5 Wisconsin at…

  • Spurs veteran Tim Duncan headed to All-Star Game

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — At 38, Tim Duncan admits a few more days’ rest might be better for him rather than playing in the All-Star Game. But there is no way he would pass up…

  • Bledsoe, Dragic team for 44 points as Suns beat Bulls 99-93

    PHOENIX (AP) — As they have so often this season, Eric Bledsoe and Goran Dragic pushed the Phoenix Suns to victory. Bledsoe scored 23 points and backcourt mate Dragic had 21 as the Phoenix Suns…

  • NBA Team Statistics

    Includes games of Friday, January 30, 2015 Team Offense G Pts Avg Golden State 44 4879 110.9 Phoenix 48 5144 107.2 L.A. Clippers 47 5025 106.9 Dallas 48 5130 106.9 Toronto 47 5004 106.5 Atlanta…

  • Bledsoe, Dragic team for 44 points as Suns beat Bulls 99-93

    PHOENIX (AP) — Eric Bledsoe scored 23 points and backcourt mate Goran Dragic had 21 as the Phoenix Suns held off the Chicago Bulls 99-93 on Friday night. Bledsoe’s six-footer high off the glass put…

  • Bulls-Suns, Box

    CHICAGO (93) Snell 1-2 0-0 2, Gasol 5-14 0-5 10, Noah 3-8 3-3 9, Rose 8-23 7-9 23, Butler 8-18 5-8 22, Gibson 2-4 0-0 4, Hinrich 1-4 0-0 2, Brooks 8-13 2-2 21, Mirotic…

  • Bulls-Suns, Box

    CHICAGO (93) Snell 1-2 0-0 2, Gasol 5-14 0-5 10, Noah 3-8 3-3 9, Rose 8-23 7-9 23, Butler 8-18 5-8 22, Gibson 2-4 0-0 4, Hinrich 1-4 0-0 2, Brooks 8-13 2-2 21, Mirotic…

  • Isaiah Austin dreams again after health keeps him from NBA

    WACO, Texas (AP) — Isaiah Austin has gone from potential first-round NBA draft pick to getting on his hands and knees during Baylor practices, wiping up sweat when players fall to the floor. “I’m a…

  • Hayward, Utah Jazz upset Golden State Warriors 110-100

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Golden State Warriors stepped off the plane in Salt Lake City with a bad taste in their mouths from a two-point overtime loss against the Chicago Bulls earlier in…

  • Motiejunas scores 26, Rockets top Celtics for 4th win in row

    BOSTON (AP) — Donatas Motiejunas wasn’t thinking about a new career high when he took an alley-oop from James Harden and hit a layup as he fell to the floor late in the fourth quarter.…