Bucks’ Pau Gasol has foot surgery, out for playoffs

Basketball 05/10/19, 11:08

Bucks center Pau Gasol will miss the rest of the NBA playoffs after surgery to repair a stress fracture in his left foot.The Bucks said Friday that the surgery done a day earlier was successful and Gasol is expected to make a full recovery.The 38-year-old Spaniard was signed by the ...

Nowitzki passes Chamberlain for 6th on NBA scoring list

Sports 03/18/19, 20:54

Dirk Nowitzki of the Dallas Mavericks became the NBA's sixth-leading scorer Monday night with another of his signature long-range jumpers.Nowitzki took Luka Doncic's handoff and backed down New Orleans' Kenrich Williams before hitting a turnaround from the top of the free-throw circle with 8:35 left in the first quarter.The basket ...

LeBron James passes Michael Jordan for 4th in career scoring

Sports 03/06/19, 23:46

LeBron James moved past Michael Jordan into fourth place on the NBA's career scoring list Wednesday night.The Los Angeles Lakers superstar scored his 32,293rd point on a driving layup in the second quarter against the Denver Nuggets, getting fouled in the act and hitting the ensuing free throw.This achievement was ...

Kareem: Players like Anthony Davis have value and hold power

Sports 02/19/19, 11:58

There was no social media or around-the-clock basketball coverage in October 1974, on the night when Kareem Abdul-Jabbar looked up from his dinner plate and told the Milwaukee Bucks that he would like to be traded.As such, hardly anybody knew initially about the demand.If anyone understands what Anthony Davis is ...

Towns has huge night, Minnesota tops Miami 113-104

Basketball 12/30/18, 21:01

Karl-Anthony Towns scored 34 points and grabbed 18 rebounds, leading six Minnesota players in double figures as the Timberwolves defeated the Miami Heat 113-104 on Sunday night.Towns added seven assists and six blocked shots for the Timberwolves. The only other player in NBA history to have that many points, rebounds, ...

Towns scores 34 points, leads Timberwolves past Heat 113-104

Basketball 12/30/18, 20:52

Karl-Anthony Towns scored 34 points and grabbed 18 rebounds, leading six Minnesota players in double figures as the Timberwolves defeated the Miami Heat 113-104 on Sunday night.Towns added seven assists and six blocked shots for the Timberwolves. The only other player in NBA history to have that many points, rebounds, ...

Towns has huge night, Minnesota tops Miami 113-104

Basketball 12/30/18, 20:48

Karl-Anthony Towns scored 34 points and grabbed 18 rebounds, leading six Minnesota players in double figures as the Timberwolves defeated the Miami Heat 113-104 on Sunday night.Towns added seven assists and six blocked shots for the Timberwolves. The only other player in NBA history to have that many points, rebounds, ...

James, Ball have triple-doubles, Lakers beat Hornets 128-100

Basketball 12/15/18, 23:12

LeBron James and Lonzo Ball gave the Lakers multiple triple-doubles in a game for just the second time, and Los Angeles routed the Charlotte Hornets 128-100 on Saturday night for its third win in four games.James had 24 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists, while Ball had 16 points, 10 ...

No. 21 UCLA routs Fort Wayne 96-71 to open 100th season

Basketball 11/07/18, 00:59

Throw it to Mo and watch him work.That could be UCLA's strategy in a nutshell this season with 7-foot-1 Moses Brown patrolling the paint.The freshman from Queens, New York, had a double-double with 19 points and 17 rebounds in his collegiate debut and the 21st-ranked Bruins routed Fort Wayne 96-71 ...

Middleton leads balanced effort as Bucks beat Wolves 125-95

Basketball 10/26/18, 22:52

Giannis Antetokounmpo had 15 points and 12 rebounds in just 23 minutes, Ersan Ilyasova added 16 points off the bench and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 125-95 on Friday night.Khris Middleton scored 16 points and hit four 3-pointers for Milwaukee, which is 5-0 for the second time in ...

King, Abdul-Jabbar honored for tackling homophobia

Sports 10/06/18, 09:09

Billie Jean King and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar are being honored for lending their names to the fight against homophobia in sports.They are working with Athlete Ally, a nonprofit founded by former college wrestler Hudson Taylor.On Saturday, Athlete Ally is celebrating the 74-year-old King for her efforts to win respect and equal ...

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