USA vs. Australia Basketball at 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing
USA's Kobe Bryant shakes hands with Australia's Patrick Mills after their game during Men's Basketball quarter finals at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing on August 20, 2008. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)
The Denver Nuggets got 28 points from Danilo Gallinari and 19 from Kenneth Faried in their 112-106 victory over visiting San Antonio Tuesday.
LeBron James scored the first seven points of a 42-point third period Monday that sent the United States to a 126-97 win over Argentina in the Olympics.
Patrick Mills, former NBA player and backcourt leader for the Xinjiang Flying Tigers, was cut from the team for faking an injury, officials say.
LaMarcus Aldridge scored 25 points Sunday, sparking the Portland Trail Blazers to their eighth straight home win, 100-85 over Houston.
A Florida man said it took two days, and help from firefighters, restaurants and volunteers, to coax a 4-week old kitten out of his car's engine compartment.
Patrick Mills had 23 points and 10 assists Monday to lead Saint Mary's to an 80-68 win over Davidson in the second round of the NIT.
Patrick Mills scored a game-high 27 points Tuesday, pushing Saint Mary's to a 68-57 win over Washington State in the first round of the NIT.
Matt Bouldin powered No. 25 Gonzaga to a second-half outburst Thursday night that rallied the Bulldogs to a 69-62 win over 18th-ranked Saint Mary's.
A 16-point, 11-rebound performance by Omar Samhan Thursday led No. 22 St. Mary's to its 15th consecutive victory -- 65-42 over San Diego.
Diamon Simpson had 24 points and Carlin Hughes had 16 points and eight assists for No. 25 Saint Mary's in a 96-46 rout of Pepperdine Saturday night.