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Lakers' Davis to return from knee injury against Nets

Jan. 25, 2022 18:38 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Davis will play for the Los Angeles Lakers against the Brooklyn Nets after missing 17 games with a sprained left knee. Coach Frank Vogel said there was no set minutes level for the All-Star big man, but the Lakers had a range they wanted to keep him in...

Bipartisanship stumbles on New York redistricting panel

Jan. 24, 2022 15:18 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Democrats on New York's redistricting commission threw up their hands Monday, a day before a bipartisan panel — apparently in name only — was to submit redrawn congressional boundaries to state lawmakers. That means the Legislature, which is overwhelmingly...

Long Island-Brooklyn tops Fairleigh Dickinson 79-75

Jan. 23, 2022 22:16 PM EST

TEANECK, N.J. (AP) — Ty Flowers had 30 points and 15 rebounds as Long Island-Brooklyn narrowly defeated Fairleigh Dickinson 79-75 on Sunday night. Eral Penn had 18 points and 11 rebounds for Long Island-Brooklyn (8-10, 5-3 Northeast Conference). Isaac Kante added 13 points. Alex...

Nets assistant fined for interfering with play vs Wizards

Jan. 20, 2022 20:32 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Brooklyn assistant coach David Vanterpool was fined $10,000 and the Nets were penalized $25,000 by the NBA on Thursday after he interfered with play in a victory at Washington. Vanterpool reached across the sideline and deflected a pass with 5:42 remaining in the...

New York couple accused of Nebraska nursing homes fraud

Jan. 20, 2022 18:31 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A couple from Brooklyn, New York, is facing a lawsuit accusing them of committing Medicaid fraud involving several nursing homes that Nebraska $59.6 million. A lawsuit filed by the Nebraska Attorney General’s Office accuses Joseph and Rosie Schwartz, and...

Irving fined $25,000 by NBA for cursing at fan in Cleveland

Jan. 20, 2022 15:33 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving was fined $25,000 by the NBA on Thursday for cursing at a fan in Cleveland. Irving's comments to the fan during the second quarter of Brooklyn's 114-107 loss on Monday were captured on video. Irving used profanity in reminding the...

Ex-NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio won't run for governor

Jan. 18, 2022 09:51 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday he will not run for governor, but will instead devote himself to fighting inequality in New York. His decision to not enter the Democratic primary further strengthens the campaign of Gov. Kathy Hochul, who...

Girl, 15, killed after school bus apparently hits her in NYC

Jan. 17, 2022 20:46 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A 15-year-old girl was found dead in a Brooklyn street after she was apparently hit by a school bus, and the driver later arrested, police said Monday. The vehicle, described as a yellow school bus, was gone when officers arrived around 8 a.m. at the scene on...

Nets' star Irving steadfast on vaccine despite Durant injury

Jan. 17, 2022 20:37 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving insists an injury to teammate Kevin Durant won't change his stance on not getting the COVID-19 vaccine. Irving, who only recently returned to action after a drawn-out stalemate over getting vaccinated, said Monday following a loss...

Long Island-Brooklyn defeats St. Francis (N.Y.) 80-65

Jan. 17, 2022 19:30 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Ty Flowers had 13 points, nine rebounds and six assists as Long Island-Brooklyn beat St. Francis (N.Y.) 80-65 on Monday. Kyndall Davis had 19 points for Long Island-Brooklyn (7-9, 4-2 Northeast Conference), which won its fourth consecutive game. Tre Wood added 13...