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UPDATE 4-NBA results

March 7 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the NBA games on Friday (home team in CAPS) CHARLOTTE 103 Toronto 94 INDIANA 98 Chicago 84 ORLANDO 119 Sacramento 114 Utah 89 PHILADELPHIA 83 WASHINGTON 99 Miami 97 ATLANTA 106 Cleveland 97 Phoenix 108 BROOKLYN 100 (OT) HOUSTON 103 Detroit 93 MEMPHIS 97 LA Lakers 90 Boston 104 NEW ORLEANS 98 SAN ANTONIO 120 Denver 111

  • FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2015, file photo, Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim watches his team in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind. The NCAA has suspended Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim Friday, March 6, 2015, for nine games for academic, drug and gifts violations committed primarily by the men's basketball program. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond, File)
    Boeheim suspended by NCAA for sweeping violations at Syracuse University The Canadian Press - 8 hours ago

    In a sweeping indictment of one of the United States' most decorated basketball programs, the NCAA suspended Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim for nine games Friday and outlined … More »Boeheim suspended by NCAA for sweeping violations at Syracuse University

    FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2015, file photo, Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim watches his team in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind. The NCAA has suspended Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim Friday, March 6, 2015, for nine games for academic, drug and gifts violations committed primarily by the men's basketball program. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond, File)

    In a sweeping indictment of one of the United States' most decorated basketball programs, the NCAA suspended Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim for nine games Friday and outlined a decade-long series of violations that included improper benefits, academic misconduct and drug-policy failures. The basketball team must vacate wins …

  • NCAA Basketball: Virginia at Syracuse
    NCAA hits Syracuse basketball coach with nine-game suspension Reuters - 8 hours ago

    The NCAA suspended Syracuse University basketball coach Jim Boeheim on Friday for nine Atlantic Coast Conference games and took away scholarships after a lengthy investigation … More »NCAA hits Syracuse basketball coach with nine-game suspension

    NCAA Basketball: Virginia at Syracuse

    The NCAA suspended Syracuse University basketball coach Jim Boeheim on Friday for nine Atlantic Coast Conference games and took away scholarships after a lengthy investigation of the school's athletic programs. Syracuse discovered and self-reported 10 violations, over an eight-year period dating to 2001, that primarily …

  • NBA standings Reuters - 21 hours ago

    March 6 (Infostrada Sports) - Standings from the NBA on Thursday EASTERN CONFERENCEATLANTIC DIVISION W L PCT GB 1. Toronto 38 23 .623 - 2. Brooklyn 25 34 .424 12 3. Boston … More »NBA standings

    March 6 (Infostrada Sports) - Standings from the NBA on Thursday EASTERN CONFERENCEATLANTIC DIVISION W L PCT GB 1. Toronto 38 23 .623 - 2. Brooklyn 25 34 .424 12 3. Boston 24 35 .407 13 4. Philadelphia 13 48 .213 25 5. NY Knicks 12 48 .200 25 1/2 CENTRAL DIVISION W L PCT GB 1. Chicago 39 23 .629 - 2. Cleveland 39 24 .619 …

  • NBA-Highlights of Thursday's NBA games Reuters - 21 hours ago

    March 5 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Thursday's National Basketball Association games. - - - Bulls 108, Thunder 105 E'Twaun Moore hit a fade-away three-pointer … More »NBA-Highlights of Thursday's NBA games

    March 5 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Thursday's National Basketball Association games. - - - Bulls 108, Thunder 105 E'Twaun Moore hit a fade-away three-pointer with 2.1 seconds left to give the Chicago Bulls a 108-105 comeback victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder. Thunder guard Russell Westbrook, who led …

  • UPDATE 1-NBA results Reuters - 22 hours ago

    March 6 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the NBA games on Thursday (home team in CAPS) CHICAGO 108 Oklahoma City 105 PORTLAND 94 Dallas 75 More »UPDATE 1-NBA results

    March 6 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the NBA games on Thursday (home team in CAPS) CHICAGO 108 Oklahoma City 105 PORTLAND 94 Dallas 75

  • Craig Sager, left, gets a hug from Oklahoma City Thunder guard Dion Waiters, right, before the game between the Chicago Bulls and the Oklahoma City Thunder. Sager returns to broadcasting as a sideline reporter for TNT tonight at the Bulls game in Chicago. He’s been out all season recovering from leukemia, Thursday, March 5, 2015. (AP Photo/David Banks)
    TNT announcer Craig Sager returns from leukemia treatment for Thunder-Bulls game in Chicago The Canadian Press - Thu, 5 Mar, 2015

    Craig Sager returned to his familiar spot on the NBA sideline Thursday after being treated for leukemia. The sideline reporter worked the Chicago Bulls' victory over … More »TNT announcer Craig Sager returns from leukemia treatment for Thunder-Bulls game in Chicago

    Craig Sager, left, gets a hug from Oklahoma City Thunder guard Dion Waiters, right, before the game between the Chicago Bulls and the Oklahoma City Thunder. Sager returns to broadcasting as a sideline reporter for TNT tonight at the Bulls game in Chicago. He’s been out all season recovering from leukemia, Thursday, March 5, 2015. (AP Photo/David Banks)

    Craig Sager returned to his familiar spot on the NBA sideline Thursday after being treated for leukemia. The sideline reporter worked the Chicago Bulls' victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder for TNT, 11 months after he was diagnosed with leukemia. The 63-year-old Sager hadn't worked a game since April 10 in Dallas when …

  • First basketball, now elephants stir up Seattle-Oklahoma City rivalry Reuters - Thu, 5 Mar, 2015

    By Heide Brandes OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - For some in Seattle still angered by the move of the city's NBA team to Oklahoma City, the move of elephants from a zoo in … More »First basketball, now elephants stir up Seattle-Oklahoma City rivalry

    By Heide Brandes OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - For some in Seattle still angered by the move of the city's NBA team to Oklahoma City, the move of elephants from a zoo in the Emerald City to one in the Red Dirt state stings in a familiar way. Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo, which is phasing out its elephant exhibit, said last …

  • Red Star parcel up shock win over Maccabi, CSKA rally Reuters - Thu, 5 Mar, 2015

    By Zoran Milosavljevic BELGRADE (Reuters) - Red Star Belgrade produced their best Euroleague display of the season by beating holders Maccabi Tel Aviv 89-76 on Thursday … More »Red Star parcel up shock win over Maccabi, CSKA rally

    By Zoran Milosavljevic BELGRADE (Reuters) - Red Star Belgrade produced their best Euroleague display of the season by beating holders Maccabi Tel Aviv 89-76 on Thursday while six-times winners CSKA Moscow ground out an 81-74 victory at Laboral Kutxa Vitoria. Barcelona triumphed 81-77 at Panathinaikos and Fenerbahce Istanbul …

  • Basketball-Red Star parcel up shock win over Maccabi, CSKA rally Reuters - Thu, 5 Mar, 2015

    By Zoran Milosavljevic BELGRADE, March 5 (Reuters) - Red Star Belgrade produced their best Euroleague display of the season by beating holders Maccabi Tel Aviv 89-76 … More »Basketball-Red Star parcel up shock win over Maccabi, CSKA rally

    By Zoran Milosavljevic BELGRADE, March 5 (Reuters) - Red Star Belgrade produced their best Euroleague display of the season by beating holders Maccabi Tel Aviv 89-76 on Thursday while six-times winners CSKA Moscow ground out an 81-74 victory at Laboral Kutxa Vitoria. Barcelona triumphed 81-77 at Panathinaikos and Fenerbahce …

  • NBA-Highlights of Wednesday's National Basketball Association games Reuters - Thu, 5 Mar, 2015

    Highlights of Wednesday's National Basketball Association games: - - Cavaliers 120, Raptors 112 The Cleveland Cavaliers weathered a fourth quarter surge by the Toronto … More »NBA-Highlights of Wednesday's National Basketball Association games

    Highlights of Wednesday's National Basketball Association games: - - Cavaliers 120, Raptors 112 The Cleveland Cavaliers weathered a fourth quarter surge by the Toronto Raptors and held on for a win. LeBron James led the way with 28 points 13 assists while guard Kyrie Irving chipped in with 24 points for Cleveland (39-24). …

  • UPDATE 3-NBA results Reuters - Thu, 5 Mar, 2015

    March 5 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the NBA games on Wednesday (home team in CAPS) INDIANA 105 NY Knicks 82 Phoenix 105 ORLANDO 100 BOSTON 85 Utah 84 Charlotte … More »UPDATE 3-NBA results

    March 5 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the NBA games on Wednesday (home team in CAPS) INDIANA 105 NY Knicks 82 Phoenix 105 ORLANDO 100 BOSTON 85 Utah 84 Charlotte 115 BROOKLYN 91 Cleveland 120 TORONTO 112 Memphis 102 HOUSTON 100 Denver 100 MINNESOTA 85 NEW ORLEANS 88 Detroit 85 OKLAHOMA CITY 123 Philadelphia 118 (OT) …

  • Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) drives to the basket as Toronto Raptors' Jonas Valanciunas defend during second half NBA basketball action in Toronto on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
    Valanciunas has 26 points, 11 boards in Raptors' 120-112 loss to Cavaliers The Canadian Press - Wed, 4 Mar, 2015

    Late in the third quarter Wednesday night, Jonas Valanciunas wrapped his arms around a basket-bound LeBron James, hauling the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar down to the … More »Valanciunas has 26 points, 11 boards in Raptors' 120-112 loss to Cavaliers

    Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) drives to the basket as Toronto Raptors' Jonas Valanciunas defend during second half NBA basketball action in Toronto on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

    Late in the third quarter Wednesday night, Jonas Valanciunas wrapped his arms around a basket-bound LeBron James, hauling the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar down to the floor. The Air Canada Centre crowd loved it, and coach Dwane Casey, almost as much. The Toronto Raptors would go on to lose 120-112 to the Cavs after erasing …

  • FILE - In a Feb. 3, 2015, file photo, Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg isi photographed at the company's headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Sandberg has enlisted NBA stars LeBron James, Stephen Curry and some of the basketball league's other top players to convince more men to join the fight for women's rights at home and at work. The players will deliver the message in public service announcements that will appear during NBA games shown on major TV networks over the next few months. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
    Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg enlists NBA stars to persuade more men to support women's rights The Canadian Press - Wed, 4 Mar, 2015

    Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg has enlisted NBA stars LeBron James, Stephen Curry and some of the basketball league's other top players to convince more men to join … More »Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg enlists NBA stars to persuade more men to support women's rights

    FILE - In a Feb. 3, 2015, file photo, Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg isi photographed at the company's headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Sandberg has enlisted NBA stars LeBron James, Stephen Curry and some of the basketball league's other top players to convince more men to join the fight for women's rights at home and at work. The players will deliver the message in public service announcements that will appear during NBA games shown on major TV networks over the next few months. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

    Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg has enlisted NBA stars LeBron James, Stephen Curry and some of the basketball league's other top players to convince more men to join the fight for women's rights at home and at work. The players will deliver the message in public service announcements aired during NBA games on major …

  • NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. - Canadian Andrew Wiggins did it again.

  • NBA-National Basketball Association roundup Reuters - Wed, 4 Mar, 2015

    Longtime NBA guard Ray Allen announced on Wednesday that he will not play this season. I've ultimately decided that I will not play this NBA season," he said in a statement … More »NBA-National Basketball Association roundup

    Longtime NBA guard Ray Allen announced on Wednesday that he will not play this season. I've ultimately decided that I will not play this NBA season," he said in a statement released by his agent. The league's career leader with 2,973 3-pointers, Allen had been pursued by several teams, including the Atlanta Hawks and …