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Washington appoints NBA G League's 2nd female GM, Nichols

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amber Nichols is the NBA G League’s second female general manager after the Washington Wizards promoted her to that job with the Capital City Go-Go on Friday. Nicho...

Tuesday's Sports In Brief

NBA NEW YORK (AP) — With five games called off this week already and more teams dealing with virus-related issues, the NBA and the National Basketball Players Association enacted add...

Embiid scores 45, Mathias' OT 3 lifts 76ers over Heat

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid had 45 points and 16 rebounds, Dakota Mathias’ only basket of the game was a go-ahead 3-pointer with 26.1 seconds left and the Philadelphia 76ers hung on to beat the un...

Embiid scores 45, Mathias wins it for 76ers in OT on 3

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid had 45 points and 16 rebounds, Dakota Mathias’ only basket of the game was a go-ahead 3-pointer with 26.1 seconds left and the Philadelphia 76ers hung on to beat the un...

Herro's 31 points lead Heat over short-handed Wizards

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tyler Herro scored a career-high 31 points and Jimmy Butler nearly had a triple-double with 26 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists as the Miami Heat beat the short-handed Washington...

Da Silva, Stanford pull away from Cougars for 75-60 win

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — Oscar da Silva scored 17 of his 27 points in the second half and Stanford pulled away for a 75-60 win over Washington State on Saturday. The game was tied w...

Thunder start slow, end Knicks' 3-game win streak 101-89

NEW YORK (AP) — Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had 25 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists, Hamidou Diallo scored a season-high 23 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder overcame an ugly start to beat the Ne...

Almost home: No. 1 Stanford women top No. 11 Oregon 70-63

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — Haley Jones had 18 points and six rebounds, and No. 1 Stanford used an explosive third quarter to beat No. 11 Oregon 70-63 on Friday. The Cardinal were playing in Northern Ca...

Back to the bubble: G League season will be played at Disney

The G League will crown its 2021 champion in a bubble, just as the NBA did last season. Plans were announced Friday for the G League season, which will be condensed and played at the...

Jeremy Lin to sign deal with Warriors G league team

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After weeks of speculation and reports of almost-signed contracts, Jeremy Lin has signed a deal with the Golden State Warriors — a G League, or minor league, NBA tea...

Simone Jelks promoted, is 7th woman to be full-time NBA ref

NEW YORK (AP) — Simone Jelks was one of three referees promoted to full-time status by the NBA on Wednesday, making her the fifth woman on the current lineup of officials. Jelks join...

Stanford beats Arizona for first time since 2009

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — Oscar da Silva scored 21 points and Stanford beat Arizona 78-75 on Saturday night at Kaiser Permanente Arena to snap a 20-game losing streak against the Wildcats. ...

NBA approves sale of Jazz to Utah technology entrepreneur

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The NBA's Board of Governors unanimously approved the sale Friday of the Utah Jazz to a group led by technology entrepreneur Ryan Smith, ending the Miller family’s 35-year run as...

Foot injury could keep Warren out of Pacers season opener

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Pacers could open this season without forward T.J. Warren, their top scorer from last season. The team said Thursday that Warren has plantar fascitis ...

USA Basketball clinches AmeriCup berth, beats Mexico 94-78

USA Basketball went into a bubble and emerged with a berth in the 2022 FIBA AmeriCup. Yante Maten scored 21 points, Josh Maggette added 19 and the U.S. topped Mexico 94-78 on Monday,...