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  • Cavs guard Irving to miss game with strained shoulder

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving will miss Friday’s game at Indiana because of a strained left shoulder. Irving got hurt during the second half of Thursday’s 110-99 win over Golden State.…

  • No. 13 Utah draws inspiration from San Antonio Spurs

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak looked to the NBA champion San Antonio Spurs when he needed a model for his offense during the offseason. The No. 13 Utes don’t have a…

  • Bulls expect Derrick Rose back this season from knee surgery

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls can breathe a little easier. They expect Derrick Rose to return this season from his latest knee surgery. General manager Gar Forman said the star point guard will miss…

  • Earl Lloyd’s Career Statistics

    NBA FG FT G Pct Pct Pts Reb Ast 1950-51 Wash 7 .457 .846 6.1 6.7 1.6 1951-52 DNP-Military Service 1952-53 Syr 64 .344 .693 7.4 6.9 1.0 1953-54 Syr 72 .374 .746 9.1 7.3…

  • NBA to release ‘last 2 minutes’ reports on crunch-time calls

    NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA will begin revealing whether it determined referees’ crunch-time calls to be right or wrong. Starting Monday and continuing throughout the playoffs, the league will release play-by-play reports of all…

  • Earl Lloyd, 1st black player in NBA, dies at 86

    Earl Lloyd was a player and coach, an NBA champion and later a Hall of Famer. Within the basketball world, he’s something much bigger. He was a pioneer. Lloyd, the first black player in NBA…

  • Weekend Time Schedule

    All Times EST Saturday TOP 25 BASKETBALL Men No. 1 Kentucky vs. No. 18 Arkansas, 4 p.m. No. 2 Virginia vs. Virginia Tech, 4 p.m. No. 3 Gonzaga vs. BYU, 10 p.m. No. 4 Duke…

  • Earl Lloyd’s Career Statistics

    NBA FG FT G Pct Pct Pts Reb A 1950-51 Wash 7 .457 .846 6.1 6.7 1.6 1951-52 DNP-Military Service 1952-53 Syr 64 .344 .693 7.4 6.9 1.0 1953-54 Syr 72 .374 .746 9.1 7.3…

  • Westbrook gets triple-double but Suns beat Thunder 117-113

    PHOENIX (AP) — Point guard matchups don’t get much better than the one Thursday night in Phoenix. Russell Westbrook got the triple-double, Eric Bledsoe got the victory. Westbrook scored 39 points in his 12th career…

  • NBA Team Statistics

    Includes games of Thursday, February 26, 2015 Team Offense G Pts Avg Golden State 55 6060 110.2 L.A. Clippers 58 6201 106.9 Phoenix 59 6273 106.3 Dallas 60 6327 105.5 Toronto 57 5967 104.7 Houston…

  • Thunder-Suns, Box

    OKLAHOMA CITY (113) Singler 2-6 2-2 7, Ibaka 5-13 2-2 13, Kanter 6-11 6-6 18, Westbrook 12-38 14-16 39, Roberson 0-1 0-0 0, Waiters 6-12 1-2 16, Morrow 2-6 0-0 5, Collison 1-4 0-0 2,…

  • Thunder-Suns, Box

    OKLAHOMA CITY (113) Singler 2-6 2-2 7, Ibaka 5-13 2-2 13, Kanter 6-11 6-6 18, Westbrook 12-38 14-16 39, Roberson 0-1 0-0 0, Waiters 6-12 1-2 16, Morrow 2-6 0-0 5, Collison 1-4 0-0 2,…

  • Cavs’ Irving to have shoulder exam, doubtful for Friday

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Kyrie Irving will have an MRI on his left shoulder Friday and the Cleveland Cavaliers say the All-Star guard is doubtful for their game at Indiana. Irving did not travel with the…

  • LeBron scores 42, Cavs beat Warriors for 18th win in last 20

    CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James says he isn’t about personal statements. He made one anyway Thursday night. James scored a season-high 42 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Golden State Warriors 110-99 for their…

  • Warriors-Cavaliers, Box

    GOLDEN STATE (99) Barnes 4-10 0-2 11, Green 7-13 2-5 16, Bogut 3-8 0-0 6, Curry 5-17 5-5 18, K.Thompson 5-13 0-0 13, Iguodala 4-9 0-0 9, Lee 8-11 3-5 19, Speights 0-1 0-0 0,…