DALLAS — All-Star point guard Trae Young suffered a right ankle sprain late in the third quarter of the Atlanta Hawks‘ 123-100 loss to the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday night. Young said he wanted to continue playing, but the Hawks ruled him out for the rest of the game. He
Brooklyn Nets star guard Kyrie Irving said he would undergo an MRI after spraining his right knee. Irving left Saturday night’s 113-107 road loss to Washington in the fourth quarter, after getting tangled with the Wizards’ Bradley Beal and falling back awkwardly on the knee. “What a week,” Irving said.
1:25 AM ET Tim BontempsESPN BOSTON — Philadelphia 76ers All-Star center Joel Embiid had one of the worst games of his career in Saturday night’s 116-95 loss to the Boston Celtics at TD Garden. Then he declined to talk about it. After finishing with 11 points on 1-for-11 shooting to
PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland Trail Blazers All-Star Damian Lillard continued his historic streak of dominant play Saturday with his third 50-point performance in his past six games as the Blazers defeated the visiting Utah Jazz 124-107 to win their fourth consecutive game. According to Elias Sports Bureau research, Lillard is
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A day later and 380 miles up the I-5 North from Los Angeles, the Lakers were a part of a Kobe Bryant tribute once again. The Sacramento Kings, coached by a former Bryant teammate in Luke Walton and run by vice president of basketball operations Vlade Divac,
PORTLAND — Portland Trail Blazers All-Star Damian Lillard continued his historic streak of dominant play with his third 50-point performance in his past six games Saturday as the Blazers defeated the visiting Utah Jazz 124-107 to win their fourth consecutive game. According to Elias Sports Bureau research, Lillard is the
SAN DIEGO — Steve Fisher put his arm around Kawhi Leonard’s shoulders and asked him to look around at a packed Viejas Arena where 12,414 fans were standing on their feet. “This is your legacy my friend,” the former San Diego State head coach told his most prized Aztec recruit.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Pacers forward T.J. Warren left Saturday’s game against the New York Knicks in the third quarter due to a head injury and was taken to a local hospital for evaluation, according to coach Nate McMillan. Warren left after falling under the basket where it appeared he hit
For the eighth consecutive year, a first-time-eligible player is among the newest enshrinees for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. This time, it’s former Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu, who was selected Saturday to be among the Hall’s Class of 2020. The other modern-era finalists who will be enshrined are:
Former New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is well known for his parties and his fun-loving personality. His former coach, Bill Belichick? Not so much. But there they were on Saturday at Gronk’s beach party in Miami, where Super Bowl LIV will be played on Sunday evening. Scenes. Absolute