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North Carolina transfer Caleb Love commits to Arizona

May. 30, 2023 18:02 PM EDT

Caleb Love is now headed to Arizona. The North Carolina transfer tweeted Tuesday, less than a month after decommitting from Michigan, that he will play next season with the Wildcats. “Caleb is a tremendously talented guard who has significant experience playing...

Caleb Martin's rise to NBA Finals becomes latest Heat undrafted success story

May. 30, 2023 15:13 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Caleb Martin was undrafted coming out of college. He entered the NBA with almost no guarantees. He had to play in the G League. Charlotte let him go after two seasons. Desperate for a second chance, he joined the Miami Heat on a two-way contract to basically start...

Jimmy Butler helps Heat to 103-84 Game 7 win over Celtics and spot in NBA Finals

May. 29, 2023 23:54 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — No unprecedented comeback, no last-tick miracle, no cavalcade of higher seeds is going to prevent these Miami Heat from playing for the NBA title. Eastern Conference finals Most Valuable Player Jimmy Butler scored 28 points, and Caleb Martin had 26 points and 10...

Celtics' Brogdon (forearm), Heat's Vincent (ankle) available for Game 7

May. 29, 2023 20:02 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Celtics sixth man Malcolm Brogdon is available for Game 7 against the Heat after sitting out Game 6 with a strained right forearm. Brogdon, the NBA Sixth Man of the Year, tested the forearm during the pregame on Monday and was cleared about an hour before...

Young scores 23, Gray adds 19 points and 10 assists; Aces beat Lynx 94-73

May. 28, 2023 23:28 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jackie Young scored 23 points, including four 3-pointers, Chelsea Gray added 19 points and 10 assists and the Las Vegas Aces beat the Minnesota Lynx 94-73 Sunday night. The Aces (4-0) tied the franchise record for consecutive wins to open a season. The...

Mabrey scores 23, Alanna Smith has double-double as Sky beat Wings 94-88

May. 28, 2023 21:44 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Marina Mabrey had season highs with 23 points and eight assists, Alanna Smith had her first career double-double and the Chicago Sky beat the Dallas Wings 94-88 on Sunday night. Smith scored six of her 14 points in the final two-plus minutes and finished with 12...

Fever end record 20-game losing streak with 90-87 win over Atlanta

May. 28, 2023 17:49 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — NaLyssa Smith scored 23 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to help the Indiana Fever end a WNBA record-tying 20-game losing streak with a 90-87 win over the Atlanta Dream on Sunday. The Fever had lost 20 in a row dating back to last season to tie the Tulsa Shock for the...

Stewart helps Liberty hand Sun first loss of season

May. 27, 2023 15:10 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Breanna Stewart scored 11 of her 21 points in the decisive third quarter to lift the New York Liberty to an 81-65 win over the Connecticut Sun on Saturday. Stewart, who scored a franchise and career-high 45 points in her home debut last Sunday, took over in the...

Ogunbowale scores 26, Sabally has 17 points, 10 rebounds and five assists as Wings beat Storm 95-91

May. 27, 2023 00:38 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Arike Ogunbowale had 26 points and six assists, Satou Sabally added 17 points, 10 rebounds and five assists and the Dallas Wings beat the Seattle Storm 95-91 Friday night. Dallas is 2-0 for the first time since 2007, when the franchise was known as the Detroit Shock...

Delle Donne hits late go-ahead 3-pointer, Mystics beat Sky 71-69

May. 26, 2023 22:23 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Elena Delle Donne scored 25 points, Shakira Austin had 15 points and 11 rebounds and the Washington Mystics beat the Chicago Sky 71-69 on Friday night. Ariel Atkins rebounded her own miss and found Delle Donne open for a go-ahead 3-pointer with 22.4 to play. Kahleah...