Pistons send Johnson, 2 others to D-League

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Pistons assigned forwards Stanley Johnson and Henry Ellenson and guard Michael Gbinije to the team’s …

NBA Calendar

Dec. 15 — Deadline for NBA or players’ union to notify the other if it will opt out of collective bargaining agreement after the season. Jan…

NBA Capsules

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — James Harden scored 21 points, and the Houston Rockets overcame Russell Westbrook’s seventh consecutive triple-double t…

Pistons thump Timberwolves, 117-90

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Andre Drummond flexed his muscles, bowed his back and enforced his will on the Minnesota Timberwolves. And the free-falli…

Pelicans waive guard Anthony Brown

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — The New Orleans Pelicans waived reserve shooting guard Anthony Brown on Friday. He was added to the roster last month f…

Weekend Time Schedule

All Times EST Saturday TOP 25 BASKETBALL Men No. 1 Villanova vs. No. 23 Notre Dame at Newark, N.J., Noon No. 2 UCLA vs. Michigan, 8 p.m. No.…