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  • Pelicans’ Davis rests groin strain, might play vs. Clippers

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Pelicans coach Monty Williams says All-Star forward Anthony Davis has a mild groin strain and could play again as soon as Friday night against the Los Angeles Clippers. The coach says…

  • Tim Pernetti out at NYCFC; Tom Glick hired as team president

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York City FC is replacing its leader before playing its first game in Major League Soccer. The expansion team said Thursday that Tim Pernetti will leave his job as chief…

  • 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…

  • Irving dazzles, scores 55 as Cavs win 8th straight game

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Kyrie Irving clapped his hands as he walked to the middle of the locker room, unaware of the surprise his teammates had in store for him. As Irving untucked his jersey, LeBron…

  • NBA Calendar

    Feb. 13-15 — All-Star weekend, New York. Feb. 19 — Trade deadline (3 p.m. EST). April 15 — Last day of regular season. April 18 — Playoffs begin.

  • Dragic, Tucker help Suns hold off worn-out Washington 106-98

    PHOENIX (AP) — When the Phoenix Suns’ big lead was fading away fast in the fourth quarter, P.J. Tucker put a stop to the collapse. The Suns’ forward, not usually a big part of the…

  • NBA Team Statistics

    Includes games of Wednesday, January 28, 2015 Team Offense G Pts Avg Golden State 43 4779 111.1 Phoenix 47 5045 107.3 Dallas 47 5037 107.2 L.A. Clippers 46 4922 107.0 Toronto 46 4877 106.0 Atlanta…

  • Wizards-Suns, Box

    WASHINGTON (98) Pierce 3-11 2-4 9, Humphries 4-8 3-4 11, Gortat 6-12 2-4 14, Wall 5-16 0-0 11, Beal 5-15 0-0 13, Butler 0-2 0-0 0, Gooden 2-5 2-2 6, Porter 5-8 1-2 14, Miller…

  • Wizards-Suns, Box

    WASHINGTON (98) Pierce 3-11 2-4 9, Humphries 4-8 3-4 11, Gortat 6-12 2-4 14, Wall 5-16 0-0 11, Beal 5-15 0-0 13, Butler 0-2 0-0 0, Gooden 2-5 2-2 6, Porter 5-8 1-2 14, Miller…

  • Dragic has 20, Suns hold off worn-out Washington 106-98

    PHOENIX (AP) — Goran Dragic scored 20 points to lead five Phoenix players in double figures and the Suns held on to beat the worn-out Washington Wizards 106-98 on Wednesday night. The Wizards, playing their…

  • Clippers rally to beat Jazz 94-89, extend streak to 13

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Jazz stood toe-to-toe with the Los Angeles Clippers for 43 minutes Wednesday night despite having lost 12 straight to the team formally known as Lob City. The final…

  • Parker scores 17 to lift Spurs past Hornets 95-86

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich did not want anyone to acknowledge it was his 66th birthday, let alone celebrate it. Still, the Spurs serenaded Popovich after presenting the often cranky…

  • Denver snaps 7-game skid with 93-85 win over Pelicans

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Arron Afflalo and Ty Lawson weren’t going to let the Denver Nuggets fall apart again — not even after they had blown a 16-point lead on the road. The New Orleans…

  • Smith and Harden lead Rockets over Mavericks 99-94

    HOUSTON (AP) — With Dwight Howard out Wednesday night against the Dallas Mavericks with an ankle injury, the Houston Rockets needed someone to step up. What they got was a bevy of players chipping in…

  • Knicks overcome Westbrook’s 40, beat Durant-less Thunder

    NEW YORK (AP) — Langston Galloway and Lance Thomas are winning over fans and helping the Knicks win games. Maybe this is the start of Lansanity. Carmelo Anthony had 31 points and 10 rebounds, Thomas…