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Freshman phenom Baldwin savors chance to play for his dad

Oct. 27, 2021 02:43 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — As one of the nation’s top-10 prospects in his class, Patrick Baldwin could have signed with just about any college basketball program in the country. He opted to stay home and play for his father at Milwaukee, instantly making...

Gobert leads Jazz over Nuggets 122-110 as Jokic gets hurt

Oct. 27, 2021 01:51 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Without the injured Nikola Jokic on the court, Rudy Gobert gladly took center stage down the stretch. Gobert had 23 points and 16 rebounds and Donovan Mitchell added 22 points to lead the Utah Jazz to a 122-110 win over the Denver Nuggets on...

Davis, Westbrook lead Lakers by Spurs minus James, 125-121

Oct. 26, 2021 23:29 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Anthony Davis had 35 points and 17 rebounds, Russell Westbrook added 33 points and 10 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers rallied without LeBron James to beat the San Antonio Spurs 125-121 in overtime Tuesday night. Dejounte Murray had 21 points, 15...

'Home' race just like Formula One season for Haas: A clunker

Oct. 27, 2021 00:34 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — As home races go, the U.S. Grand Prix was just like the rest of the season for Haas F1. A clunker. The American-owned Formula One team finished last again. Its two cars, driven by rookies Mick Schumacher and Nikita Mazepin, were...

Walker scores 19, Knicks romp to end 15-game skid vs 76ers

Oct. 27, 2021 00:26 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — With Kemba Walker and Evan Fournier, the New York Knicks can do things they couldn't last season. Or the three seasons before that. Walker scored 19 points in his best game with his hometown team and the Knicks snapped a 15-game...

Doncic, Mavs beat Rockets 116-106 in Kidd's home debut

Oct. 27, 2021 00:00 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic had 26 points and 14 rebounds, Reggie Bullock had his best game with his new team by scoring 16 points and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Houston Rockets 116-106 in coach Jason Kidd's first home game Tuesday night. Kristaps Porzingis had another...

Curry scores 23, Warriors top Thunder to remain unbeaten

Oct. 27, 2021 00:00 AM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Golden State coach Steve Kerr's plan to get Stephen Curry some extra rest didn't turn out quite how he'd hoped. Curry scored 23 points and the Golden State Warriors remained undefeated, but they had to rally in the second half to beat the Oklahoma...

Second NCAA gender equity report shows spending disparities

Oct. 26, 2021 22:48 PM EDT

The NCAA spends more on average on male athletes than female ones, particularly when it comes to the “mere handful of championships” viewed as revenue sources, according to a new report. The law firm hired by the NCAA to investigate equity issues released its 153-page...

LeBron James to miss Lakers game vs. Spurs due to sore ankle

Oct. 26, 2021 20:05 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — LeBron James will not play in the Los Angeles Lakers game against the Spurs in San Antonio on Tuesday night due to a sore right ankle. James was evaluated by the team's medical staff, and did not participate in the Lakers' shootaround or pre-game...

Tipoff: In era of rampant transfers, Texas stands out

Oct. 26, 2021 13:13 PM EDT

Texas’ Chris Beard prepared for his first season coaching at his alma mater by assembling a virtual all-star team of transfers from across the country. Now it’s a matter of finding out how quickly these new Longhorns can establish chemistry. ...