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Chris Paul catches turnover bug at bad time for the Suns

Jul. 15, 2021 02:53 AM EDT

The ball was in Chris Paul's hands with 35 seconds left and his team needed a bucket to tie or take the lead in Game 4 of the NBA Finals. The Phoenix Suns — and the 11-time All-Star — wouldn't have wanted it any other way. The point guard did one...

Kawhi Leonard has surgery; Clippers confirm partial ACL tear

Jul. 13, 2021 21:16 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kawhi Leonard had surgery Tuesday to repair a partial tear of his right ACL, an injury the Los Angeles Clippers did not specify as he sat out the team's first-ever Western Conference finals appearance. The Clippers said there is no timetable for his...

Can't watch fireworks at home? Millions choose NBC

Jul. 07, 2021 17:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — More than 8 million people took in Fourth of July fireworks on television this year, watching NBC's coverage of the Macy's New York City celebration in one of two helpings. The two-hour fireworks presentation drew 4.9 million viewers to NBC at 8 p.m....

NBA Finals: Why the Suns will win the NBA championship

Jul. 05, 2021 16:16 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — This version of the Phoenix Suns will be a case study for future NBA general managers on how to build a championship contending roster in a hurry. Roll the dice on an aging — but motivated — Hall of Fame-caliber point guard (Chris Paul) and pair him...

Beverley suspended for a game next season for shoving Paul

Jul. 03, 2021 16:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Patrick Beverley was suspended one game without pay by the NBA on Saturday after shoving Chris Paul in the back in Game 6 of the Western Conference finals. The Los Angeles Clippers guard will miss the first game of the 2021-22 regular season that he is...

Clippers await Leonard's decision on contract option

Jul. 01, 2021 18:39 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers’ season began in an empty arena with cardboard cutouts, COVID-19 tests, and protocols for everything. It ended with the team reaching the Western Conference finals for the first time in franchise history, even without injured superstar Kawhi...

Williams, Paul emotional after Phoenix reaches NBA Finals

Jul. 01, 2021 03:19 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Monty Williams wasn't named NBA Coach of the Year, but he has something more monumental — a trip to the NBA Finals. While Chris Paul was emotional Wednesday night after the Phoenix Suns eliminated the Los Angeles Clippers 130-103 in Game 6 of the...

Chris Paul leads Suns past Clippers 130-103, into NBA Finals

Jul. 01, 2021 01:02 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tears welled in Chris Paul's eyes. A message in black ink on his shoes said it all: Can't give up now. Not when, after 16 years, he will finally play for an NBA title. Paul led the Phoenix Suns into their first NBA Finals in 28...

Phoenix Suns advance to NBA Finals for first time since 1993, beating Los Angeles Clippers 130-103 in Game 6

Jun. 30, 2021 23:48 PM EDT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Phoenix Suns advance to NBA Finals for first time since 1993, beating Los Angeles Clippers 130-103 in Game 6.

'America's Got Talent' tops TV's Nielsen ratings

Jun. 30, 2021 19:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Competition at athletic venues dominated the agenda for television viewers last week, but none was as popular as a competition on stage. “America's Got Talent,” which is well-established as TV's favorite live show of the summer, reached seven million...