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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Bulls expect Rose to return this season from knee surgery

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls expect Derrick Rose to return this season after having surgery to repair a medial meniscus tear in his right knee on Friday. General manager Gar Forman says the star…

  • Earl Lloyd, first black player in NBA, dies at 86

    Earl Lloyd, the first black player in NBA history, died Thursday. He was 86. Lloyd’s alma mater, West Virginia State, confirmed the death. It did not provide details. Lloyd made his NBA debut in 1950…

  • 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,…

  • 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,…

  • Former NBA, NCAA champ Richard Hamilton retires

    Richard Hamilton has retired from basketball. The former UConn and Detroit Pistons guard announced his decision Thursday during an appearance on ESPN’s “His & Hers” show. He hadn’t played in the NBA since 2012-13, when…

  • Bulls say Rose to have surgery on Friday

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls are optimistic Derrick Rose will suit up again this season and that surgery Friday on his right knee won’t sideline him the rest of the way. The organization sounded…