SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Sacramento Kings have a legitimate chance to end their 13-year playoff drought and Dave Joerger is trying to impress upon his players the importance of doing the little things correctly. It took more than three quarters for them to get the message against Miami. EvenRead More →

As expected, the Indiana Pacers announced Friday they have waived Nik Stauskas and Wade Baldwin. The Pacers acquired Stauskas and Baldwin from the Houston Rockets on Thursday. Also acquired by Indiana in exchange for cash considerations were a second-round draft pick in 2021 and the rights to Maarty Leunen, whoRead More →

New Miami Dolphins head coach Brian Flores has filled out much of his coaching staff, which includes former NFL head coach Jim Caldwell. FILE PHOTO: Dec 24, 2017; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell stands on the sidelines against the Cincinnati Bengals in the second half atRead More →

Celtics president Danny Ainge is confident All-Star guard Kyrie Irving will put a ring on his relationship with Boston this summer, saying the team and Irving have an “engagement.” FILE PHOTO: Feb 7, 2019; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving (11) returns the ball against the Los AngelesRead More →

The NCAA ruled that transfer quarterback Justin Fields is eligible to play immediately for Ohio State in the 2019 season, the university announced Friday. FILE PHOTO: Nov 17, 2018; Athens, GA, USA; Georgia Bulldogs quarterback Justin Fields (1) runs for a touchdown against the Massachusetts Minutemen during the first halfRead More →

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Anthony Davis didn’t need long to win back the crowd after being booed during his pregame introduction and the first few chances he had to handle the ball. But the Pelicans sought to close out a close game without Davis on the court anyway — andRead More →

Cleveland Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor will be sidelined seven to nine weeks after sustaining a right calf strain, the team announced Friday. FILE PHOTO: Sep 10, 2017; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor (12) looks back to the dugout after hitting a solo home run against the BaltimoreRead More →

Cleveland Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor will be sidelined seven to nine weeks after sustaining a right calf strain, the team announced Friday. FILE PHOTO: Sep 10, 2017; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor (12) looks back to the dugout after hitting a solo home run against the BaltimoreRead More →

JJ Redick scored 34 points to lift the new-look Philadelphia 76ers past the visiting Denver Nuggets 117-110 on Friday. Feb 8, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers guard JJ Redick (17) shoots the ball past Denver Nuggets forward Mason Plumlee (24) during the third quarter at Wells Fargo Center. MandatoryRead More →

Catch up on the best highlights and interviews from the Milwaukee Bucks‘ win in Dallas. Win.Win.Win.Win.Win.Win. SIX STRAIGHT. The highlights ⤵ pic.twitter.com/pgCtwJStPU — FOX Sports Wisconsin (@fswisconsin) February 9, 2019 Bledshow feeds the captain! #Giannis Tune in:📺 @fswisconsin📱 #FOXSportsApp https://t.co/KWcmmKtUV8 pic.twitter.com/Z6eDLcwQEu — FOX Sports Wisconsin (@fswisconsin) February 9, 2019 SPLASH💦#GiannisRead More →

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Jakeenan Gant had 23 points as Louisiana-Lafayette narrowly beat Georgia State 76-72 on Friday night. Cedric Russell had 14 points for Louisiana-Lafayette (14-10, 5-6 Sun Belt Conference). Trajan Wesley added 10 points. Marcus Stroman had seven assists and six rebounds for the hosts. Devin Mitchell hadRead More →

PHOENIX (AP) — Stephen Curry shook off a poor shooting performance by scoring 10 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter and the Golden State Warriors finally broke open a tight game to beat the Phoenix Suns 117-107 on Friday night. Klay Thompson scored 25 points for the Warriors,Read More →

DALLAS — Giannis Antetokounmpo got the best of fellow Euro star Luka Doncic again, and Milwaukee’s All-Star captain has help on the way. Doncic, the 19-year-old Dallas rookie sensation, is all that’s left from the starting lineup the Mavericks put together in the offseason. Antetokounmpo had 29 points and 17Read More →

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mariya Moore scored 23 points and blocked a potential game-winning shot with two seconds left as USC handed No. 17 Utah its third consecutive loss, 84-80, while picking up their third straight win on Friday night. Niyah Becker made a 3-pointer to get the UtesRead More →