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  • LeBron, Cavs return to practice, Love still slowed by back

    INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James worked up a healthy sweat after practice, staying longer to go over plays with Cleveland’s coaches before doing some post-up drills. He knows what’s ahead. The calendar has flipped…

  • Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski adapts to ‘1-and-done’ world

    DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — There was a time when Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski led Final Four teams built around players who stayed for years to grow into tournament-tested veterans. No longer, not in today’s one-and-done world…

  • Mullin considers turning around St John’s an ‘obligation’

    NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Mullin considers trying to turn around the St. John’s basketball program an “obligation.” The school’s all-time leading scorer was introduced as its new coach Wednesday in front of an adoring…

  • Kansas freshman Kelly Oubre Jr headed for NBA draft

    LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas swingman Kelly Oubre Jr. announced Wednesday he is leaving for the NBA draft, skipping his final three seasons of eligibility after an up-and-down freshman year. Oubre revealed his intentions in…

  • Weekend Time Schedule

    All Times EDT Saturday NCAA TOURNAMENT Men Semifinals At Indianapolis Michigan State vs. Duke, 6:09 p.m. Kentucky vs. Wisconsin, 8:49 p.m. EXHIBITION BASEBALL Detroit vs. Tampa Bay at St. Petersburg, Fla., 12:35 p.m. Boston vs.…

  • Weekend Time Schedule

    All Times EDT Saturday NCAA TOURNAMENT Men Semifinals At Indianapolis Michigan State vs. Duke, 6:09 p.m. Kentucky vs. Wisconsin, 8:49 p.m. EXHIBITION BASEBALL Detroit vs. Tampa Bay at St. Petersburg, Fla., 12:35 p.m. Boston vs.…

  • Column: Wizards are going nowhere, and not even fast

    WASHINGTON — I’m certainly not the first person to say this, but the Wizards are broken. Yes, they’ve qualified for the playoffs for the second straight season. Yes, they look to be no worse than…

  • Curry and Thompson help Warriors beat Clippers 110-106

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stephen Curry snaked through the paint, came out near his bench, dribbled behind his back and faked Chris Paul to the floor on a jumper from the left corner, drawing oohs…

  • NBA Team Statistics

    Includes games of Tuesday, March 31, 2015 Team Offense G Pts Avg Golden State 74 8124 109.8 L.A. Clippers 75 7991 106.5 Dallas 74 7705 104.1 Toronto 74 7704 104.1 Phoenix 75 7764 103.5 Cleveland…

  • Warriors-Clippers, Box

    GOLDEN STATE (110) H.Barnes 0-7 1-2 1, Lee 8-12 1-2 17, Bogut 3-5 0-1 6, Curry 8-15 7-7 27, Thompson 8-21 6-7 25, Iguodala 0-3 6-9 6, Ezeli 3-3 0-0 6, Livingston 0-3 2-2 2,…

  • Warriors-Clippers, Box

    GOLDEN STATE (110) H.Barnes 0-7 1-2 1, Lee 8-12 1-2 17, Bogut 3-5 0-1 6, Curry 8-15 7-7 27, Thompson 8-21 6-7 25, Iguodala 0-3 6-9 6, Ezeli 3-3 0-0 6, Livingston 0-3 2-2 2,…

  • Spurs stay hot, pull away from Heat for 95-81 win

    MIAMI (AP) — Something about the Miami Heat brings out the best in Kawhi Leonard. And with the playoffs looming, the NBA champions might be peaking. Leonard had 22 points, nine rebounds and four steals,…

  • Nets back into 8th, beat Pacers for fourth straight win

    NEW YORK (AP) — Lionel Hollins was surprised how quickly his team built a big lead. His players were proud of how they regrouped after blowing it. Big games in Brooklyn were big disappointments for…

  • Drummond leads Pistons past Hawks 105-95

    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Pistons played without Greg Monroe again on Tuesday night, and their top two point guards were limited. They still found a way to beat the top team in…

  • Spurs-Heat, Box

    SAN ANTONIO (95) Leonard 8-13 5-6 22, Duncan 5-10 2-2 12, Splitter 3-6 1-2 7, Parker 7-12 2-2 16, Green 1-3 0-1 3, Ginobili 1-4 0-0 2, Diaw 5-12 0-0 11, Mills 0-0 0-0 0,…