Basketball

Rockets' Harden back at practice after 2 1/2 weeks

Rockets guard James Harden returned to practice for the first time since he was injured Dec. 31 against the Los Angeles Lakers

Chillin': LeBron, Cavs trying to thaw from…

LeBron, Cavaliers trying to fight through mid-season funk

Rodman checks into rehab after DUI arrest

The agent for former NBA star Dennis Rodman says the Hall of Famer has checked into an alcohol rehabilitation center after a weekend DUI arrest

Spurs' Leonard out indefinitely to continue…

The San Antonio Spurs say Kawhi Leonard will be out indefinitely as he continues his recovery from a right quadriceps injury

Boston Celtics great Jo Jo White dies at 71

Basketball Hall of Famer Jo Jo White has died at 71 years old

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Pioneers outlast Wolves on the road

Amid misbehavior everywhere, NBA may need to flex…

A shameful series of high-profile events may force the NBA to take some serious action

Magic end Timberwolves' five-game win streak, 108…

Evan Fournier scored a season-high 32 points and D.J. Augustin added 11 points and three assists in the fourth quarter Tuesday night to help the Orlando Magic break a seven-game losing streak with a 108-102 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves

Davis scores 45, Pelicans beat Celtics 116-113 in…

Anthony Davis had 45 points and 16 rebounds to lead the New Orleans Pelicans to a 116-113 overtime victory over Boston, ending the Celtics' seven-game winning streak

Hornets coach Clifford back to work after sleep…

Hornets coach Steve Clifford returned to practice following a 21-game absence due to headaches caused by sleep deprivation.

Despite doping scandals, Olympic fever grips…

Amid doping scandals, Russians are flocking to see a movie about Soviet glory on the Olympic basketball court 46 years ago

Oladipo scores 28, hot-shooting Pacers beat Jazz 109-94

Victor Oladipo scored 28 points and the Indiana Pacers shot 54 percent from 3-point range in a 109-94 win over the Utah Jazz

Westbrook, Anthony help Thunder rally past Kings 95-88

Russell Westbrook had 19 points, 16 rebounds and nine assists before being ejected, and the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied from a 15-point first-half deficit to beat the Sacramento Kings 95-88

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Schroder, Ilyasova pace Hawks past Spurs

Dennis Schroder scored 26 points and hit a big layup with 10 seconds remaining to help the Atlanta Hawks beat the San Antonio Spurs 102-99

LaVine gets 18, Bulls end Miami's 7-game win streak, 119-111

Zach LaVine scored 18 points in his second game for Chicago, Justin Holiday made a career-best seven 3s and scored 25 points, and the Bulls ended the Miami Heat's seven-game winning streak with a 119-111 victory

The Denver Post Mark Kiszla column

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Toledo, Bowling Green women's basketball capsules