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  • Saturday’s Sports Transactions

    BASKETBALL National Basketball Association NBA — Suspended Golden State C Festus Ezeli one game for initiating an altercation with Toronto F-C Tyler Hansbrough by grabbing his throat during a Feb. 27 game. FOOTBALL Arena Football…

  • Thunder’s Russell Westbrook has surgery on cheekbone

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Thunder guard Russell Westbrook had surgery to repair a fracture to his right cheek after getting hit by a teammate’s knee. The Thunder announced Saturday that the surgery took place in…

  • Warriors center Festus Ezeli suspended for a game

    NEW YORK (AP) — Golden State Warriors center Festus Ezeli was suspended for one game without pay Saturday for initiating an altercation with Toronto’s Tyler Hansbrough on Friday night. Ezeli pushed Hansbrough in the throat…

  • Anthony Mason, rugged forward of 1990s Knicks, dies at 48

    NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Mason’s game was grit over glitz, more force than flash. That may not fit some New York stereotypes, but it was the perfect style for the Knicks of the 1990s,…

  • Blazers come from behind for 115-112 win over Thunder

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — After the Portland Trail Blazers overcame Russell Westbrook’s third straight triple-double, Damian Lillard sensed his team was recapturing its form of earlier this season. Oklahoma City can only hope it didn’t…

  • Ellington’s big 4th quarter helps Lakers beat Bucks 101-93

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — No matter that Wayne Ellington missed his first six shots through three quarters. He never lost his shooter’s mentality, and it paid off in the final six minutes of the game,…

  • NBA Team Statistics

    Includes games of Friday, February 27, 2015 Team Offense G Pts Avg Golden State 56 6173 110.2 L.A. Clippers 59 6298 106.7 Phoenix 59 6273 106.3 Dallas 60 6327 105.5 Toronto 58 6056 104.4 Houston…

  • Spurs snap 4-game skid, beat short-handed Kings 107-96

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — In good times and bad, Tony Parker’s play has often been cited as a way to measure the state of the San Antonio Spurs during the last decade. Parker has no…

  • Thunder-Trail Blazers, Box

    OKLAHOMA CITY (112) Singler 1-5 0-0 3, Ibaka 7-12 0-0 14, Collison 3-6 0-0 6, Westbrook 14-32 12-14 40, Roberson 1-3 0-0 3, Waiters 3-12 1-2 7, McGary 10-13 0-0 20, Morrow 4-4 3-4 13,…

  • Thunder-Trail Blazers, Box

    OKLAHOMA CITY (112) Singler 1-5 0-0 3, Ibaka 7-12 0-0 14, Collison 3-6 0-0 6, Westbrook 14-32 12-14 40, Roberson 1-3 0-0 3, Waiters 3-12 1-2 7, McGary 10-13 0-0 20, Morrow 4-4 3-4 13,…

  • Bucks-Lakers, Box

    MILWAUKEE (93) Antetokounmpo 4-12 5-8 13, Ilyasova 5-10 6-8 17, Pachulia 2-6 4-4 8, Carter-Williams 3-6 2-2 8, Middleton 4-13 2-3 10, Bayless 5-14 1-2 12, Dudley 2-7 0-0 5, Henson 4-7 1-2 9, Ennis…

  • Bucks-Lakers, Box

    MILWAUKEE (93) Antetokounmpo 4-12 5-8 13, Ilyasova 5-10 6-8 17, Pachulia 2-6 4-4 8, Carter-Williams 3-6 2-2 8, Middleton 4-13 2-3 10, Bayless 5-14 1-2 12, Dudley 2-7 0-0 5, Henson 4-7 1-2 9, Ennis…

  • Ellington’s big 4th quarter helps Lakers beat Bucks 101-93

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wayne Ellington scored 11 straight points in the final six minutes of the game, helping the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Milwaukee Bucks 101-93 Friday night for their season high-tying third…

  • Surging Pacers beat Cavaliers 93-86 with James, Irving out

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — George Hill took center stage with the biggest stars sitting. Hill finished with 15 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists, and capped the first triple-double of his career with three free throws…

  • Cavaliers lose to Pacers without James, Irving

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — LeBron James couldn’t carry the Cavaliers on his sore back Friday night. So Cavaliers coach David Blatt put him on the bench. Blatt held the four-time MVP out of a 93-86 loss…