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Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens gestures during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Miami Heat, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Miami. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)

Celtics plan to play Friday, another Suns game called by NBA

Jan. 14, 2021 11:14 PM EST

The Boston Celtics expect their unplanned weeklong hiatus because of coronavirus-related issues to end Friday, when they’re scheduled to play host to the Orlando Magic. The Phoenix Suns, however, have a bit more time off coming. The Celtics will be without at least three players Friday, including All-Star...

Phoenix Suns guard Chris Paul (3) dribbles next to Washington Wizards forward Davis Bertans (42) and center Robin Lopez (15) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Another 3 NBA games called off amid virus, 16 test positive

Jan. 13, 2021 8:56 PM EST

Contact tracing issues involving the Phoenix Suns and Washington Wizards forced the NBA to postpone three more games Wednesday, raising the leaguewide total from this week alone to eight. The NBA also revealed Wednesday that 16 players — by far the most in a one-week period since training camps started...

Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal, left, and Phoenix Suns guard Chris Paul, right, tap hands during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

NBA, union stiffen virus protocols; more games postponed

Jan. 12, 2021 10:00 PM EST

With five games called off this week already and more teams dealing with virus-related issues, the NBA and the National Basketball Players Association enacted additional rules Tuesday in the hope of keeping the season going safely. For “at least the next two weeks,” the league and union said,...

Phoenix Suns forward Dario Saric (20) shoots against Washington Wizards center Robin Lopez, left, during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Beal scores 34, Wizards beat Suns 128-107 for first home win

Jan. 11, 2021 10:48 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bradley Beal scored 34 points and the Washington Wizards snapped their three-game losing streak and won at home for the first time this season, beating the Phoenix Suns 128-107 on Monday night. The Wizards (3-8), who had lost five straight at home, played without guard Russell Westbrook....

Washington Wizards guard Russell Westbrook (4) drives against Boston Celtics guard Javonte Green during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

In blow to Wizards, Westbrook out a week with injured leg

Jan. 11, 2021 6:19 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Wizards point guard Russell Westbrook is expected to sit out a week with an injured left leg, the latest blow to a team that entered Monday with a 2-8 record. The Wizards announced before Monday night’s game against the Phoenix Suns that Westbrook's left quadriceps was...

Phoenix Suns' Deandre Ayton (22) shoots against Indiana Pacers' Myles Turner (33) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Bridges' big night helps Suns break through at Indiana

Jan. 9, 2021 10:20 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Mikal Bridges found his shooting touch quickly, then finished with a flourish. The third-year forward scored a career-high 34 points and made the 3-pointer to cap the decisive scoring spurt midway through the fourth quarter, helping the Phoenix Suns pull away from Indiana for a 125-117...

Gondrezick scores 24; West Virginia women rout No. 17 Texas

Jan. 9, 2021 8:27 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Kysre Gondrezick scored 14 of her 24 points in the first half and West Virginia routed No. 17 Texas 92-58 on Saturday night, snapping the Longhorns' five-game win streak. Gondrezick posted on her Twitter account on Friday that her father, 57-year-old Grant Gondrezick, had died. He...

Detroit Pistons center Mason Plumlee (24) is fouled by Phoenix Suns forward Jae Crowder during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Pistons rally from 23 down, beat Suns 110-105 in OT

Jan. 8, 2021 11:06 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Even while losing seven of their first eight games, the Detroit Pistons competed. None of those defeats was by more than 15 points. So perhaps it was no surprise that after falling behind by 23 against an impressive Phoenix team, Detroit gamely fought back. Jerami Grant had 31 points, 10...

Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker, middle, drives past Toronto Raptors center Aron Baynes (46) and Raptors forward OG Anunoby, left, during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Suns drain 21 3-pointers, beat Raptors 123-115

Jan. 7, 2021 12:12 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Devin Booker scored 24 points, Jae Crowder added 21 and the Phoenix Suns made 21 3-pointers on the way to a 123-115 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday night. The Suns made at least 20 3-pointers in a game for the fourth time in franchise history and hit from long range all night,...

Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard (2) shoots over the defense of Phoenix Suns forward Mikal Bridges (25) and center Deandre Ayton (22) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ralph Freso)

George scores 39 points, Clippers hold off Suns 112-107

Jan. 4, 2021 12:04 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Paul George scored 39 points and the Los Angeles Clippers held on to beat the Phoenix Suns 112-107 on Sunday night after nearly blowing a 31-point lead in a matchup of two of the Western Conference’s top early season teams. At 5-2, the Clippers are tied with the Suns and Los Angeles...