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McCollum helps Blazers rout Suns for first win of season

Oct. 24, 2021 02:05 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Trail Blazers head coach Chauncey Billups was happy to have an extra pair of clothes on Saturday night. He needed them after getting drenched by his players as they celebrated his first career victory as a head coach. CJ McCollum scored 28 points...

Dwight, AD downplay confrontation in Lakers' loss to Suns

Oct. 23, 2021 02:05 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dwight Howard and Anthony Davis both say their physical confrontation on the Los Angeles Lakers' bench was a momentary disagreement that has already been resolved. Even if their big men are getting along again, the Lakers have a whole lot more...

Suns respond to potential investigation, deny racism, sexism

Oct. 22, 2021 20:49 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns released a statement regarding a potential media investigation into the workplace culture of the franchise, denying that the organization or owner Robert Sarver have a history of racism or sexism. The statement sent Friday said the...

Jokic scores 27 points, Nuggets beat Suns 110-98

Oct. 21, 2021 01:49 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Nikola Jokic was up to his old tricks Wednesday night, scoring on a crafty array of hook shots, 3-pointers and flat-footed jumpers. In short, the reigning MVP still looks a lot like an MVP. The 6-foot-11 Serbian poured in 27 points...

NBA 2021-22: 10 things to follow throughout the season

Oct. 19, 2021 02:41 AM EDT

In the opening seconds of Stephen Curry’s NBA career he got an assist on the first possession, a steal on the second and then tried a 3-pointer for the first time at the professional level. It missed. In that moment, there probably were not very...

Oldies but goodies: The Lakers may be ones to catch in West

Oct. 13, 2021 17:52 PM EDT

It may be a roster like none other. The Los Angeles Lakers have four of the NBA’s top seven active scorers. The top three leading active rebounders. Three of the top four active leaders in assists. Three of the top five in blocks. Three of the top five in wins. Four of...

Run it back: Suns push for NBA title with same nucleus

Oct. 12, 2021 14:03 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Chris Paul has found his basketball nirvana with the Phoenix Suns, playing with a bunch of gym rats who care deeply about winning games and bringing an NBA title to the desert. The Suns were oh-so-close to accomplishing that goal last season. ...

AP source: NBA vaccination rate climbing, now to 95%

Sep. 30, 2021 19:02 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The NBA has seen a rise in vaccination rates in recent days when factoring in those players who have received at least one of the necessary shots, a person with direct knowledge of the situation said Thursday. The leaguewide rate is now around 95% when...

NBA releases protocols to teams for virus safety this season

Sep. 29, 2021 12:30 PM EDT

The NBA released tentative health and safety protocols to its teams Tuesday, detailing how players who haven’t gotten the COVID-19 vaccination will be tested far more often than their vaccinated colleagues and face a slew of other restrictions. Among the rules for...

What to watch in the NBA, as training camps are set to open

Sep. 28, 2021 02:45 AM EDT

The first practices of the season in the NBA are here, with teams set to hit the floor on Tuesday to formally begin getting ready for the 2021-22 campaign. A six-pack of things to watch as things get started: THE CHAMPS Milwaukee...