Basketball

Maryland's Jalen Smith (25) shoots in front of Minnesota's Daniel Oturu (25) and Alihan Demir (30) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, in Minneapolis. Maryland won 74-73. (AP Photo/Hannah Foslien)
AP
February 26, 2020 - 11:06 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Darryl Morsell drained the go-ahead 3-pointer with 1.9 seconds left for No. 9 Maryland, capping a comeback from a 16-point halftime deficit to beat Minnesota 74-73 on Wednesday night. Jalen Smith had 16 points and 12 rebounds, including a soaring rebound and slam with 14.5...
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Karl-Anthony Towns, Injury
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Lindsey Peterson
February 21, 2020 - 2:17 pm
After injuring his wrist heading into the All-Star Break, we finally have word on the outlook for Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns. Towns had sought a second opinion on his injured wrist during the All-Star Break. It's now been determined that the wrist is fractured. The team is saying Towns is...
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Kawhi Leonard of the Los Angeles Clippers holds up his NBA All-Star Game Kobe Bryant MVP Award after the NBA All-Star basketball game Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Huh)
AP
February 17, 2020 - 12:05 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard made it look effortless, nailing one 3-pointer after another and nearly matching an All-Star Game record. The tough part came afterward. Finding the right words to express how he felt after becoming the first Kobe Bryant MVP award winner wasn't so easy. Leonard scored...
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LeBron James, of the Los Angeles Lakers, talks with the media during the NBA All-Star basketball game media day, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks)
AP
February 15, 2020 - 6:55 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Kobe Bryant always seemed to be in top form when he stepped onto the court for the NBA All-Star Game. The league's current best will try to match his effort when Team LeBron and Team Giannis meet on Sunday. The All-Star festivities returned to Chicago for the first time since 1988...
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TImberwolves, Towns, Russell, Okogie, Hernangomez
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Lindsey Peterson
February 14, 2020 - 4:16 pm
As we hit the midway point of the NBA season and the All-Star Break, this is a good time to examine what's happened and break down the current players. And with the flurry of activity before the trade deadline, this is not a simple task in 2020. Here's our thoughts on what we've seen from each...
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FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2018. file photo, Team Stephen center Joel Embiid, left, of the Philadelphia 76ers. leaps for the tipoff won by Team LeBron forward Anthony Davis, of the New Orleans Pelicans, during the NBA All-Star basketball game in Los Angeles. The NBA has changed the format of its All-Star Game and basketball purists are skeptical. The betting industry is curious. The changes could spark more in-game betting, which is popular in Europe but not as much in the U.S. Or, perhaps bettors will sit this one out, unsure of what to expect. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo, File)
AP
February 13, 2020 - 1:08 am
While some basketball purists are skeptical about this year's new format for the NBA All-Star Game, the changes have curiosity brewing within the betting industry. This year the league's annual showcase is essentially multiple games within the game, which might entice more fans to get in on the...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019 file photo, Snoop Dogg arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "The Irishman," at the TCL Chinese Theatre. On Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, the CBS News chief called threats against journalist Gayle King “reprehensible” as backlash grew against rapper Snoop Dogg and others critical of King for an interview where she asked about a sexual assault charge against the late Kobe Bryant. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
AP
February 12, 2020 - 8:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — After days of blistering criticism, Snoop Dogg has finally apologized to Gayle King for attacking her over her interview with former basketball star Lisa Leslie about the late Kobe Bryant. “Two wrongs don't make no right. when you're wrong, you gotta fix it," he said in an Instagram...
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Penn State's John Harrar (21) and Minnesota's Alihan Demir (30) lunge for a rebound during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, in State College, Pa. (AP Photo/Gary M. Baranec)
AP
February 08, 2020 - 6:20 pm
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Lamar Stevens was celebrated as an elite scorer and a published author on Saturday. Penn State’s do-it-all forward, who wrote a children’s book that was distributed to fans before No. 22 Penn State’s game against Minnesota, is well on his way to authoring another story...
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Former Indiana basketball head coach Bobby Knight, left, makes his first appearance at Indiana University since his dismissal in September of 2000. Knight, along with former player Isiah Thomas, right, are on the court during a ceremony with the Indiana players of the 1980 Big Ten championship team the halftime of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, in Bloomington, Ind. (AP Photo/Doug McSchooler)
AP
February 08, 2020 - 5:14 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Bob Knight cherished the short stroll from the practice gym to Assembly Hall. It ended his 20-year journey back to Hoosiers basketball. Surrounded by dozens of former players and thousands of Indiana fans chanting "Bob-by, Bob-by," the 79-year-old Knight finally returned to...
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D'Angelo Russell
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Lindsey Peterson
February 07, 2020 - 10:38 am
What a week. The Timberwolves pretty much blew up the team in the last three days. From the time Gersson Rosas came in as the President of Basketball Operations, there was no question changes would happen. Rosas and coach Ryan Saunders had a roster filled with players who didn't fit their new style...
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