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Latest news from Billingsgazette.com - Basketball feed

  1. WNBA Capsules

    08.21 / 02:16 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - Basketball
    NEW YORK (AP) — Tina Charles scored 19 points, Epiphanny Prince added 15 and the New York Liberty beat the short-handed Minnesota Lynx 70-61 on Sunday to clinch a playoff s…
  2. Stewart leads Storm to 103-66 win over Sky

    08.21 / 02:16 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - Basketball
    ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Breanna Stewart had 19 points, nine rebounds and six assists, Jewell Loyd and Alysha Clark scored 17 points apiece and the Seattle Storm never trailed in a 103-66 victory over the Chicago Sky on Sunday n…
  3. Mystics beat Fever 87-82, clinch playoff berth

    08.21 / 00:16 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - Basketball
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Emma Meesseman scored 21 points and Kristi Toliver had 12 of her 18 points in the fourth quarter to help the Washington Mystics beat the Indiana Fever 87-82 on Sunday night to clinch a playoff s…
  4. Jones, Thomas lead Sun to 94-66 win over Mercury

    08.20 / 23:14 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - Basketball
    UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Alyssa Thomas had 17 points, 12 rebounds and five assists, Jonquel Jones added 20 points and eight rebounds and the Connecticut Sun beat the Phoenix Mercury 94-66 on S…
  5. Liberty use fourth quarter burst to beat Lynx 70-61

    08.20 / 23:14 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - Basketball
    NEW YORK (AP) — Tina Charles scored 19 points and Epiphanny Prince added 15 to help New York beat the short-handed Minnesota Lynx 70-61 on Sunday, clinching a playoff berth for the L…
  6. Heat sign former Celtics forward Jordan Mickey

    08.20 / 22:01 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - Basketball
    MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Heat have signed forward Jordan Mickey to a contract that will pay him about $1.5 million this s…
  7. NBA investigating Lakers amid George tampering allegation

    08.20 / 21:00 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - Basketball
    NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA says it has opened an investigation to see if the Los Angeles Lakers tampered with Paul George while he was under contract with the Indiana P…
  8. Minnesota's Plenette Pierson to retire after season

    08.20 / 19:56 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - Basketball
    NEW YORK (AP) — Minnesota Lynx forward Plenette Pierson is retiring after the s…
  9. Bucks: Player reported knee pain while training in Greece

    08.20 / 15:52 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - Basketball
    MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks say Giannis Antetokounmpo was training briefly with the Greek national team when he reported to his NBA team that he was experiencing knee pain, an injury that will keep him out of the E…
  10. Greek federation accuses Bucks of staging player's absence

    08.19 / 18:22 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - Basketball
    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's basketball federation has accused the Milwaukee Bucks and the NBA of hatching a plan to prevent Giannis Antetokounmpo from playing in the European c…
  11. Stewart scores 22 points, Storm escape with 79-78 win

    08.19 / 05:34 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - Basketball
    SEATTLE (AP) — Breanna Stewart had 22 points and nine rebounds and the Seattle Storm escaped with a 79-78 victory over the San Antonio Stars on Friday night when Kelsey Plum's basket with 0.8 seconds left was ruled a 2…
  12. Ogwumike, Parker lead Sparks in 115-106 2OT win over Sky

    08.19 / 04:35 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - Basketball
    ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Nneka Ogwumike scored 32 points and Candace Parker added 29 in the Los Angeles Sparks' 115-106 double-overtime victory over the Chicago Sky on Friday n…
  13. Lynx shatter WNBA margin record, blasting Fever 111-52

    08.19 / 03:31 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - Basketball
    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Sylvia Fowles scored 25 points and the Minnesota Lynx shattered the WNBA record for margin of victory at 59 points, beating the Indiana Fever 111-52 on Friday n…
  14. WNBA Capsules

    08.19 / 02:34 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - Basketball
    UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Tina Charles had 24 points and seven rebounds and the New York Liberty beat Connecticut 82-70 on Friday night to extend their winning streak to four and end the Sun's run at s…
  15. Taurasi scores 14 of 25 points in 4th in Mercury's 89-79 win

    08.19 / 02:34 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - Basketball
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Diana Taurasi scored 14 of her 25 points in the fourth quarter to help the Phoenix Mercury pull away for an 89-79 victory over the Washington Mystics on Friday n…
  16. Liberty ends Sun's winning streak at 6 with 82-70 win

    08.19 / 02:34 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - Basketball
    UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Tina Charles had 24 points and seven rebounds and the New York Liberty beat Connecticut 82-70 on Friday night to extend their winning streak to four and end the Sun's run at s…
  17. Celtics to retire Paul Pierce's No. 34

    08.18 / 23:31 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - Basketball
    BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics will retire Paul Pierce's No. 34 during their Feb. 11 game against the Cleveland C…
  18. Wolves headed to California, China to play preseason games

    08.18 / 23:31 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - Basketball
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Timberwolves fans interested in watching their team in the preseason will have to hit the road — or go ove…