NBA

LeBron says he ‘will definitely not shut up and dribble’

LOS ANGELES (AP) LeBron James says he will not stick to sports. The Cleveland Cavaliers superstar reiterated his determination to speak out on social issues and the nation’s political climate Saturday during his media availability for the NBA All-Star Game. ”I will not just shut up and dribble,” James said. ”I get to sit up here and talk about what’s ...

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2 Kings lead World past US 155-124 in Rising Stars game

LOS ANGELES (AP) Buddy Hield and Bogdan Bogdanovic got the All-Star weekend off to a running start in the World’s latest victory over the NBA’s young Americans. Hield scored 29 points with five 3-pointers, and his Sacramento Kings teammate won the MVP award with 26 points and seven 3-pointers in the World team’s 155-124 victory over the U.S. team in ...

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Lakers fall late to Timberwolves 119-11

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves were flat, facing a double-digit deficit for long stretches of the game. This is why they traded for Jimmy Butler and signed Taj Gibson, for fourth-quarter lifts like these. Gibson scored a season-high 28 points and Butler added 24, providing the Timberwolves with the production and energy for a 119-111 comeback victory over the ...

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Sophomore Tyus Battle trying to keep Syracuse in the hunt

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) Tyus Battle has trained his focus on one thing since summer – a postseason experience different from the first he had last year as a freshman at Syracuse. In other words, playing in the NCAA Tournament, which is all that really matters around here. Although those dreams took a big hit on Wednesday night when the Orange ...

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FOX Sports South, FOX Sports Southeast to televise eight Braves spring training games

ATLANTA — FOX Sports South and FOX Sports Southeast will televise eight Atlanta Braves spring training games beginning Friday, March 2, against the New York Yankees on FOX Sports Southeast at 1:00 p.m. ET. The schedule also includes one exhibition game against the Yankees from SunTrust Park on Monday, March 26, at 7:30 p.m. ET on FOX Sports South Additionally, ...

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Leak news: Pacers-Pelicans game rescheduled for March 21

NEW YORK — The Indiana Pacers will play the Pelicans in New Orleans on March 21, a rescheduled game stemming from a Feb. 7 postponement because of a leaky roof. The NBA announced the new date Thursday. The leak happened near the foul line, causing a two-hour delay at the Smoothie King Center. The teams were concerned about the risk ...

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