Basketball

Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade, left, shakes hands with Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James at the end of an NBA basketball game Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
December 11, 2018 - 2:44 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James hit his first free throw to put the Lakers up by two. Dwyane Wade sidled up to him before the second shot. "Bro, just miss it so I can shoot the game-winner," Wade said in the waning seconds of their last game together. "Me and you. One on one. Just let me shoot it...
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December 10, 2018 - 11:04 pm
BOYS PREP BASKETBALL= Clarendon Hall Academy 50, Cathedral Academy 49 John Paul II 69, The Habersham, Ga. 61 Philip Simmons 76, Military Magnet Academy 74 Socastee 67, North Myrtle Beach 52 Summerville 39, Stratford 37 GIRLS PREP BASKETBALL= Cardinal Newman 67, Gray Collegiate Academy 41 Cathedral...
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December 10, 2018 - 8:28 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Hawks center Miles Plumlee will be out for at least a week because of an injured left knee. The team said in a release that Plumlee began experiencing pain before a practice last week. He underwent an MRI at Emory Sports Medicine Complex, which led to a non-surgical procedure...
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As she stands with Michigan State teammates Claire Hendrickson, left, and Taryn McCutcheon, right, Jenna Allen, center, reacts after leading an upset of Oregon in an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018, in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)
December 10, 2018 - 1:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A win over Oregon vaulted Michigan State into the women's AP Top 25. The Spartans enter the poll at No. 23 on Monday, a day after upsetting the then-third ranked Ducks 88-82. Michigan State (8-1) only had three votes from the 31-member national media panel last week. It's the first...
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December 10, 2018 - 7:00 am
The three-time NBA champion Golden State Warriors are the fourth team to be honored as Sports Illustrated's Sportsperson of the Year . The Warriors join the 1980 U.S. hockey team, the 1999 U.S. Women's World Cup soccer squad and the 2004 Boston Red Sox as other team honorees. Sports Illustrated...
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New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis reacts after being injured in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons in Detroit, Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
December 09, 2018 - 6:54 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Alvin Gentry knew he needed Anthony Davis. The New Orleans Pelicans coach didn't get his star at 100 percent. It was still enough. Davis left with a right hip injury after a first-quarter collision with Detroit Pistons star Blake Griffin and missed the rest of the first half. When he...
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Virginia Tech's Nickeil Alexander-Walker (4) dunks over South Carolina State's David Bottenberg during an NCAA college basketball game in Blacksburg, Va., Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018. (Dave Knachel/Virginia Tech via AP)
December 09, 2018 - 3:42 pm
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Nickeil Alexander-Walker scored 19 points to lead No. 15 Virginia Tech to an 81-44 victory over South Carolina State on Sunday. Alexander-Walker hit 8 of 11 shots, including three 3-pointers for the Hokies (8-1), who survived a cold-shooting start to get their third straight...
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Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade, left, passes the ball as Los Angeles Clippers forward Montrezl Harrell defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, in Los Angeles. The Heat won 121-98. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
December 09, 2018 - 2:59 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dwyane Wade showed he still has his scoring touch. Wade scored 25 points in his 1,000th career game, leading the Miami Heat to a 121-98 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday night. The veteran guard was 8 for 21 from the field and 5 for 10 from 3-point range en route...
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December 09, 2018 - 12:22 am
BOYS PREP BASKETBALL= Augusta Christian, Ga. 76, Orangeburg Prep 73 Blythewood 73, Dreher 47 Branchville 73, Andrew Jackson 63 Calhoun County 83, Allendale-Fairfax 58 Cardinal Newman 77, Gray Collegiate Academy 65 Cathedral Academy 53, Oakbrook Prep 52 Eau Claire 48, Newberry Academy 46 Fort...
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Atlanta Hawks forward John Collins (20) dunks against the Denver Nuggets during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Danny Karnik)
December 08, 2018 - 10:14 pm
Atlanta (AP) — John Collins scored a career-high 30 points and reserves Vince Carter and DeAndre' Bembry fueled a third-quarter rally that helped the Atlanta Hawks beat the Denver Nuggets 106-98 on Saturday night. Atlanta (6-20) snapped a four-game losing streak. Collins also had 12 rebounds and...
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