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Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr reacts toward officials during the second half of his team's NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards in San Francisco, Sunday, March 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Kerr says USA Basketball still planning for Tokyo 2020

Mar. 17, 2020 11:12 PM EDT

The USA Basketball coaching staff for the Tokyo Olympics is still preparing as if there will be a gold medal to try and defend this summer, even in highly uncertain times caused by the global coronavirus pandemic. U.S. men’s assistant coach Steve Kerr, the coach of the Golden State Warriors, said on a...

San Antonio Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge (12) celebrates as he scores against the Dallas Mavericks during the second half of an NBA basketball game in San Antonio, Tuesday, March 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Aldridge's return helps Spurs rally past Mavericks, 119-109

Mar. 10, 2020 11:54 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge had 24 points in his return from injury and the San Antonio Spurs withstood Luka Doncic’s 38 points to beat the Dallas Mavericks 119-109 on Tuesday night and keep their playoff hopes afloat. “It still doesn't feel 100 percent, but I got through it,”...

Cleveland Cavaliers' Andre Drummond, center, drives between San Antonio Spurs' Trey Lyles, left, and Rudy Gay, right, in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, March 8, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Drummond scores 28, Sexton 26 as Cavaliers down Spurs in OT

Mar. 8, 2020 11:27 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Andre Drummond returned from a leg injury to score 28 points and add 17 rebounds, and Kevin Love shook off a tough shooting night to make a big 3-pointer in overtime and lift the improving Cleveland Cavaliers to a 132-129 win over the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday. Drummond, who missed the...

San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich, center, watches his players with assistant coaches Becky Hammon, right, and Tim Duncan, left, during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets Friday, March 6, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Nets pound Spurs 139-120 in Popovich's return to the bench

Mar. 6, 2020 11:03 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Caris LeVert and the Nets treated Dr. J to a show in his first game in Brooklyn. Gregg Popovich sure didn't enjoy it after reclaiming his seat on the Spurs bench. “It was embarrassing defense,” Popovich said. “Soft.” LeVert had 27 points, 11 rebounds and 10...

San Antonio Spurs acting head coach Tim Duncan, left, talks to San Antonio Spurs forward DeMar DeRozan in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Charlotte Hornets in Charlotte, N.C., Tuesday, March 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)

Spurs get Tim Duncan first win as acting head coach

Mar. 3, 2020 10:04 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tim Duncan won more than 1,000 games as an NBA player. He got his first victory as an acting head coach on Tuesday night. Dejounte Murray scored 21 points and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Charlotte Hornets 104-103 without longtime head coach Gregg Popovich, who missed the game...

Spurs coach Popovich misses game vs Hornets; Duncan fills in

Mar. 3, 2020 6:37 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Spurs coach Gregg Popovich missed Tuesday night's game against the Charlotte Hornets because he is away to attend to personal business. The team announced former Spurs star and assistant coach Tim Duncan would step in as head coach. Popovich is expected to return for San Antonio's...

House call: Dr. J to attend his first Nets game in Brooklyn

Mar. 3, 2020 3:35 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Dr. J is finally going to make a house call to the Nets in Brooklyn. Julius Erving, perhaps the greatest player in the nomadic franchise's history, will be at Barclays Center on Friday when the Nets host the San Antonio Spurs. Erving led the New York Nets to ABA championships in 1974 and...

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, right, looks to drive against Charlotte Hornets forward P.J. Washington in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, March 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)

Bucks, at 52-9 so far, have reached some rare NBA air

Mar. 3, 2020 4:24 AM EST

It’s reasonable to think Milwaukee is not going to win all 21 of its remaining games, which means not all is lost for the Golden State Warriors this season. They’ll still be the only team in NBA history to win 73 games. The Warriors were a record 73-9 in the 2015-16 season, and the Bucks fell to...

Indiana Pacers' Aaron Holiday (3) drives against San Antonio Spurs' Bryn Forbes during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, March 2, 2020, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)

Brogdon scores 26, Pacers forced to rally late to beat Spurs

Mar. 3, 2020 12:16 AM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Indiana found its bearing in the paint after losing its composure late against San Antonio. Malcolm Brogdon scored 26 points, T.J. Warren added 23 and the Pacers rallied to beat the Spurs 116-111 on Monday night after blowing a 15-point lead. “We just had to calm down,”...

Pacers' Oladipo sits vs. Spurs with right knee swelling

Mar. 2, 2020 8:46 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Indiana guard Victor Oladipo missed Monday night's game against San Antonio after experiencing swelling in his right knee following the Pacers' morning shootaround. Oladipo returned to action Jan. 20 from a ruptured quad tendon that forced him to miss more than a full calendar year....