Basketball

Goggled LeBron playing against Wizards despite…

Sporting goggles for the first time, LeBron James is playing in Saturday's game against Washington despite an eye injury

Clippers clinch playoff berth with 108-95 victory…

Jamal Crawford scored 28 points, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Utah Jazz 108-95 to clinch a playoff berth for the sixth straight year

NBA bans Joakim Noah 20 games for drug violation

NBA bans Knicks' Joakim Noah 20 games for drug violation, citing substance found in supplements

Booker scores 70 in Boston, but Celtics outlast…

Devin Booker scores 70 points but Suns fall to Celtics 130-120; 6th different NBA player to hit 70

Lakers honor Shaq with high-flying statue outside…

The Lakers have honored Shaquille O'Neal with a bronze statue of the Hall of Fame center who helped them to three consecutive NBA titles in better days

Streaking Bucks beat Hawks 100-97, position for postseason

Giannis Antetokounmpo picked up his second straight double-double with 34 points and 13 rebounds, and the Milwaukee Bucks held on in the closing minutes for a 100-97 win over the Atlanta Hawks

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Career nights for Saric, Long lift 76ers past Bulls, 117-107

Rookies Dario Saric and Shawn Long had career highs in scoring, leading the Philadelphia 76ers to a 117-107 win against the desperate Chicago Bulls

Sacramento Kings' Ty Lawson denies violating DUI probation

Sacramento Kings point guard Ty Lawson has denied that he violated his probation in a Colorado drunken driving case by drinking and failing to complete community service

Antetokounmpo's 32 points lead Bucks over Kings,

Giannis Antetokounmpo had 32 points, 13 rebounds and six assists for the streaking Milwaukee Bucks, who cruised to a 116-98 victory over the Sacramento Kings

Nuggets cruise past Cavs 126-113

Denver Nuggets rebound from two tough last-second losses to Houston for a 126-113 signature win over the Cleveland Cavaliers

Thomas scores 25; Celtics stay hot at home with 109-100 win

Isaiah Thomas scored 25 points, Avery Bradley had 18 with eight rebounds and the Boston Celtics beat the Indiana Pacers 109-100 for their fifth win in six games