BERLIN (AP) -- Dirk Nowitzki and Dennis Schroeder scored 15 points each to lead Germany to a surprisingly close 71-65 victory over Iceland at the start of the European Basketball Championship on Saturday.NESHA STARCEVIC (AP Sports Writer)
Minnesota Timberwolves forward Andrew Wiggins scored 19 points to help Canada beat Puerto Rico 112-92 on Friday night for its third straight victory in the Olympic qualifying tournament. Cory Joseph, Nik Stauskas and Kelly Olynik added 15 points…CARLOS RODRIGUEZ (Associated Press)
The Cavaliers made the re-signing of guard J.R. Smith official. Smith announced last month that he was returning for a second year with the Cavs, who acquired him last season along with Iman Shumpert in a trade with the New York Knicks. The…TOM WITHERS (AP Sports Writer)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Memphis Grizzlies first-round draft pick Jarell Martin has a fractured left foot.
A person with knowledge of situation tells The Associated Press that Excel Sports Management has severed ties with Los Angeles Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson.JON KRAWCZYNSKI (AP Basketball Writer)