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Cavaliers visit owner Dan Gilbert, recovering from stroke

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 12th - 6:27pm

The Cleveland Cavaliers visited team owner Dan Gilbert, who is recovering at home after suffering a stroke in May.

Davis hurt, Nets finish sweep of Lakers in China, 91-77

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 12th - 9:25am

who has a history of being plagued by injuries throughout his career — continued to play for a few minutes after getting hurt while attempting to block a shot. He and LeBron James both shot 2 for 7 and scored six points apiece for the Lakers; James, like Davis, played the entire first quarter and then did not return to the game.

Nationalism over NBA fandom: Fans support 'motherland' China

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 11th - 11:10pm

The patriotic fervor buoyed by Chinese companies suspending their NBA partnerships followed a celebration marking 70 years of Communist Party rule in China.

Kings forwards Ariza, Giles to miss last 2 preseason games

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 11th - 3:34pm

Sacramento Kings forward Trevor Ariza will miss the final two preseason games after he had a procedure to remove a lipoma from his back.

Delle Donne, Mystics wrap up WNBA season with 1st title

Doug Feinberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 11th - 9:47am

Elena Delle Donne and the Washington Mystics capped an eventful WNBA season with the team's first championship.

Update on the latest sports

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 11th - 9:04am

Zack Greinke (GREHN'-kee) will start the AL Championship Series opener for the Houston Astros against the New York Yankees on Saturday night.

Bringing it home: Delle Donne, Mystics earn 1st WNBA crown

Doug Feinberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 10th - 8:12pm

Elena Delle Donne felt cursed. Every time she made it to the game's biggest stage, she was hindered by injuries.

Washington Mystics win their first WNBA title, beating Connecticut Sun in Game 5 of Finals

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 10th - 8:03pm

Washington Mystics win their first WNBA title, beating Connecticut Sun in Game 5 of Finals.

Pacers exercise contract options on Leaf, Aaron Holiday

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 10th - 3:46pm

The Indiana Pacers have exercised contract options on TJ Leaf and Aaron Holiday.

Update on the latest sports

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 10th - 9:03am

Aaron Hicks is an option to start for the New York Yankees in the AL Championship Series opener, and CC Sabathia (suh-BATH'-ee-uh) also remains in contention for a roster spot.

Irving aggravates injury, Nets hold off Lakers in Shanghai

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 10th - 8:33am

started by a since-deleted tweet from Houston general manager Daryl Morey that supported anti-government protesters in Hong Kong.

Update on the latest sports

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 10th - 6:56am

Brooklyn guard Kyrie Irving left the team's preseason game in China against the Los Angeles Lakers about one minute after tip-off after taking a hit to the face.

Irving, playing with face fracture, leaves Nets-Lakers early

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 10th - 6:11am

Brooklyn guard Kyrie Irving left the team's preseason game against the Los Angeles Lakers about one minute after tip-off after taking a hit to the face.

Seen but not heard: Lakers, Nets, NBA are silent in Shanghai

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 10th - 2:51am

including a news conference from NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and postgame news conferences with the teams — were canceled. It was the latest salvo in the rift between the league and China stemming from a since-deleted tweet posted last week by Morey, the general manager of the Houston Rockets.

WNBA Finals comes down to a decisive Game 5 in Washington

Pat Eaton-Robb, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 9th - 12:54pm

The WNBA will crown a first-time champion Thursday night when the Connecticut Sun and Washington Mystics play the decisive Game 5 of the Finals.

Update on the latest sports

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 9th - 9:43am

The Pittsburgh Penguins placed forward Alex Galchenyuk (gal-CHEHN'-yuhk) on injured reserve after he aggravated an undisclosed injury that limited him during the preseason.

NBA postpones media sessions in Shanghai amid China rift

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 9th - 2:42am

game day in Shanghai — remains possible.

Update on the latest in sports:

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 8th - 11:08pm

even in October — but they were more striking elsewhere.

Sun force Game 5 in WNBA Finals with 90-86 win over Mystics

Doug Feinberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 8th - 8:17pm

With the season on the line, Alyssa Thomas and the Connecticut Sun turned up their defense to stop the Washington Mystics and force a decisive Game 5 of the WNBA Finals.