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Wizards center Gafford leaves with right quad injury

Oct. 27, 2021 21:08 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Washington center Daniel Gafford had to be helped off the court and was brought straight to the locker room Wednesday night in the Wizards' game against the Boston Celtics. The 6-foot-10 Gafford collided with Celtics forward Jaylen Brown and went to the...

Home of Avs, Nuggets to require COVID-19 proof from fans

Oct. 27, 2021 19:06 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Kroenke Sports & Entertainment announced Wednesday that beginning Nov. 10, Ball Arena will require fans 12 and older to show proof they're fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or provide a negative COVID-19 test result within 72 hours of the event for admission. ...

Lakers' LeBron James out vs. Thunder with sore right ankle

Oct. 27, 2021 18:58 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — LeBron James will miss the Los Angeles Lakers' game against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night because of a sore right ankle. James was injured Sunday night in a victory over Memphis and missed the Lakers’ 125-121 overtime win at San...

Redick joining ESPN as NBA analyst following retirement

Oct. 27, 2021 13:53 PM EDT

JJ Redick is joining ESPN as an NBA analyst a month after announcing his retirement following a 15-year playing career. Redick will make his debut as a studio analyst on Nov. 3 during the game between the Brooklyn Nets and Atlanta Hawks. Besides contributing to many of...

Editorial Roundup: U.S.

Oct. 27, 2021 12:04 PM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Oct. 22 The Toronto Star on Glasgow climate summit and the credibility of governments: As we noted on Friday, the prospects for COP26, the United Nations climate...

Freshman phenom Baldwin savors chance to play for his dad

Oct. 27, 2021 11:03 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — As one of the nation’s top-10 prospects in his class, Patrick Baldwin could have signed with just about any college basketball program in the country. He opted to stay home and play for his father at Milwaukee, instantly making...

Gobert leads Jazz over Nuggets 122-110 as Jokic gets hurt

Oct. 27, 2021 01:51 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Without the injured Nikola Jokic on the court, Rudy Gobert gladly took center stage down the stretch. Gobert had 23 points and 16 rebounds and Donovan Mitchell added 22 points to lead the Utah Jazz to a 122-110 win over the Denver Nuggets on...

Davis, Westbrook lead Lakers by Spurs minus James, 125-121

Oct. 26, 2021 23:29 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Anthony Davis had 35 points and 17 rebounds, Russell Westbrook added 33 points and 10 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers rallied without LeBron James to beat the San Antonio Spurs 125-121 in overtime Tuesday night. Dejounte Murray had 21 points, 15...

'Home' race just like Formula One season for Haas: A clunker

Oct. 27, 2021 00:34 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — As home races go, the U.S. Grand Prix was just like the rest of the season for Haas F1. A clunker. The American-owned Formula One team finished last again. Its two cars, driven by rookies Mick Schumacher and Nikita Mazepin, were...

Walker scores 19, Knicks romp to end 15-game skid vs 76ers

Oct. 27, 2021 00:26 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — With Kemba Walker and Evan Fournier, the New York Knicks can do things they couldn't last season. Or the three seasons before that. Walker scored 19 points in his best game with his hometown team and the Knicks snapped a 15-game...