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Miami Heat guard Kendrick Nunn (25) passes the ball past Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon (00) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, March 4, 2020, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Keeping fit with no gyms open is a new NBA challenge

Mar. 27, 2020 1:41 PM EDT

Denver’s players, if they're so willing, have the same assignment each day: Go to their phone or tablet, launch an app and view their individualized daily workout plan that was created by the Nuggets’ strength and conditioning staff. For now, it’s the best idea the Nuggets have — as...

A visitor looks down an empty hallway at The Fashion Mall at Keystone, Wednesday, March 18, 2020, in Indianapolis. Simon Property Group, the largest owner of shopping malls in the nation, is closing all of its malls and retail properties because of the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

The Latest: Pro Motocross cancels season-opening event

Mar. 19, 2020 11:05 PM EDT

The Latest on the effect of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Pro Motocross Championship has canceled the season-opening Hangtown Classic due to concerns over the coronavirus. The race outside of Sacramento, California, had been slated for May 16. MX Sports Pro Racing, which operates...

FILE - In this Saturday, March 7, 2020, file photo, Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) talks with guard Donovan Mitchell, left, during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons, in Detroit. Both players have tested positive for the coronavirus.  Gobert's test result forced the NBA to suspend the season. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson, File)

Inside the week that has left the NBA and NHL shut down

Mar. 19, 2020 3:36 PM EDT

It has been just one week. That’s all. Just one full week since Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert tested positive for COVID-19, just one full week since the NBA became the first of the North American pro sports leagues to suspend operations, one week since sports essentially stopped. The NHL quickly followed...

Detroit Pistons forward Christian Wood (35) dunks on Oklahoma City Thunder center Nerlens Noel (9) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Detroit, Wednesday, March 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

AP Source: Pistons' Christian Wood tests positive for virus

Mar. 14, 2020 9:46 PM EDT

Christian Wood of the Detroit Pistons has tested positive for the coronavirus, a person with direct knowledge of the situation said Saturday night. Wood is feeling fine, according to the person who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because neither the Pistons nor Wood had publicly confirmed...

FILE - In this Saturday, March 7, 2020, file photo, Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) talks with guard Donovan Mitchell, left, during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons, in Detroit. Both players have tested positive for the coronavirus.  Gobert's test result forced the NBA to suspend the season. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson, File)

Jazz stars Mitchell, Gobert test positive; Gobert apologizes

Mar. 12, 2020 7:30 PM EDT

Donovan Mitchell of the Utah Jazz confirmed Thursday that he tested positive for the coronavirus, saying that he is personally dealing with the pandemic that has temporarily shut down the NBA and other major sports leagues. Later, Jazz teammate Rudy Gobert — the first NBA player to test positive, which...

Philadelphia 76ers' Matisse Thybulle (22) goes up for a dunk past Detroit Pistons' Christian Wood (35) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, March 11, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

76ers rout Pistons with Embiid back from shoulder injury

Mar. 11, 2020 10:07 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid swished a 3 from the top of the arc and stretched his arms toward a wildly cheering crowd. The roar of the fans in another 76ers' victory has been muted, and the NBA is on hold after it suspended its season “until further notice" after a Utah Jazz player tested...

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James, right, shoots as Los Angeles center Ivica Zubac defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, March 8, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

James surges, Giannis sits and a reminder health is the key

Mar. 10, 2020 2:55 AM EDT

LeBron James was making a statement on the court when the Milwaukee Bucks had to make one of their own. Giannis Antetokounmpo had been hurt two nights earlier while losing to James and the Los Angeles Lakers, and on Sunday afternoon they said the reigning MVP had a minor sprain of his left knee and would miss at...

New York Knicks center Mitchell Robinson (23) defends Detroit Pistons forward Sekou Doumbouya (45) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in New York, Sunday, March 8, 2020. Knicks forward Maurice Harkless (3) watches, lower right. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Knicks pull away in 4th quarter, beat Pistons 96-84

Mar. 8, 2020 11:05 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Julius Randle had 22 points and 12 rebounds, and the New York Knicks pulled away in the fourth quarter for a 96-84 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday night. The Knicks led by only one after three quarters but then limited Detroit to 13 points in the final 12 minutes, just missing...

Utah Jazz forward Bojan Bogdanovic (44) drives against Detroit Pistons guard Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk (19) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)

Jazz withstand Detroit rallies in 111-105 win

Mar. 7, 2020 10:50 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Bojan Bogdanovic scored 32 points and the Utah Jazz withstood two big Detroit rallies to beat the Pistons 111-105 on Saturday night for their fifth straight victory. Utah led by 22 points in the second quarter, but the Pistons came all the way back to tie it early in the fourth. The Jazz...

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Danilo Gallinari (8) drives on Detroit Pistons forward Christian Wood (35) in the second half of an NBA basketball game in Detroit, Wednesday, March 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Thunder blow lead, but outlast Pistons 114-107

Mar. 4, 2020 10:45 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Danilo Gallinari made a crucial 3-pointer in the final minute, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Detroit Pistons 114-107 on Wednesday night despite blowing a 16-point second-half lead. The depleted Pistons rallied in the fourth quarter and took a 103-102 advantage after a 3-pointer by...