Basketball

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — LeBron James was feeling sore enough after Thursday's victory that he joined Kyrie Irving in sitting out Friday. Coach David Blatt said he held James out for precautionary reasons after the NBA's four-time MVP complained of a sore lower back and overall...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Cleveland will be without LeBron James and Kyrie Irving on Friday night at Indiana. Coach David Blatt says he is holding out James to give him some extra rest. Blatt says James complained of back soreness and general soreness after the Cavaliers' home victory...
NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA will begin revealing whether it determined referees' crunch-time calls to be right or wrong. Starting Monday and continuing throughout the playoffs, the league will release play-by-play reports of all calls and relevant no-calls in the final minutes of...
NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA will begin revealing whether it determined referees' crunch-time calls to be right or wrong. Starting Monday and continuing throughout the playoffs, the league will release play-by-play reports of all calls and relevant no-calls in the final minutes of...
Earl Lloyd, the first black player in NBA history, died Thursday. He was 86. Lloyd's alma mater, West Virginia State, confirmed the death. It did not provide details. Lloyd made his NBA debut in 1950 for the Washington Capitals, just before fellow black players Sweetwater...
Earl Lloyd, the first black player in NBA history, died Thursday. He was 86. Lloyd's alma mater, West Virginia State, confirmed the death. It did not provide details. Lloyd made his NBA debut in 1950 for the Washington Capitals, just before fellow black players Sweetwater...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Paul George put himself on the clock Thursday. Almost seven months after a gruesome leg injury seemingly ended his season, the Pacers' star finished his first full practice — three days ahead of schedule. Now, the next countdown can begin: When will he play...
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls say Derrick Rose will have surgery Friday to repair a medial meniscus tear in his right knee and a timetable for his return will be determined after the operation. The 2011 NBA MVP played in only 10 games last season before having surgery for a...
As an Ohio teenage hoops sensation, LeBron James went through the craziness of being recruited by colleges across the country. Now, he's living it as a dad. And he's not enjoying it. James said there are already colleges pursuing his 10-year-old son, LeBron Jr., and the...