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James, 1st-timers Morant, Wiggins named All-Star starters

Jan. 27, 2022 20:41 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — LeBron James will return to Cleveland as an All-Star Game captain, with another former Cavaliers No. 1 pick joining him as this season's surprise selection. Golden State's Andrew Wiggins was voted to his first All-Star Game, with Memphis guard Ja Morant also set for...

Jokic, Rivers team up to help Nuggets top Nets, 124-118

Jan. 27, 2022 00:09 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Denver Nuggets coach Michael Malone sensed his team would play down to a Brooklyn Nets team that was missing three of their best players, including All-Star guard James Harden. The Nuggets needed Austin Rivers, who scored 22 of his 25 points in the second half, and...

Lakers' Davis returns from knee injury in win over Nets

Jan. 25, 2022 23:43 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Davis' knee felt good. Once he gets his conditioning back, perhaps the Los Angeles Lakers can finally make a lengthy push. Davis scored eight points in 25 minutes after missing 17 games with a sprained left knee, helping the Lakers beat the Brooklyn Nets...

James has 33, Lakers beat Nets 106-96 in Davis' return

Jan. 25, 2022 23:14 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Davis' knee looked fine leaping high to slam down a lob pass from LeBron James on the game's first possession. And he looked healthy jumping into his teammate in celebration after James' two steals and dunks in the fourth quarter punctuated his performance....

Bipartisanship stumbles on New York redistricting panel

Jan. 24, 2022 15:18 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Democrats on New York's redistricting commission threw up their hands Monday, a day before a bipartisan panel — apparently in name only — was to submit redrawn congressional boundaries to state lawmakers. That means the Legislature, which is overwhelmingly...

Long Island-Brooklyn tops Fairleigh Dickinson 79-75

Jan. 23, 2022 22:16 PM EST

TEANECK, N.J. (AP) — Ty Flowers had 30 points and 15 rebounds as Long Island-Brooklyn narrowly defeated Fairleigh Dickinson 79-75 on Sunday night. Eral Penn had 18 points and 11 rebounds for Long Island-Brooklyn (8-10, 5-3 Northeast Conference). Isaac Kante added 13 points. Alex...

Nets assistant fined for interfering with play vs Wizards

Jan. 20, 2022 20:32 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Brooklyn assistant coach David Vanterpool was fined $10,000 and the Nets were penalized $25,000 by the NBA on Thursday after he interfered with play in a victory at Washington. Vanterpool reached across the sideline and deflected a pass with 5:42 remaining in the...

New York couple accused of Nebraska nursing homes fraud

Jan. 20, 2022 18:31 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A couple from Brooklyn, New York, is facing a lawsuit accusing them of committing Medicaid fraud involving several nursing homes that Nebraska $59.6 million. A lawsuit filed by the Nebraska Attorney General’s Office accuses Joseph and Rosie Schwartz, and...

Irving fined $25,000 by NBA for cursing at fan in Cleveland

Jan. 20, 2022 15:33 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving was fined $25,000 by the NBA on Thursday for cursing at a fan in Cleveland. Irving's comments to the fan during the second quarter of Brooklyn's 114-107 loss on Monday were captured on video. Irving used profanity in reminding the...

Ex-NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio won't run for governor

Jan. 18, 2022 09:51 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday he will not run for governor, but will instead devote himself to fighting inequality in New York. His decision to not enter the Democratic primary further strengthens the campaign of Gov. Kathy Hochul, who...