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In this Feb. 11, 2020, photo, from left, New York basketball stars Andre Barrett, Sam Perkins, Bernard King, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Kiki VanDeWeghe and Felipe Lopez pose for a photo at the Museum of the City of New York, to celebrate the opening of an exhibit to honor the history of the game in the big apple. The exhibit has high school college and pro memorabilia including rare photos and videos of Abdul-Jabbar playing in high school. (AP Photo/Doug Feinberg)

New York museum honors city's rich basketball history

Feb. 14, 2020 8:33 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kareem Abdul-Jabbar smiled as he rattled off the names of his former high school teammates and opponents. The Hall of Fame center was intently watching video of one of his New York high school championships when he starred for Power Memorial Academy 55 years ago. He was known as Lew...

South Carolina coach Dawn Staley communicates with players during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Tennessee, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)

Gamecocks hold tight at No. 1 in AP Top 25 women's poll

Feb. 3, 2020 1:05 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — South Carolina retained its firm grip on the top spot in The Associated Press women's college basketball poll. The Gamecocks received 26 first-place votes from a 30-member media panel Monday after routing Mississippi in record fashion and beating then-No. 22 Tennessee. Baylor remained No....

United States' Breanna Stewart, center, shoots between Connecticut's Christyn Williams, left, and Connecticut's Anna Makurat, right, in the second half of an exhibition basketball game, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, in Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

Stewart returns, US beats UConn 79-64 in women's basketball

Jan. 27, 2020 10:23 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Breanna Stewart laced up her sneakers that were dedicated to Kobe Bryant and his daughter and took the court for her first game in nine months after rupturing her right Achilles tendon. She liked the results. “The first step was getting out there and playing, Obviously there...

Stewart set to return for Team USA in exhibition vs UConn

Jan. 8, 2020 5:43 PM EST

Breanna Stewart is set to return to competition when she leads USA Basketball against her alma mater at the end of month. Stewart and the women's national team will play exhibition games against UConn in Hartford on Jan. 27 and against Louisville in Kentucky on Feb. 2. Her return would come about nine months...