• Pelicans without Holiday, Moore vs Grizzlies

    Oklahoma City Thunder guard Victor Oladipo, left, and New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (11) go after a loose ball during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016. Oklahoma City won 101-92. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans Pelicans guards Jrue Holiday and E’Twaun Moore both are sitting out Monday night against Memphis because of toe injuries.

  • Aminu active for Trail Blazers

    CHICAGO (AP) — Portland Trail Blazers forward Al-Farouq Aminu is active for their game against the Chicago Bulls after being sidelined by a left calf injury.

  • Magic Johnson returns to ESPN for Saturday NBA pregame show

    NEW YORK (AP) — Magic Johnson watches NBA games every day, amazed by the way Russell Westbrook is compiling triple-doubles even faster than he could.

  • UNC: Berry to miss Davidson game with sprained left ankle

    North Carolina coach Roy Williams, top, checks on an injured Joel Berry II during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Radford in Chapel Hill, N.C., Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina says point guard Joel Berry II won’t play Wednesday against Davidson due to a sprained left ankle.

  • No. 16 DePaul women rout Prairie View A&M 94-62

    CHICAGO (AP) — Ashton Millender and Jacqui Grant scored 15 points each to lead No. 16 DePaul to a 94-62 win over Prairie View A&M on Monday.

  • Police seek to question NBA player after nightclub fight

    NEW YORK (AP) — Detectives want to question NBA player Matt Barnes after he was accused of being involved in a fight at a nightclub.

  • No. 16 DePaul women beat Prairie View 94-62

    CHICAGO (AP) — Jacqui Grant and Ashton Millender each scored 15 points and No. 16 DePaul beat Prairie View A&M 94-62 on Monday.

  • Arizona sheriff’s criminal contempt trial moved to April 25

    PHOENIX (AP) — The NCAA men’s Final Four basketball tournament scheduled for early April in the Phoenix area has pushed back outgoing Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s trial on a criminal contempt-of-court charge.

  • Judge dismisses sex charges against ex-Michigan State star

    Mateen Cleaves listens as his lawyer Frank Manley addresses the media after Mateen's case was dismissed Monday, Dec. 5, 2016 at Genesee District Court in Flint, Mich. Judge Cathy Dowd dismissed all charges against former Michigan State basketball star Cleaves, who was accused of sexually assaulting a woman after a charity golf event. (Mark Felix/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)

    FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A judge on Monday dismissed all charges against former Michigan State basketball star Mateen Cleaves, who was accused of sexually assaulting a woman after a charity golf event and a visit to a bar in 2015.

  • Ex-boxing promoter, hoops coach convicted of embezzlement

    SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) — A former boxing promoter, ex-college basketball coach and founder of a Rhode Island-based sport institute was convicted Monday of embezzling from the nonprofit organization he founded three decades ago.