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Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks dunks during the first half of the NBA All-Star basketball game Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Huh)

For NBA players, a little rest now before a hectic finish

Feb. 17, 2020 10:23 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — And now, they rest. Until Thursday, anyway. That’s when the NBA comes back for a frantic eight-week sprint to the finish of the regular season, with teams having from anywhere between 25 and 29 games left to play before the 16-team field for the playoffs is filled and set. The...

Merrimack owns second half, beats St. Francis (BKN) 60-50

Feb. 13, 2020 10:11 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Devin Jensen hit four 3-pointers and scored 14 points to lead five players in double figures and Merrimack dominated the second half to beat St. Francis (Brooklyn) 60-50 on Thursday night. Jensen sank 4 of 5 shots from 3-point range and added nine rebounds and two steals for the Warriors...

Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker (1) drives around Golden State Warriors forward Marquese Chriss (32) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Devin Booker scores 27 points, Suns top Warriors 112-106

Feb. 13, 2020 1:02 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Suns guard Devin Booker was serenaded with chants of “All-Star! All-Star!” in the final seconds Wednesday night as he hit two free throws that sealed his team's 112-106 win over the Golden State Warriors. Despite the crowd's insistence, Booker isn't an All-Star just yet. That...

Forbes: Knicks, at $4.6 billion, NBA's highest valued team

Feb. 11, 2020 4:15 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Forbes is listing the average value of NBA franchises over $2 billion for the first time, a figure that has grown nearly 600% in the last decade. The average NBA franchise is now valued at just over $2.1 billion, with Forbes saying the New York Knicks — worth $4.6 billion by the...

Miami Heat guard Duncan Robinson (55) shoots against Golden State Warriors forward Marquese Chriss (32) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in San Francisco, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Butler returns to lead Heat past Warriors, 113-101

Feb. 11, 2020 2:04 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Once Jimmy Butler came back, Miami's longest losing streak of the season was gone. Butler had 21 points and 10 rebounds in his return to the lineup and the Heat won in Andre Iguodala’s first game back in the Bay Area, thumping the Golden State Warriors 113-101 on Monday night....

Deputy sues Toronto Raptors' boss over NBA Finals scuffle

Feb. 10, 2020 7:26 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A law enforcement officer in California is suing the president of the Toronto Raptors over a scuffle following the team's NBA Finals victory over the Golden State Warriors last June. The Raptors had just won their first title at Oracle Arena in Oakland on June 13 when Raptors...

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) dribbles against the Golden State Warriors in the first half of an NBA basketball game in San Francisco Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/John Hefti)

LeBron James scores 22 points, Lakers beat Warriors 125-120

Feb. 9, 2020 12:20 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Steve Kerr's instructions for Andrew Wiggins before his first game with Golden State were simple and basic: Sprint the floor. No requirements or rules about shots. Just some good old hustle. “I told him, ‘No matter what happens we need you to sprint the floor, both...

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) shoots over Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon (00) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in, Orlando, Fla., Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Willie J. Allen Jr.)

Giannis just misses triple-double, Bucks beat Magic 111-95

Feb. 8, 2020 11:34 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A slow start didn't help Giannis Antetokounmpo's shot at NBA history, but the Milwaukee Bucks are hardly a one-man show. Khris Middleton hit a 3-pointer less than 20 seconds into the game, and the team with the league's best record never trailed Saturday night in a 111-95 victory over...

New Minnesota Timberwolves NBA basketball player D'Angelo Russell, center, holds his new jersey between President of Basketball Operations Gersson Rosas, left, and head coach Ryan Saunders during his introduction to the media, Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, in Minneapolis, following a trade that sent Timberwolves' Andrew Wiggins to the Golden State Warriors. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Warriors GM Myers makes tough call to trade away roster

Feb. 7, 2020 8:17 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In Brooklyn a couple of days back, Bob Myers realized something he has rarely seen as Golden State's general manager or even dating to his days as a busy sports agent: Nobody wanted to be traded from the NBA's worst team. “That's unprecedented,” Myers said Friday after...

FILE - In this April 12, 2018, file photo, New York Knicks' president Steve Mills speaks to reporters at an NBA basketball news conference in Tarrytown, N.Y. The Knicks fired Mills on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, a person with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press. Perry will take over control of the basketball operations, according to the person, who spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because no announcement had been made. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

AP source: Knicks plan to hire agent Rose to run team

Feb. 6, 2020 9:11 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Knicks plan to hire agent Leon Rose to take over their basketball operations, a person with knowledge of the details said. Rose will replace Steve Mills, who was fired as team president on Tuesday. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because talks...