NBA

Spurs beat Knicks, Popovich alone in 5th for coaching wins

NEW YORK (AP) — He’s now the fifth-winningest coach in NBA history, though there are some things Gregg Popovich still doesn’t know. Like what everybody was yelling about after Manu Ginobili’s overthrown pass, for example. He was just as fooled initially as the referees and didn’t realize the ball had gone in the basket, the most bizarre bucket of San ...

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Skip on Isaiah Thomas’ return: ‘If anybody can figure out how to blend him into the starting unit, it’s LeBron James’

SKIP BAYLESS: Isaiah Thomas is going to start for the Cleveland Cavaliers sooner or later. Right? SHANNON SHARPE: Yes. SKIP BAYLESS: If anybody can figure out how to blend him into the starting unit, LeBron James can. SHANNON SHARPE: Correct. SKIP BAYLESS: Because I’ve never seen anybody better at figuring out a dynamic than LeBron is. He will share the ...

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Preview: Suns vs. Hawks, 6:30 p.m., FOX Sports Arizona

Streaming live on FOX Sports GO PHOENIX — The Atlanta Hawks or the Phoenix Suns will take a small step toward overcoming a big deficit when they meet in their first game of the new year Tuesday. The old calendar year best be forgotten. The Hawks (10-26) enter 2018 with the worst record in the league despite winning three of ...

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Orlando Magic at Brooklyn Nets game preview

TV: FOX Sports Sun Time: Pregame coverage begins at 7 p.m. CAN’T GET TO A TV? WATCH IT LIVE ON FOX SPORTS GO The last time the Brooklyn Nets played a home game, they produced their best showing of the season. The Nets will get several chances in the upcoming weeks to produce more home victories starting on Monday night ...

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Thomas to make debut with Cavs on Tuesday against Portland

CLEVELAND (AP) The agonizing wait to play again is over for Isaiah Thomas. Vengeance on the Celtics is still on hold. Thomas, sidelined with a hip injury since last season’s Eastern Conference finals, will make his debut for the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday night against the Portland Trail Blazers. After months of rehab, the All-Star point guard will take the ...

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