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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...

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...

Analysis: Pop's still coaching because he's still having fun

Oct. 26, 2021 03:20 AM EDT

The final buzzer sounded at the Tokyo Olympics, the gold medal for the U.S. was won and Gregg Popovich held his emotions in check for at least a couple of minutes. He shook hands with France coach Vincent Collet. He consoled some of the French players who had to settle...

Kennard has 23, Clippers rout Blazers 116-86 for 1st win

Oct. 26, 2021 01:52 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Luke Kennard scored 23 points, tying his career high with six 3-pointers, and Los Angeles ran away early to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 116-86 for the Clippers' first win of the season on Monday night. “If I make two or three in a row, I’m...