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Carmelo aims to knock off rust, knock down shots for Blazers

Nov. 19, 2019 2:29 AM EST

Plenty has changed since Carmelo Anthony last played an NBA game. Zion Williamson had just made his Duke debut. Kyrie Irving had said only a month earlier he planned to re-sign in Boston. There’s been turnover all over the league — including a blockbuster trade between Anthony’s last two...

Holiday, Sabonis lead Pacers to easy win over Nets

Nov. 19, 2019 12:18 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Pacers relied on the Holiday brothers to overcome some injuries in their backcourt. Aaron Holiday finished with career highs of 24 points and 13 assists, Justin Holiday scored 20 points and the Pacers cruised to a 115-86 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Monday night....

Clark lifts LIU-Brooklyn over Delaware St. 92-84

Nov. 18, 2019 10:54 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Raiquan Clark had 25 points as Long Island-Brooklyn got past Delaware State 92-84 on Monday night. Ty Flowers added 20 points for the Sharks. Flowers also had 17 rebounds, seven assists and three blocks for the Sharks. Jashaun Agosto had 15 points for Long Island-Brooklyn (1-3). Ashtyn...

Randle, Morris guide Knicks over Cavs 123-105

Nov. 18, 2019 10:44 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A week made a big difference for the New York Knicks. Julius Randle scored 30 points, Marcus Morris Sr. added 23 and the Knicks beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 123-105 Monday night to avenge a 21-point home loss eight days prior. R.J. Barrett added 15 points and Damyean Dotson had 11 for New...

Man charged with killing 4 in NYC: I don’t remember assault

Nov. 18, 2019 9:46 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A homeless man charged in the beating deaths of four men as they slept on New York City streets says he has no memory of the assault. “I was looking for bottles for cash,” Randy Santos told The New York Times in a jail interview published Monday. “I needed the money...

Criminal charges expected this week against Epstein guards

Nov. 18, 2019 7:36 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two correctional officers responsible for guarding Jeffrey Epstein when he took his own life are expected to face criminal charges this week for falsifying prison records, two people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press. The federal charges could come as soon as Tuesday and...

Defendant in NY attack that killed 8 speaks out in court

Nov. 18, 2019 7:27 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A man charged with killing eight people on a New York City bike path spoke out at a pretrial hearing Monday, complaining that his prosecution was moving forward while no one was held accountable for the death of Muslims worldwide. Sayfullo Saipov, 31, remained quiet until the end of a...

NYC water main break unleashes steam, snarls traffic

Nov. 18, 2019 6:06 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Officials say a water pipe break in New York City’s theater district has led to some billowing steam and rush-hour traffic tie-ups. Firefighters say no injuries have been reported from the incident around 5 p.m. at West 49th Street and Eighth Avenue. Utility Con Edison say a water...

Nets’ Irving out again with right shoulder injury

Nov. 18, 2019 4:46 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving will miss his second straight game because of a right shoulder injury. The Nets announced several hours before tipoff that the All-Star point guard wouldn’t play Monday night against the Indiana Pacers because of an impingement. Irving sat out for the...

Man gets 8 years in prison for extorting immigrants

Nov. 18, 2019 2:58 PM EST

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A New York City man convicted in an extortion scheme that involved kidnapping immigrants at a bus station has been sentenced in Connecticut to eight years in prison. A federal judge in Bridgeport handed down the punishment Monday to 56-year-old Carlos Hernandez, who was one of four...