NBA basketball

Detroit Pistons guard Reggie Bullock (25) celebrates his game-winning basket with guard Reggie Jackson (1) during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, in Toronto. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
November 14, 2018 - 7:41 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Reggie Bullock made the winning shot as time expired and the Detroit Pistons rallied from a 19-point deficit to beat the Toronto Raptors 106-104 on Wednesday night, giving coach Dwane Casey a victory over his former team. Blake Griffin had 30 points and 12 rebounds, Reggie Jackson...
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FILE - In this Dec. 14, 2017, file photo, Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert, addresses attendees at the former site of the J.L. Hudson Co. department store, in Detroit. Gilbert has reached an agreement to sell Greektown Casino-Hotel in downtown Detroit for $1 billion. Gilbert's Detroit-based JACK Entertainment said Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, it planned to sell the casino to Pennsylvania-based Penn National and New York-based VICI Properties. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
November 14, 2018 - 11:50 am
DETROIT (AP) — Businessman and Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert has reached a $1 billion agreement to sell the Greektown Casino-Hotel in downtown Detroit, one of the city's three casinos, companies involved in the deal announced Wednesday. The move marks the latest in billions of dollars in...
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Michelle Obama, right, is greeted by Oprah Winfrey to discusses her new book during an intimate conversation to promote "Becoming" at the United Center on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Chicago. (Photo by Rob Grabowski/Invision/AP)
November 14, 2018 - 1:52 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Michelle Obama began her 12-stop book tour Tuesday by sitting with Oprah Winfrey before an audience at the home arena of the Chicago Bulls, speaking on everything from piano lessons and washing socks to crying on a plane the day her family moved out of the White House and President...
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El escolta de los Clippers de Los Ángeles, Sindarius Thornwell, izquierda, lucha por un balón a la deriva con el alero de los Warriors de Golden State, Draymond Green, durante un juego de la NBA, el lunes 12 de noviembre de 2018, en Los Ángeles. (AP Foto/Mark J. Terrill)
November 13, 2018 - 10:44 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Golden State Warriors don't expect Draymond Green's latest dustup with Kevin Durant to become a long-term issue for the two-time defending NBA champions. Nor do they expect the emotional Green to change after his one-game suspension by the team Tuesday. Durant said he...
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Michelle Obama, right, discusses her new book with Oprah Winfrey during an intimate conversation to promote "Becoming" at the United Center on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Chicago. (Photo by Rob Grabowski/Invision/AP)
November 13, 2018 - 8:09 pm
Michelle Obama's 12-stop jaunt across the country — and an ocean — is not your average book tour. Of course, the former first lady is not your average author. Oprah Winfrey joined Obama Tuesday night at the United Center, home of the Chicago Bulls and Blackhawks, as she begins the tour touting the...
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Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid goes for the ball against the Miami Heat in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, in Miami. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
November 12, 2018 - 7:22 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Joel Embiid scored 35 points and grabbed 18 rebounds, and the Philadelphia 76ers added to Miami's early-season struggles by topping the Heat 124-114 on Monday night. The win came hours after the 76ers finalized a trade with Minnesota to land four-time All-Star Jimmy Butler, who was in...
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Brooklyn Nets guard Caris LeVert (22) is tended to after an injury during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Hannah Foslien)
November 12, 2018 - 6:42 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nets guard Caris LeVert sustained what appeared to be a severe right leg injury during the second quarter of Brooklyn's game against Minnesota on Monday night and was taken to a hospital. LeVert was racing back to try to block a shot and his leg bent awkwardly when he landed. He...
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Los Angeles Lakers' Tyson Chandler, right, celebrates with teammate LeBron James after Chandler blocked a shot from Atlanta Hawks' Trae Young as time expired in the NBA basketball game Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, in Los Angeles. Los Angeles won 107-106. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
November 11, 2018 - 10:12 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tyson Chandler had quite a week with the Lakers. Plucked from last-place Phoenix, Chandler played a key defensive role in his first three games with his new team, helping them win three straight for the first time this season. LeBron James dunked for the winning basket with 15...
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Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, center, grabs a rebound between Brooklyn Nets guard Caris LeVert, bottom, and center Jarrett Allen during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Oakland, Calif., Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
November 10, 2018 - 7:57 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant had 28 points and 11 assists, Quinn Cook scored a season-high 27 in place of injured Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors used another big run in the third quarter to pull away and beat the Brooklyn Nets 116-100 on Saturday. Klay Thompson added 24 points...
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Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler (23) gets around Sacramento Kings guard Buddy Hield (24) for a basket during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Yeater)
November 10, 2018 - 5:02 pm
Jimmy Butler has his wish: He's out of Minnesota. And just like that, Philadelphia has a new Big Three — one that could make serious noise in the Eastern Conference. A person with knowledge of the situation said Saturday that Butler is being traded to the 76ers in a package that will send Dario...
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