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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Chris Paul had a season-high 41 points and 17 assists and the Los Angeles Clippers rallied in the second half for a 126-122 victory over the Trail Blazers, denying Portland a chance at clinching the Northwest Division title Wednesday night. The loss snapped...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas athletic director Steve Patterson is scheduled to travel Thursday to meet with Virginia Commonwealth coach Shaka Smart to make an offer to coach the Longhorns, a person with knowledge of the trip told The Associated Press. Texas hopes to introduce...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Monta Ellis scored 26 points, and the Dallas Mavericks withstood a triple-double from Russell Westbrook to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 135-131 on Wednesday night. Westbrook finished with 31 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists. It was his 10th triple-double...
HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden strengthened his case for the MVP award with a career-high 51 points, and the Houston Rockets squandered a huge early lead but held on for a 115-111 win over the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night. Houston was up by nine with about eight minutes left...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas athletic director Steve Patterson is scheduled to travel Thursday to meet with Virginia Commonwealth coach Shaka Smart to make an offer to coach the Longhorns, a person with knowledge of the trip tells The Associated Press. Texas hopes to introduce...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The regular season may be winding down, but the San Antonio Spurs are continuing to play some of their best basketball of the season. Aron Baynes had 18 points, Manu Ginobili added 13 and the San Antonio Spurs clinched a playoff berth with a 103-91 win over...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Aron Baynes had 18 points, Manu Ginobili added 13 and the San Antonio Spurs clinched a playoff berth with a 103-91 win over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night. San Antonio posted its fifth straight victory. The Spurs are 15-3 since Feb. 27, and have now...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — As pressure builds for the repeal or revision of Indiana's new religious objection law, the NCAA faces a decision about whether to look for a new venue for next year's women's Final Four. NCAA President Mark Emmert has indicated the Indianapolis-headquartered...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Four No. 1 seeds are in the Final Four of the women's NCAA Tournament for only the third time, yet there's still a distinctive feel it's really two-time defending champion Connecticut's title to lose. Notre Dame, South Carolina and Maryland merely are a...