Basketball

Bucks' Antetokounmpo to miss 2 games to rest sore…

Milwaukee Bucks leading scorer Giannis Antetokounmpo will miss the next two games to rest a sore right knee

Not-household-name players get All-Star votes…

Some players many fans may not recognize got All-Star starter votes from their NBA peers _ or maybe themselves

Despite doping scandals, Olympic fever grips…

Amid doping scandals, Russians are flocking to see a movie about Soviet glory on the Olympic basketball court 46 years ago

Clarkson leads short-handed Lakers to 99-86 win over Pacers

Reserve guard Jordan Clarkson sparked an undermanned Lakers team with 33 points to lead Los Angeles to a 99-86 victory over the Indiana Pacers

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Hardaway scores 31, Knicks topple Jazz 117-115

Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 31 points and the New York Knicks rallied to beat the Utah Jazz 117-115

Brammer, Paulsen shine in Hockinson's home win over Woodland

Booker scores 30, Warren 25 as Suns beat Nuggets 108-100

Devin Booker scored 30 points, T.J. Warren had 25 and the Phoenix Suns defeated the Denver Nuggets 108-100

Grizzlies beat Kings 106-88 in Randolph's return to Memphis

Dillon Brooks scored a career-best 22 points, Ben McLemore had a season-high 21 and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the skidding Sacramento Kings 106-88 for their third consecutive win

Wizards score 45 in 3rd, beat Pistons 122-112

Bradley Beal, Wizards ride big third quarter to 122-112 victory over Pistons

Carroll scores 26, leads Nets past Heat, 101-95

DeMarre Carroll scored 26 points, Spencer Dinwiddie had 15 and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Miami Heat 101-95

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Lowry scores 24 points as Raptors beat Spurs 86-83

Lowry comes up big in fourth quarter as Raptors beat Spurs 86-83

Lillard leads Trail Blazers past Pacers 100-86

Damian Lillard scored 26 points and eight assists and Jusuf Nurkic had 19 points and a season-high 17 rebounds as the Portland Trail Blazers won their fifth consecutive home game by beating the Indiana Pacers 100-86

Gordon scores 30 as Rockets beat Timberwolves 116-98

Eric Gordon scored 30 points to lead the Houston Rockets to a 116-98 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves

LeBron, Curry are captains, to draft NBA All-Star…

LeBron James and Stephen Curry will be the captains who pick teams for the revamped NBA All-Star Game

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Embiid scores 26, Sixers beat Celtics 89-80

Joel Embiid celebrates All-Star selection with 26 points, Philadelphia 76ers beat Boston Celtics 89-80

Zion Williamson impresses former NBA player Baron Davis

Strugglesville: Cavs blow big lead, end Magic 104…

Cavaliers blow big lead, then hold off Magic 104-103 to snap 4-game losing streak.