Jason Kidd, 10-time NBA all-star, announces retirement

Jason Kidd, 10-time NBA all-star, announces retirement

NEW YORK, June 3 (UPI) -- Jason Kidd, a 10-time all-star selection as a point guard over a 19-season NBA career, on Monday announced his retirement from the NBA.

NBA veteran Grant Hill announces retirement after 19 seasons

LOS ANGELES, June 1 (UPI) -- Veteran NBA forward Grant Hill is retiring after 19 years in the league, the Los Angeles Clippers announced Saturday.
Kidd wins NBA's Sportsmanship Award

Kidd wins NBA's Sportsmanship Award

NEW YORK, April 30 (UPI) -- New York Knicks guard Jason Kidd has been voted the NBA Sportsmanship Award winner for the second consecutive season.
NBA suspends Clippers' Barnes for opener

NBA suspends Clippers' Barnes for opener

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Forward Matt Barnes will sit out the Los Angeles Clippers' season opener Wednesday night for his run-in with police this past summer, the NBA says.

NBA: Phoenix 113, Indiana 111

INDIANAPOLIS, March 23 (UPI) -- Steve Nash gave Phoenix a three-point lead with 10 seconds left Friday and the Suns held on to edge Indiana 113-111.

NBA: Miami 99, Phoenix 95

MIAMI, March 20 (UPI) -- Chris Bosh poured in 29 points Tuesday and the Miami Heat overcame a big fourth-quarter deficit in their 99-95 comeback win over Phoenix.

NBA: Phoenix 99, Houston 86

PHOENIX, March 19 (UPI) -- Michael Redd went 10-of-13 from the field Sunday, netting 25 points for Phoenix in the Suns' 99-86 victory over Houston.

NBA: Phoenix 109, Detroit 101

PHOENIX, March 17 (UPI) -- Jared Dudley helped Phoenix pull away late Friday and scored 23 points in the Suns' 109-101 victory over Detroit.

NBA: Indiana 92, Portland 75

INDIANAPOLIS, March 13 (UPI) -- Lou Amundson came off the bench to go 10-of-11 from the field en route to a career-high 21 points Tuesday, sparking Indiana to a 92-75 win over Portland.

NBA: Phoenix 98, Memphis 91

PHOENIX, March 10 (UPI) -- Jared Dudley and Marcin Gortat dominated the offensive boards Saturday, giving the Phoenix Suns enough second chances to cool off Memphis 98-91.

NBA: Phoenix 96, Dallas 94

PHOENIX, March 9 (UPI) -- Hakim Warrick scored the last Phoenix point with 2:46 to play Thursday and the Suns survived a Dallas comeback bid to down the Mavericks 96-94.

NBA: Phoenix 81, Los Angeles Clippers 78

PHOENIX, March 3 (UPI) -- Two free throws by Jared Dudley with 13 seconds left gave Phoenix a four-point lead Friday and the Suns went on to down the Los Angeles Clippers 81-78.

NBA: Phoenix 104, Minnesota 95

PHOENIX, March 1 (UPI) -- A season-best 20 points from Grant Hill Thursday helped carry the Phoenix Suns to a 104-95 victory over Minnesota.

NBA: Atlanta 101, Phoenix 99

PHOENIX, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Two free throws by Willie Green with 8 seconds left gave Atlanta a four-point lead Wednesday and the Hawks held on to defeat Phoenix 101-99.

NBA: Portland 109, Phoenix 71

PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 28 (UPI) -- LaMarcus Aldridge's 23 points and Marcus Camby's 20 rebounds Friday lifted the Portland Trail Blazers to a 109-71 mauling of Phoenix.

NBA: Dallas 93, Phoenix 87

DALLAS, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Shawn Marion bedeviled his former team with 29 points Monday, sparking the Dallas Mavericks to a 93-87 win over Phoenix.

NBA: New Jersey 110, Phoenix 103

PHOENIX, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Deron Williams hit six 3-point shots and poured in 35 points Friday, propelling the New Jersey Nets to a 110-103 victory over Phoenix.

NBA: Phoenix 109, Milwaukee 93

PHOENIX, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Phoenix's Marcin Gortat popped in 18 points Sunday and the Suns used a big third period to pull away for a 109-93 victory over Milwaukee.

NBA: Boston 87, Indiana 74

BOSTON, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Danny Granger and Darren Collison both hit 3-pointers during a late rush Friday that boosted the Indiana Pacers to an 87-74 victory over Boston.

Obama to supporters: I'm a 4th-quarter guy

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 11 (UPI) -- President Obama, in Florida Tuesday night for some campaigning after getting blocked by the Senate on his jobs bill, declared he's "a fourth-quarter player."
Stars turn out for Obama's 50th birthday

Stars turn out for Obama's 50th birthday

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Comedian Chris Rock said via Twitter Herbie Hancock and Stevie Wonder helped President Barack Obama celebrate his 50th birthday at the White House.

NBA: Phoenix 135, Minnesota 127 (OT)

PHOENIX, April 12 (UPI) -- Channing Frye connected on nine 3-pointers Monday, finishing with 33 points in the Phoenix Suns' 135-127 overtime win over Minnesota.

NBA: Phoenix 111, LA Clippers 98

PHOENIX, April 2 (UPI) -- Grant Hill led six Phoenix players in double figures Friday and the Suns had a second-quarter surge en route to a 111-98 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers.

NBA: Phoenix 108, Golden State 97

PHOENIX, March 19 (UPI) -- Marcin Gortat led a balanced Phoenix attack Friday that overcame a 30-point effort by Dorell Wright and brought the Suns a 108-97 win over Golden State.

NBA: Phoenix 113, Houston 110

PHOENIX, March 9 (UPI) -- Hakim Warrick and Vince Carter both had 32 points Tuesday in the Phoenix Suns' 113-110 win over Houston.
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