• In this Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, file photo, Australia's Nick Kyrgios reacts after getting a point against Gael Monfils of France during the semifinal match of Japan Open tennis championships in Tokyo.  The ATP has suspended Nick Kyrgios for at least 3 weeks and fined him extra $25,000 for conduct contrary to 'integrity' of tennis.  (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File)

    Kyrgios skips tennis event in favor of NBA celebrity game

    ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — Controversial tennis player Nick Kyrgios will be free to participate in an NBA celebrity game in February after being released from his contract with an ATP event in the Netherlands.