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Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2022

Dec. 05, 2022 13:17 PM EST

One would have to go back hundreds of years to find a monarch who reigned longer than Queen Elizabeth II. In her 70 years on the throne, she helped modernize the monarchy across decades of enormous social change, royal marriages and births, and family scandals. For most Britons, she...

With 99 points in 2 games, Lakers' Anthony Davis on big roll

Dec. 05, 2022 09:24 AM EST

Anthony Davis is healthy. His numbers have never been healthier. And, not coincidentally, the Los Angeles Lakers are playing like the team they expected to be. With 99 points in his last two games — his most ever in a span of two regular-season contests — Davis is...

Clemson shoots past Wake Forest to win ACC opener, 77-57

Dec. 02, 2022 21:46 PM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — PJ Hall started his second straight game and led all scorers with 21 points and Hunter Tyson contributed a double-double as Clemson overcame a cold-shooting first half to run away from Wake Forest for a 77-57 victory in the ACC opener for both teams Friday night. ...

Zubac scores 31, pulls down 29 boards; Clippers beat Pacers

Nov. 27, 2022 20:03 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ivica Zubac had the best game of his six-year NBA career on Sunday afternoon. Yet, the Los Angeles Clippers center was frustrated after picking up his sixth foul late in the fourth quarter. It's understandable, considering Zubac was one rebound away from having...

Kriisa has triple-double, No. 17 Arizona tops Southern 95-78

Nov. 12, 2022 00:36 AM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Kerr Kriisa had 14 points, 11 rebounds and 12 assists for his second career triple-double, leading No. 17 Arizona to a 95-78 win over Southern on Friday night in a game that featured 57 fouls, including three technicals. Kriisa, the Wildcats' junior point...

LeBron hurt late in Clippers' 114-101 win over Lakers

Nov. 10, 2022 01:23 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James scored 30 points before leaving the court with pain in his left leg late in the Los Angeles Lakers' 114-101 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday night. James felt discomfort in his leg and groin shortly after he backed down Paul George to...

James, Davis help Lakers win for first time this season

Oct. 31, 2022 01:07 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James scored 26 points and Anthony Davis added 23 to help the Los Angeles Lakers to their first win of the season with a 121-110 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Sunday night. Russell Westbrook had 18 points for the Lakers (1-5), who had lost their first...

Analysis: Lakers are going to have to look for some help

Oct. 27, 2022 09:12 AM EDT

The season isn’t even two weeks old. Only 5% of the games have been played. Drawing any conclusions at this point would be ridiculous. Except, perhaps, this one: The Los Angeles Lakers are in trouble. The Lakers are taking an 0-4 record into Friday’s game at...

Lillard, Grant lead Blazers' late rally past Lakers, 106-104

Oct. 23, 2022 19:48 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Damian Lillard scored 41 points, Jerami Grant made a driving layup with three seconds left, and the unbeaten Portland Trail Blazers kept the Los Angeles Lakers winless under new coach Darvin Ham with a 106-104 victory Sunday. Portland trailed 102-95 with 1:56 to...

Bogdanovic shines in Detroit debut, helps Pistons beat Magic

Oct. 19, 2022 22:41 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons are excited about their future thanks to some young, dynamic players. Bojan Bogdanovic provides a reason to hope the present is promising, too. Bogdanovic scored 24 points in his debut with the Pistons, helping them beat the Orlando...