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Warriors beat Rockets for 60th win

Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors didn’t get much time to celebrate their 60th win, not with a game at San Antonio coming Wednesday night. Curry scored 32 points, Klay Thompson had 25 and the Warriors built a big lead early and held on for a 113-106 win over ...

Mar 28, 2017

GW removes interim tag, gives Joseph a five-year contract

Maurice Joseph is sticking around as George Washington’s basketball coach, signing a five-year contract on Monday after one season with an interim title in place of the fired Mike Lonergan. The Colonials went 20-15 this season under Joseph, losing in the quarterfinals of the ...

Spurs pound LeBron, Cavs

/ Mar 28, 2017

Spurs pound LeBron, Cavs

The Cavaliers acknowledged having heavy legs, yet there is something far weightier on the minds of the defending NBA champions. Cleveland is in the midst of one of its worst stretches this season and there is little time to fix it. Kawhi Leonard scored ...

Superb Harden leads Rockets past Thunder

/ Mar 27, 2017

Superb Harden leads Rockets past Thunder

James Harden was Houston’s fourth-leading scorer on Sunday against the Oklahoma City Thunder. However, it was clear to everyone that he was the key to Houston’s victory. Lou Williams scored 31 points off the bench, Harden finished with 22 points and 12 assists, and ...

South Carolina beats Florida to reach first Final Four

Mar 27, 2017

South Carolina beats Florida to reach first Final Four

South Carolina added a missing piece to its rich basketball history. The school of Frank McGuire, Kevin Joyce, Brian Winters, Mike Dunleavy and Alex English is going to the Final Four for the first time. Add the names Sindarius Thornwell and Frank Martin to ...

Hot-shooting Jets soar past Levanga

/ Mar 26, 2017

Hot-shooting Jets soar past Levanga

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The Chiba Jets shot 90.9 percent from the field in an entertaining first quarter. The Jets couldn’t maintain that remarkable rate for a full 40 minutes on Sunday against the Levanga Hokkaido, but their high-powered offense clicked for most of the game. Chiba defeated ...

Speed demon Wall leads Wizards past Cavaliers

/ Mar 26, 2017

Speed demon Wall leads Wizards past Cavaliers

LeBron James yanked off the tinted goggles protecting his injured eye and flung them away. His vision was clear. However, there was one blur that wouldn’t go away: John Wall. Washington’s faster-than-fast star scored 37 points, Bradley Beal added 27 and the Wizards again ...

Booker explodes for 70 in loss

/ Mar 25, 2017

Booker explodes for 70 in loss

Devin Booker is only 20 and already has a place alongside Wilt Chamberlain, Kobe Bryant and just a few others in NBA history. Booker scored 70 points, becoming the sixth different player to reach that total, but the Boston Celtics outlasted the Phoenix Suns ...

Lakers honor Shaq with huge statue outside arena

/ Mar 25, 2017

Lakers honor Shaq with huge statue outside arena

The Lakers honored Shaquille O’Neal with a bronze statue of the Hall of Fame center who helped them to three consecutive NBA titles in better days outside Staples Center on Friday. With his youngest son pulling a gold braided cord to drop a shiny ...

Fox outshines UCLA's Ball, leads Kentucky to Elite Eight

Mar 25, 2017

Fox outshines UCLA's Ball, leads Kentucky to Elite Eight

De’Aaron Fox credits some sticky Kentucky defense for the Wildcats’ latest berth in a regional final. Coach John Calipari begs to differ. He points at Fox, the freshman guard who outplayed UCLA phenom Lonzo Ball with one of the best scoring nights in Kentucky’s ...