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Jets versatile rookie WR Moore impressing with each catch

Jun. 11, 2021 14:10 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Elijah Moore has made catch after impressive catch this spring for the New York Jets, diverting some of the massive focus away from the guy throwing him the ball. That's no small feat, especially when Zach Wilson is being counted on as the new...

Jets RB Tevin Coleman healthy with 'a lot left in my tank'

Jun. 10, 2021 18:21 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Tevin Coleman knows his dismal statistics from last season are hardly awe-inspiring. But the New York Jets running back is feeling healthy again and confident as ever, even if some might wonder if he can be a consistently productive playmaker...

Chris Paul has another big night, Suns rout Nuggets 123-98

Jun. 10, 2021 02:23 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Chris Paul is a 36-year-old man who can still put together an NBA point guard's version of a virtuoso performance: Fifteen assists, no turnovers and it led to another blowout playoff victory for his rolling Phoenix Suns. “I feel good,” Paul said. “I...

Becton not practicing at Jets OTAs because of foot injury

Jun. 04, 2021 20:00 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Jets left tackle Mekhi Becton is dealing with a foot injury that has sidelined him during organized team activities, but it isn't considered serious. Coach Robert Saleh acknowledged Friday that Becton practiced early in the OTA sessions, but...

Booker scores 47, Suns eliminate champion Lakers, 113-100

Jun. 04, 2021 02:33 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Devin Booker has a tattoo on his forearm of the message that Kobe Bryant wrote for him on a pair of shoes after they faced each other at Staples Center six years ago: “Be legendary.” Back in the house his idol built with a chance to secure his...

By the numbers: LeBron James in a most unusual position

Jun. 02, 2021 17:55 PM EDT

LeBron James has entered uncharted waters. He has been to the NBA playoffs in 15 of his 18 NBA seasons, and has never missed the second round — a streak that is now very much in doubt. James and the Los Angeles Lakers trail their first-round series against Phoenix 3-2,...

CP3, Suns beat Lakers 100-92, even series after Davis hurt

May. 30, 2021 19:33 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Phoenix Suns coach Monty Williams initially planned to sit Chris Paul for Game 4 against the Lakers. A persistent shoulder injury had reduced the point guard to a fraction of himself, and Williams didn't think Paul could help in a crucial game. Paul...

Lakers celebrate playoff homecoming in 109-95 win over Suns

May. 28, 2021 02:05 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Each time Anthony Davis sprawled to the ground after a tough foul or a difficult finish, he felt the cheers of about 7,000 frenzied Los Angeles Lakers fans lifting him back up. The big man can't wait until a full Staples Center has got his back. In...

Jets rookie QB Wilson 'relentless' in quest to learn offense

May. 27, 2021 20:14 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Zach Wilson has spent his first month in the NFL soaking up as much of the New York Jets' playbook as he can and bonding with his new teammates. The rookie quarterback's toughest opponent since being drafted No. 2 overall out of BYU so far? The...

Davis, Lakers bounce back to beat Suns 109-102 in Game 2

May. 26, 2021 01:59 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers were reeling late in the fourth quarter on Tuesday night. The Phoenix Suns had made a big run, their home crowd was in a frenzy and the defending NBA champions were in danger of going down two games to none in the first round. ...