Posts Tagged Professional basketball

Utah Jazz forward Hayward misses practice with sinus issue

Utah Jazz forward Gordon Hayward (20) shoots as Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin (32) defends during the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, in Salt Lake City. The Clippers won 94-89. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Jazz forward Gordon Hayward did not participate in practice because of sinus congestion, but is still scheduled to play Friday against the Golden State Warriors.

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Tim Pernetti out at NYCFC; Tom Glick hired as team president

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City FC is replacing its leader before playing its first game in Major League Soccer.

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Irving dazzles, scores 55 as Cavs win 8th straight game

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James watches in the final minute of an NBA basketball game between the Portland Trail Blazers and the Cleveland Cavaliers Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, in Cleveland. The Cavaliers defeated the Trail Blazers 99-94. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kyrie Irving clapped his hands as he walked to the middle of the locker room, unaware of the surprise his teammates had in store for him.

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Dragic has 20, Suns hold off worn-out Washington 106-98

Phoenix Suns guard Goran Dragic works around Washington Wizards forward Kris Humphries during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, Michael Chow)

PHOENIX (AP) — Goran Dragic scored 20 points to lead five Phoenix players in double figures and the Suns held on to beat the worn-out Washington Wizards 106-98 on Wednesday night.

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No. 10 Louisville beats Boston College 81-72

Louisville head coach Rick Pitino calls to his players during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Boston College in Boston, Wednesday Jan. 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

BOSTON (AP) — Rick Pitino was back in Boston, and this time he was fortunate to have Chris Jones and Terry Rozier with him.

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