Professional basketball

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James dunks against Charlotte Hornets' Jeremy Lamb, right, and Frank Kaminsky, left, during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, March 24, 2017. The Cavaliers won 112-105. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
March 25, 2017 - 8:06 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James has never looked like this. Briefly sporting googles to protect an eye injury, James is playing against the Washington Wizards on Saturday night after having his right cornea scratched during Friday's win at Charlotte. The Cavs listed him as questionable before...
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Los Angeles Clippers guard Jamal Crawford, left, is fouled by Utah Jazz center Jeff Withey, right, during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, March 25, 2017, in Los Angeles. The Clippers won 108-95. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)
March 25, 2017 - 7:18 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers lost a 16-point lead in the third quarter and their tempers went with it. Jamal Crawford and Chris Paul were whistled for technical fouls and suddenly, Utah had made a game of it. "My emotions got the best of me for a second," Crawford said. "I had to get...
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Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin, left, attempts to back down Utah Jazz guard Raul Neto, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, March 25, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)
March 25, 2017 - 5:59 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jamal Crawford scored 28 points off the bench, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Utah Jazz 108-95 on Saturday to clinch a playoff berth for the sixth straight year. The Clippers trail the Jazz by a half-game in their race for the No. 4 playoff seed in the West. Blake Griffin...
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FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2017 file photo, New York Knicks center Joakim Noah (13) looks to pass as Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap (4) is defending in the first overtime of an NBA basketball game in Atlanta. Noah has been suspended 20 games without pay for violating the league's anti-drug policy. The NBA announced the suspension Saturday, March 25 saying Noah tested positive for Selective Androgen Receptor Modulator LGD-4033 _ something found in some over-the-counter supplements. (AP Photo/Todd Kirkland)
March 25, 2017 - 1:29 pm
Joakim Noah of the New York Knicks was suspended 20 games without pay for violating the league's anti-drug policy. He tested positive for a substance found in some over-the-counter supplements, the league said Saturday. Noah has not played since Feb. 4 and likely was to miss the Knicks' final 10...
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FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2017 file photo, New York Knicks center Joakim Noah (13) looks to pass as Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap (4) is defending in the first overtime of an NBA basketball game in Atlanta. Noah has been suspended 20 games without pay for violating the league's anti-drug policy. The NBA announced the suspension Saturday, March 25 saying Noah tested positive for Selective Androgen Receptor Modulator LGD-4033 _ something found in some over-the-counter supplements. (AP Photo/Todd Kirkland)
March 25, 2017 - 12:00 pm
Joakim Noah of the New York Knicks was suspended 20 games without pay for violating the league's anti-drug policy. He tested positive for a substance found in some over-the-counter supplements, the league said Saturday. Noah has not played since Feb. 4 and likely was to miss the Knicks' final 10...
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March 25, 2017 - 10:48 am
Joakim Noah of the New York Knicks was suspended 20 games without pay for violating the league's anti-drug policy. He tested positive for a substance found in some over-the-counter supplements, the league said Saturday. Noah has not played since Feb. 4 and likely was to miss the Knicks' final 10...
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March 25, 2017 - 10:10 am
Joakim Noah of the New York Knicks has been suspended 20 games without pay for violating the league's anti-drug policy. The NBA announced the suspension Saturday, saying Noah tested positive for Selective Androgen Receptor Modulator LGD-4033 — something that can be found in over-the-counter...
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March 25, 2017 - 9:41 am
A person with knowledge of the situation says the NBA is suspending Joakim Noah of the New York Knicks for 20 games for violating the league's anti-drug policy. The suspension is to be announced Saturday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity to The Associated Press because the league has not...
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March 25, 2017 - 4:46 am
NCAA-BUTLER-NORTH CAROLINA Berry scores 26 points and Carolina defeats Butler 92-80 MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Joel Berry II scored 26 points and Justin Jackson added 24 as top-seeded North Carolina moved to the Elite Eight with a 92-80 victory over Butler in the NCAA South Region on Friday night. Luke...
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March 25, 2017 - 4:45 am
HAWKS-BUCKS Streaking Bucks beat Hawks 100-97, tie for 5th in East MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo picked up his second straight double-double with 34 points and 13 rebounds, and the Milwaukee Bucks held on to beat the Atlanta Hawks 100-97 on Friday night. The Bucks, who have won 11 of 13...
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