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Suns extend win streak to 16 with 113-107 victory over Nets

Nov. 28, 2021 00:13 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A chance to match franchise history and take a spot atop the NBA is waiting for the Phoenix Suns. They have loftier aspirations than those, but want them anyway. “Obviously, everybody knows the ultimate goal is to win a...

Davis lifts Long Island-Brooklyn past Delaware St. 99-65

Nov. 27, 2021 17:10 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyndall Davis scored a career-high 21 points and Long Island beat Delaware State 99-65 on Saturday. Ty Flowers added 19 points for the Sharks (1-4), which ended its four-game losing streak. Eral Penn scored 14 points with 10 rebounds and five assists and...

Conn. police: NY man runs onto highway, fights with troopers

Nov. 27, 2021 11:42 AM EST

NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — A New York City man is facing criminal charges after scuffling with Connecticut state troopers who tried to corral him on a highway, the state police said. Troopers said they found the 27-year-old from Brooklyn crouching by a concrete barrier on a...

Half of NY's $2.4B in rent aid held up 6 months after launch

Nov. 27, 2021 00:31 AM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Nearly $1 billion meant to cover back rent for New Yorkers who suffered economic hardship because of the coronavirus pandemic still hasn't made it into the hands of tenants six months after the program launched. That's led to exasperation, especially...

Booker, Suns extend win streak to 15, beat Knicks 118-97

Nov. 26, 2021 23:02 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Phoenix Suns are taking a 15-game winning streak to Brooklyn for a showdown with the Nets. It feels like a big game — just not to the surging Suns. “We do it one at a time. We know we have a tough opponent tomorrow that’s...

1 of 2 NYPD officers released from hospital after being shot

Nov. 25, 2021 12:36 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A police officer who was shot while confronting an armed man in the Bronx was released from a hospital Thursday, while a second officer wounded by the same gunman remained hospitalized, police said. WABC-TV reported that police lined up outside a Bronx...

2 incidents send 3 police officers to hospital with injuries

Nov. 24, 2021 23:39 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Two New York police officers were shot and wounded and another was hit by a car in separate incidents Wednesday night that sent all three to area hospitals. Two officers responded to a 911 call reporting a suspect with a gun on Beaumont Avenue in the...

Edert lifts St. Peter's past Long Island-Brooklyn 64-62

Nov. 23, 2021 22:16 PM EST

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Doug Edert registered 17 points as St. Peter's narrowly defeated Long Island-Brooklyn 64-62 on Tuesday night. Daryl Banks III had 10 points for St. Peter's (1-2). Fousseyni Drame added 10 points. KC Ndefo had nine rebounds and four blocks. ...

Malikah Shabazz, a daughter of Malcolm X, dies at 56

Nov. 23, 2021 16:32 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Malikah Shabazz, one of six daughters of slain civil rights leader Malcolm X, was found dead in her home in New York City, police said Tuesday. She was 56. Shabazz was found Monday in her home in Brooklyn, a police spokesperson said. Her death appeared...

Durant scores 27, Nets get lift from rookie to down Cavs

Nov. 22, 2021 22:49 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — In two days, Cam Thomas went from G League sensation to Brooklyn spark plug. Kevin Durant returned to the lineup and scored 27 points, James Harden added 14 points and a season-high 14 assists, and Thomas gave Brooklyn a needed second-half lift in a...