Wednesday, December 13, 2017

San Antonio Spurs say Kawhi Leonard probable to make season debut Tuesday

SAN ANTONIO -- The Spurs listed forward Kawhi Leonard as probable for Tuesday's road matchup at Dallas, which means it's likely that the two-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year will make his season debut against the Mavericks.The...

NBA — Jayson Tatum’s surprisingly hot shooting continues

DETROIT -- Detroit Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy wasn't necessarily surprised to see the Boston Celtics move down in the NBA draft and nab Jayson Tatum with the No. 3 pick in June. "I thought he was the...

Joel Embiid late scratch for Philadelphia 76ers with stiff back

The 76ers decided to sit Joel Embiid minutes before Philadelphia's 131-124 loss to the Pelicans on Sunday because of stiffness in the 7-foot center's back.Embiid was expected to play in New Orleans after sitting out Saturday night's loss...

NBA — Harden, Paul excel in first crunch time experience

PORTLAND -- At long last, the basketball world finally got a glimpse of James Harden and Chris Paul coexisting in crunch time.Like seemingly everything else for the Houston Rockets these days, they made it look ridiculously easy.The knee...

NBA — Bulls win back-to-back games upon Mirotic return

CHICAGO -- After taking a well-publicized shot from Bobby Portis, Nikola Mirotic called his own shot in his return to the Bulls' lineup.Mirotic, who missed almost two months because of facial fractures and a concussion suffered in a...

Cleveland Cavaliers unfazed as 13-game winning streak ended by Indiana Pacers

INDIANAPOLIS -- With the Cavaliers' franchise-record-tying 13-game winning streak ending with a 106-102 loss to the Indiana Pacers on Friday night, the biggest disappointment in Cleveland's postgame locker room stemmed from news that weather issues would delay the...

NBA — Young Celtics aspire to be like vet Spurs

SAN ANTONIO -- When the Boston Celtics huddled for breakfast on Friday morning at their hotel on San Antonio's Riverwalk, the topic du jour was Manu Ginobili, a player who was drafted by the Spurs just a few...

NBA — For the Boston Celtics, rookies are crucial part of the team’s rapid...

BOSTON -- Semi Ojeleye watched the film, analyzing each frame of his first NBA action and beating himself up over all the little things he might have done differently when tasked with defending some of the league's top...

Cleveland Cavs G Derrick Rose says he may need surgery for bone spur in...

INDIANAPOLIS -- Derrick Rose says he has a bone spur in his left ankle and acknowledged that he might need to undergo a procedure to correct it should his rehabilitation program not take, the Cleveland Cavaliers guard revealed...

San Antonio Spurs targeting Saturday for the return of forward Kawhi Leonard according to...

SAN ANTONIO -- The San Antonio Spurs are targeting Saturday's road matchup against the Phoenix Suns as the date to bring back star forward Kawhi Leonard, according to sources, but a firm decision on that hasn't yet been...

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You have got to win small to win big. Pablo Carreno Busta is enjoying a breakout season, boasting a career-best Emirates ATP Ranking of...

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