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George Washington gets Jamion Christian from Siena to coach

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 2:49pm

Jamion Christian has been hired by George Washington as its men's basketball coach after one season at Siena.

Court reverses nearly $1.5M oil spill award to ex-NBA star

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 2:04pm

A federal appeals court says former NBA star David West is not entitled to a nearly $1.5 million award stemming from BP's 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

Lopez's 3-pointers have become a key for NBA-best Bucks

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 7:33am

he is often nowhere near the basket.

Siakam has 33 and 13 as Raptors hold off Thunder in OT

Murray Evans, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 10:55pm

Forced to play overtime after blowing a 20-point second-half lead, the Toronto Raptors found their groove again in the extra period.

Lillard scores 33 points, Blazers beat Mavericks 126-118

Anne M. Peterson, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 10:45pm

Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers believe they can use games like this one against Dallas to help them prepare for the final push toward the playoffs.

Embiid, 76ers top Celtics for 6th straight victory

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 9:53pm

Joel Embiid had 37 points, 22 rebounds and a key block on Kyrie Irving with 35 seconds remaining, and Jimmy Butler scored 15 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter to lead the 76ers over the Boston Celtics for their sixth straight victory.

Harden scores 57 but Grizzlies top Rockets 126-125 in OT

Clay Bailey, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 9:31pm

James Harden did everything he could to bring the Houston Rockets back from a big deficit in the fourth quarter. He got them to overtime, but his 57 points weren't enough.

Markkanen, Dunn lead Bulls over Wizards 126-120 in OT

Andrew Seligman, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 8:59pm

The fading Washington Wizards were going against a struggling team missing two of its top players. It's fair to say their latest loss had a little extra sting.

Oklahoma City Thunder retire Nick Collison's No. 4 jersey

Murray Evans, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 8:49pm

Nick Collison's No. 4 jersey was retired by the Oklahoma City Thunder during a ceremony before their game against the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday night.

Embiid gets 37 and 22 to lead 76ers past Celtics 118-115

Aaron Bracy, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 8:09pm

Boston's recent dominance of the Philadelphia 76ers has been frustrating for Joel Embiid. So when Marcus Smart angrily shoved the star big man to the ground, Embiid had finally had enough.

Sexton's 25 leads Cavs over bruised, Giannis-less Bucks

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 7:44pm

Collin Sexton has left a sluggish, sometimes painful start to his pro career, behind him.

Fournier, Gordon lead Magic to 119-96 rout over Pelicans

Bill Fay, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 7:37pm

The Orlando Magic showed no mercy on an undermanned New Orleans team, routing the punchless Pelicans.

Bulls, Blackhawks to install high-def scoreboard

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 5:38pm

The NBA's Chicago Bulls and NHL's Blackhawks are giving their home a high-definition upgrade with a new scoreboard and sound system.

Rui Hachimura's popularity continuing to rise at Gonzaga

John Marshall, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 5:23pm

Rui Hachimura leaned against a wall inside Las Vegas' Orleans Arena, towering above the boom microphones and cameras being held by the reporters below.

Giannis out again as banged-up Bucks try to clinch division

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 4:11pm

The Bucks are staggering to the finish line of a special regular season.

Star guards Howard and Morant headline Marquette-Murray St

Ralph D. Russo, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 2:44pm

Murray State's Ja Morant and Marquette's Markus Howard have much in common: Point guards, prolific scorers, conference players of the year, All-America contenders. And, apparently, promptness.

Bucks' Nikola Mirotic out with left thumb injury

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 12:37pm

Milwaukee Bucks forward Nikola Mirotic is out indefinitely an examination of his left thumb revealed a sprain and a fracture.

Grizzlies' Bradley to miss at least a week with bruised shin

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 10:43am

Memphis Grizzlies guard Avery Bradley will miss at least a week because of a bruised shin.

Pistons send Thomas, Mykhailiuk to G League

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 10:13am

The Detroit Pistons have assigned Khyri Thomas and Svi Mykhailiuk to Grand Rapids, the team's G League affiliate.