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Rockets pummel lowly Lakers

/ Mar 16, 2017

Rockets pummel lowly Lakers

Rockets guard Lou Williams found the perfect cure for his recent shooting woes — a good, old-fashioned revenge game. Williams scored 30 points against his former team and James Harden had his 17th triple-double of the season to lead Houston over the Los Angeles ...

Curry persists to lead Warriors past Sixers

/ Mar 15, 2017

Curry persists to lead Warriors past Sixers

Even after a series of misses from deep where he makes his money, Stephen Curry kept letting it fly from long range. Then, at last, the ball started falling. Curry scored 29 points on his 29th birthday, Klay Thompson added 28 and the Golden ...

/ Mar 14, 2017

Longtime Knicks analyst Andariese dies

John Andariese, a New York Knicks broadcaster for more than 35 years, died Monday. He was 78. The Knicks confirmed Andariese’s death, but did not provide a cause. A star player at Fordham and member of the New York City Basketball Hall of Fame, ...

Last year's final shot still lingers

Mar 14, 2017

Last year's final shot still lingers

The ball left the hand of Villanova’s Kris Jenkins, reached the height of its arc as the horn sounded then dropped through the net a split second before confetti started falling from the rafters. And as the Wildcats celebrated a national championship, the Tar ...

Spurs equal Warriors for top record with win

/ Mar 14, 2017

Spurs equal Warriors for top record with win

Overcoming a season-high 23 turnovers with a strong defensive showing kept the Spurs from getting into real trouble with their coach and the Atlanta Hawks. Kawhi Leonard scored 31 points in his return from a concussion and San Antonio tied Golden State for the ...

Rockets impress with win over Cavs

/ Mar 13, 2017

Rockets impress with win over Cavs

James Harden and the Houston Rockets have shown at times this season that they could be title contenders. Lately, however, they’ve failed to rise to the occasion against the NBA’s elite. That changed on Sunday night when Harden had a triple-double of 38 points, ...

Dominant Sunflowers finish season unbeaten

Mar 13, 2017

Dominant Sunflowers finish season unbeaten

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The Jx-Eneos Sunflowers are perhaps the most dominant sports team in Japan today. They tamed the Toyota Antelopes 75-51 in Game 3 of the Women’s Japan Basketball League Finals at Tokyo’s Yoyogi National Gymnasium No. 2 on Sunday to complete a series sweep. They ...

T-Wolves deal Warriors latest loss

/ Mar 11, 2017

T-Wolves deal Warriors latest loss

Stephen Curry got free for a clean look, and a record crowd at Target Center held its collective breath when he let it fly. Like it has so often during a remarkable slump for the game’s best shooter, the ball clanked off the rim ...