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Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell injures right leg vs Pacers

Apr. 16, 2021 17:34 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Donovan Mitchell exited during the third quarter of an NBA game between the Utah Jazz and Indiana Pacers on Friday afternoon after suffering a lower leg injury. Mitchell was helped off the court with the assistance of teammates with 8:18 left in...

Oklahoma coach Moser adds assistants, support staff

Apr. 16, 2021 15:58 PM EDT

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma men’s basketball coach Porter Moser has hired K.T. Turner as associate head coach and Emanuel Dildy as an assistant coach. They are among six members he has added to his coaching and support staffs. The school made the announcements in a...

Family affair: Jimmy Boeheim to play for his dad at Syracuse

Apr. 16, 2021 15:18 PM EDT

Jimmy Boeheim is transferring to Syracuse to play for his father and with his younger brother after three seasons at Cornell. Coach Jim Boeheim's oldest son made the announcement Friday on Instagram. “Back home to the place that made me fall in love with the game,” he...

Dwyane Wade joins Utah Jazz ownership group

Apr. 16, 2021 13:53 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Dwyane Wade is an NBA owner. The Utah Jazz announced Friday that the 13-time NBA All-Star will join the youngest ownership group in the league. The group is headed by technology entrepreneur Ryan Smith, who along with his wife,...

Tennessee forward John Fulkerson returning for 6th season

Apr. 16, 2021 12:42 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Forward John Fulkerson announced Friday he is returning to Tennessee for his sixth season, using the extra year of eligibility granted by the NCAA because of the coronavirus pandemic. Fulkerson informed Tennessee of his decision and shared it on...

Alabama's Jaden Shackelford exploring NBA draft

Apr. 16, 2021 12:24 PM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's leading scorer guard Jaden Shackelford is testing the NBA draft waters. Shackelford announced on social media Thursday night that he was entering the draft but wouldn't hire an agent, leaving the door open for a return to the...

Marquette basketball exodus: Theo John transferring to Duke

Apr. 16, 2021 12:08 PM EDT

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Forward Theo John says he’s transferring from Marquette to Duke, yet another player to leave the Golden Eagles. John said on Twitter on Friday that after conferring with his family he will spend his final year of eligibility...

Jaylen Brown scores 40, Celtics beat Lakers 121-113

Apr. 16, 2021 01:42 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jaylen Brown scored four of his 40 points in the final minute, and the Boston Celtics blew most of a 27-point lead in the fourth quarter before holding on for their fifth straight victory, 121-113 over the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night. Brown...

Ayton scores 26, Suns beat Kings for 10th straight home win

Apr. 16, 2021 01:17 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Deandre Ayton had 26 points and 11 rebounds, Devin Booker added 23 points and the Phoenix Suns won their 10th straight home game by beating the Sacramento Kings 122-114 on Thursday night. The Suns haven't lost in their home arena for nearly a month, but...

Curry scores 33, Warriors roll to 119-101 win over Cavaliers

Apr. 15, 2021 23:43 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 33 points — topping 30 for a career-best ninth consecutive game — and the Golden State Warriors pulled away for a 119-101 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday night. Curry, who made an NBA-record 29 3-pointers over...