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  • AP Source: Bosh out of NBA All-Star Game due to calf injury

    TORONTO (AP) — A person with knowledge of the situation says that Chris Bosh of the Miami Heat will miss Sunday’s All-Star Game with a calf injury, and has been replaced on the Eastern Conference…

  • The Latest: Curry says get ready, ads on uniform coming

    TORONTO (AP) — The Latest on Friday’s events at the NBA’s All-Star Weekend in Toronto (all times local): ___ 4:15 p.m. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has said more than once that advertisements on jerseys is…

  • NBA All-Star Game Roster

    All-Star Game: Feb. 14 At Air Canada Centre Toronto i-injured, will not play; r-replacement EASTERN CONFERENCE Starters Years No. Player Pos Ht Wt A-S 3 Dwyane Wade, Heat G 6-4 220 12 7 Carmelo Anthony,…

  • Silver calls All-Star weekend in Toronto ‘a homecoming’

    TORONTO (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has opened All-Star weekend by paying homage to the league’s history in Toronto. Silver spoke Friday morning at the NBA All-Star Technology Summit, and began his remarks by…

  • Sports on TV

    ADV For the week of Monday, Feb. 15, 2015-Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016 All Times Eastern Monday, Feb. 15 COLLEGE BASKETBALL 1 p.m. ESPNU — LIU Brooklyn at St. Francis Brooklyn 5 p.m. ESPNU — Oakland…

  • Sports on TV

    BC-TV SportsWatch All Times Eastern Saturday, Feb. 13 AUTO RACING 10:30 a.m. FS1 — NASCAR, Sprint Cup Series, practice, at Daytona Beach, Fla. 1:30 p.m. FS1 — NASCAR, Sprint Cup Series, practice, at Daytona Beach,…

  • NBA All-Star weekend highlights Canada’s growing hoops love

    TORONTO (AP) — When Greg Anthony arrived in Vancouver to join the inaugural Grizzlies team in 1995, the cash in his pocket wasn’t the only currency that he needed to exchange. Anthony was a star…

  • Thunder beat Pelicans; teams mourn Ingrid Williams’ death

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Basketball didn’t matter much to Kevin Durant on Thursday night. Thunder assistant coach Monty Williams’ wife, Ingrid, was involved in a car crash Tuesday night in Oklahoma City and died Wednesday.…

  • Bucks go into All-Star break with 99-92 win over Wizards

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Khris Middleton’s role on the Milwaukee Bucks has evolved from catch-and-shoot perimeter player to crunch-time playmaker. A matchup problem as a 6-foot-8 forward who plays in the backcourt, Middleton did more damage…

  • Thunder beat Pelicans; teams mourn Ingrid Williams’ death

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Playing with heavy hearts a night after Thunder assistant and former Pelicans coach Monty Williams’ wife died, Russell Westbrook led Oklahoma to a 121-95 victory over New Orleans on Thursday. Ingrid…

  • Kobe’s last, Toronto’s 1st as NBA All-Star goes outside US

    TORONTO (AP) — Of all the goodies Kobe Bryant collects in his farewell season, one this weekend might be particularly useful. After all, you need a good winter coat in Canada. Though Bryant probably wouldn’t…

  • Shaq wishes he had a farewell tour like Kobe is getting

    TORONTO (AP) — Shaquille O’Neal has watched former teammate Kobe Bryant’s farewell tour this season from afar. And even though Bryant hasn’t been the consistently dynamic player he once was while playing for a Los…

  • Thunder hold moment of silence for assistant Williams’ wife

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Thunder held a moment of silence for assistant coach Monty Williams’ wife before their game against the New Orleans Pelicans on Thursday night, a day after she died…

  • NBA All-Star MVP voting to include use of player emojis

    TORONTO (AP) — Voting for the NBA All-Star Game MVP will include Twitter — using emojis. That’s right. Fans can vote for a black snake (Kobe Bryant), a king’s crown (LeBron James), or an eyebrow…

  • Thursday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League NEW YORK YANKEES — Sent OF Lane Adams outright to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). National League ATLANTA BRAVES — Agreed to terms with RHP Carlos Torres on a minor league contract. PITTSBURGH PIRATES —…