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  • 3 Hawks, Durant and Westbrook are NBA All-Star reserves

    NEW YORK (AP) — Al Horford, Paul Millsap and Jeff Teague were picked Thursday as reserves for the Eastern Conference All-Star team, giving the sizzling Atlanta Hawks three selections. Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook were…

  • Heat’s Wade: Latest hamstring injury is frustrating

    MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade was planning to go to All-Star weekend in New York anyway, already having lined up a number of off-court events. Whether he plays in the game, that’s murky at best.…

  • D-League suspends Iowa teammates Stokes, Lucas over fight

    NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA Development League has suspended Iowa Energy forward Jarnell Stokes for three games and teammate Kalin Lucas for two games for fighting on the bench. The league announced the suspensions…

  • Much-hyped Andrew Wiggins fulfilling promise in Minnesota

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — In the throes of a sometimes-contentious negotiation on a contract extension with the Timberwolves, Ricky Rubio sat down at a table and started to recount the reasons he wanted to stay in…

  • Retooling with Rondo, Mavs navigating expected rough waters

    DALLAS (AP) — Rajon Rondo watched the final minutes of one close loss from the Dallas bench, then threw away an inbound pass trailing by a point in the closing seconds of the next game.…

  • Utah Jazz forward Hayward misses practice with sinus issue

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Jazz forward Gordon Hayward did not participate in practice because of sinus congestion, but is still scheduled to play Friday against the Golden State Warriors. Jazz coach Quin Snyder…

  • Davis’ groin strain classified as mild after MRI scan

    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. Davis, who was…

  • 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…