• 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.

  • Los Angeles Clippers' DeAndre Jordan, left, and Denver Nuggets' Jameer Nelson fight for a loose ball during the first half of an NBA preseason basketball game, Friday, Oct. 2, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

    Clippers beat Nuggets 103-96 in preseason opener

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — DeAndre Jordan had 15 points and 12 rebounds to help the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Denver Nuggets 103-96 on Friday night in the first game of the NBA preseason.

  • Pistons announce injuries to Blake, Jackson and Baynes

    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Detroit Pistons guard Steve Blake is recovering from a concussion, guard Reggie Jackson has a bruised thigh and center Aaron Baynes has a sore right ankle.

  • New-look Gordon Hayward ready to take next step for Jazz

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Jazz won’t look drastically different when the team plays its first preseason game against the Lakers on Sunday in Honolulu, but their best player might.

  • In this Sept. 25, 2015, file photo, Charlotte Hornets' Nicolas Batum poses for a photo during the NBA basketball team's media day in Charlotte, N.C. The Hornets are counting on Batum to be one of thier top three scorers this season. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)

    Hornets have big expectations for G Nicolas Batum

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Coach Steve Clifford is intrigued with what he’s seen in training camp from guard Nicolas Batum and expects the seven-year NBA veteran to play a major role with the Charlotte Hornets this season.