Men's basketball

Vegas Golden Knights right wing Alex Tuch, right, celebrates after scoring against Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson (41) during overtime of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
October 29, 2018 - 11:18 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL is following the NBA's lead by partnering with MGM Resorts International and providing the company with data for use in sports betting. Commissioner Gary Bettman announced the agreement Monday. The Las Vegas-based casino giant is the league's first official sports betting...
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Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue yells instructions to players in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Indiana Pacers, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
October 28, 2018 - 3:35 pm
Tyronn Lue didn't make it through the season's first month without LeBron James. The Cleveland Cavaliers fired their coach on Sunday and named assistant Larry Drew interim head coach. The Cavaliers are off to a 0-6 start without James, who left Cleveland this summer for the second time in his...
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Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) and guard Klay Thompson (11) react after forward Kevin Durant scored a three-point basket during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
October 26, 2018 - 11:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — If this is what Kevin Durant can do at Madison Square Garden, no wonder Knicks fans are so desperate for him to come to New York. This kind of show was worth seeing more than once a season. Durant scored 25 of his 41 points in Golden State's ruthless fourth-quarter clinic, and the...
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Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James, right, passes over Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15), of Serbia, and forward Paul Millsap (4) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
October 26, 2018 - 2:32 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Kobe Bryant took a courtside seat in the first quarter, Staples Center buzzed with excitement for the mere sight of the most popular athlete in this building's history. The crowd even started a "Kobe! Kobe!" chant in the fourth quarter — and it was immediately drowned out by...
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Cleveland Cavaliers forward Larry Nance Jr. (22) knocks the ball away from Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond (0) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
October 25, 2018 - 11:02 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Dwane Casey has coached Detroit to its best start in a decade. He's also well aware the Pistons have a long way to go. "It's good for our team, good for our morale, but we know that there's bigger mountains to climb down the road," said Casey, who was hired to coach the Pistons this...
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Kansas players Dedric Lawson, left, and Lagerald Vick, right, sit for interviews during the Big 12 conference NCAA college basketball media day in Kansas City, Mo., Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
October 25, 2018 - 12:32 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas was so short of depth last season that when Silvio De Sousa joined the program for the second semester, having graduated from high school early, he quickly began playing important minutes. Some of them came during the Jayhawks' run to the Final Four. Fast-forward to the...
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Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry celebrates a score against the Washington Wizards during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
October 25, 2018 - 2:50 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry appreciated the freedom from coach Steve Kerr to shoot from wherever he darn well pleased, no distance off limits. On this night, Curry could get away with anything. He was feeling it. "It is nice to turn around and not hear your coach on the sideline chewing...
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Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry celebrates a score against the Washington Wizards during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
October 25, 2018 - 1:57 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry pulled one from Michael Jordan's old celebratory playbook and shrugged like no big deal whatsoever. Nah, not at all. Just another 3-pointer from way downtown. Curry grinned as he kept lighting up the floor, scoring 51 points and finishing with 11 3-pointers in...
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Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) drives past Phoenix Suns forward Trevor Ariza during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)
October 25, 2018 - 1:34 am
PHOENIX (AP) — In his fourth game, LeBron James finally got his first victory as a Los Angeles Laker. James flirted with what would have been his 74th career triple-double, finishing with 19 points, 10 assists and seven rebounds before sitting out the fourth quarter of a 131-113 victory over the...
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FILE - In this March 10, 2018, file photo, Kansas forward Silvio De Sousa (22) tips the ball away from West Virginia guard James Bolden (3) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the finals of the Big 12 men's tournament, in Kansas City, Mo. Kansas forward Silvio De Sousa, whose name surfaced as part of the FBI’s investigation into corruption in college basketball, will be withheld from competition pending a review of his eligibility. Jayhawks coach Bill Self said in a statement before appearing at the Big 12’s annual media day Wednesday, Oct. 24,2018, that the sophomore forward would be held out beginning with Thursday’s exhibition game. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner, File)
October 24, 2018 - 9:00 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas basketball coach Bill Self emphatically denied Wednesday night that members of his staff ever offered impermissible benefits to prospective players, hours after Jayhawks forward Silvio De Sousa was indefinitely benched amid questions about his relationship with an...
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