Tag: Professional basketball

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. ...

A very rare NBA day: Curry, Jokic score 50 in losses

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Stephen Curry and Nikola Jokic were part of history Saturday. It wasn’t the sort that they’ll savor. ...

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...

AP Sportlight

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Feb. 8 1936 — Jay Berwanger, University of Chicago halfback and...

Zahui B. signs with Sparks and Williams heads to Las Vegas

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NEW YORK — Amanda Zahui B. is changing coasts after signing with Los Angeles on Thursday. ...

Hawks F De’Andre Hunter to have surgery on ailing right knee

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ATLANTA — Atlanta Hawks forward De'Andre Hunter will undergo arthroscopic surgery on his right knee and be sidelined for an extended period. ...

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...

AP Sportlight

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Feb. 9 1912 — The U.S. Tennis Association amends the rules...

Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young fined $20,000 by NBA

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NEW YORK — Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young was fined $20,000 by the NBA on Thursday for directing inappropriate language toward a game official. ...

Defending champions Seattle Storm add veteran Candice Dupree

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SEATTLE — The Seattle Storm signed seven-time All-Star Candice Dupree on Monday, providing the defending WNBA champs with another veteran presence for the upcoming...