basketball

Associated Press

Curry dazzles from deep, Warriors take 2-0 NBA Finals lead

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry backpedaled in pure joy. He skipped, hollered and let the ball fly from everywhere with that feeling he gets…

Read More »
Associated Press

Cavs’ J.R. Smith struggles in Game 2 after Game 1 blunder

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — J.R. Smith turned from villain to Warriors’ fan favorite thanks to his memorable blunder. Unfortunately for the Cleveland Cavaliers, Smith was…

Read More »
Associated Press

Round 4: It’s Cleveland vs. Golden State, again

Here we go again. And again. And, well, again. Round 4 — as many predicted, and others probably lamented — is happening. Cleveland and Golden…

Read More »
Associated Press

Celtics take Game 1 of East finals, beating Cavaliers 108-83

BOSTON (AP) — The assignment for Boston Celtics forward Marcus Morris in his first start this postseason was easy to explain but nearly impossible to…

Read More »
Associated Press

Ball brothers, slowed by injuries, leaving Lithuanian club

LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball are leaving their Lithuania team by mutual agreement. BC Prienu Vytautas on Thursday announced the departure of the younger brothers of…

Read More »
Associated Press

It’s playoff time: The NBA’s first-round pairings are set

MIAMI (AP) — The NBA playoffs that start this weekend already have an extremely tough act to follow. The regular season ended with a flourish.…

Read More »
Associated Press

It’s the last day of the NBA season, with much to decide

MIAMI (AP) — The end has arrived. Actually, for Atlanta, Phoenix, Dallas and Charlotte, the end came in their season finales Tuesday. There are nine…

Read More »
Associated Press

Rhode Island’s Dan Hurley agrees to become UConn’s coach

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Rhode Island’s Dan Hurley agreed to become UConn’s coach, joining a team that is under NCAA investigation and fired Kevin Ollie…

Read More »
Highschool

Headed South: #21 Cowboys upset #5 East Ascension (video)

Read More »
Associated Press

Fergie’s NBA All-Star Game national anthem confuses, amuses

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fergie tried something different with her national anthem at the NBA All-Star Game, and not everybody was cheering. The Black Eyed…

Read More »
Associated Press

AP source: Pelicans to acquire Mirotic from Bulls

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Pelicans acquired forward Nikola Mirotic and a second-round draft pick from the Chicago Bulls for center Omer Asik,…

Read More »
Local

Tuesday’s High School Basketball Scores

Tuesday’s Scores By The Associated Press BOYS BASKETBALL Abbeville 57, Kaplan 52 Georgetown 70, Harrisonburg 69 Holy Cross 56, Archbishop Shaw 36 Marksville 89, Caldwell…

Read More »
Associated Press

Injury ends Cousins’ season in Pelicans’ win over Rockets

By BRETT MARTEL, AP Sports Writer NEW ORLEANS (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins raced down the lane after his missed free throw, trying to make a hustle…

Read More »
Associated Press

Thursday’s High School Basketball Scores

Thursday’s Scores By The Associated Press BOYS BASKETBALL Avoyelles Charter 57, Georgetown 38 Bell City 49, Midland 40 Benton 60, Shreveport Northwood 59 Castor 58,…

Read More »
Associated Press

Reath, Waters lead LSU past Texas A&M, 77-65

By BRETT MARTEL, AP Sports Writer BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Duop Reath turned in a second straight dominant performance around the basket and his LSU…

Read More »
Close