• Orlando Magic forward Tobias Harris (12) shoots over Charlotte Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (14) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Orlando, Fla., Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Willie J. Allen Jr.)

    Hornets’ Kidd-Gilchrist out indefinitely, has torn labrum

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is expected to miss an extended period of time after an MRI revealed he has a torn labrum in his right shoulder.

  • In this Oct. 4, 2015, photo, Minnesota Lynx’s Lindsay Whalen brings the ball up court in the second half in Game 1 of the WNBA basketball finals in Minneapolis. Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve says the team has to get more out of stars  Whalen and Seimone Augustus on offense as the WNBA Finals progresses. The Lynx trail the Indiana Fever 1-0 in the best-of-five series. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

    Whalen, Augustus need to get going for Lynx in WNBA Finals

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve didn’t hide her displeasure with stars Seimone Augustus and Lindsay Whalen after Game 1 of the WNBA Finals.

  • Former Suns center Neal Walk dead at 67

    PHOENIX (AP) — Neal Walk, a tough center on the early Phoenix Suns teams after they drafted him No. 2 overall in 1969, has died at age 67.

  • Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant (24) attempts a three point shot against Utah during the first quarter of a preseason NBA basketball game, Sunday, Oct. 4. 2015, in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)

    Bryant returns as Jazz beat Lakers 90-71 in preseason

    HONOLULU (AP) — Kobe Bryant scored five points in his first action since undergoing surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff in the Los Angeles Lakers’ 90-71 loss to the Utah Jazz on Sunday.

  • Toronto Raptors' Kyle Lowry, right, drives to the basket against Los Angeles Clippers' DeAndre Jordan, left, as Wesley Johnson, back, watches during the second half of an NBA preseason basketball game, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015 in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Slimmed-down Lowry scores 26, Raptors beat Clippers

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Kyle Lowry scored 26 points in 21 minutes, leading the Toronto Raptors to a 93-73 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday night in a preseason game.

  • Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh (1) is fouled by Charlotte Hornets forward Cody Zeller (40) as Bosh goes to the basket  in the first half of an NBA preseason basketball game, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015, in Miami. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

    Bosh returns to the lineup, Hornets top Heat 90-77

    MIAMI (AP) — Chris Bosh returned to the Miami Heat lineup and scored 14 points in a 90-77 loss to the Charlotte Hornets on Sunday night in a preseason game.

  • Indiana Fever’s Briann January, center, attempts a layup between Minnesota Lynx’s Rebekkah Brunson, left, and Maya Moore, right, in the first half of Game 1 of the WNBA basketball finals Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

    Gritty Fever top Lynx 75-69 in Game 1 of WNBA Finals

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Briann January had 19 points and six assists and the Indiana Fever stole home-court advantage in the WNBA Finals with a 75-69 victory over the Minnesota Lynx in Game 1 on Sunday.

  • Clippers waive free agent Nikoloz Tskitishvili

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Clippers have waived free agent forward/center Nikoloz Tskitishvili.

  • Lynx, Fever meet in rematch of 2012 WNBA Finals

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Maya Moore and the Minnesota Lynx waltzed into the 2012 WNBA Finals ready for a coronation.

  • Kings pick up option on G Ben McLemore

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Sacramento have picked up the 2016-17 option on guard Ben McLemore’s contract.