Tag: National Basketball Association

Wolves’ Beasley gets 120-day sentence for gun threat

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MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Timberwolves guard Malik Beasley was sentenced Tuesday to 120 days in jail after pleading guilty to a felony charge of threats...

Rebuilt Suns on a roll, climbing in Western Conference

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PHOENIX — The bubble was encouraging for them and so was the offseason. But the real proof that the Phoenix Suns might be ready...

Dream’s Montgomery retiring following 11-year WNBA career

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ATLANTA — Atlanta Dream guard Renee Montgomery is retiring following an 11-year career with four teams that included two WNBA championships. ...

Phil Rollins, who led Louisville to 1956 NIT title, dies

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Phil Rollins, a starting guard on Louisville’s 1956 NIT championship squad who went on to play in the NBA, has died....

Tests await Heat, who open longest road trip since 2009

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MIAMI — It was only a week ago when the Miami Heat emerged from a long postgame locker room meeting following another disappointing loss,...

Pistons center Jahlil Okafor has surgery on left knee

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DETROIT — The Detroit Pistons said Wednesday that center Jahlil Okafor had left knee surgery and is expected to miss six to eight weeks. ...

Wizards to rest scoring leader Beal for 1st time this season

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WASHINGTON — NBA scoring leader Bradley Beal will be held out of a game for rest for the first time this season, sitting out...

Durant out until Friday for coronavirus protocol reasons

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NEW YORK — Kevin Durant will miss at least three games for coronavirus health and safety protocols before being eligible to return to the...

Brandon Bass joins USA Basketball for AmeriCup qualifying

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Brandon Bass is giving USA Basketball even more NBA experience going into next week’s final two games of FIBA AmeriCup...