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Drama, the long ball center of early season NBA intrigue

Nov. 19, 2018 2:13 AM EST

There has been some early tinkering to lineups, a few hiccups and lots of drama to start the NBA season. None of the league's final four teams from last season — Boston, Cleveland, Houston, Golden State — look like locks to hoist the Larry O'Brien Trophy this time. The addition of Carmelo Anthony to...

Even in Year 16, LeBron James refusing to slow down

Nov. 19, 2018 2:11 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — LeBron James stopped worrying about his place in history long ago. His legacy has been secure for years. The argument about where he ranks, whether or not he's the best player to ever step on a basketball court, will continue forever and there will never be a definitive answer. That is, unless...

No. 12 Kansas St faces Missouri in Paradise Jam title game

Nov. 19, 2018 2:10 AM EST

ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) — The Paradise Jam tournament concludes Monday, highlighted by the championship game between Missouri and No. 12 Kansas State. Four games are on Monday's schedule at the University of the Virgin Islands' Sports and Fitness Center. The final day of the tournament opens...

Minnesota holds off Texas A&M rally for 69-64 victory

Nov. 19, 2018 1:28 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The experience of Minnesota outlasted the inexperience of Texas A&M in the closing minutes even if baskets were not coming easy. Or at all. "We found a way to make winning plays. Sometimes when you have a night like that where you're not flowing offensively you have...

Rantanen lifts Avalanche over Ducks 4-3 with 1.3 left in OT

Nov. 19, 2018 1:20 AM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — A few ticks left on the clock were all Mikko Rantanen needed to make a winner of the Colorado Avalanche. Rantanen's power-play slap shot with 1.3 seconds remaining in overtime gave the Avalanche a 4-3 victory Sunday over the slumping Anaheim Ducks. Colorado overcame a 3-1 deficit to...

Melbourne's sandbelt: a regular home for golf's World Cup

Nov. 19, 2018 1:15 AM EST

The World Cup of Golf appears to have found a home in southeast Melbourne. For the third consecutive time, one of golf's biggest team events is being played at a famous sandbelt course in the southeastern Australian city. The 28-team tournament, based on the Official World Golf Ranking, begins Thursday at...

Stansberry's 5 3s help Hawaii beat N. Arizona 85-68

Nov. 19, 2018 1:04 AM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Eddie Stansberry hit five 3-pointers and finished with a career-high 19 points and Zigmars Raimo scored 17 on 8-of-10 shooting to lead Hawaii to an 85-68 win over Northern Arizona on Sunday night. Jack Purchase added 11 points, Brocke Stepteau scored 10 and Drew Buggs had nine points and a...

Blackhawks build early lead, beat Wild 3-1

Nov. 19, 2018 12:39 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Jonathan Toews and Brandon Saad scored first-period goals, Corey Crawford made 39 saves and the Chicago Blackhawks held on to defeat the Minnesota Wild 3-1 on Sunday night. Dominik Kahun added an empty-netter with 58.5 second left as the Blackhawks improved to 2-2-2 under coach Jeremy...

Minlend scores 20 as San Francisco beats LIU Brooklyn 84-52

Nov. 19, 2018 12:23 AM EST

SEASIDE, Calif. (AP) — Charles Minlend scored 20 points, Jimbo Lull added 18 on 7-of-10 shooting and San Francisco used a big run in each half to beat LIU Brooklyn 84-52 on Sunday night. The game was moved to campus of Cal State Monterey Bay due to poor air quality in the California Bay Area as a result of...

Aldridge, DeRozan help Spurs extend Warriors' skid, 104-92

Nov. 18, 2018 11:55 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Finally faced with "the real NBA," the Golden State Warriors are playing short-handed and having a hard time. LaMarcus Aldridge had 24 points and 18 rebounds as the San Antonio Spurs fended off a late rally to beat Golden State 104-92 on Sunday night, extending the Warriors' skid to...