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Feb 22, 2015

Cinq Reves beat Broncos to end barren run

by Ed Odeven

The Tokyo Cinq Reves found a way to win on Sunday, routing the Saitama Broncos 89-61 in Musashino. By doing so, they snapped an epic 18-game losing streak. Before the bj-league series finale against their Eastern Conference rival, they hadn’t come out on top ...

Feb 22, 2015

Rockets blow out Raptors

The Houston Rockets needed a spark against the Toronto Raptors to bounce back from a loss to Dallas in which they were so lethargic that coach Kevin McHale said it looked like they were wearing “mud shoes.” Corey Brewer provided that spark, coming off ...

Feb 22, 2015

Bosh sidelined with blood clots

Not even a week ago, Chris Bosh was talking about how eager he was to get home in an effort to turn the Miami Heat’s season around. His focus will be on something far more important now. The All-Star forward’s season is over, with ...

Feb 22, 2015

Perkins agrees to sign with Cavaliers

The Cavaliers are adding some inside muscle and depth. Former Oklahoma City forward Kendrick Perkins has agreed to sign with the Cavs, a person familiar with his decision told AP on Saturday. Perkins, who won a title with the Boston Celtics in 2008, will ...

Kyoto routs Nara, improves to 29-6

Feb 21, 2015

Kyoto routs Nara, improves to 29-6

by Ed Odeven

On defense, the Kyoto Hannaryz played a tough, tenacious game. On offense, four Kyoto players scored in double figures in a 78-58 shellacking of the host Bambitious Nara on Saturday night in the bj-league. Kevin Kotzur’s 24 points paced the Hannaryz (29-6). Ryan Forehan-Kelly ...

Feb 21, 2015

Heat concerned over Bosh's health

All-Star forward Chris Bosh of the Miami Heat underwent more tests in a South Florida hospital on Friday, amid concerns that blood clots have worked their way from his legs to his lungs to create a condition that could be season-ending or worse. Heat ...

Raptors overwhelm rival Hawks

Feb 21, 2015

Raptors overwhelm rival Hawks

The Toronto Raptors proved they’re a team to watch in the Eastern Conference. They also showed once again they can beat the Atlanta Hawks — and in convincing fashion. The matchup of the Eastern Conference’s top teams turned into rout as Toronto opened the ...

Garnett returns to T-Wolves in trade

Feb 20, 2015

Garnett returns to T-Wolves in trade

Kevin Garnett is coming back to the place it all began. And it won’t be for just one final victory lap. The Minnesota Timberwolves are sending forward Thaddeus Young to the Brooklyn Nets for Garnett, two people with knowledge of the deal told AP. ...

Feb 20, 2015

Blood clot killed Kersey: report

The state medical examiner said former Portland Trail Blazers player Jerome Kersey died from a blood clot that traveled from his left calf to his lungs. The determination by the medical examiner Thursday came a day after Kersey died at 52. Kersey had minor ...

GWU's Watanabe makes first start

Feb 20, 2015

GWU's Watanabe makes first start

George Washington University freshman Yuta Watanabe made his first start of the season on Wednesday in the Colonials’ 65-63 loss to Davidson College. Watanabe, who hails from Kagawa Prefecture, had five points on 1-for-6 shooting, grabbed two rebounds and blocked a shot in 21 ...

Hack-a-D.J. strategy fails to pay off for Spurs

Feb 20, 2015

Hack-a-D.J. strategy fails to pay off for Spurs

DeAndre Jordan gets tired of teams playing Hack-a-D.J. Tim Duncan doesn’t like it, either, although he knows it’s a useful strategy against a mediocre free throw shooter like Jordan. It just backfired on the Spurs. Jordan had 26 points and 18 rebounds, Jamal Crawford ...

Anthony to undergo knee surgery

Feb 19, 2015

Anthony to undergo knee surgery

Carmelo Anthony will have surgery on his left knee that could keep him off the court for four to six months. New York Knicks president Phil Jackson said Wednesday a timetable for Anthony’s recovery couldn’t completely be determined until after the surgery, but early ...