Basketball

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Zach LaVine came to All-Star weekend in New York last year as an under-the-radar rookie toiling away for one of the league's worst teams. He left as the Savior of Slam after a scintillating performance breathed new life into the dunk contest. He will go to...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Spurs guard Manu Ginobili is out for at least a month after surgery Thursday for a testicle injury he suffered during the team's win over New Orleans earlier this week. Ginobili was injured with 2:26 remaining in the game Wednesday night. New Orleans forward...
DELAWARE, N.Y. (AP) — Former NBA All-Star Jayson Williams, who served more than a year in prison for the 2002 accidental shooting death of a limo driver, has been charged with drunken driving after he crashed his vehicle in upstate New York. The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office...
PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix Suns general manager Ryan McDonough says coach Jeff Hornacek was fired because the players weren't responding to him. Now the job has gone on an interim basis to Earl Watson, who at 36 becomes the youngest coach in the NBA. It's a rapid rise for Watson,...
PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix Suns general manager Ryan McDonough says coach Jeff Hornacek was fired because the players weren't responding to him. Now the job has gone on an interim basis to Earl Watson, who at 36 becomes the youngest coach in the NBA. McDonough says the team has not...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — While many athletes figure they'll pursue media careers after their playing days are over, Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum sees no reason why he can't have it all now. McCollum is a media mogul in the making, with a radio show along with a series of...
PHOENIX (AP) — Jeff Hornacek was fired Monday as coach of the Phoenix Suns, who are mired in one of the worst stretches in franchise history. The Suns said an interim coach would be in place by Tuesday. Assistant coaches Corey Gaines, Earl Watson and Nate Bjorkgren are to be...
PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns have fired coach Jeff Hornacek, with the team mired in one of the worst stretches in franchise history. The Suns announced the dismissal Monday, saying an interim coach would be in place by Tuesday. A person with knowledge of the situation told...
NEW YORK (AP) — Draymond Green and Klay Thompson were picked Thursday for the Western Conference team, giving the NBA champion Golden State Warriors three All-Stars for the first time in 40 years. Sacramento's DeMarcus Cousins, Houston's James Harden, San Antonio's LaMarcus...