Police: Robbery looks unlikely as motive in rapper killing

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The home-invasion death of rising rapper Pop Smoke in Los Angeles does not appear to be part of a rob...
22:43 20 February 2022

Raptors’ 15-game win streak snapped with 101-91 loss to Nets

NEW YORK — The Toronto Raptors had their franchise-record winning streak stopped at 15 games with a 101-91 loss to the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday nigh...
3:13 13 February 2022

Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey headline arena like rock stars

NEW YORK — Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey headlined Brooklyn’s Barclays Center like an A-list duo Saturday, getting a rock-star like applause from a...
2:35 9 February 2022

Irving scores season-high 54, Nets beat Bulls 133-118

NEW YORK — Kyrie Irving is attempting to process the death of Kobe Bryant by reflecting on the lessons his friend taught him.
4:30 1 February 2022

Barr says there will be ‘zero tolerance’ on anti-Semitism

NEW YORK — Attorney General William Barr ordered federal prosecutors across the U.S. to step up their efforts to combat anti-Semitic hate crimes as he...
19:56 28 January 2022

LeBron has triple-double, Lakers pull away to beat Nets

NEW YORK — LeBron James had 27 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists in his 10th triple-double of the season and the Los Angeles Lakers made a season-hig...
3:28 24 January 2022

James closes on Kobe, Davis has 28 as Lakers beat Knicks

NEW YORK — LeBron James scored 19 of his 21 points to quickly cut into Kobe Bryant's shrinking lead over him for the No. 3 scoring spot in NBA history...
3:14 23 January 2022

Paul carries Thunder in 4th and OT of victory over Nets

NEW YORK — Chris Paul scored 20 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter and overtime, leading the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 111-103 victory over the B...
3:23 8 January 2022

Hildur Guðnadóttir makes history at Globes, Elton John wins

NEW YORK — “Joker” composer Hildur Guðnadóttir made history by becoming the first woman in 19 years to win best original score at the Golden Globes, w...
4:23 6 January 2022

Irving rehabbing shoulder after shot, still may need surgery

NEW YORK — Kyrie Irving will keep rehabbing his right shoulder in hopes of rejoining the Brooklyn Nets this season, though acknowledged that he may ne...
23:20 4 January 2022

As Jewish enclaves spring up around NYC, so does intolerance

MONSEY, N.Y. — For years, ultra-Orthodox Jewish families priced out of increasingly expensive Brooklyn neighborhoods have been turning to the suburbs,...
21:50 2 January 2022

The NBA’s East is loaded at the top, and might stay that way

The West is used to being loaded at the top.
6:53 31 December 2022

Woman charged with hate crime amid NYC anti-Semitic attacks

NEW YORK — A woman accused of slapping three people in one of a series of apparently anti-Semitic attacks reported throughout New York during Hanukkah...
19:46 28 December 2022

Walker scores 39, Celtics beat Nets 121-110

BOSTON — Kemba Walker scored 39 points in his first game back after leaving the court on a stretcher, with his neck in a brace.
14:45 28 November 2021

Celebrities are deep into liquor, wine with their own brands

NEW YORK — From Kate Hudson’s new vodka to Dylan Sprouse’s Brooklyn-made mead, celebrities with their own brands of spirits and wines can make drink-l...
13:40 22 November 2021

Pot or not? Busts highlight growing confusion over hemp

NEW YORK — The CBD craze might be leaving the war on drugs a bit dazed and confused.
19:57 9 November 2021

A rarity: Lillard, Russell both top 50-point mark in losses

A career-best for Damian Lillard. A career-best for D'Angelo Russell.
6:57 9 November 2021

Pens rally to win 4-3 in OT, ending Isles’ 10-game streak

NEW YORK — Bryan Rust scored his second goal of the game in overtime and the Pittsburgh Penguins rallied past the Islanders 4-3 on Thursday night in B...
3:12 8 November 2021

Nets withstand Ingram’s big game, hold off Pelicans 135-125

NEW YORK — Brandon Ingram had the best game of his career. The New Orleans Pelicans had the best quarter in their history.
4:28 5 November 2021

Review: In ‘Motherless Brooklyn,’ ‘Chinatown’ goes East

Jonathan Lethem's novel about a private eye with Tourette's syndrome, "Motherless Brooklyn," starts with a brilliant burst of uncontrolled profanity a...
22:47 30 October 2021

Irving scores 50 but misses last shot, Wolves top Nets in OT

NEW YORK — Kyrie Irving scored 50 points in a record-setting Nets debut, but lost his balance and missed a potential winning shot that allowed the Min...
2:45 24 October 2021