Men's basketball

In this Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, photo, a model walks the runway wearing the Christian Dior pre-fall 2020 men's fashion collection shoe Air Dior during Miami Art Week on, in Miami. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
December 05, 2019 - 5:47 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Fashion has always played a starring role at the glamorous weeklong parties surrounding Art Basel Miami. This year it’s all about the kicks as several major brands including Dior, Adidas and Nike drop limited edition sneakers that had fans camping out overnight. Gabriel Gomez, 38, set...
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In this Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, photo, a model walks the runway wearing the Christian Dior pre-fall 2020 men's fashion collection shoe Air Dior during Miami Art Week on, in Miami. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
December 05, 2019 - 5:21 pm
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December 05, 2019 - 12:52 pm
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan and Kentucky have agreed to play a basketball game in London next season as part of a three-year deal that also includes a home-and-home series between the two programs. Michigan announced the deal Thursday. The teams will play at O2 Arena in London in December 2020...
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Utah Jazz forward Jeff Green, right, defends against Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James, left, as he drives to the basket in the first half during an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
December 05, 2019 - 1:25 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers had plenty of energy left for the second night of a difficult back-to-back. Anthony Davis scored 26 points, LeBron James added 20 points and 12 assists for his 17th double-double in 22 games, and the Lakers dominated on both ends of the court in a 121-96...
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Ohio State forward Kyle Young, left, and North Carolina forward Garrison Brooks (15) reach for the ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Chapel Hill, N.C., Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
December 05, 2019 - 1:04 am
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Sixth-ranked Ohio State spent the last 15 minutes of Wednesday night's trip to seventh-ranked North Carolina knocking down shots, making the Tar Heels work for every look and ultimately driving the blue-clad home fans toward the exits well before the final horn. The result...
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Detroit Pistons forward Blake Griffin (23) and Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) exchange words after a foul on the floor during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
December 04, 2019 - 10:52 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo was ready to go toe to toe with Blake Griffin during a second-quarter flareup between division rivals Milwaukee and Detroit. The game was turning contentious. It wouldn't stay close for long. “They're just a great defensive team and just play really physical,"...
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Maryland guard Eric Ayala reacts after dunking on Notre Dame during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, in College Park, Md. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
December 04, 2019 - 9:33 pm
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Jalen Smith had 15 points and a career-high 16 rebounds as No. 3 Maryland cruised to a 72-51 victory over Notre Dame on Wednesday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. Eric Ayala scored 14 points and Aaron Wiggins added 11 for the Terrapins (9-0), who are off to their best...
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Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James celebrates a basket during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, in Denver. The Lakers won 105-96. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
December 04, 2019 - 1:11 am
DENVER (AP) — LeBron James has been compared to Michael Jordan for his entire career, though on Tuesday night it was Anthony Davis who emulated the Hall of Famer. Davis, ailing from flu-like symptoms, took an IV at halftime and then scored 13 of his 25 points in the third quarter to lead the Los...
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Michigan center Jon Teske (15) attempts to strip the ball away from Louisville forward Dwayne Sutton (24) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Louisville, Ky., Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
December 03, 2019 - 9:47 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Jordan Nwora had 22 points and 12 rebounds, and top-ranked Louisville held No. 4 Michigan to a season-low 26% shooting mark for a 58-43 victory Tuesday night in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge in its first game since returning to No. 1. The Cardinals (8-0) shot just 37% but their...
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Georgetown head coach Patrick Ewing encourages the crowd to get behind his team during the second half of the first round of the 2K Empire Classic NCAA college basketball tournament, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, in New York. Georgetown defeated Texas 82-66. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
December 03, 2019 - 3:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two of Georgetown’s top players — James Akinjo and Josh LeBlanc — will not play for the basketball team for the rest of the season. Coach Patrick Ewing announced Monday the sophomores are off the roster “effective immediately.” The written statement did not say why they are gone...
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