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Golden State Warriors center James Wiseman (33) dunks against Minnesota Timberwolves forward Jaden McDaniels (3) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in San Francisco, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Warriors beat Timberwolves 123-111 to sweep 2-game series

Jan. 28, 2021 1:52 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — James Wiseman hardly felt he had to prove something to the team that didn't draft him. The rookie center came off Golden State's bench to score a career-high 25 points, dazzling opposite No. 1 pick Anthony Edwards in a matchup of last year's top two draft selections, and the Warriors...

Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant (12) lies on the court in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Phoenix Suns, Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

Grizzlies back to practicing, hope to resume season quickly

Jan. 28, 2021 1:51 AM EST

The Memphis Grizzlies finally are back on a basketball court and hoping to get back to playing games. The Grizzlies returned to practice Wednesday night after having their last five games postponed because of contact tracing within the team and the length of time they were unable to practice. They had been...

New York Mets pitcher Steven Matz delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

Mets trade LHP Steven Matz to Blue Jays for 3 young arms

Jan. 28, 2021 1:22 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — In a deal between two of baseball's busiest teams this winter, the New York Mets traded left-hander Steven Matz to the Toronto Blue Jays for three young pitchers Wednesday night. New York received reliever Sean Reid-Foley and minor league right-handers Josh Winckowski and Yennsy Díaz...

Baylor guard Davion Mitchell (45) shoots a three point shot over Kansas State forward Seryee Lewis (4) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/Jerry Larson)

Mitchell 33 for No. 2 Baylor in 107-59 rout over K-State

Jan. 28, 2021 12:18 AM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — Davion Mitchell and No. 2 Baylor again overwhelmed Kansas State in another lopsided game. Mitchell made seven 3-pointers while scoring 31 points, besting his career high of 20 set last month against the Wildcats, and undefeated Baylor matched its second-best start in team history with a...

San Antonio Spurs forward DeMar DeRozan (10) scores past Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart (36) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in San Antonio, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

DeRozan helps Spurs hold on to beat Celtics, 110-106

Jan. 27, 2021 11:41 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — DeMar DeRozan scored 21 points, Keldon Johnson had 18 points and 10 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs held on to beat the Boston Celtics 110-106 on Wednesday night. LaMarcus Aldridge added 20 points, Dejounte Murray had 11 points and 11 rebounds and San Antonio won its second straight...

FILE - San Diego Padres' Jurickson Profar gestures as he circles the bases after hitting a solo home run off Colorado Rockies relief pitcher James Pazos in the eighth inning of a baseball game in Denver, in this Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, file photo. Profar is staying with the San Diego Padres, agreeing to a $21 million, three-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Friday, Jan. 22, 2021, because the agreement is subject to a successful physical. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

Versatile Profar signs $21M, 3-year deal with Padres

Jan. 27, 2021 11:25 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jurickson Profar, who played five positions for San Diego last season, signed a $21 million, three-year contract Wednesday to remain with the Padres. Profar had been a free agent. He chose to return to San Diego, which improved significantly this offseason with the additions of starting...

FILE - New York Yankees' DJ LeMahieu celebrates at second base after hitting a two-run double during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins at Yankee Stadium in New York, in this Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, file photo. The New York Yankees and AL batting champion DJ LeMahieu worked Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, to put in place a six-year contract worth about $90 million, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the agreement is subject to a successful physical. (AP Photo/Corey Sipkin, File)

Yanks finalize deals with Kluber, LeMahieu, agree with O'Day

Jan. 27, 2021 11:21 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The retooling New York Yankees finalized a $90 million, six-year contract to retain AL batting champion DJ LeMahieu on Wednesday and completed an $11 million deal to add right-hander Corey Kluber. The Yankees also reached a $2.5 million, one-year deal with submarining right-handed reliever...

Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant (7) shoots next to Atlanta Hawks' Solomon Hill during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Durant's 32 points lead Nets past Young, Hawks 132-128 in OT

Jan. 27, 2021 11:11 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Kevin Durant scored 32 points and James Harden had 31 to lead a productive effort for Brooklyn's big three scorers, and the Nets beat the Atlanta Hawks 132-128 in overtime on Wednesday night. Harden added 15 assists and eight rebounds. Kyrie Irving scored 26 points for Brooklyn. Harden,...

Sacramento Kings coach Luke Walton, left, talks to guard Tyrese Haliburton (0) during a timeout in the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Orlando Magic, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Rested Kings get 29 points from Hield, defeat Magic 121-107

Jan. 27, 2021 10:31 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Sacramento Kings guard Buddy Hield mixed up his game beautifully on Wednesday night, calmly hitting spot-up 3-pointers, sinking midrange jumpers and dishing the ball when the Orlando Magic blitzed him with double teams. Kings’ coach Luke Walton insisted that it was just the kind...

Cleveland Cavaliers' Andre Drummond (3) drives to the basket against Detroit Pistons' Mason Plumlee (24) in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Sexton scores 29 points, Cavaliers beat Pistons 122-107

Jan. 27, 2021 10:28 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Collin Sexton scored 29 points and Andre Drummond had 23 points, 16 rebounds and five steals against his former team, powering the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 122-107 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night. Taurean Prince added 16 points and rookie Isaac Okoro had 10 points and a...