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Former VCU coach Wade returns with No. 23 LSU

Nov. 12, 2019 5:13 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Not everyone at VCU has forgiven Will Wade for leaving the Rams basketball job when he decided to pack his bags and head to LSU. Wade is expecting to hear about it — and maybe a few other things — on Wednesday night. Wade knows he'll be entering a charged environment when...

Warriors two-way guard Damion Lee breaks bone in right hand

Nov. 12, 2019 4:49 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yet another member of the Golden State Warriors is injured, with two-way guard Damion Lee now out because of a broken right hand. The injury occurred during Golden State's 122-108 home loss to the Jazz on Monday night. Lee underwent an MRI exam Tuesday morning that revealed a...

Pacers' move shows Oladipo ready to take next step in rehab

Nov. 12, 2019 2:40 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Pacers have temporarily assigned guard Victor Oladipo to their G League affiliate in Fort Wayne. It's largely a procedural move that gives the two-time All-Star an opportunity to get extra practice time. The Pacers played at Orlando on Sunday and did not hold a shootaround...

Wake loses Sunday Okeke for season with torn Achilles tendon

Nov. 12, 2019 2:32 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Wake Forest says forward Sunday Okeke will miss the rest of the season after tearing his Achilles tendon. Team spokesman Steve Kirkland said Tuesday that Okeke hurt the tendon in his right foot during a victory over Columbia on Sunday and had surgery the following day. Okeke is...

No. 3 Spartans, No. 13 Tigers face tough Week 2 challenges

Nov. 12, 2019 12:47 PM EST

Memphis and Michigan State face tough matchups amid difficult off-court situations to headline college basketball's second week. The 13th-ranked Tigers travel to face 14th-ranked Oregon on Tuesday night amid eligibility concerns for star freshman James Wiseman. Two nights later, the third-ranked Spartans travel...

Gobert goes for 25 and 14 as Jazz beat frustrated Warriors

Nov. 12, 2019 2:58 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Donovan Mitchell and the Utah Jazz showed they can be a dangerous team from beyond the arc. Mitchell and Mike Conley each hit five 3-pointers as the Jazz shot 56 percent (15 for 27) from deep over the first three quarters to take command in a 122-108 victory over the Golden State...

Leonard leads Clippers past Raptors in 1st game vs old team

Nov. 12, 2019 2:36 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kawhi Leonard wasn't at his best against his former team. His new teammates knocked down big shots and won anyway. Leonard struggled on 2-for-11 shooting and had nine turnovers, but Lou Williams led a big effort from the bench with 21 points and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the...

Stansberry's 26 leads Hawaii past Pacific

Nov. 12, 2019 2:14 AM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Eddie Stansberry matched his career high with 26 points and Drew Buggs added 13 with the clinching free throws with six seconds left and Hawaii defeated Pacific 72-67 on Monday night to close the round-robin Rainbow Classic. After Jeremiah Bailey hit a 3-pointer to pull the Tigers within...

Analysis: Waiters' future in Miami is very unclear

Nov. 12, 2019 1:32 AM EST

Dion Waiters leads the Miami Heat in suspensions and headlines this season. And his future is very unclear. Waiters won't be with the Heat for at least nine more games — his 10-game suspension for repeated conduct deemed detrimental to the team started Friday when Miami visited the Los Angeles Lakers...

Spurs retire Parkers' jersey in emotional ceremony

Nov. 12, 2019 12:57 AM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Boris Diaw was rightly concerned about the well-being of a scrawny 19-year-old kid moving to a new country and attempting to compete against the game's best in the NBA. One odd Christmas dinner that turned into an impromptu film session helped Diaw realize his friend and French teammate,...