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The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 10:56pm

Kansas and Baylor played a game that lived up to its billing. The outcome gave the third-ranked Jayhawks a share of the Big 12 and will likely move the Jayhawks to the top of The Associated Press men’s basketball poll on Monday.

Sacramento Kings beat Clippers at Staples again, 112-103

Greg Beacham, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 4:08pm

The Sacramento Kings realize they might have started playing their best basketball of the season too late to contend for a playoff spot.

Anthony Davis' big 2nd half leads Lakers past Grizz, 117-105

Greg Beacham, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 11:13pm

The Los Angeles Lakers hadn't even been back on the court for three minutes after the All-Star break when Anthony Davis limped off with an injured leg.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 10:58pm

The Toronto Raptors bounced back nicely after their team-record, 15-game winning streak was stopped by a 20-point loss at Brooklyn just before the All-Star break.

Oladipo leaves with back spasms, Pacers top Knicks 106-98

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 8:11pm

Victor Oladipo didn't have a preseason to get used to the NBA's bumps and bruises again, so Indiana coach Nate McMillan wasn't surprised when his star guard had to end his night early.

Doncic, Mavericks notch another road win, 122-106 at Magic

Bill Fay, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 7:55pm

All-Star Luka Doncic did his usual thing in Orlando and got some unexpected help from teammate Maxi Kleber.

T-wolves: Towns out at least 2 more weeks with broken wrist

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 5:33pm

Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns will sit out for at least two more weeks because of an injured left wrist that the team announced Friday is broken.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 10:41pm

The NBA’s top team and the reigning MVP showed no rust following the All-Star break.

Young's career-high 50 points lead Hawks past Heat, 129-124

Charles Odum, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 8:24pm

Trae Young didn't attribute his first 50-point game to confidence gained from his first All-Star start.

Warriors say Klay Thompson won't play this season

Janie McCauley, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 6:55pm

Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson will not play this season, though it has not been ruled out that he could still compete in the Olympics this summer.

Nets' Kyrie Irving to have season-ending shoulder surgery

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 4:46pm

Kyrie Irving tried to keep playing through pain, a cortisone shot no longer providing enough relief.

John Beilein has resigned as coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers after less than a season

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 3:25pm

John Beilein has resigned as coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers after less than a season.

Judge dismisses Oakley's suit against Dolan, MSG from arrest

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 1:49pm

A federal judge has dismissed Charles Oakley's lawsuit against executive chairman James Dolan and Madison Square Garden, stemming from the former New York Knicks forward's ejection from a game and ensuing arrest three years ago.

LeBron James the author: Children's book from NBA star to be published in August

Francisco Guzman and Brian Ries, CNN  |  Posted Feb 19th - 11:01am

LeBron James, long a dominant force on the basketball court, will now try his hand at writing children's books.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 9:02am

Sandro Mamukelashvili hit an off-balance shot in the lane at the buzzer to give No. 16 Seton Hall a stunning 74-72 victory over No. 21 Butler. The game-winning shot came on an inbounds play after the officials reviewed a missed shot by Quincy McKnight and added two tenths of a second, putting 0.6 on the clock. McKnight inbounded the ball and Mamukelashvili caught it and tossed it at the basket. It hit the rim and rolled in, breaking a two-game losing streak for the Pirates (19-7, 11-3 Big East). Butler (19-7, 7-7) made three 3-pointers in the final 64 seconds to wipe out a five-point deficit. Sean McDermott hit the last two, tying the game at 72 with 8.8 seconds left.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 10:57pm

Top-ranked Baylor has become the Big 12 record-holder for most consecutive victories with 23, breaking the mark set by Kansas 23 years ago. The mark could further motivate the Jayhawks when they visit the Bears on Saturday in a 1-versus-3 matchup.

Beilein resigns as coach, says emotional goodbye to Cavs

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 10:23pm

John Beilein stood in front of the Cavaliers and emotionally explained why he's leaving. This was goodbye.

LeBron: MLB's Manfred needs to listen to players' Astros ire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 4:56pm

LeBron James is stepping to the plate for ballplayers furious over baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred's handling of the Houston Astros' sign-stealing scam.

New 3-point line leading to lower shooting percentages

John Marshall, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 12:06am

a foot to 20 feet, 9 inches in 2009-10 — shooting percentages dipped the first few years before rising again.