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  • Lakers are off the mark in 92-80 loss to the Knicks

    In a matchup of two of the NBA's worst teams, the Lakers came up with one of their worst efforts this season. They lost to the New York Knicks, 92-80, on Sunday after shooting only 36% from the field and failing to outscore Carmelo Anthony in the...
  • Friday's multi-sport local and college roundup: Rockets sign ex-U.Va. forward Akil Mitchell

    NBA: The Houston Rockets signed former Virginia forward Akil Mitchell, who made the ACC’s all-defensive team as a senior and sparked the Cavaliers to the conference regular-season and tournament titles. He played for the Rockets in the Orlando...
  • ESPN and Turner reach nine-year deals with NBA

    The National Basketball Assn. has renewed its contracts with ESPN and Turner Broadcasting for nine years, the networks said on Monday. Financial terms of the deals were not disclosed, but a person familiar with the contracts said the NBA will receive...
  • Clippers complete coaching staff by hiring Lawrence Frank

    The Clippers have hired Lawrence Frank as an assistant coach after he reached a buyout agreement with the Brooklyn Nets. Frank had a trying season in which he clashed with Coach Jason Kidd and was demoted to compiling daily reports. Frank, 44, had...
  • Diana Taurasi and Mercury sweep to WNBA title over Sky

    Diana Taurasi and Mercury sweep to WNBA title over Sky
    Now we know how much Brittney Griner means to the Mercury. And that Diana Taurasi means even more. With Griner, the Mercury beat the Sky in the first two games of the WNBA Finals by 21 and 29 points. Without their 6-foot-8 monster in the middle, the...
  • Mercury dominate Sky in Game 1 of WNBA Finals

    Mercury dominate Sky in Game 1 of WNBA Finals
    PHOENIX — There was one big takeaway from Game 1 of the WNBA Finals. The Sky have no chance against the Mercury if Elena Delle Donne's lower back problem keeps her from contributing more than she did in Sunday's 83-62 loss, a thrashing much worse...
  • Heat de Miami, hay vida después de LeBron/FOTOS

    Heat de Miami, hay vida después de LeBron/FOTOS
     MIAMI --- Erik Spoelstra, el circunspecto dirigente del Heat de Miami, aseguró que la tomó menos de 10 minutos recuperarse del shock que le produjo la noticia de la partida de LeBron James a Cleveland. “Fueron menos de 10 minutos. Tras saber...
  • George Sluizer dies at 82; directed River Phoenix's last movie

    George Sluizer, 82, the Dutch filmmaker who directed River Phoenix's last movie, "Dark Blood," died Saturday "after a long illness," according to organizers of the Netherlands Film Festival and the Berlin International Film Festival. The specific...
  • Caldwell Jones dies at 64; helped 76ers reach NBA Finals three times

    Caldwell Jones dies at 64; helped 76ers reach NBA Finals three times
    Caldwell Jones, 64, a rail-thin center/power forward who helped the Philadelphia 76ers reach the NBA Finals three times, died Sunday of a heart attack in Decatur, Ga. The 76ers announced his death. One of four brothers to play professional basketball,...
  • Four Washington Wizards suspended for leaving bench in scrum

    Washington’s center DeJuan Blair, power forward Nene Hilario, center Daniel Orton and shooting guard Xavier Silas will all miss the Wizards’ regular-season opener on Oct. 29 at Miami after receiving one-game suspensions for leaving the bench...
  • For Bulls, it's all work, work, work before play

     For Bulls, it's all work, work, work before play
    On Monday and Tuesday, Tom Thibodeau said the following, sometimes without prompting: • "Are we putting the work in that's necessary to compete well? That's what the good teams do. I've been around a long time. I know what should go into a season."...