A lawyer representing a professional basketball player arrested outside a New York City nightclub has told a jury his client was targeted because he's black. Attorney Alex Spiro said Tuesday in Manhattan Criminal Court that a white police officer…JAKE PEARSON (Associated Press)
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Marco Belinelli had 32 points, including four 3-pointers, and the Sacramento Kings defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 109-105 in overtime Monday night, the preseason opener for both teams.MALIKA ANDREWS (Associated Press)
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Leandro Barbosa scored 15 points, Klay Thompson added 14 and the NBA champion Golden State Warriors beat the Toronto Raptors 95-87 in a preseason game Monday night.
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Brooklyn Nets lost their preseason opener Monday night to Turkey's Fenerbahce Ulker, which got 18 points from former NBA lottery pick Jan Vesely in a 101-96 victory.BRIAN MAHONEY (AP Basketball Writer)
LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers took the court at Quicken Loans Arena on Monday night for the first time since losing Game 6 of the NBA Finals in June. The Cavs held their annual Wine and Gold scrimmage, and in a callback to the Finals…STEVE HERRICK (Associated Press)